ASRock Beebox: fanless mini PC with Intel Braswell, USB type-C

ASRock plans to launch a small desktop computer with a low-power Intel Celeron N3000 dual-core processor and passive cooling (which means no noisy fans). It’s called the ASRock Beebox, and according to Hungarian website iPon, it’ll probably be available in select markets starting in June or July. The Beebox is about the same size as […]

Lilbits (5-11-2015): Debunking edition (Windows 10 isn’t totally free for Insiders)

There’s a story making the rounds that Windows 10 will be available as a free update for folks running pre-release builds of the operating system as part of the Windows Insider program… and it’s true. It’s just not quite the whole truth. The story comes from a comment made on Twitter by the head of […]

MeeGoPad T02 PC stick offers Ubuntu or Windows at lower price than Intel Compute Stick

MeegoPad was one of the first companies to launch a PC-on-a-stick with an Intel processor and support for Windows software. Unfortunately the MeegoPad T01 shipped with an unlicensed version of Windows, which means users had to either replace the OS or pay extra to upgrade to a full version. Now there are a number of […]

Cloudsto X86 Nano PC is a tiny desktop with Ubuntu Linux (or Windows)

The folks at UK retailer Cloudsto have been offering tiny desktop computers loaded with Ubuntu Linux for a little while. But most have basically been Ubuntu versions of existing Android boxes with ARM-based processors. Now Cloudsto is introducing a line of mini PCs with x86 processors, starting with the Cloudsto X86 Nano Mini PC. It’s […]