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First look at Shuttle’s new Cedar Trail, fanless computers

Small form factor PC maker Shuttle is preparing to launch at least three new mini-desktop computers. All three will feature 2.13 GHz Intel Atom D2700 dual core processors. Intel’s new chip has a maximum TDP of 10W and doesn’t generate much heat, which allows all three of the new computers to use passive cooling. That […]

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ECS BR95IIX desktop PC crams a Sandy Bridge CPU into a nettop shell

A new mini-desktop computer from EliteGroup Computer Systems (ECS) showed up at the FCC website this week. It looks like a low-power nettop computer, but it will be available with Intel Core i5 or Core i7 Sandy Bridge processors, making it a pretty decent replacement for a full-sized desktop PC. ECS is a Taiwanese computer manufacturer, […]

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Asus introduces Eee Box EB1031 Cedar Trail nettop

Asus has introduced a new super-slim desktop computer called the Eee Box EB1031. It has a 2.13 GHz Intel Atom D2700 Cedar Trail processor with support for 1080p HD video playback, up to 4GB of RAM, and a 2.5″ hard drive bay with support for up to 500GB of storage. The EB1031 also as USB […]

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Lenovo launches the IdeaCentre Q180 nettop for $369 and up

Lenovo has introduced a new mini-desktop that the company calls the world’s smallest desktop computer. The Lenovo IdeaCentre Q180 is pretty small, measuring just 7.6″ x 6.1″ x 0.86″, but it’s certainly not the smallest desktop PC… not by a long shot. You don’t even have to look at minuscule computers like the Trim Slice, Raspberry Pi to […]

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Fit-PC3 mini-computer with HD graphics is finally shipping

It’s been almost a year since Compulab introduced the Fit-PC3, a desktop computer that’s small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, but which features HD graphics capabilities. Now it’s finally available for purchase. The Fit-PC3 includes an AMD embedded processor with Radeon HD graphics. The little computer has space for 2 sticks […]

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Zotac launches ZBOX nano AD10 nettop with an AMD Fusion chip

Zotac has launched a new mini-desktop PC called the ZBOX nano AD10. The little box features an 1.6 GHz AMD E-350 dual core processor and Radeon HD 6310 graphics, which should give it more than enough power for handling HD video, Blu-ray disks, or Adobe Flash content. The AD10 also features two USB 3.0 ports, […]

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Raspberry Pi’s $25 computer inches closer to reality – Video

Raspberry Pi plans to develop a miniature, low power computer that can be sold for about $25. The company is still a few steps away from that dream, but this week Raspberry Pi got one step closer with the introduction of a new alpha board that’s a fully functional computer that fits in the palm […]

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Stealth introduces low-power mini mini PC, charges an arm and leg for it

Stealth Computer has a long track record of releasing rugged and industrial computers, including a line of mini PCs for use in vehicles or other tight spaces. Now the company has introduced a new model called the LPC-125LPM which is a pretty nifty looking little computer. It measures 6.1″ x 4″ x 1.45″ and weighs […]