Ubuntu on Intel Atom mini PCs (Linuxium’s builds for Bay Trail and Cherry Trail computers)

Over the past few years a number of companies have released small desktop computers with Intel Atom processors. Some ship with Windows software. Some have Linux. And others have no operating system at all. Want to install your own operating system? If you’re using Windows that shouldn’t be too hard. But Linux may be another […]

JaguarBoard: $65 single-board computer with a Bay Trail chip

Since the launch of the original Raspberry Pi, there’s been no shortage of cheap, single-board computers aimed at makers and developers. Many take a page out of the Raspberry Pi playbook by offering low-power ARM-based chips, while a few models sport Intel processors. The JaguarBoard is a new model that falls into the latter camp. […]

HP Chromebook 14 with Intel Bay Trail and optional full HD display

HP’s been offering Chrome OS laptops for a few years, but for most of 2015 the company’s lineup has had an interesting quirk: the HP Chromebook 11 featured an Intel Celeron Bay Trail processor while the HP Chromebook 14 had an NVIDIA Tegra K1 ARM Cortex-A15 chip. Now HP is updating it Chromebook lineup with […]

Zotac ZBOX CI322 nano: Fanless mini PC with Celeron J1900 Bay Trail

Zotac’s latest tiny desktop computer with a fanless design features an Intel Celeron J1900 Bay Trail processor, 802.11ac WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, and 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports. The Zotac ZBOX CI322 nano looks virtually identical to the company’s CI321 and CI320 models, but features a different chipset under the hood. Zotac’s C-series computers are small desktops that measure […]

Dell launches Inspiron Micro Windows mini-desktop for $180 and up

Dell has launched a new mini-desktop computer called the Inspiron Micro. It’s about the same size and price as a Dell Chromebox, but the Inspiron Micro runs Windows instead of Chrome OS. Prices start at around $180. Dell offers several different models with a choice of Intel Celeron J1800, J1900, or Pentium J2900 Bay Trail […]

Cloudsto X86 Nano PC is a tiny desktop with Ubuntu Linux (or Windows)

The folks at UK retailer Cloudsto have been offering tiny desktop computers loaded with Ubuntu Linux for a little while. But most have basically been Ubuntu versions of existing Android boxes with ARM-based processors. Now Cloudsto is introducing a line of mini PCs with x86 processors, starting with the Cloudsto X86 Nano Mini PC. It’s […]