Asus introduces fanless mini PC with Celeron N2807


Earlier this year Asus introduced a tiny desktop computer with an Intel Bay Trail processor and what the company originally said would be a fanless design… until Asus decided to go ahead and put a fan in the case anyway. Now Asus has a new mini PC with a remarkably similar looking design. But this […]

Giada F110D is a small, fanless Bay Trail computer

giada f110d

Chinese computer maker Giada has offers a line of tiny desktop computers in a variety of shapes and configurations. One of the company’s newest models is a slim, low-power computer called the Giada F110D. Notebook Italia reports it will be available with a 4.5W Intel Celeron N2807 or a 10W J1900 Bay Trail processor and both […]

Rikomagic MK902 II TV box giveaway

mk902 ii_03

The Rikomagic MK902 II is a TV box that lets you can hook up to your TV to run Android apps. You can use it to play games, stream content from Netflix, Hulu Plus, or YouTube, or just generally turn your TV into a big Android phone. Rikomagic sent me a demo unit to test, […]

Pipo X7 is a Windows-powered TV box

pipo x7

Chinese device maker Pipo has unveiled a new device that it’s calling an Intel TV box, but which could also be described as a tiny desktop computer. The Pipo X7 features an Intel Atom Bay Trail processor and runs Windows 8.1 with Bing. Sure, you can plug it into a TV to stream content from […]

Intel gives a sneak peek at new, smaller NUC mini-desktops

nuc next

Intel’s NUC line of computers are tiny desktop computers that measure just about 4 inches by 4 inches. But that doesn’t mean they couldn’t be smaller: Intel’s next-generation models with 5th-gen Core “Broadwell” processors will likely come in several different sizes, including a model which is about half the height of its siblings. We got an early […]

ODROID-C1 is a $35 quad-core, single-board Android/Linux PC


When the Raspberry Pi team launched a tiny, low power computer priced at just $35, it was pretty remarkable. But that was 2 years ago, and while the Raspberry Pi has seen a few updates in that time, it’s still powered by the same single-core 700 MHz Broadcomm BCM2835 ARM11 processor. Over the past few […]

ECS Liva X mini PC with Intel Bay Trail on the way

ecs liva x_01

This year ECS introduces a tiny desktop computer capable of running Windows, Ubuntu, or other operating systems. The ECS Liva is small enough to hold in one hand, priced at under $200 (and currently available for just $110), and sold as a sort of DIY kit: you have to put the system board and the […]

Rikomagic MK902 II Android box with RK3288 (mini-review)

mk902 ii_03

The Rikomagic MK902 II is a TV box that brings Android apps such as Netflix, YouTube, or XBMC/Kodie media center to your TV. Launched this summer, the box sells for about $127, and features some of the most powerful hardware currently available in a small, Android-powered TV box including a  quad-core ARM Cortex-A17 processor,  2GB […]

MIPS Creator CI20 dev board is Imagination’s answer to the Raspberry Pi


The Raspberry Pi Foundation showed that there’s a market for low-cost, low-power computers aimed at developers and tinkerers when it began offering tiny ARM-based computers for $35 or less. Two years later, the folks at Imagination Technologies have decided it’s time to offer a similar device, but this time with a MIPS-based processor. The MIPS […]

Asus VivoMini desktop coming soon for around $149 and up

asus vivomini_01

Asus started showing off a tiny new desktop computer with an Intel Haswell processor and support for Windows 8.1 software recently. The Asus VivoMini is expected to sell for around $149 and up in the United States. Now the company is starting to share more details specifications and configuration options for the VivoMini. According to documents obtained […]

CompuLab launches Utilite2: Tiny ARM-based Ubuntu/Android PC


CompuLab is updating its Utilite line of tiny, low-power desktop computers. The new Utilite2 is 30 percent smaller than last year’s Utilite. But the company says the new model offers up to twice the performance, thanks to a more powerful processor. The Utilite2 can run Ubuntu or Android software, has fanless aluminum case, and features […]

CuBoxTV: Tiny $100 Linux-based XBMC media center


SolidRun’s CuBox line of tiny desktop computers are cubes that measure just 2 inches across. But the little boxes sport Ethernet jacks, optical audio output, 2 USB ports and a micro USB port. They also feature microSD cards for storage, dual or quad-core ARM-based processors, and up to 2GB of RAM. You can use them […]

MeegoPad T01 Bay Trail Windows mini PC now available for $100

meegopad t01

The MeegoPad T01 is a little computer-on-a-stick that looks like an Amazon Fire TV Stick or Chromecast. But it’s not just designed to let you stream music and movies to your TV: it’s a full-fledged (albeit tiny) computer that runs Windows 8.1. Actually, the MeegoPad T01 comes with both Windows and Android pre-loaded. You can switch […]

Amazon Fire TV Stick: overview of the $39 media streamer

ftv home

The Amazon Fire TV Stick is a media streaming device is a stick that you can plug into the HDMI port on your TV to stream music, movies, and other content from the internet. You can also use it to play games, view your photo collection, and run a variety of third party apps. It’s not the […]