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Lilbits: Use a Sony camera as a webcam, buy a monster Linux laptop, and more

Linux PC maker System76 has released its most powerful laptop to date: the new System76 Bonobo WS is a mobile workstation with support for desktop-class chips including a 125-watt Intel Core i9-10900K processor and NVIDIA RTX 2080 SUPER graphics. At 8.4 pounds, it’s not the sort of laptop we’d normally cover on Liliputing, but hey, […]

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Lilbits: Color E Ink comes at a cost, a high-power Linux laptop, and more

The first eBook reader with color E Ink displays have arrived and they’re… a mixed bag, apparently. Nathan from  The eBook Reader has posted a video comparing the display on the Onyx BOOX Poke2 Color and the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tlMga0qQqB4&feature=emb_title We already knew that E Ink’s new Kaleido color display technology had some trade-offs: […]

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Linux PC maker System76 is designing a new customizable keyboard

System76 has been selling Linux laptop and desktop computers for years. But for most of that time the company has been buying OEM designs and slapping its own software on top. Recently System76 started designing and manufacturing its own desktop computers. And now the company is working on its own custom keyboards. The upcoming System76 […]

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System76 Oryx Pro Linux laptop update brings an 8-core Intel Comet Lake-H processor

The System76 Oryx Pro is a Linux laptop available with a choice of 15.6 inch or 17.3 inch full HD displays with 144 Hz refresh rates, Pop!_OS or Ubuntu operating systems, and up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX Super graphics. Now it’s also available with a 10th-gen Intel Comet Lake-H processor. System76 is now selling updated Oryx […]

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System76 Serval WS Linux laptop now available with desktop Ryzen chips

The System76 Serval WS is a mobile workstation class laptop computer decked out with a high-performance processor, discrete graphics, and just about everything else you’d need for graphic design, video editing, complex coding, or other tasks. Like all System76 computers, it also ships with either the company’s own Pop!_OS Linux distribution or Ubuntu. Windows isn’t […]

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Lilbits 386: Cheating at benchmarks

Benchmark utilities are designed to let you run the same exact test on multiple phones, PCs, or other devices so you can get an apples-to-apples comparison and see how they stack up against one another in terms of CPU, graphics, memory, and storage performance, among other things. At least that’s the idea. In practice, some […]

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System76 Lemur Pro is a 2.2 pound Linux laptop with 14.1 inch screen, Intel Comet Lake

The next laptop from Linux PC company System76 is a thin and light notebook with 10th-gen Intel Core “Comet Lake” processor options, a 14.1 inch, 1080p matte IPS display, and support for up to 40GB of RAM. But the thing I find most interesting is that the System76 Lemur Pro  weighs just 2.2 pounds, making it […]

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System76 launches two Linux with Comet Lake chips and Coreboot

Linux computer company System76 is updating its laptop lineup with its first two models to ship with 10th-gen Intel Core “Comet Lake” processors. The new 14 inch Galago Pro and 15.6 inch Darter Pro  laptops also ship with the open source Coreboot firmware rather than a proprietary BIOS. As Phoronix points out, these laptops still have […]

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System76 Darter Pro Linux laptop now available for $999 and up

The new Darter Pro isn’t the smallest laptop from Linux computer company System76. But it is the thinnest and lightest model the company offers with a 15.6 inch display. Weighing 3.6 pounds and measuring about 0.8 inches thick, it’s bigger and heavier than the company’s 2.9 pound, 0.7 inch Galago notebooks. But it has a bigger […]