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The new Zotac ZBOX PI336 is a pocket-sized fanless PC with support for dual 4K displays

Zotac is launching an updated version of one of the company’s smallest desktop computers. The new ZOTAC ZBOX PI336 pico is a fanless PC that measures just 4.6″ x 3″ x 0.8″. But under the hood it has a dual-core Intel processor with Intel UHD graphics and Zotac says the tiny computer can drive up to […]

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NVISEN FU01 is a fanless mini PC with Intel Tiger Lake and Thunderbolt 4

Chinese PC maker NVISEN has launched a new compact, fanless computer powered by a 28-watt, 11th-gen Intel Tiger Lake-U processor with Iris Xe graphics. The NVISEN FU01 is now available from Banggood for $550 and up. Measuring 7.5″ x 5″ x 2.5″, the FU1 is a little larger than some mini PCs, but it’s still rather […]

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Lilbits: Android 14 “UpsideDownCake,” AYA Neo OLED, and tiny SD cards for MacBooks

When the first MacBook Pro laptops with Apple Silicon launched last year, they brought along a feature that Apple had omitted from the line in recent years: an SD card reader. Standard SD cards jut out from the reader, but Transcend’s new JetDrive Lite is designed to sit flush with the side of a MacBook Pro. […]

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Mele Quieter3Q pocket-sized fanless PC has an Intel Celeron N5105 Jasper Lake processor

The Mele Quieter3Q is a small, fanless computer that measures just 5.2″ x 3.2″ x 0.7″ making it about the size of a (very thick) smartphone. But it’s a full-fledged desktop PC with full-sized HDMI, Ethernet, and USB ports and a 10-watt Intel Celeron N5105 quad-core processor and support for running Windows or Linux. And […]

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ASRock iBOX 1200 is a fanless mini PC powered by Intel Alder Lake

ASRock Industrial’s new iBOX 1200 line of computers are compact desktop PCs with fanless designs and 12th-gen Intel Core “Alder Lake” processors. Measuring 6.8″ x 4.3″ x 2″, these mini PCs are small enough to attach to the back of a display or mount to a wall, but powerful enough to drive up to four […]

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Lenovo ThinkPad X13s with Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 is the first ARM-based Thinkpad

The Lenovo ThinkPad X13s is a compact notebook with a 13.3 inch, 1920 x 1200 pixel display, a fanless design, and a body that measures just 0.53 inches thick and which weighs just 2.35 pounds. It’s also the first member of the ThinkPad family to be powered by an ARM-based processor. At the heart of the […]

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Lilbits: Google’s Privacy Sandbox for Android, Valve brings more Windows games to Linux, and a triple-screen PC powered by Raspberry Pi computers

Google is announcing a vague plan to provide Android users with more privacy from ad tracking technology… but unlike Apple, which has basically made tracking an opt-in experience on iOS, Google is trying to find a way to offer more privacy without completely gutting the advertising model that accounts for most of the company’s profits. We’ll […]

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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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Zotac ZBOX CI331 nano fanless mini PC with Celeron N5100 now available for $260 and up

The Zotac ZBOX CI331 nano is a small fanless desktop PC with a low-power Intel Celeron N5100 quad-core processor based on Jasper Lake architecture. The little computer offers silent operation and support for up to three displays, making it an option for home theater, digital signage or kiosk, or entry-level home or business computing. First […]

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Lilbits: What do you do when your phone stops receiving security updates?

Some Android phone makers are starting to get serious about offering long(er) term support for their phones, while others ship phones that may never see a single security update, much less a major operating system update. You’d think Google would be at the head of the class here, since the company’s Pixel phones run Google-made […]