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AOOSTAR PRO is a 4-bay NAS with AMD Ryzen 7 5700U, Intel N100, or Core i3-N305 processor options

Chinese mini PC maker AOOSTAR has unveiled another upcoming solution aimed at folks who’d like to build their own network-attached-storage (NAS) system. The company already sells several models with room for 2 hard drives, and recently shared some details about an upcoming model with support for 6 hard drives and 6 NVMe SSDs. The new AOOSTAR PRO […]

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These mini PCs combine Thunderbolt 4, 2.5 GbE Ethernet with up to a Core i9-13900H processor

Earlier this year Chinese PC makers began selling a mini PC called the V600 that featured support for up to an Intel Core i9-12900H processor, dual 2.5 GbE Ethernet ports, a Thunderbolt 4 port, and multiple storage and display options, among other things. Now it looks like an upgraded model has arrived with support for […]

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Pimoroni NVMe Base is a $14 add-on that gives the Raspberry Pi 5 an M.2 connector

The Raspberry Pi 5 features an updated processor that’s twice as fast as the chip in the Raspberry Pi 4. But that’s just one of many changes in the newest single-board computer from the Raspberry Pi Team. Another is that the new board has a single-lane PCIe 2.0 connector, allowing you to add a PCIe […]

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NucDeck transforms a 4×4 NUC mainboard into a DIY, open source handheld gaming PC

There are a growing number of handheld gaming PCs on the market, with a wide variety of designs, features, and performance levels. Some are even a little customizable, allowing you to increase the storage or even replace the screen with an after-market upgrade. But you know what’s really customizable? A DIY solution that’s designed to let […]

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Daily Deals (11-30-2023)

The Asus ROG Ally handheld gaming PC was already pretty competitively priced when it first launched earlier this year, with a model sporting a Zen 1 Extreme processor selling for $700 (or just $50 more than a top-tier Steam Deck, while delivering much better performance, if less compelling software). But the entry-level $600 model with […]

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Firefox for Android is adding support for 400+ add-ons

Desktop web browsers have long supported add-ons and extensions that change the user interface, add features, or otherwise change the behavior of the browser. But it’s more rare to find a mobile browser with support for third-party add-ons. Firefox is one of the exceptions. Firefox for Android first added support for add-ons in 2011, but […]

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AOOSTAR T-Box is a cheap palm-sized Intel N100 PC with 3 HDMI ports and 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports

The AOOSTAR T-Box is a computer that’s small enough to hold in the palm of your hand. But this tiny desktop computer is a versatile little PC that has three HDMI ports, two Gigabit Ethernet ports, and three USB 3.1 Type-A ports, along with a 3.5mm audio jack. In other words, you can use it as […]

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AOOSTAR’s next NAS packs 6 HDD bays, 6 NVMe slots, and a Ryzen 7 5800U processor

A handful of companies like Synology, QNAP, Asustor, and TerrMaster currently dominate the network attached storage (NAS) space by offering purpose-built hardware and software (usually custom Linux distributions). But you can really turn just about any PC into a NAS with the right software. And a handful of Chinese PC makers have been offering attractively-priced […]

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Lilbits: Microsoft previews Windows 11 Energy Saver mode, Freewrite Traveler Ghost Edition launches (digital typewriter with a transparent case)

The Freewrite Traveler is a portable writing machine that first launched about 5 years ago. It’s basically a digital typewriter designed for distraction-free writing. It doesn’t have a web browser, a color display, or apps. It lets you type documents on a full-sized keyboard while looking at an E Ink display, and back up those […]