Zotac ZBOX PI320 pico tiny Windows PC giveaway


The Zotac ZBOX PI320 pico is a desktop computer that’s about the size of a smartphone. It measures 4.6″ x 2.6″ x 0.8″ but the little machine has room for 3 USB ports, HDMI output, and an Ethernet jack, among other things. It also comes with Windows 8.1 pre-loaded. The ZBOX PI320 pico sells for $200, but […]

Probox2 EX TV box with Remote+ giveaway


The Probox2 EX is one of the best Android-powered TV boxes I’ve tested to date. Like many devices in this category, it’s designed to let you run Android apps such as Netflix, Google Chrome or XBMC on a TV. It’s not quite as simple to use as a Roku or Chromecast, but it’s a lot […]

Zotac ZBOX pico pocket-sized desktop PC review


Zotac has been offering a line of tiny desktop computers for a few years, but the company’s new ZBOX PI320 pico is the smallest yet. It’s also one of the first to come not only with memory and storage, but also with an operating system pre-installed. It’s a fully functional PC that sells for about […]

Raspberry Pi display accessory will let you build a DIY “Pi Pad”

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The Raspberry Pi is a tiny, low-power, low-cost computer that sells for around $35. But while that price gets you a processor, memory, and a few ports you need to supply the display, input device, and even operating system yourself. What’s made the Raspberry Pi special though, has been the community of hardware and software […]

BIOSTAR introduces iDEQ-T1 line of mini computers

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Computer motherboard maker BIOSTAR is launching a new line of small form-factor desktop computers. The BIOSTAR iDEQ-T1 series mini PC systems measure about 8.3″ x 7.3″ x 1.6″ and weigh about 1.8 pounds. The computers are powered by Intel Celeron Bay Trail processors, support screen resolutions up to 2560 x 1440 pixels, and support Windows 7 or later. […]

Windows-compatible HDMI TV stick with an Intel Bay Trail CPU


For the past few years Chinese companies have been cranking out tiny sticks that you can plug into a TV to run Android apps. They look sort of like USB flash drives, but they have an HDMI connector where you’d normally find the USB connector, and they’re a bit chunky for a flash drive. Under […]

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 […]

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 […]

Zero Devices Z8C is a TV box with an Allwinner A80 octa-core CPU


Zero Devices plans to launch one of the first TV box/mini PC devices featuring Allwinner’s new 8-core processor. The Zero Devices Z8C sports an Allwinner A80 processor, support for USB 3.0, HDMI and SPDIF output, and more. The Allwinner A80 processor features 4 ARM Cortex-A15 CPU cores, 4 ARM Cortex-A7 cores, and PowerVR G6230 graphics […]

KDDI and Mozilla unveil Open Web Board mini PC with Firefox OS

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Japanese wireless carrier KDDI is trying to make it easier for developer to create apps for Firefox OS. Working with Mozilla, KDDI has developed a developer board and software aimed at Firefox OS developers. The board is called the Open Web Board, and it looks a lot like an Android TV stick, while the software […]