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This little “firewall appliance” is a mini PC with Intel N100 and 6 x 2 5 GbE LAN ports

A few years ago we wrote about a “Firewall Micro Appliance” that was basically a small, fanless computer that combined a 10-watt Intel Celeron J4125 quad-core processor with six 2.5 GbE LAN ports. Now it looks like Chinese PC makers have updated the design with new models sporting 6-watt Intel N100 chips and DDR5 memory. […]

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MeLE Quieter 4C Review (a pocket-sized fanless PC with Intel N100)

The MeLE Quieter 4C is a pocket-sized computer PC that’s about the size of a thick smartphone. But it’s not a mobile device – the Quieter 4C is a tiny desktop computer that takes up less space than most of the mini PCs on the market, while also offering silent operation due to its fanless, passively […]

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HP launches four new 14 inch Chromebooks with Alder Lake-N processors

HP is refreshing its Chromebook lineup with four new models packing 14 inch displays and Intel Alder Lake-N processors and starting prices ranging from $300 for an entry-level model to $600 for the fanciest new Chromebook Plus model. Three of the new Chromebooks are available now, while the third should hit the streets later this […]

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Lilbits: This DIY “ITX Laptop” is ridiculous (in the best way possible)

There’s no shortage of DIY projects where people have attempted to build their own laptops. But the ITX Laptop from SFF.NETWORK users APU_enthusiast may be one of the most unusual I’ve ever seen. Basically it’s portable desktop with an ITX (170 x 170mm) motherboard featuring an Intel Processor N100 Alder Lake-N chip, and a chunky […]

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Lilbits: Apple’s iPad Pro with an OLED display coming soon, and look at this DIY GPU designed from scratch

It’s been about a year and a half since Apple released an update to the iPad Pro line, but rumor has it that the next model is coming in May… and not only will it bring an updated processor, but also an OLED display for the first time. In other recent tech news from around […]

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MINIX Z100-AERO is an Alder Lake-N mini PC with dual Ethernet ports for $219 and up

The MINIX Z100-AERO is a small desktop computer that measures about 5″ x 5″ x 1.7″ and features a 6-watt Intel N100 quad-core processor, support for up to 32GB of DDR4 memory and up to 4TB of PCIe 3.0 NVMe storage, and has two RJ45 Ethernet jacks: one with support for Gigabit speeds and another with […]

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This Alder Lake-N mini PC has an unusual, fanless design, dual 2.5 GbE LAN ports and an exposed PCIe socket

Chinese PC maker CWWK’s “Magic Computer” is one of the strangest mini PCs I’ve seen in a while. Basically it’s a single-board computer with an Intel Alder Lake-N processor and enough ports and connectors to make it a pretty versatile system for networking, media, storage, or other applications. But that little board is attached to […]

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GEEKOM Mini Air12 Review: An affordable Intel N100 mini PC with DDR5 memory and PCIe Gen 3 storage

There are more “4 inch x 4 inch” form-factor mini PCs available now than you can shake the proverbial stick at, including high-priced, high-performance models like the Simply NUC Onyx NUC13OXv9 and GEEKOM Mini IT13, as well as cheaper, more energy-efficient models like the GEEKOM Mini Air12. This little computer looks a lot like an Intel […]

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CTL launches Chromebook NL73 series with with Intel Alder Lake-N for $299 and up

CTL’s latest Chromebooks for the education market are a line of budget laptops with 11.6 inch HD displays, eMMC flash storage, and 720p webcams. But the new CTL Chromebook NL73 series notebooks do have some nice features including Intel AX211 WiFi 6E/BT 5.3 wireless cards and optional support for up to an Intel Processor N200 chip […]