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Lilbits: What to expect when you’re expecting Apple’s XR headset

Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC) kicks of Monday. And everybody expect the company to use this as the coming out party for the mixed reality headset Apple has been working for years. We’ll also probably hear some news about new Macs, iPhones, iPads, and software updates, but Apple’s first truly new product category in […]

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Lilbits: The lightest VR headset, running Win32 apps on ARM64 Linux systems, and custom keyboard shortcuts for ChromeOS

Bigscreen is a virtual reality company that’s best known for its app that lets you watch movies & TV shows in a virtual theater with a 100-screen or access your PC desktop in your headset. Now the company is getting into the hardware game with the launch of its own headset. The Bigscreen Beyond is […]

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Pimax Portal crowfunding campaign begins (handheld game system with detachable controllers and VR headset mount)

The Pimax Portal is a portable game system that tries to be a little bit of everything. At its most basic level, it’s an Android tablet with detachable game controllers. But thanks to a series of optional accessories, you can also use it as a virtual reality headset or a console that connects to a TV. First […]

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Lilbits: Apple is building a virtual world for its upcoming headset, more Pixel 7a leaks, and Xfce on a Linux phone

Meta’s Horizon Worlds may be the butt of many jokes these days due to disappointing graphics, a small user base, and not much you can actually do in the company’s VR meeting place. But Meta isn’t the only company that seems to think a virtual world could be key to the success of virtual reality. […]

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Pimax Portal portable game console can be used as a handheld or a VR headset (crowdfunding)

VR headset maker Pimax has made a bit of a name for itself with a series of devices with high-end features. The company was the first that I’m aware of to introduce a VR headset with dual 4K displays, for example. Now the company is introducing a new device that’s… a little different. The upcoming […]

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Lilbits: Sony PS VR2 coming in Feb for $550, when Ryzen 9 isn’t faster than Ryzen 7, and goodbye Google Hangouts (again)

It’s been six years since Sony released the PlayStation VR accessory, bringing support for virtual reality games to PlayStation game consoles. At the time its $399 price tag was very competitive, and its specs weren’t too bad by 2016 standards. Now Sony is getting ready to launch a 2nd-gen model featuring a higher-quality display and […]

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Meta’s Quest Pro wants to be the VR headset for professionals (willing to pay $1500)

The Meta Quest 2 is the world’s most popular VR headset, with around 15 million units sold to date. Part of that is certainly due to its features, performance, and suite of supported apps, games and experiences. But the $400 price tag also probably helps. So that raises the question: now that Facebook’s parent company […]

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Lilbits: Pixel 7a rumors begin, Pixel Watch launched, a modern design for the BBC Micro, and a cyberdeck with a 5 inch screen

Now that Google’s Pixel 7 series smartphones are official, it’s time to start speculating about the upcoming Pixel 7a. We don’t know much yet, but a report from Nikkei Asia seems to confirm that it’s coming early next year. In other recent tech news, the Google Pixel Watch is up for pre-order for $349 and […]

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Lilbits: Google scraps its next Pixelbook, Apple releases iOS 16, Meta Quest Pro found in a hotel room

Most of the Chromebooks released over the past decade have been made by companies not named Google. But from time to time Google has decided to put out a laptop or tablet meant to showcase its vision for best-in-class hardware designed to match the company’s browser-centric operating system. It’s been a while since Google put […]

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Lilbits: Raspberry Pi OS updated, eero’s first routers reach end of life(ish), Sony mobile gaming accessories launching next week

Wireless routers make life a lot easier by allowing your phones, tablets, PCs, TVs, and all sorts of other devices to connect to the internet without running a series of Ethernet cables around your house. But since these routers are basically little computers that connect to the outside world, they’re subject to security threats just […]