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Lilbits (7-14-2014): Another NVIDIA Shield tablet report

NVIDIA’s working on a tablet with a Tegra K1 processor. It’ll probably run Android and let you play Android games or stream PC games over the internet from your computer, letting you play desktop-class games on the couch or on the bus. We’ve known all of that for a while, even though NVIDIA hasn’t had […]

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EzeeCube is a small, modular media center and media hub (crowdfunding)

Looking for a small, low-power box that you can use both as a media center PC for playing videos on your TV and as a media hub for backing and sharing your smartphone’s photos and videos? The folks behind Ezeecube have designed a device that does both of those things. It’s a media hub with […]

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Lilbits (5-14-2014): Mozilla adds DRM to Firefox, isn’t happy about it

Want to use your web browser to stream video from services like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, and BBC iPlayer? You’ll need to put up with the DRM (Digital Rights Management) features used by those services — content owners want to make sure you don’t save or redistribute videos, watch them in countries where they don’t have redistribution rights, […]

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XBMC 13 “Gotham” media center is ready to rise

After months of development, the team behind popular media center software XBMC have released XBMC 13 “Gotham.” The software provides a full-screen experience for navigating media on a Windows, Linux, Mac. or Android system. Key new features in version 13 include support for hardware-accelerated video decoding on Android, improved support for the Raspberry Pi, stereoscopic […]

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Lilbits (4-30-2013): NVIDIA Tegra K1 is coming

NVIDIA’s new Tegra K1 processor is a quad-core ARM Cortex-A15, 32-bit chip with 192 graphics cores. It’s the company’s most powerful mobile chip to date, and the first to feature the same Kepler graphics technology as NVIDIA’s desktop and notebook products. We should start to see the first Tegra K1-powered devices this year… and eventually […]