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Pipo W12 is a Windows 10 tablet with a Snapdragon 850 chip and 4G LTE for under $500

It’s been more than a year since Chinese PC maker Pipo introduced a Windows 10 tablet with a 12.3 inch display, a detachable keyboard, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 processor with built-in support for 4G LTE. I’m not sure if the tablet ever went on sale in China, but to the best of my knowledge […]

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PiPod is a DIY portable music player (powered by a Raspberry Pi Zero)

Smartphones have largely replaced portable media players like the iPod Classic for most folks. But sometimes you want a device that just holds a huge amount of music and which can play for hours and hours… and if the battery dies it won’t stop you from taking calls on your phone. While a handful of […]

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Pipo launches X11 touchscreen mini PC and X10 with pen support

Pipo’s been selling a line of weird mini-desktop computers featuring built-in touchscreen displays. They’re kind of like thick tablets with lousy battery life and full-sized ports. But there are a few good reasons for the design: they qualify for the free Windows licenses Microsoft offers for small touchscreen devices (which are usually tablets), and you […]

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Pipo and Vensmile pack desktop PCs into folding keyboards

Stuffing a full-fledged computer into a device that looks like it’s just a keyboard? That’s old hat. But Chinese device maker Pipo is breathing new life into the idea by stuffing a PC into a travel-sized, folding keyboard. Notebook Italia spotted the new Pipo KB2 at the HKTDC fair. Update: Device maker Vensmile seems to have […]

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Pipo’s weird touchscreen mini-desktop PCs get a Cherry Trail update

Chinese device maker Pip has launched a new computer with an Intel Atom Cherry Trail processor, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, and an 8.9 inch touchscreen display. But the Pipo X9S isn’t a tablet… well, not exactly. Like last year’s Pipo X8 and X9 models, this is a funny looking mini-desktop computer with a touchscreen display […]

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Pipo launches X6S Cherry Trail mini PC with up to 4GB RAM, 64GB storage

Chinese device maker Pipo’s latest tiny desktop computer is a system with an Intel Atom x5-Z8300 Cherry Trail processor, and support for up to 4GB of RAM and up to 64GB of storage. The Pipo X6S also has a few other unusual features: Pipo describes it as a mini PC with a built-in router. The […]

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Pipo X9: Windows/Android mini PC with an 8.9 inch touchscreen

Chinese device maker Pipo launched a funny-looking device called the Pipo X8 earlier this year. It’s kind of mashup between a mini-desktop computer and a tablet. The wedge-shaped device has the same kind of hardware you’d expect form a cheap tablet, including a 7 inch touchscreen, but it has a thicker case and more ports than […]