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This is Microsoft’s canceled Surface Mini (@evleaks)

We’ve already gotten a pretty good look at the Surface Mini tablet Microsoft had planned to release in 2014, before canceling at the last minute. But now Evan Blass (@evleaks) has released some marketing materials created for the discontinued device, including a spec sheet and some rendered pictures. It looks like the Surface Mini would […]

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Intel NUC mini PC with Core i7 Broadwell, Iris graphics coming in Q2, 2015

Intel recently revealed that its first NUC mini computer with a Core i7 processor is scheduled to launch in the second quarter of 2015. But it turns out that’s not the only thing that makes the new system special. The Intel NUC5i7RYH will also be the first member of the NUC family to feature Intel […]

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Alcatel OneTouch to demo tablet with iris recognition

Most modern smartphones and tablets offer basic security features such as an option to require a PIN code, or gestured to unlock a device. Some even feature facial recognition software or fingerprint readers. So what’s next? Iris scans. Alcatel OneTouch and Iritech plan to show off a tablet with iris recognition features at Mobile World […]

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Zotac launches mini PCs with Haswell CPUs, Iris Pro graphics

Zotac launched its first small form-factor desktop computers featuring Intel Haswell processors a few months ago. Now the company has a few new models, featuring more powerful chips with Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200. The company is showing off the Zotac ZBOX EI730 and EI750 at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Shows. The ZBOX EI730 features […]

Posted inNews Haswell-powered gaming PC dual boots Android, Ubuntu

Sure, the graphics capabilities of ARM-based chips keep getting better. But have you ever wished you could run Android games on a computer with desktop-class graphics? Yeah me neither — there’s not really much point, since those games were designed for ARM-based devices. But that’s not stopping the maker of the gaming system from […]