Lilbits: GMK’s 2.4 inch mini PC is now available, Android picks up new features, and Raspberry Pi OS gains performance enhancements

The GMK NucBox mini PC that I reviewed this summer is now available for purchase from GMK or Amazon, no crowdfunding campaign required. The unit I tested in August was a pre-release model and offered decent performance for a Windows PC in a 2.4″ x 2.4 ” x 1.7″ case. But I wasn’t able to […]

Intel NUC mini PC with Tiger Lake coming this month (gaming model in early 2021)

Intel’s next tiny desktop computer is likely coming this month, and it’ll be the first member of the Intel NUC family powered by an Intel Tiger Lake processor… but it won’t be the last. Earlier this year FanlessTech revealed that we could expect Intel’s Panther Canyon NUC with an Intel Tiger Lake processor by the end […]

NanoPi R4S is a tiny headless PC with RK3399 processor and two Gigabit Ethernet ports

The latest tiny, low-power computer from FriendlyELEC is a 2.6″ x 2.6″ single-board PC with a Rockchip RK3399 hexa-core processor, support for up to 4GB of RAM, and a microSD card for storage. The NanoPi R4S doesn’t have a video out port, so it’s not designed to be plugged into a TV or monitor for […]

Mele PCG02 PC stick now available with 8GB RAM and Celeron J4125

This summer Chinese device maker Mele launched a computer-on-a-stick featuring an Intel Gemini Lake processor, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, and an Ethernet port. Now the company has an updated model with more of everything (except ports). The updated Mele PCG02 is a fanless PC stick with a faster processor, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB of […]

Waveshare’s Raspberry Pi 400 kits bundle a touchscreen display with the computer-in-a-keyboard

The Raspberry Pi 400 is a computer stuffed inside a keyboard, featuring a quad-core ARM Cortex-A72 processor, 4GB of RAM, WiFi, Bluetooth, and a starting price of $70 for the computer alone or $100 for a computer + mouse, power supply, and microSD card with Raspberry Pi’s Linux-based operating system pre-installed. One thing that’s not […]

MINISFORUM EliteMini UM700: Mini PC with Ryzen 7 3750H for $569 and up

MINISFORUM has been on a tear this fall, releasing a series of compact desktop computers in rapid succession, including a model with discrete graphics, one with an Intel Ice Lake processor, and another with up to an AMD Ryzen 7 4750G processor. The latest entry is the MINISFORUM EliteMini UM700. It’s a 5″ x 5″ […]

Gigabyte BRIX mini PCs with AMD Ryzen 4000, Intel Tiger Lake chips coming soon (Updated)

Gigabyte’s BRIX line of computers are small form-factor desktops that have historically been powered by Intel processors… with a few exceptions over the years that have featured AMD chips under the hood. This year with the AMD and Intel duking it out in the power/performance/price race like never before, AMD seems to be hedging its bets. […]

Pantera Pico PC is a 2.4 inch PC with more ports than most (crowdfunding)

There are a growing number of tiny desktop computers measuring about 2.4″ x 2.4″ x 1.6″. Most seem to be based on the same reference design as the Chuwi LarkBox, which was the first to launch, although there are some differences in processor and storage options. But the Pantera Pico PC from XDO is the […]