Jide launches $99 Remix IO Android mini PC/game console/TV box (crowdfunding)

Jide Technology is launching its second Android-powered mini PC. Kind of. Last year’s Remix Mini was a small, inexpensive box that you could use as a computer thanks to Jide’s Android-based Remix OS software. But this year the company is launching a device that it’s positioning as 3 products in one: a PC, a game […]

ECS launches mPC Gen2 mini-desktops with Skylake chips

Elitegroup Computer Systems is following up last year’s mPC mini-desktop computer with a new 2nd-gen model sporting higher-performance processors. While the original mPC was powered by a 7.5 watt Intel Celeron Bay Trail Trail processor, the new ECS mPC Gen2 is equipped to handle 15 watt Intel Core i3, Core i5, or Core i7 Skylake processors. […]

Hands-on with the HP Elite Slice modular desktop PC

HP’s Elite Slice computer is a desktop PC that crams an Intel Skylake processor, up to 8GB of RAM and up to 500GB of storage into a a case that’s just 6 inches across and 1.5 inches deep. Worried that there’s no room for things like an optical disc drive? The HP Slice is a […]

Acer Revo Base mini PC supports up to a Core i7 CPU, up to 2TB of storage

Acer is expanding its Revo line of tiny desktop computers with a new model called the Revo Base. The computer measures about 5.5″ x 5.5″ x 2.1″, making the Revo Base a little larger than an Intel NUC computer. But under the hood, this little system will be available with up to an Intel Core i7 […]

Kangaroo Mobile Desktop mini PC review

I’ve seen a lot of tiny desktop computers in the past few years. The Kangaroo Mobile Desktop is one of the most unusual. This little Windows 10 computer isn’t as small as an Intel Compute Stick or as powerful as an Intel NUC-style system. But this little computer from InFocus is small enough to slide into one pocket, speedy […]

ChimpBox: Small, fanless desktop with PCLinuxOS for $300 and up

So you want a tiny desktop computer that supports a Linux-based operating system and don’t want to pay for a Windows license you won’t use… but you also don’t want a barebones computer. You want something that comes with memory, storage, and maybe even a free operating system? Enter the ChimpBox. It’s a desktop computer […]

Lenovo IdeaCentre 610S is a tiny computer with a detachable projector

Lenovo is no stranger to the tiny desktop space. The company’s IdeaCentre Q series notebooks have been around for years, and Lenovo has positioned them as machines for home theaters, among other things. But Lenovo’s new IdeaCentre 610S is basically a theater-in-a-box, because this small form-factor computer comes with a wireless projector that can be stacked […]

Dell launches Inspiron Micro Windows mini-desktop for $180 and up

Dell has launched a new mini-desktop computer called the Inspiron Micro. It’s about the same size and price as a Dell Chromebox, but the Inspiron Micro runs Windows instead of Chrome OS. Prices start at around $180. Dell offers several different models with a choice of Intel Celeron J1800, J1900, or Pentium J2900 Bay Trail […]

ZaReason Zini 1550 is a Linux mini desktop PC with Intel Broadwell

Linux PC retailer ZaReason has released one of its first computers with an Intel Broadwell processor. The ZaReason Zini 1550 is a tiny desktop computer which sells for $549 and up. It’s based on Intel’s NUC mini PC platform, but unlike some NUC systems, the Zini 1550 comes with memory, storage, and an operating system […]

Logic Supply ML100: A fanless, industrial Intel NUC mini PC

Like Intel’s NUC line of tiny desktop computers but want one with a fanless case… and a rugged design appropriated for industrial applications? OK, the Logic Supply ML100 probably isn’t designed for home use, but it’s an interesting take on Intel’s NUC design. This compact computer features an Intel Bay Trail or Broadwell processor, passive […]