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Taihe Gemini portable 1080p touchscreen monitor preview

The Taihe Gemini portable monitor has made quite a splash since going up for pre-order on Kickstarter in January, having raised over $1 million from more than 3,200 backers so far — despite the project’s modest goal of just $10,000. Update 2/19/2019: The Kickstarter campaign has ended, but you can now pre-order a Gemini through an […]

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Zotac ZBOX CI660 nano fanless mini PC review

The Zotac ZBOX CI660 nano is a small desktop computer with the guts of a decent laptop… but it outperforms most laptops I’ve tested in benchmarks despite the fact that it’s a fanless system that relies on passive cooling to keep its processor from overheating. Zotac has been selling fanless mini computers since the company first […]

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Asus NovaGo review pt 2: It’s more versatile with Windows 10 Pro (but not any faster)

The Asus NovaGo is one of the first Windows 10 computers to ship with an ARM based processor. Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, the convertible tablet-style notebook promises long battery life, always-connected capabilities thanks to the built-in 4G LTE cellular modem, and silent operation thanks to a fanless design. It has some premium […]

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Asus NovaGo review pt 1: Windows 10 S on ARM really isn’t ready for prime time (yet)

Microsoft has been changing the way we think about Windows over the past few years. Windows 10 is a software-as-a-service release. Instead of asking users to pay to upgrade to a new version a few years after launching Windows 10, Microsoft has been releasing about two major updates per year… while still calling the operating […]

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LG gram (2018) review: A 2.4 pound, 15.6 inch laptop

When LG unveiled a 2.2 pound notebook with a 15.6 inch display a few years ago, I was intrigued. It’s been years since I paid much attention to notebooks with screens larger than 13.3 inches, but LG managed to create a large-screened laptop that’s surprisingly portable thanks to light-weight materials, slim screen bezels, and a […]