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Lilbits: A laptop with Ryzen 9 5950X, Kodi 20 Alpha 1, and an iPhone with an E Ink display

Intel may have recently launched a line of 55-watt Alder Lake-HX series processors designed to give laptops some of the power of a desktop PC. But PC maker XMG went ahead and put an actual desktop processor in its Apex 15 Max laptop, which can be configured with up to an AMD Ryzen 9 5950X 16-core, […]

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Lilbits: Maybe a wearable air purifier that sprays your breath outward isn’t such a great idea in 2022?

Dyson, a company known for its high-performance (and high-priced) vacuum cleaners, hair care products and fans has entered the wearable space with the introduction of Dyson Zone, which the company describes as “air purifying headphones.” Basically, they’re a set of wireless noise-cancelling headphones with a built-in air purifier that covers your nose. And while they […]

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XMG Oasis is an external liquid cooling system for the XMG Neo 15 gaming laptop

Gamers have been using liquid cooling to keep their high-power gaming PCs from overheating for years… but liquid cooling takes a lot of space, so it’s usually reserved for desktops, although it sometimes plays a role in gaming laptops (or even phones). But PC maker XMG has found a way to offer a high-performance liquid […]

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This laptop with Intel Rocket Lake-S and NVIDIA RTX 3080 is basically a portable desktop PC (XMG Ultra 17)

XMG’s latest laptop is a desktop replacement in about as true a sense as you can get. It’s a 17 inch notebook PC powered by up to a 125-watt Intel Core i9-11900K and up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 graphics with up to a 165-watt TGP. In other words, the XMG Ultra 17 is a […]

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XMG Core 14 is a thin and light gaming laptop with Intel Tiger Lake and NVIDIA graphics

The latest gaming laptop from XMG is designed to balance power with portability. The XMG Core 14 is a notebook that measures less than 0.7 inches thick and which weighs about about 3.3 pounds, but which packs a 28-watt Intel Tiger Lake processor, NVIDIA GeForce 1650 Max-P graphics, and a 14 inch, 120 Hz IPS […]

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Lilbits: Black Friday, hacking Amazon’s tablets, and distro hopping on a Linux smartphone

If you haven’t checked out Liliputing’s Black Friday 2020 Mobile Tech Deals page in a while, now’s a pretty good time to do that. We’ve added deals on w whole bunch of laptops, tablets, smartphones, storage products as well as streaming services and downloadable apps, games, and digital media. After offering its Fire HD 10 […]

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XMG JD 15 is a 3.5 pound laptop with full-sized ports (but underwhelming specs)

German PC maker Schenker has ben putting out some interesting computers recently, including beefy laptops with desktop-class processors, and more compact machines with the latest Intel and AMD chips. The company’s new XMJ DJ 15 laptop’s claim to fame is that it’s a thin and light notebook with a spacious 15.6 inch display, a good selection […]

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XMG Apex 15 laptop packs a 16-core Ryzen 9 3950X desktop processor

Sure, AMD’s new Ryzen 9 4900HS is pretty powerful by laptop standards — it’s a 35 watt, 8-core chip based on Zen 2 architecture with support for speeds up to 4.3 GHz. But you know what’s even faster? AMD’s 16-core Ryzen 9 3950X processor. That might seem like comparing apples and oranges, since it’s a […]