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Winamp is back, version 5.9 brings support for Windows 11 and VP8

Winamp was the go-to music player for Windows at the dawn of the MP3 era in the late 1990s. But after AOL bought the software in 1999, development stagnated for the next decade or so. Now Winamp is back. The current owner has released Winamp 5.9 which brings modern features including improved support for Windows […]

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Lilbits: Lenovo Legion Y700 Ultimate Edition gaming tablet, Winamp 5.9, and Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4 and Flip4

The Lenovo Legion Y700 is an Android tablet designed for gamers, with an 8.8 inch, 2560 x 1600 pixel, 120 Hz LCD display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor, LPDDR5 RAM, UFS 3.1 storage. It launched in China in February and started shipping globally (via third-party sellers) in April. Now Lenovo has introduced a new “Ultimate Edition” […]

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Winamp and Shoutcast live on after Radionomy buys them from AOL

One of the key players in the birth of the MP3 music revolution was scheduled to shut down on December 20th, 2013. But that didn’t happen. If you’ve noticed that the Winamp music player and Shoutcast internet radio service are both still up and running, there’s a reason for that. Internet radio service Radionomy has confirmed […]

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Lilbits (01-02-2014): Microsoft Surface Pro 2 gets a speed boost

The Microsoft Surface Pro 2 is a 10.6 inch tablet with a full HD display, an Intel Haswell processor, digital pen input, and basically everything you could want from a modern laptop. It just happens to come in the shape of a tablet… with an optional keyboard cover. When the Surface Pro 2 launched in […]

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Lilbits (11-21-2013): Safeplug anonymizes your internet use for $49

There are a number of ways to protect your privacy while surfing the web. A popular, but moderately complicated option is to use Tor software which anonymizes your data to keep internet services from tracking your data. Now the folks behind the Pogoplug home server and cloud storage service are offering an easy way to […]

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Goodnight Winamp: Classic music player shuts down December 20th, 2013

Well this really whips the Llama’s ass: Winamp is closing up shop on December 20th, 2013. The music player will no longer be available for download from after that date, although I suspect you’ll still be able to find the free app at other websites. The good news is that there’s nothing stopping you […]