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Intel NUC 12 Enthusiast “Serpent Canyon” mini PC up for pre-order with Intel Alder Lake + Arc graphics

The Intel NUC 12 Enthusiast is a compact desktop computer that packs a lot of horsepower into its small body. Also known by the code name “Serpent Canyon,” the computer features a 45-watt Intel Core i7-12700H processor and Intel Arc A770M discrete graphics. We first started hearing about the Serpent Canyon system earlier this summer, […]

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H96 MAX V58 Android TV box has an RK3588 processor and up to 8GB RAM and 64GB storage

The H96 MAX V58 is a set-top box that ships with software based on Android 12. Designed to let you watch videos, play games, and run other Android apps on a TV, it ships with a remote control and comes with WiFi 6, dual antennas, a Gigabit Ethernet jack and an HDMI 2.0 port with […]

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MINISFORUM EliteMini HX90G is a mini PC with Ryzen 9 5900HX and Radeon RX 6600M

The MINISFORUM EliteMini HX90G is a compact desktop computer with the specs of a decent gaming laptop. Measuring 205 x 203 x 69mm (8.1″ x 8″ x 2.7″), the computer is smaller than some game consoles, but it should have enough horsepower under the hood to offer 60 fps gaming for many modern titles. MINISFORUM plans […]

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Lilbits: 140W USB Type-C chargers arrive (power a MacBook Pro 16), Vivo X Fold+ coming soon

You can charge a growing number of laptops using a USB Type-C wall charger. But up until recently, most of those chargers topped out at charging speeds under 100 watts, which meant you couldn’t use them with higher-power notebooks like the latest MacBook Pro 16. But now a handful of companies have begun selling 140W […]

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Lilbits: Steam Deck’s evolutionary history, Windows Terminal themes, and 80 Gbps Thunderbolt connections

Valve’s Steam Deck is a handheld gaming PC with a custom AMD processor featuring RDNA 2 graphics and a 7 inch touchscreen display sandwiched between game controllers and touchpads. But before the specs and design were finalized, Valve built a lot of different prototypes. And the company showed them off as part of a launch […]

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Lilbits: Cellphone with a rotary dial coming soon, OpenWrt 22.03 released, and Pixel 7 and Pixel Watch launch date announced

A few years ago Justine Haupt combined classic phone design and modern tech to create a working cellphone with a rotary dial. Later she began selling kits to folks who wanted to make their own. Soon a version aimed at folks who aren’t hardware hackers will ship, and a video shows how the new Rotary Un-Smartphone […]

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MINISFORUM EliteMini 550 now available as barebones mini PC (bring your own CPU and GPU)

The MINISFORUM EliteMini B550 is a compact desktop computer with support for up to a 65-watt AMD Ryzen 4000 or 5000 desktop processor. But what makes it really stand out from other mini PCs is that the system comes with a dock that allows you to connect a desktop graphics card and power supply. When the […]

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Topton NAS N1 is a dual-bay home storage server with AMD Athlon 3050e and 4 Ethernet ports

Chinese PC maker Topton has been selling compact desktop computers for years. But one of the company’s newest devices is a different kind of small form-factor PC. The Topton NAS N1 is a network-attached storage device that you can use as a home media server, file backup system, or to set up your own private […]