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Honor MagicBook V 14 has a 90 Hz 3:2 display, a 5MP webcam, and Intel Tiger Lake-H35

Honor hasn’t been making laptops for very long, but the company which spun off from Huawei last year is already making some interesting models. Case in point: the new Honor MagicBook V 14 is a laptop with a 14.2 inch, 2520 x 1680 pixel LTPS LCD display with a 3:2 aspect ratio and a 90 […]

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Using a Game Boy Camera in 2021: Transfer crappy photos to your phone, use it as a webcam

The Game Boy Camera is a digital camera released in 1998 as an accessory for Nintendo Game Boy handheld game consoles. It allowed users to snap low-resolution, pixelated black and white images. You can save up to 30 images at a time, but the only way to get the images off the  Game Boy was […]

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Dell’s UltraSharp Webcam is a 4K camera with DSLR-like features for $200

Over the past year and a half, webcams have gone from an afterthought to one of the more important aspects of a computer as more folks are using video conferencing and chat tools to communicate. While most laptops continue to ship with pretty lousy built-in cameras, we’re starting to see some companies jump into the […]

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Lilbits: Getting what you pay for with enthusiast-grade hardware

Pine64 has produced some of the most interesting hardware aimed at open source enthusiasts over the past few years. They’re not exactly high-performance machines, but what they are is cheap – among other things, Pine64 sells Linux smartphones for as little as $150 and Linux laptops for as little as $100. Those low prices, combined with […]

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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 393: The priciest webcam

Webcams are in short supply these days thanks the coronavirus pandemic. But you may already have a perfectly good camera that you can use for your next Zoom meeting or Facebook Messenger call. There are apps that will let you use an iPhone or Android device as a webcam for your computer. And some DSLR […]

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Logitech’s newest webcam has a privacy shutter (or you could just unplug your old camera)

Logitech’s C920 line of webcams have been pretty popular for years thanks to a decent feature set and relatively affordable price tag. I picked one up about three years ago when I decided it was finally time I owned a camera that offered better voice and video camera than I could get using the built-in […]

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Dell XPS 13 laptop gets a 2019 refresh: Whiskey Lake chips, camera above the screen

Dell’s XPS 13 laptops have earned a reputation for a few things over the years. They’re incredibly thin and light. Despite that, they get surprisingly long battery life and offer generally decent performance. And for years, Dell has offered XPS laptops with ridiculously thin top and side bezels by moving the webcam to an awkward […]

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Lenovo updates ThinkPad T series with new T480, T480s, and T580 models

Lenovo’s 2018 line of ThinkPad laptops look a lot like their predecessors, but all of the new models are available with 8th-gen Intel Core processors and a few new features including a “ThinkShutter” privacy cover for the webcam. While some folks put tape over their camera to make sure it’s not recording when it isn’t […]