How to run Ubuntu on the Zotac ZBOX pico mini PC (kinda)

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The Zotac ZBOX PI320 pico is a tiny desktop computer that’s small enough to fit in the palm of one hand. The $200 computer features an Intel Atom quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, WiFi, Bluetooth, Ethernet, HDMI, and 3 USB ports. And it runs Windows 8.1 software out of the box. While it’s […]

Motorola Droid Turbo to have Snapdragon 805, Quad HD display (leaks)

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Motorola’s next smartphone for Verizon is expected to be called the Droid Turbo, and it’s expected to launch soon. Some details about the phone have already been leaked, but now the folks at Android Central and Droid Life have obtained documents that tell you just about everything you’d want to know about the phone (except […]

Deals of the Day (10-14-2014)

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Price as $120, the Toshiba Encore Mini is the cheapest Windows tablet you can buy, (although that might not remain the case for long). It’s not a very good Windows tablet. It has a lousy display and just 1GB of RAM and 16GB of storage. But it runs mobile and desktop apps and even comes with […]

Lenovo Tab S8 Android tablet now available for $200

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The Lenovo Tab S8 is an Android tablet with an 8 inch, 1920 x 1200 pixel display, an Intel Atom Z3745 quad-core Bay Trail processor, 2GB of RAM, and 16GB of storage. Lenovo unveiled the tablet in September, and now it’s on sale in the United States. You can pick one up from Best Buy […]

Say hello to the Google Nexus 6 (probably)

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Google’s expected to unveil its next Nexus smartphone soon. The Google Nexus 6 is expected to be made by Motorola and it’s expected to have a 5.9 inch screen. And this is probably what it looks like. Semi-retired industry leak expert @evleaks posted the image on Twitter this morning. Note that the phone appears to […]

Acer Aspire Switch 12 2-in-1 tablet with Intel Core M revealed

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When Intel unveiled its first 5th-gen Core “Broadwell” processor in September, a number of laptop and tablet makers took the opportunity to unveil some of the first computers that would use the chip. Among them was the Acer Aspire Switch 12, but Acer didn’t provide many details about the 2-in-1 tablet at the time. Now […]

Mele PCG03 is a tiny, low-cost Intel-powered mini PC

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Chinese company Mele has been offering small, low-cost TV boxes with ARM-based chips and Android software for the past few years. Now the company is showing off its first Intel-powered model. The Mele PCG03 features an Intel Atom Z3735D Bay Trail quad-core processor and supports up to 2GB of RAM and up to 64GB of […]

Allwinner Nobel64 is a 64-bit dev board

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Allwinner is showing off an early version of an upcoming single-board computer called the Nobel64 Board. It’s aimed at hardware and software developers, and it’ll be the first such board from the Chinese chip maker to feature a 64-bit processor. The board has 2GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, and features Gigabit Ethernet, dual-band WiFi, HDMI […]

$65 Windows tablets show up in Hong Kong

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This is what happens when Intel slashes chip prices and Microsoft starts giving away free Windows licenses for small tablets: Prices fall to crazy lows. During this week’s HKTDC show in Hong Kong, a handful of tablet makers are showing off Windows tablets priced at just $65. The Emdoor EM-I8170, for example, is a 399 […]

Samsung promises next-gen WiFi will be 5x faster

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So you thought that new 802.11ac WiFi router your just bought was pretty fast? Samsung says it’s developing next-gen WiFi hardware that could be up to 5 times faster than today’s devices. Samsung’s new 60 GHz 802.11ad WiFi technology supports data transfer speeds of up to 4.6Gpbs or 575MB per seconds. At those speeds you should […]

Deals of the Day (10-13-2014)

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The Lenovo ThinkPad 8 is a Windows 8.1 tablet with an 8.3 inch, full HD display, an Intel Atom Z3770 quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, and 64GB of storage. It normally sells for $379 and up, but for a limited time this afternoon the Microsoft Store will offer the tablet for just $99. It’ll probably […]