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Raspberry Pi brings an HP 95LX palmtop PC back to life

Before smartphones and tablets, and even before Palm Pilot, the Palm Pilot and Apple Newton, HP was experimenting with a different kind of pocket-sized computer: the palmtop PC. In 1991, the company released the HP 95LX, a machine that looked like a tiny laptop computer that shipped with MS-DOS software. With a 5.37 MHz NEC […]

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GPD Pocket 3 mini-laptop review (8 inch screen, modular ports, convertible design)

The GPD Pocket 3 is a small but versatile mini-laptop computer with an 8 inch display that supports pen and touch input, a swivel hinge that lets you fold the screen down over the keyboard for use in tablet mode, a backlit keyboard that’s just big enough for touch typing, and support for up to […]

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This mini PC has an ARMv8 processor and AMD Radeon RX 550 graphics

Chinese chip designer Tianjin Phytium Technology introduced a 25-watt, 8-core ARMv8 processor designed for desktop computers late last year. And now you can buy a computer powered by the chip. Maybe. The DragonBox Shop is taking pre-orders for mini PC with a Phytium D2000 processor and AMD Radeon RX 550 graphics for €471 ($530) with […]

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MINISFORUM EliteMini HX90 is mini PC with Ryzen 9 5900HX (Update: but you might want to wait to buy one)

The latest compact computer from Chinese PC maker MINISFORUM is also the company’s most powerful to date at least on paper. Unfortunately after some early reviewers got their hands on the hardware, they found some major areas where the MINISFORUM EliteMini HX90 fails to live up to the company’s promises. The computer measures 7.7″ x […]

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Geniatech XPI-iMX8MM is a Raspberry Pi clone with an NXP i.MX 8M Mini processor

Geniatech’s latest single-board computer is a credit card-sized PC with a 1.8 GHz NXP i.MX 8M Mini ARM Cortex-A53 quad-core processor and support for up to 4GB of RAM and 128GB of eMMC storage. If the Geniatech XPI-iMX8MM looks familiar, that’s because it’s basically a Raspberry Pi clone, with the same dimensions, a similar set […]

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Intel NUC 12 Enthusiast mini PC will have Alder Lake CPU and discrete graphics

The Intel NUC 11 Extreme just began shipping, with a modular design and support for bringing your support for bringing your own discrete graphics card. But details are already starting to leak about Intel’s next-gen NUC systems. According to a leaked slide published to Chinese social media site Weibo, the Intel NUC 12 Enthusiast will […]

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A RISC-V single-board PC is coming soon from Radxa and StarFive

Less than a week after we found out that the BeagleV Starlight single-board computer with a StarFive JH7100 RISC-V processor was not going to be mass produced, StarFive has announced that you may still be able to purchase a board soon using the same processor. The Chinese chip maker is partnering with single-board PC maker […]

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BeagleV Starlight RISC-V single-board computer canceled, a new model may be coming in 2022

The BeagleV Starlight single-board computer was supported to be an affordable development platform for folks who wanted to get started with RISC-V architecture. Expected to sell for under $150, the BeagleV project was first announced in January and boards were expected to begin shipping in April. But the BeagleV Starlight never went into mass production, […]

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GPD Win Max 2021 handheld gaming PC gets an Intel Core i7-1195G7 spec bump (crowdfunding begins July 29)

The GPD Win Max 2021 is a handheld gaming computer that’s also a mini-laptop thanks to a built-in keyboard, trackpad, and game controllers. It looks virtually identical to last year’s GPD Win Max, but the new model will be available with a choice of AMD Ryzen 4000 “Renoir” or 11th-gen Intel Core “Tiger Lake” processor options. […]

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PrimeMini Slim 2 is a fanless mini PC with Intel Core i5-10310U Comet Lake

The PrimeMini Slim 2 is small computer that measures about 8.2″ x 7.1″ x 1.5″ and features a fanless design. That means it has no moving parts to generate noise. And there are no vents, which means that the aluminum case is also dust and dirt resistant. It’s IP51 rated for dust and water resistance. […]

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Chuwi HeroBox Pro is a mini PC with Celeron N4500 for about $200

Chinese PC maker Chuwi’s latest small form-factor desktop computer features an Intel Celeron N4500 Jasper Lake processor, HDMI 2.0, VGA, and Gigabit Ethernet ports, and an aluminum alloy chassis that measures about 7.4″ x 5.4″ x 1.5″. The Chuwi HeroBox Pro is available from AliExpress with prices starting at under $200 for a model with 8GB […]