MaaXBoard Nano is a Raspberry Pi-sized mini PC with i.MX 8M Nano processor

AVnet’s MaaXBoard line of single-board computers are the same size as a Raspberry Pi Model B, but instead of Broadcom chips, they’re powered by NXP i.MX 8M processors. The latest model is the MaaXBoard Nano, which is a 3.3″ x 1.8″ computer-on-a-board featuring an i.MX 8M Nano processor, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of eMMC storage, a […]

Pine64 introduces Quartz64 single-board PC with RK3566 processor, teases upcoming RISC-V board

One of the next single-board computers from Pine64 is a 5.2″ x 3.1″ mini PC powered by a 1.8 GHz Rockchip RK3566 ARM Cortex-A55 processor and support for up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of eMMC storage, plus a lot of ports and connectors. It’s called the Quartz64 model-A and while Pine64 hasn’t announced pricing or […]

SolidRun CuBox-M is a 2 inch i.MX8M mini PC with Android and Linux support

SolidRun’s new CuBox-M is a tiny computer stuffed into a cube-shaped box that measures 2″ x 2″ x 2″. The little is powered by either a dual-core or quad-core NXP i.MX8M ARM Cortex-A53 processor, features support for AI, machine learning, and natural language processing, and support for Android or Linux. The CuBox-M has a starting price […]

AYA Neo Ryzen 4500U handheld gaming PC crowdfunding begins after Chinese New Year

The AYA Neo handheld gaming PC has been under development since last spring, and recently the makers of the little computer shipped the first 500 Founder Edition devices to customers in China. With factories in that country shutting down for Chinese New Year though, the folks at AYA say the next 900 pre-orders won’t go […]

MINISFORUM U800 mini PCs now available with Intel Coffee Lake or Comet Lake chips

Chinese PC maker MINISFORUM is taking pre-orders for two new mini desktop computers powered by Intel chips that are a little bit old, but which still offer decent bang for the buck. The MINISFORUM U820 and MINISFORUM U850 are available for $599 and up, with an estimated ship date of April, 2021. The first 100 customers can also save […]

Several old gadgets gave their life so this DIY handheld PC with a swivel hinge could live

Redditor Sleepless_Engineer’s homemade Swivel Hinge UMPC is a homemade handheld computer that has, you guessed it, a swivel hinge that can rotate left or right and fold down over the keyboard for use in tablet mode It’s also one of those projects that’s kind of so ugly that it’s beautiful… but mostly I’m just astonished […]

ASRock Jupiter X300 mini PC supports 65 watt Ryzen 4000 chips

ASRock’s latest compact computer is a 7.1″ x 7.1″ x 1.3″ desktop PC with support for up to a 65-watt AMD Ryzen 4000G series “Renoir” processor with integrated graphics. Basically the new ASRock Jupiter X300 is what you’d get if you took the DeskMini X300 the company launched last year and flattened it (and stretched it […]

MINISFORUM EliteMini X400 mini PC with Ryzen Pro 4000U now available for $579 and up

The MINISFORUM EliteMini X400 is a desktop computer that measures about 6.1″ x 6″ x 2.4″, making it a little larger than a typical Intel NUC, but still pretty small by desktop computer standards. And unlike Intel’s mini PCs, this compact computer is powered by an AMD Ryzen Pro 4000U processor. First announced in October, […]

ZimaBoard is a hackable single-board server with Intel Apollo Lake (crowdfunding)

Folks have been using inexpensive single-board computers like the Raspberry Pi to create DIY home servers for about as long as inexpensive SBCs have been a thing. But the ZimaBoard is one of the first I’ve seen that’s custom made to be used as a DIY, hackable server. The ZimaBoard is a small, fanless computer […]