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Akasa’s new cases bring fanless design to Ryzen 4000U and 5000U mini PCs

Over the past few years we’ve seen a growing number of PC makers tap AMD’s Ryzen U-series laptop-class processors for use in min-desktops like the Asus PN51 and Gigabyte BRIX S. One thing they tend to have in common? Active cooling. But case maker Akasa has just introduced two new fanless PC cases that you […]

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DeskPi Lite is a $30 Raspberry Pi 4 case with 6 USB ports, 2 full-sized HDMI ports

The Raspberry Pi 4 Model B is a credit card-sized computer that sells for $35 and up, but that price only gets you a single-board computer without any sort of protective case. There’s an official case that sells for just $5, but over the years we’ve also seen hundreds of DIY and third-party solutions, some […]

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Akasa Turing QLX is a fanless chassis for Intel’s NUC 9 Pro Compute Element

Most of Intel’s NUC products are small desktop computers. But Intel recently shook things up with the introduction of Intel NUC Compute Element computer-on-a-module solutions that allow you to build your own modular PC for work or play. These Compute Elements pack a processor, memory, storage, and most other key features onto a module that […]

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DeskPi Pro is a Raspberry Pi 4 case with room for a 2.5 inch drive bay

The Raspberry Pi 4 is a single-board computer with a quad-core ARM Cortex-A72 processor, support for up to 8GB of RAM, and a starting price of $35 (for a model with 2GB of RAM). It’s hardly the most powerful computer money can buy, but it’s got enough horsepower to make it a decent media streamer, […]

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Cooler Master Pi Case 40 never needs to be removed from a Raspberry Pi (crowdfunding)

PC case maker Cooler Master’s latest product is a tiny case designed for the Raspberry Pi 4 single-board computer. It’s called the Cooler Master Pi Case 40, and it’s designed to be a durable, passively cooled case that lets you access all of the board’s connectors without removing the case. That even includes the 40-pin GPIO […]

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castAway case turns a smartphone into a dual-screen device (It’s also a phone-sized Chrome OS tablet)

Foldable smartphones like the Samsung Galaxy Fold and dual-screen accessories like LG G8X ThinQ Dual Screen have blurred the lines between smartphones and tablets this year. But what if you want to add a second screen to the phone you already have? The castAway smartphone case offers a solution. Maybe. OK, it’s a weird one. But […]

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This $16 Raspberry Pi case has a 3.5 inch touchscreen on top

Raspberry Pi computers don’t need a case, but it’s not a bad idea to put them in one to reduce the risk of breaking something. Plus some of them look nice… and others actually add functionality to Raspberry Pi’s cheap single-board computers. Case in point: Banggood is selling a $16 Raspberry Pi Case with a small […]

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This case works like an airbag for your smartphone (prototype)

Most smartphone cases are designed to protect your mobile device from minor scrapes, bumps, or falls… but drop your phone screen-first onto concrete and you’re probably out of luck unless you’ve got some serious screen protection. The AD Case could change that. It’s like a mobile airbag for your smartphone, with a set of springs […]