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MSI Cubi 5 12M mini PC with Alder Lake-U coming soon

Sure, the first mini PCs with 13th-gen Intel Core processors are set to begin shipping soon, but MSI is just getting around to introducing its first model with a 12th-gen chip. The MSI Cubi 5 12M is a 4.9″ x 4.9″ x 2.1″ computer with support for up to an Intel Core i7-1255U processor, 64GB of […]

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Lilbits: DaVinci Resolve for iPads, Banana Pi’s BBC Micro:bit clone, and who are Intel Core P-chips actually for?

This was a strange year for Intel’s mobile processor family. The company’s 12th-gen chips feature a hybrid architecture that puts high-performance and energy-efficient CPU cores on the same chip, theoretically to help balance performance and power consumption (and, by extension, battery life). But the company also introduces a new set of 28-watt P-series mobile chips designed […]

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Zotac’s new fanless mini PCs support up to an Intel Core i7-1260P processor

Zotac sells a line of compact, fanless desktop computers under the ZBOX C Series brand. And while the case designs haven’t changed much in years, Zotac does tend to upgrade the hardware inside the chassis regularly. This year’s refresh brings support 12th-gen, 28-watt Intel Core P-series processor options. More specifically, Zotac has unveiled three models: […]

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MINISFORUM launches a mini PC with Core i9-12900H, teases a model that adds Radeon RX 6600M graphics

The MINISFORUM NAD 9 is a small desktop computer powered by a 45-watt Intel Core i9-12900H processor with 14 cores and 20 threads. It’s expected to ship in January and has a starting price of $679 for a barebones model with no memory or storage, but it’s up for pre-order now for $569 and up. While the […]

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Lilbits: Linux on Apple Silicon, and a USB charger that looks like a tiny Macintosh

The developers working to bring Linux to Apple’s most recent computers are making progress enabling support for the hardware on Macs with Apple M1 and M2 chips. Meanwhile a crowdfunding campaign is offering a chance to get your hands on a USB-C charger that cranks out enough power to charge a MacBook… and the charger […]

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Beelink SEi12 Pro is a mini PC with up to Intel Core i7-1260P

A few months after introducing the Beelink SEi12 mini PC with an Intel Core i5-1235U processor, Beelink is starting to promote an upcoming SEi12 Pro version with support for up to an Intel Core i7-1260P processor. The new model is the same shape and size, but packs a higher-power processor which should, at least theoretically, […]

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Chuwi’s 4th-gen CoreBox is a $449 mini PC with Intel Core i3-1215U and Thunderbolt 4

Chinese PC maker Chuwi’s Corebox line of computers are compact desktops that look a bit like Apple’s classic Mac Pro (but smaller and without the cheese grater finish). And they’re generally a lot cheaper. The new Chuwi CoreBox 4th-gen mini PC is set to begin shipping later this month. It has a retail price of […]

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Morefine S600 goes up for pre-order (mini PC with up to Intel Core i9-12900HK)

The Morefine S600 is a compact desktop computer that measures 5.9″ x 5.7″ x 2.6″ and has the guts of a pretty powerful laptop, with support for up to a 45-watt, 14-core, 20-thread Intel Core i9-12900HK processor. First unveiled in August, the Morefine S600 recently went up for pre-order for $679 and up through an Indiegogo […]

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Lilbits: Logitech G Cloud reviews, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080 12GB “unlaunched” and some wild cyberdeck builds

The Logitech G Cloud is a handheld gaming device designed for cloud gaming. With a Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G processor, it has the guts of a mid-range tablet. But since it’s designed to stream games from the cloud, you don’t need a speedy processor for a good experience. Still, the $350 list price (and $300 pre-order […]

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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 […]