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Beelink SEi12 is a mini PC with Intel Alder Lake-U for $459 and up

Compact computer maker Beelink is now taking pre-orders for its first mini PC powered by a 12th-gen Intel Core processor. The Beelink SEi12 is a 5″ x 4.4″ x 1.6″ desktop computer with an Intel Core i5-1235U processor, a 500GB SSD and at least 16GB of RAM. It’s up for pre-order from Beelink’s website for […]

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Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming Chromebook leaked (120 Hz display, RGB backlit keyboard)

We knew they were coming… and now it looks like they’re coming soon. The first Chromebook designed for gaming has broken cover… unofficially. Chrome Unboxed found details about an unannounced Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming Chromebook that basically looks like a slightly souped-up version of the IdeaPad 5i Chromebook that Lenovo unveiled last month. The key differences? […]

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Lilbits: Microsoft is bringing the Task Manager right-click shortcut back to the Windows 11 taskbar

Microsoft made a bunch of changes to the Windows user interface when the company launched Windows 11 last year. And some of those changes, which were designed to simplify the UI, actually made it harder to perform some actions. Now Microsoft is starting to roll back one of the more annoying changes. Starting with the latest […]

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XMG Core 15 is a gaming laptop with Ryzen 7 6800H, RTX 3060 and support for an external liquid cooler

The XMG Core 15 is a 4.6 pound gaming laptop with support for up to a 15.6 inch, 2560 x 1440 pixel, 165 Hz display, up to 64GB of DDR5 memory, and up to two PCIe 4.0 SSDs. It’s also a computer that packs a fair amount of horsepower (and generates a fair amount of heat), […]

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Google Stadia is shutting down in January, Google will refund hardware and software purchases

You can add Google’s Stadia game-streaming platform to the long and growing list of products that were Killed by Google. Google has announced that it’s shutting down the service in January. The good news is that folks who’ve spent money on Stadia hardware, games, in-game content should receive refunds. Stadia launched in November, 2019 as […]

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ELLO LC1 is a credit card-sized 8-bit computer that fits in your wallet (keyboard, display and all)

Raspberry Pi’s Model B computers and other similarly-sized devices are often described as being the size of the credit card. But thanks to the USB and Ethernet ports, it’s a lot thicker than a credit card. It might even be thicker than your wallet. But the ELLO LC1? This tiny computer designed by hardware hacker […]

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Morefine S600 mini PC with Intel Core i9-12900H hits Indiegogo for $669 and up (crowdfunding)

The Morefine S600 is a desktop computer with a 45-watt Intel Core i9-12900H or 12900HK 14-core, 20-thread processor and support for up to 64GB of RAM and up to three storage devices. It’s also a compact computer that measures just 5.9″ x 5.7″ x 2.6″. First unveiled in August, the Morefine S600 is now available […]

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Lilbits: Windows on the Surface Duo 2, Fire TV on the Echo Show 15, and new Echo Dot smart speakers are also eero WiFi range extenders

It’s been four years since Microsoft updated its Surface Studio line of all-in-one desktop computers, but it looks like a new model could be coming soon. Amazon is adding new features to its Echo Show 15 and eero mesh WiFi router systems, and the company’s newest Echo Dot smart speakers also have eero capabilities baked […]

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$25 board brings satisfyingly retro HDD clicks back to your SSD-equipped computer

Sure SSDs are great, because they’re fast, sturdy, and quiet. But do you ever feel like it’s a little too quiet around your computer? If you find yourself missing the signature ticking sounds that accompany hard drive activity the $25 HDD Clicker is here to help. The HDD Clicker is little bit of retro-inspired fun […]

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Razer Edge 5G is a handheld gaming device from Razer Qualcomm, and Verizon

Gaming hardware maker Razer makes a variety of project ranging from gaming laptops to keyboards, mice, headsets, and mobile phone controllers. Now the company is introducing something new(ish): a handheld game console. The Razer Edge 5G is an Android-powered handheld featuring a Qualcomm Snapdragon G3X Gen 1 processor and support for Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband […]