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Star Labs StarFighter Linux is a 3.1 pound laptop with a 16 inch 4K display and Intel or AMD processor options

Linux PC maker Star Labs has announced that it’s next laptop will be a powerhouse that also has a few nifty privacy and security features. The upcoming StarFighter laptop has a 16 inch, 4K display, support for up to an Intel Core i9-12900H or AMD Ryzen 7 6800H processor, up to 64GB of RAM, and […]

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Apple’s Continuity Camera turns your iPhone into a Mac webcam

Laptop webcams have a history of being… not great. And while computer makers are finally starting to release models with better-than-potato quality, you know what’s typically better than even the best laptop webcams? A good smartphone camera. So Apple has announced a new feature that will let you use an iPhone as a webcam with […]

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AnkerWork B600 Video Bar is like a tiny movie studio that sits atop your PC

Video conferencing is becoming a regular part of daily life during a global pandemic, and PC makers are starting to take notice and ship laptops with better webcams than the truly awful ones that have been the norm in the past. But the easiest way to upgrade your side of a video call without buying […]

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Lilbits: AMD Ryzen 6000 Mobile, Lenovo ThinkBook Plus Gen 3 and other leaks on the eve of CES 2022

Many big tech companies and news outlets may have opted not to actually go to Las Vegas for the 2022 Consumer Electronics Show, but the show is still going on both in-person and virtually. So expect a flood of announcements over the next few days. Kicking things off, the Consumer Technology Association has announced a […]

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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, […]