Intel “Ghost Canyon” NUC now available for $999 and up (modular compact PC with discrete graphics support)

Intel’s NUC line of computers are small desktop PCs that typically have laptop-class hardware. But this year the company introduced the most powerful NUC to date. And now it’s available for purchase. The Intel “Ghost Canyon” NUC is powered by a removable Intel Compute Element with a 9th-gen Intel Coffee Lake-H processor. And the system […]

Amazon Kindle updates: new colors and more storage (maybe)

This month Amazon added two new color options for the Kindle Paperwhite: in addition to buying the company’s 6 inch eReader with a high-resolution display in black or blue, you can now get sage or plum color options. But that might not be the only change in the Kindle lineup. Some customers who purchase the […]

MSI’s new Cubi mini PCs are available with Intel Gemini Lake or Comet Lake chips

MSI is launching two new small form factor computers to its lineup. The new MSI Cubi 5 10M is a 4.9″ x 4.9″ x 2.1″ computer with a starting price of $549 and support for up to an Intel Core i7-10510U Comet Lake processor, while the MSI Cubi N is a 4.6″ x 4.4″ x 1.8″ model with […]

Amazon launches 10th-gen Fire HD 8 and Fire HD 8 Plus tablets (faster, more RAM, optional wireless charging)

Amazon’s Fire tablets have starting prices as low as $50 for an entry-level model with a 7 inch screen. But the Amazon Fire HD 8 has always represented a stronger value proposition for folks who can pay a little more for a version with much better specs. Now Amazon is updating the Fire HD 8 with two […]

Linux app support coming to Chromebooks with Core M Skylake chips (Samsung Chromebook Pro, Asus Chromebook Flip C302)

It’s been two years since Google started bringing support for Linux apps to Chromebooks, and these days dozens of Chrome OS laptops support support the feature (although it’s still a beta feature that you have to enable manually). One of the first Chromebooks to support Linux apps was the Samsung Chromebook Plus. But up until […]

One Mix 3 Yoga mini laptops now available with 10th-gen Core i3, Core i5, or Core i7 Amber Lake-Y chips

When Chinese mini PC maker One Netbook launched the One Mix 3 Pro last year, it was the first computer to ship with an Intel Core i5-10210Y processor. But that was the only processor option available at the time. Then in January, the company added a Core i3-10110Y version to its lineup, called the One […]

Pre-Black Friday tech deals (11-24-2019)

Black Friday deals are starting to go live almost a week early. Best Buy is offering deep discounts on hundreds of items. Google and Fitbit are getting in on the action with sales on Pixel tablets and phones and Fitbit smartwatches and activity trackers. And many of Amazon’s device deals are live — you can […]