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Maxtang NX6412-4L packs Elkhart Lake and 4 LAN ports into a fanless PC

The fanless PC specialists at Maxtang have revealed the NX6412-4L. It’s a compact, industrial computer powered by an Intel Elkhart Lake J6412 processor. The 10-Watt J-series Celeron is clocked at 2.0Ghz and can burst up to 2.6Ghz. You can install up to 32GB of DDR4 memory in a single SODIMM socket. Storage can be added […]

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Fitlet3 small, fanless PC with Intel Elkhart Lake coming soon

Compulab’s new fitlet3 is a compact computer with a fanless design for silent operation and support for Intel Elkhart Lake low-power processor options. Designed for use as an IoT gateway or fanless industrial computer, the fitlet3 is basically a small form-factor computer that measures 5.2″ x 3.9″ x 3.4″ that’s available now for $234 and […]

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UP Squared 6000 is a single-board PC with Intel Elkhart Lake for $219 and up

The UP Squared 6000 is a single-board computer that measures about 4″ x 4″ and comes with a choice of four different Intel Elkhart Lake processor options. It’s the latest in a line of PC boards that AAEON has introduced under the UP brand, and it’s available for pre-order now for $219 and up with […]

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Lilbits: Playdate dissected, PC shipments continue to rise, and Chromebooks lose support for MS Office Android apps

Chromebooks are basically just laptops that ship with Google’s Chrome OS rather than another operating system. But since Chrome OS was designed to put the web browser front and center, some folks have insisted that it’s not a real operating system – after all, it loses much of its functionality if you lose your internet connection. […]

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ASRock introduces a line of mini PCs with Intel Elkhart Lake chips

ASRock is launching two new mini PCs powered by low-power Intel Elkhart Lake processors. The iBOX-J6412 is a fanless computer that measures 5.31″ x 4.33″ x 1.75″ while the NUC BOX-J6412 is an even smaller mode that measures 4.63″ x 4.33″ x 1.88″ and has a fan inside the case for active cooling. According to […]

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Lilbits: DSL conundrum, Pixel 2 EOL, and a $6K Android camera

My first broadband internet connection was DSL. After years of dialup, the ability to surf the web with speeds measured in MB rather than KB per second felt like living in the future. But these days DSL is aging technology that’s been largely left behind by the proliferation of cable, fiber, and cellular technologies that […]

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Intel launches Elkhart Lake: 10nm Atom, Celeron, and Pentium chips for embedded applications

Intel’s new 11th-gen Core “Tiger Lake” processors for laptops and low-power desktops are grabbing a lot of attention thanks to a big graphics boost and a more modest bump in CPU performance. But this year Intel is also giving its low-cost, low-power “Atom” chips a major update. A bunch of new chips with “Tremont” CPU […]

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Intel Core i5-L16G7 Lakefield chip details leaked

The upcoming Intel Lakefield processors will be the first in a new line of processors from the companies to combine CPU cores featuring different architectures. It’s basically Intel’s answer to ARM’s big.LITTLE technology that allows high-performance CPU cores to be paired with cheaper, more energy-efficient cores to balance performance, battery life, and price. We already knew […]

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Intel’s upcoming “Jasper Lake” chips could bring Gen11 graphics to Celeron and Pentium low-power processors

Intel doesn’t use the Atom name very much anymore, but the company still ships a lot of Atom-based, low-power processors for use in low-cost Chromebooks and Windows laptops. Basically if you find a sub-$300 laptop with an Intel Celeron or Pentium processor based on Gemini Lake or Apollo Lake architecture, you’re probably getting the successor […]

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Intel “Tremont” low-power chip details coming soon (next-gen Atom)

Intel’s new 10th-gen Core processors for mobile devices include Comet Lake chips that use as little as 4.5 watts of power and Ice Lake processors that use as much as 28 watts. But the company also has another line of low-power chips aimed at cheaper laptops, tablets, mini PCs, and IoT devices — and the […]