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It’s getting easier to install Windows Subsystem for Linux in Windows 10

The Windows Subsystem for Linux allows you to download and install Linux and run command-line tools (and soon full-fledged desktop apps) on a Windows 10 computer. But installing a Linux distro using WSL has been a kind of tricky, multi-step process… until now. Earlier this year Microsoft announced it was working on an update that […]

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Nemeio customizable keyboard with ePaper keys hits Kickstarter Nov 9

Almost two years after we first went hands-on with a prototype, the makers of the Nemeio customizable keyboard with ePaper keys is almost ready for purchase… or at least pre-order. A Nemeio Kickstarter campaign is set to launch on November 9th, giving you a chance to reserve a keyboard and perhaps save some money… although […]

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SiFive’s RISC-V PC coming soon for $665

As promised, SiFive has unveiled a new computer featuring the company’s SiFive FU740 processor based on RISC-V architecture. The company, which has been making RISC-V chips for several years, is positioning its new SiFive HiFive Unmatched computer as a professional development board for those interested in working with RISC-V. But unlike the company’s other HiFive […]

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Intel Rocket Lake-S chips will bring Intel Xe integrated graphics to desktops in 2021

Now that laptops featuring Intel’s 11th-gen Core “Tiger Lake processors are shipping, the chip maker is shifting to desktops. As previously announced, Intel plans to launch a series of 11th-gen Core chips, code-named “Rocket Lake-S,” in early 2021. Now the company is providing some details about what we can expect from those chips. Despite the […]

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Lilbits: AMD gets serious about gaming, Microsoft is giving Windows 10 a makeover

Microsoft has taken to pushing out two major Windows 10 releases a year… but major may be in the eye of the beholder, because the last few updates have mostly brought a bunch of small changes to the operating system. That could change next year – according to a report from Windows Central, Microsoft is […]

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Daily Deals (10-28-2020)

Amazon is running a 1-day sale on Sabrent SSDs, which means you can save some money whether you’re looking to upgrade your laptop storage or purchase some super-speedy external storage. But while hard drives may be slower and less durable, they’re also a lot cheaper – and today Newegg is selling a WD Elements 5TB […]

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PrimeMini 5 is a compact, fanless PC with Intel Whiskey Lake for $629 and up

Swiss PC maker Prime Computer has introduced a new mini desktop computer powered by an 8th-gen Intel Whiskey Lake 15-watt processor and up to 32GB of RAM. The PrimeMini 5 measures about 7″ x 4.5″ x 2.2″, which makes it a little larger than a typical Intel NUC computer. But the PrimeMini 5 is a […]