Imp mini PC is a tiny, ARM-based Ubuntu computer


Want a small, low-power desktop computer that runs Ubuntu Linux, but don’t want to go through the hassle of installing and configuring the operating system yourself? A company called Imp wants to deliver a tiny desktop with an ARM-based CPU, 2GB of RAM, and open source software. They’re launching a crowdfunding campaign to fund the project […]

10moons D9i is an Intel-powered TV box mini PC


The 10moons D9i is a small box that you can plug into a TV to run Android apps. But this 4.2″ x 4.2″ x 1.1″ box which sells for about $82 in China isn’t only good for running Android apps. It has the guts of a cheap Windows PC, and there’s even a software download […]

Lilbits (11-20-2014): Encryption, Lollipop, and fart apps for TV


Shortly after Google released Android 5.0 Lollipop, folks started finding ways to gain root access on devices like the Google Nexus 6 and Nexus 9. Yes, it’s generally pretty easy to unlock the bootloader on Nexus devices, but Google has stepped up security in Android 5.0 so rooting has been a bit tricky and up […]

Minix launches Neo X8-H Plus TV box with Amlogic S812


Minix has launched a new TV box which lets you run Android apps, stream 4K video, and surf the web over WiFi or Ethernet on your TV. The Minix Neo X8-H Plus is now available for about $160. That makes it one of the more expensive Android-powered TV boxes on the market. But it’s also one of […]

Deals of the Day (11-20-2014)

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The Asus Transformer Book T100 may be about a year old, but this 10 inch Windows tablet with a laptop-style keyboard dock is still one of the best low-cost 2-in-1 tablets around… especially when you can pick one up for just $200. That’s how much Newegg is selling a refurbished model for at the moment. […]

Google Play might be headed to Chinese phones

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If you buy an Android phone in North America, Europe, ore most other parts of the globe it probably comes with the Google Play Store and other Google apps and services preloaded. But if you buy one in China, it probably comes with a third-party app store instead. Now it looks like that could be […]

Fujitsu unveils Stylistic Q555 2-in-1 tablet with pen support

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Fujitsu is showing off a new Windows tablet with a 10 inch touchscreen display, a keyboard dock that turns the tablet into a laptop, and support for pressure-sensitive pen input. The tablet’s called the Fujitsu Stylistic Q555 and it should be available in select markets in December or January. Just don’t expect it to be […]

Chuwi Vi8 Windows tablet launches in December for under $100

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Now that HP, Toshiba, and other big name companies are offering Windows tablets for under $100, what’s a Chinese electronics company known for producing inexpensive hardware to do? How about introducing a Windows tablet with better hardware for the same price or less? The Chuwi Vi8 Windows tablet is heading to China in December, when it’s […]

Acer TravelMate B115 portable laptop comes to North America

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Acer launched the Travelmate B115 notebook in Europe earlier this year, and now the company is bringing a version of the 11.6 inch portable notebook to North America. The Acer TravelMate B115 is now available in the US for around $380, and in Canada for around $440. The laptop features an 11.6 inch, 1366 x […]

Deals of the Day (11-19-2014)

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The HP Stream line of laptops are normally cheap, with pries starting at $199. But if you buy one right now you can also get $25 to spend on apps and games in the Windows Store. Microsoft is offering Signature Edition Stream 11 and 13 laptops with gift cards for $199 and $229, respectively. Both […]

Purism hopes to crowdfund a high-end, open source laptop

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Want a laptop that runs free and open source software, and only open source software? The folks behind the Purism Librem 15 want to build one… and sell it to you. Purism is running a crowdfunding campaign at Crowd Supply in hopes of raising $250,000 to build a premium notebook with a 15.6 inch full HD display, […]