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Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 3 is a 2.5 pound notebook with Core i5-1235U for $800 and up

The Surface Laptop Go has been Microsoft’s thinnest, lightest, and cheapest laptop since the first model launched in 2020 for $550 and up. The new Surface Laptop Go 3 keeps the thin and light parts, but brings a significant performance boost thanks to a move to a 12th-gen Intel Core i5-1235U processor and at least 8GB of […]

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Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 3 and Surface Laptop Studio 2 specs and design leaked ahead of launch

Microsoft is holding an event on September 21 to unveil next-gen Surface devices. But thanks to a series of leaks, we already had a pretty good idea that Microsoft plans to announced updates to at least two of its laptops: the Surface Laptop Go and Surface Laptop Studio as well as a new Surface Go […]

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Lilbits: Linux on (some) Amazon tablets, and is Lenovo making a Legion Go handheld gaming PC?

Amazon sells cheap tablets with decent screens and reasonably adequate specs because the company wants you to spend money on Amazon products and services. And that’s one of the reasons Amazon Fire tablets ship with a fork of Android called FireOS rather than stock Android software – because it allows Amazon to ship its own […]

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Microsoft launches Surface Laptop Go 2 with Core i5-1135G7 for $600 and up

The Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 is a compact notebook with a reasonably affordable price tag (by Microsoft Surface standards) and a few key upgrades over the first-gen Surface Go that launched in 2020. Up for pre-order now for $600 and up, the new model looks nearly identical to its predecessor. But it has a newer, faster […]

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Microsoft Surface Go 2 budget laptop leaked (slight spec bump, same design)

It’s been more than a year and a half since Microsoft launched the Surface Laptop Go as an affordable alternative to most of the company’s laptops. Combining some premium design elements with entry-level specs, the Surface Laptop Go sells for $550 and up. But its specs are starting to look rather dated. So it’s not […]

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Lilbits: The latest Unihertz BlackBerry clone, why Pebble failed, and a dip in PC shipments

Unihertz plans to launch a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign soon for a modern phone with some retro-inspired features including a BlackBerry-style physical keyboard. The upcoming Unihertz Titan Slim will be the latest in a line of unusual phones from Unihertz, which has made a habit of releasing niche smartphones aimed at fans of old-school features like […]

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Daily Deals (6-16-2021)

Amazon continues to offer pre-Prime Day deals on a number of products including Echo smart speakers and displays, Luna game controllers, and digital media including Prime Video Channels and Kindle eBooks. Meanwhile B&H is running sales on select Microsoft Surface products including the Surface Go laptop and Surface Duo dual-screen smartphone. And the Google Store […]

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Lilbits: Google kills its MP3 store, Apple launches a smaller smart speaker

Last month Google introduced its $100 Nest Audio smart speaker and Amazon introduced a whole bunch of new Echo smart speakers. Today it was Apple’s turn. Two and a half years after the company released the original HomePod speaker with Siri support, the company has unveiled the HomePod mini which is smaller, cheaper, and serves […]

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Microsoft Surface Laptop Go is a smaller, cheaper laptop for $550 and up

The Microsoft Surface line of devices have historically offered premium designs and specs for premium prices. But a few years ago Microsoft launched its version of a budget tablet with the introduction of the $399 Surface Go tablet. Now the company is taking a similar approach with laptops. The new Microsoft Surface Laptop Go incorporates many […]

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Lilbits: Surface Laptop “Go,” Volla Phone, and Gateway’s cheap laptop that doesn’t stink

Rumor has it that Microsoft has at least two more Surface devices set to launch this year — a new entry-level 12.5 inch Surface Laptop with a lower starting price than any current model, and a 2nd-gen Surface Pro X tablet powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 processor. Now we can add another […]