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Microsoft is bringing Energy Recommendations to Windows 11 (plus Task Manager, Start Menu, and cloud storage tweaks)

Microsoft is rolling out a new Dev Channel Build of Windows 11 to members of the Windows Insider program. Among other things, Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25247 brings changes to the Task Manager, Start Menu, and Quick Settings panel. It’s also the first build to feature Energy Recommendations in the system settings. The recommendations […]

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Lilbits: AMD’s new server chips, Android 14 details, and the Leica Leitz Phone 2 (it’s all about the camera and display)

Last year camera maker Leica launched the first Leica-branded smartphone. The Leica Leitz Phone was basically a rebranded version of an existing phone from Sharp, but it featured a 20MP Leica camera system with a1 inch image sensor, a 6.6 inch Sharp IGZO display with 120 Hz refresh rate, and other premium specs. Now it’s […]

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Windows Subsystem for Android is no longer just a preview

The Windows Subsystem for Android is an optional feature that lets you run some Android apps on Windows 11 PCs. First launched a year ago as preview feature for Windows Insiders, Android app support eventually made its way to stable builds of Windows – but it was still considered a “preview,” which is another way […]

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Lilbits: Lenovo Yoga Paper E Ink tablet leaked, Windows 11 File Explorer tabs arrive, Apple TV 4K gets a major spec bump

Microsoft is rolling out a number of Windows 11 updates bringing support for new features like tabs in File Explorer and the return of old features like the ability to open the Task manager from the Taskbar. In addition to launching new iPad Pro and entry-level iPad models, Apple is now taking pre-orders for a new […]

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Microsoft brings tabs to the Windows 11 File Explorer, along with Taskbar, sharing, and Photos improvements

Microsoft is rolling out a set of updates to Windows 11 that bring a number of new features that had previously only been available to members of the Windows Insider preview program. The Windows 11 File Explorer finally supports tabs, it’s easier to share files to nearby devices, and Microsoft is bringing back support for […]

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Lilbits: Google’s Tensor G2 chip revealed (powers the Pixel 7, Pixel 7 Pro, and Pixel Tablet)

Google debuted its first-gen Tensor processor with the Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro last year. While the chip didn’t have the fastest CPU or graphics around, it was able to offer decent all-around performance for flagship phones with reasonably affordable price tags. But its secret sauce was the TPU, or tensor processing unit […]

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Lilbits: Microsoft is bringing the Task Manager right-click shortcut back to the Windows 11 taskbar

Microsoft made a bunch of changes to the Windows user interface when the company launched Windows 11 last year. And some of those changes, which were designed to simplify the UI, actually made it harder to perform some actions. Now Microsoft is starting to roll back one of the more annoying changes. Starting with the latest […]

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Lilbits: The next Nintendo Switch could have 10X the graphics power, a DIY eReader with mechanical keys, and more on the new Fire HD 8’s processor upgrade

The Nintendo Switch is one of the most successful game consoles in history, but while Nintendo has released a few different versions of the Switch since the first model began shipping in 2017, every version has had the same NVIDIA Tegra X1 processor, which puts a bit of a bottleneck on the graphics capabilities of […]

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Lilbits: Windows 11 2022 Update, NVIDIA RTX 40 series, and a review of LG’s unreleased rollable phone

Microsoft is rolling out the latest big update to Windows 11, bringing changes to the Start Menu, taskbar, and Snap Layouts, among other things. There’s also finally support for native tabs in the File Explorer, and the Amazon Appstore and Windows Subsystem for Android is rolling out in more countries (with more Android apps available […]

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Lilbits: Microsoft goes big on widgets for Windows 11, Zoom may launch email and calendar apps

What’s old is new again. Nearly two decades ago, Microsoft introduced support for widgets (called gadgets) that displayed snippets of information in a sidebar for Windows Vista. It became an optional feature with Windows 7, and it was discontinued by the time Windows 8 arrived. But Windows 11? It’s got widgets again, this time stuffed […]