Lilbits: PinePhone keyboard, Beats Studio Buds, and a mini PC with discrete graphics support

The upcoming PinePhone keyboard accessory will basically let you use the Linux-powered smartphone as a tiny Linux laptop. Just pop off the back cover, snap the phone into the new keyboard case accessory and you’ll get a QWERTY keyboard, a nice big battery, and a new way to use the PinePhone. While the keyboard isn’t […]

Something from Nothing: the new brand teases semi-transparent wireless earbuds

OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei’s new company is called Nothing. And in recent months the company has been grabbing headlines by raising money from investors, acquiring the assets of Android founder Andy Rubin’s defunct Essential Products, and announcing it would be working with design company Teenage Engineering. One thing Nothing hasn’t done yet? Released any products. […]

Lilbits: Leak season (Pixel 5, Amazon Fire TV Stick Lite)

Amazon is holding a hardware event on September 24, when the company will most likely introduce new Echo smart speakers, new eero mesh WiFi routers, and a new entry-level Amazon Fire TV Stick. WinFuture obtained some marketing documents for the previously unannounced device, and it looks like the new model adds a live TV button, […]

Skullcandy’s new true wireless earbuds have Tile tracking built-in

It’s easy enough to misplace a set of wired or wireless earbuds… but these days it’s¬†twice as easy thanks to the rise of true wireless earbuds. So it makes sense for companies to build location-tracking technology into their earbuds. And that’s what Skullcandy did for its latest products. The company has announced four new set […]

Lilbits 400: Google’s problematic auto-policing of the Play Store and Chrome Web Store

Google has a long history of using computers to do thing that… quite honestly could probably be done better by humans. But it’s easier to scale an algorithm than it is to hire more people. And that leads to situations where an algorithm makes an obviously wrong decision that stays in place until a human […]