Banana Pi BPI-M5 is a single-board PC with Amlogic S905X3 quad-core Cortex-A55 processor

The folks at Banana Pi have been cranking out single-board computers for a few years that look like Raspberry Pi devices, but which sport different specs. The next model will be the Banana Pi BPI-M5, a little computer that measures about 3.6″ x 2.4″ and which supports Linux and Android operating systems. It’s a follow-up to […]

This $10 single-board computer is faster than a Raspberry Pi 3

When the first Raspberry Pi computer launched in 2012, there was nothing quite like it on the market: a $35 single-board computer designed for education, home use, or development projects. These days cheap mini PCs and development kits are plentiful. But I was still surprised to see the Iconikal Rockchip 3328 single-board computer selling for […]

The new ECS Liva Q1 mini PC has the same processor as the old model (but more ports)

Taiwanese PC maker Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has been producing tiny desktop PCs under the Liva brand for years, and the the latest models are the ECS Liva Q1D and ECS Liva Q1L. Both are 2.9″ x 2.9″ x 1.4″ computers with Intel Apollo Lake low-power processors… which are the same chips featured in the original ECS Liva […]

AYA Neo handheld gaming PC “Founder Edition” coming in October

It’s only been a few months since the developers of the Aya Neo handheld gaming PC starting showing off prototypes of their little computer with an AMD Ryzen 5 4500U processor. Now the lead developer of the project says a first batch of Aya Neo “Founder Edition” devices will launch in October. It’s unclear how […]

Lilbits: The tiniest “iMac,” Android for PCs, and Surface Duo unboxed

Apple sells iMac computers with a choice of 21.5 inch or 27 inch displays. Want something a bit smaller? Then you’re just going to have to build one yourself… like YouTuber The Casual Engineer did. Kind of. The “World’s Smallest iMac” looks like an Apple computer, but behind the 7 inch display is a Raspberry […]

First Look: GMK NucBox 2.4 inch mini PC hits Indiegogo August 25 for $159 and up

The GMK NucBox is a tiny desktop computer small enough to hold in the palm of your hand, but powerful enough to handle 4K video playback and many common tasks thanks to its 10-watt Intel Celeron J4125 quad-core processor. GMK plans to begin taking pre-orders for $159 and up through an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign that […]