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Lilbits: Samsung leftovers, LibreOffice 7.0, and another PC with a 6W AMD Zen chip

Yesterday Liliputing reported that Lenovo has two new low-cost laptops for the education market that will be among the first to ship with 6-watt AMD processors based on the chip maker’s Zen architecture. But I forgot at the time that Lenovo also has a mini-desktop that will use the most powerful of those new chips. Lenovo […]

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Lilbits 393: The priciest webcam

Webcams are in short supply these days thanks the coronavirus pandemic. But you may already have a perfectly good camera that you can use for your next Zoom meeting or Facebook Messenger call. There are apps that will let you use an iPhone or Android device as a webcam for your computer. And some DSLR […]

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Your Phone app lets you drag & drop files between Samsung phones and Windows 10 PCs

Microsoft’s Your Phone app for Windows 10 lets you link your phone to a PC to view and reply to text messages, view notifications, and see photos from your camera roll on your computer, among other things. Now you can also drag and drop files between your phone and your PC — assuming you’ve got […]

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Windows is losing phone screen mirroring over Bluetooth, going WiFi-only

Microsoft’s Your Phone app for Windows lets you pair a smartphone with a Windows to text or take calls from your PC, view notifications on your desktop, and transfer photos, among other things. Earlier this year the company also rolled out a feature called Phone Screen that allowed you to mirror your phone’s display on […]

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Microsoft’s Your Phone app adds support for phone calls through your PC

The Microsoft “Your Phone” app for Windows 10 allows you to pair an Android phone with a Windows PC to see notifications on your desktop, view your photos on your computer, and send and receive text messages, among other things. Now Microsoft has added initial support for making phone calls through your PC. They’re routed […]

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Lilbits 369: Windows 10 gets cozier with Android phones

Microsoft’s Your Phone app for Windows 10 keeps getting new features. At launch, it was basically a tool for sharing photos and websites between a smartphone and a PC. This year it gained support for mirroring an Android phone screen on your PC and then for displaying smartphone notifications on your computer. Now Microsoft has […]

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Windows 10 gains initial support for Android phone notifications

Microsoft’s Your Phone app for Windows 10 allows you to link an Android phone to a Windows PC so that you can see pictures from your phone on your computer, drag and drop files between devices, send and receive text messages, or mirror your phone’s display on your PC using the “Phone Screen” feature that […]

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Microsoft’s Phone Screen mirrors your Android phone on a Windows 10 PC

Microsoft knows that even if you use Windows on your PC, you probably don’t use it on your phone — the company has pretty much stopped making smartphone operating systems at this point. But odds are that you do have a phone, and so Microsoft has spent the last few years developing Android and iOS apps […]

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Microsoft’s Your Phone app is now live (for Windows Insiders)

Last month Microsoft introduced a new app called Your Phone that would let you use a Windows 10 PC to access photos from your phone and send web pages from your phone to your desktop web browser. Now it’s available. The Your Phone app is now available from the Microsoft Store. But you’ll need to […]

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Microsoft’s Your Phone app coming soon, bridges gap between your PC and phone

Microsoft knows you probably don’t have a Windows phone… so the company has been busy releasing apps for Android and iOS in recent years. A few months ago the company also unveiled a new app that would bring new features to Windows for folks that have an iPhone or Android device… and now the company […]