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VAIO FE 14.1″ laptop with Intel Alder Lake-U launches for $699 and up

VAIO, the Japanese PC maker that spun off from Sony a few years back, is probably best known for producing high-end laptops. But the company does dabble in the mid-range from time to time, and the company’s latest affordable notebook is a 14.1 inch notebook with an Intel Alder Lake-U processor and a $699 starting […]

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Lilbits: Google IO 2022 announced, Android 13 DP2 released, and Mac Studio reviews are in

The Mac Studio is a compact desktop computer that looks a bit like a few Mac Minis stacked atop one another. But with a choice of Apple’s M1 Max or M1 Ultra processors, it has a lot more horsepower than any Mac Mini (or most other laptop or desktop computers, for that matter). The Mac […]

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Gateway’s budget laptops are now available with Intel Tiger Lake chips

After sitting on the sidelines for the past decade or so, the Gateway brand made a bit of a comeback last year with the launch of a new line of budget laptops sold exclusively at Walmart. Initially available with up to a 10th-gen Intel Core “Ice Lake” processor or AMD Ryzen 4000 series processor, Gateway […]

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Lilbits: Windows 11, Qualcomm’s next flagship chip, and Walmart & Target’s Prime Day counterprogramming

Two big leaks today – Microsoft might finally be ready to retire the Windows 10 brand name and replace it with something new, and Qualcomm’s next-gen flagship processor could be a doozy. First, the chip. ARM says chips based on its new ARMv9 architecture will bring big boosts in overall performance and efficiency, and even bigger […]

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Walmart’s cheap Android TV media streamers launch next week for $25 and up

Walmart has been selling media streaming devices from companies Roku, Google, Xiaomi, Apple, NVIDIA, and TiVo for years. But now Walmart is launching its own line of Android TV devices under its in-house Onn brand. A $30 Onn 4K media streamer and $25 Onn FHD Streaming Stick showed up on the Walmart website in May, […]

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Lilbits: Nintendo Switch Pro, Qualcomm gaming handheld, and a portable E Ink display

The long-rumored Nintendo Switch Pro could finally ship this fall. Qualcomm may also launch a handheld gaming device powered by one of its ARM-based processors. And these reports come on the heels of leaks this week suggesting that Valve could launch a handheld gaming computer later this year. Competition in the handheld gaming space could […]

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Lilbits Leaks: Walmart’s Android TV stick, Qualcomm’s next-mid-range laptop CPU, Samsung’s Galaxy A phones

Walmart’s working on a media streamer powered by Google’s Android TV software. The company hasn’t actually announced the new product yet, but an FCC listing spilled the beans. Meanwhile Evan Blass has spilled the beans on Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy A72 smartphone, Windows Future has spilled a few beans about Qualcomm’s next-gen Snapdragon processor for mid-range […]

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Daily Deals (10-12-2020)

Amazon Prime Day kicks off at midnight, but Walmart is trying to steal a bit of Amazon’s thunder. The retailer launched its own “Big Save” sale today.  Meanwhile eBay is offering 15-percent off products from select brands when you spend at least $50.  And tomorrow Best Buy is running its “Black Friday” sale about a […]