Logic Supply ML100: A fanless, industrial Intel NUC mini PC

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Like Intel’s NUC line of tiny desktop computers but want one with a fanless case… and a rugged design appropriated for industrial applications? OK, the Logic Supply ML100 probably isn’t designed for home use, but it’s an interesting take on Intel’s NUC design. This compact computer features an Intel Bay Trail or Broadwell processor, passive […]

System76 Meerkat is a tiny, Linux PC with a Broadwell CPU

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Linux PC builder System76 plans to launch a tiny desktop PC with an Intel Broadwell processor and Ubuntu Linux software. The System76 Meerkat should be available around March 19th. The little computer is based on Intel’s NUC mini-desktop design and measures about 4 inches by 4 inches square. System76 says the Meerkat will support up to […]

Intel unveils NUC mini PC with Core i7 Broadwell

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This year Intel will launch its first NUC mini-desktop computer to feature an Intel Core i7 processor. The NUC line of computers are tiny desktop PCs with Intel chips. They’ve been around for a few years, but up until now you haven’t been able to find one with anything more powerful than a Core i5 chip. […]

Hands-on: Mr.NUC line of Intel, AMD mini PC kits

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Realan is a Chinese company that makes cases for small form-factor PCs. But recently the company started offering its own tiny desktop computers as part of the Mr.NUC brand. If the name sounds familiar, that’s because Intel offers its own NUC (Next Unit of Computing) line of mini PCs. But Realan thinks their models are more […]

Closer look at Intel’s new Broadwell-powered NUC mini PCs

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Intel’s NUC line of tiny computers are getting tinier… well, at least some of them are. The chip maker is showing off its latest NUC desktops at the Consumer Electronics Show this week, and there’s a super-slim model designed for use with an M.2 solid state drive, as well as a thicker version which also has […]

Intel launches Broadwell-powered NUC mini-desktop computers

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Gigabyte isn’t the only company adding Broadwell chips to its tiny desktop computers. Intel is updating its own line of NUC mini-desktops with new models sporting 5th-generation Intel Core processors. Some of the first models include the NUC5i3RYH and NUC5i3RYK with Intel Core i3-5010U processors and Intel HD 5500 graphics, Mini DisplayPort, Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11ac WiFi, […]

Gigabyte BRIX mini-desktops go Broadwell

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Now that Intel’s 5th-gen Intel Core chips are ready to go, PC makers are starting to announced devices powered by the new processors… and they’re not all laptops and tablets. Gigabyte is updating its BRIX line of mini-desktop computers with new models featuring Intel Core i3, Core i5, and Core i7 Broadwell chips. Intel’s new […]

Mr.NUC V6 is a $299 mini PC kit with Intel Core i3 Haswell

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There’s no shortage of tiny desktop computers these days. Some models have ARM-based chips, while others have low-power Intel Bay Trail processors. And then there’s Intel’s NUC line of mini-desktops, which have Intel Core series chips. A Chinese device maker has apparently decided to capitalize on the NUC name by launching its own small form-factor […]

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

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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 […]

This is how Intel’s Broadwell-powered NUC mini PCs will look

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Intel plans to update its NUC line of mini-desktops in 2015, and the company is encouraging other PC makers to develop their own small form-factor PCs. Now Intel is starting to show what its next-gen NUC systems will look like. PC World spotted a few NUC prototypes at the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco […]

Intel prepares for even smaller (and cheaper) mini PCs

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Intel’s been offering a line of tiny desktop computers as part of its NUC (Next Unit of Computing) initiative for a few years. And Intel’s not the only company shrinking the desktop PC. Gigabyte, ECS, Dell, Lenovo, Zotac, and others offer compact desktop computers with Intel or AMD processors and support for Windows, Linux, and […]

12 Intel-powered mini PCs for $300 or less

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There was a time when small laptop computers cost a small fortune. Then netbooks came along and showed that miniaturization didn’t need to be expensive: Computers  makers could use cheap parts and sell the resulting mini-laptops at cheap prices. Over the last few years something similar’s been happening on the desktop PC space. Folks looking for […]

Lilbits (5-14-2014): Mozilla adds DRM to Firefox, isn’t happy about it

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Want to use your web browser to stream video from services like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, and BBC iPlayer? You’ll need to put up with the DRM (Digital Rights Management) features used by those services — content owners want to make sure you don’t save or redistribute videos, watch them in countries where they don’t have redistribution rights, […]