Minix unveils a mini PC with Intel Braswell

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Tiny PC maker Minix has been offering Android-powered TV boxes for a few years, and at the start of 2015 the company launched a model with an Intel Atom Bay Trail processor and support for Windows. Now Minix plans to launch a new model with a more powerful processor based on Intel’s Braswell architecture. The new Minix […]

Orange Pi PC is a $15 single-board computer

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Sure, with a $35 price tag, the Raspberry Pi 2 is pretty cheap. Want something even cheaper? The makers of last year’s Orange Pi are back, and this time they’re offering a $15 single-board computer called the Orange Pi PC. It’s a tiny PC with an Alwinner H3 quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM, and support for Android or […]

ECS Liva X2 Braswell mini PC now available for $170 and up

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The ECS Liva X2 is a tiny computer with a fanless design and a case that measures about 6.1″ x 3.3″ x 2″. Under the hood, the little PC features an Intel Celeron N3050 Braswell processor. ECS offers a few different configurations, with prices starting at $170 for a model with 2GB of RAM, 32GB […]

Asus EeeBox E410 is a fanless mini PC with Intel Braswell


Asus is updating its EeeBox line of small desktop computers with a new model sporting an Intel Celeron N3150 “Braswell” quad-core processor and a fanless design. The EeeBox E410 also supports up to two displays, 4K video playback, and the desktop should be available soon. Asus introduced the first EeeBox in 2008, when it was marketed as […]

Intel 5×5: Smallest PC board with upgradeable CPU socket


There’s a growing number of tiny PCs on the market, including models like the Intel Compute Stick that are small enough to close your fist around and larger, more powerful models including Intel NUC-sized computers with Celeron, Pentium, or Core series processors. Now Intel is introducing a new platform for tiny PCs… and it has […]

Zotac ZBOX CI321 nano barebones mini PC giveaway


The Zotac ZBOX CI321 nano is a small, fanless desktop computer that you could use as a media center, home server, or general-purpose PC. It features an Intel Celeron 2961Y Haswell low-power processor, dual-band 802.11ac WiFi Bluetooth, 4.0, and support for up to 16GB of RAM and as much storage as you can fit on […]

Fitlet-H is a tiny AMD Mullins-powered PC


Compulab has updated its fitlet line of mini PCs with a new model sporting an AMD A10 Micro-6700T processor. That’s the most powerful member of AMD’s low-power Mullins line of chips. Fitlet models with less powerful Mullins processors were launched in January, but the new model has a faster processor, higher-performance graphics, and… a higher price […]

Giada F200 is a $110 fanless mini PC


Compact PC maker Giada’s latest tiny computer is a 4.6″ x 4.2″ x 1.2″ computer with a 4.3 watt Intel Celeron N2807 Bay Trail processor, 2GB of RAM, and fanless design for silent operation. The Giada F200 has a list price of $110, but that price doesn’t include storage or an operating system: the computer […]

Hardkernel launches ODROID-C1+ mini PC board for $37

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Hardkernel launched a $35 single-board computer last year called the ODROID-C1. It’s basically a Raspberry Pi-like mini computer with an Amlogic S805 ARM Cortex-A5 quad-core processor rather than a Broadcomm chip. Now Hardkernel has a new model with the same basic specs and a few key improvements. The ODROID C-1+ is now available for $37. […]

Zotac ZBOX CI321 nano mini PC review


Zotac has been producing compact computers for years and and the company’s ZBOX line of mini PCs now includes a wide range of models including expensive systems with discrete graphics cards, tiny low-power models that are small enough to slide in your pocket, and a number of models that fall somewhere in between. The ZBOX […]

MeegoPad T04 is a Cherry Trail mini PC with Windows


Chinese device maker MeegoPad offers several tiny Windows computers that are about the same size and shape as an Intel Compute Stick. Now the company is offering something a little larger and a little more powerful. The MeegoPad T04 is mini PC with a semi-circular case that measures about 4.1 inches across and 1.4 inches high. […]

FastDisk 64GB Windows PC stick sells for $100


There’s no shortage of Intel Compute Stick-style mini computers that you can plug into your TV to run Windows on a big screen. But most models have the same basic specs. New Intel Compute Stick models with updated specs should be available later this year. But if the features you care most about are a low price […]

Lenovo ThinkCentre Chromebox Tiny now available for $200 and up

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Lenovo’s first Chromebox is now available for purchase. The ThinkCentre Chromebox Tiny is a desktop computer that measures 7.2″ x 7″ x 1.4″ and weighs about 2.2 pounds. It looks a lot like Lenovo’s line of tiny Windows computers, except this model runs Google’s Chrome operating system. The ThinkCentre Chromebox Tiny was unveiled in April, […]

Shuttle releases small, fanless Windows PC

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Shuttle has been making small form-factor PCs and PC cases since before we started (and then stopped) calling them nettops. But many of the company’s most affordable, products are sold as barebones systems, meaning you need to supply your own memory, storage, operating system, and for some models, even the processor. Last year the company launched an […]

Remix Mini Android PC raises over $1 million on Kickstarter

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What if Android was designed as an operating system for laptop and desktop computers rather than for smartphones and tablets? Then it would probably look a lot like Remix OS. This custom version of Android was developed by Chinese startup Jide, a company founded by former Google employees. Earlier this year they launched a tablet […]