Cubieboard4 octa-core mini PC launches for $125

The maker of the Cubieboard line of mini-computers and dev boards have released the most powerful version to date. The Cubieboard4 is a single-board computer with an Allwinner A80 octa-core processor, Gigabit Ethernet, HDMI and VGA ports, and USB 3.0 support. Cubietech has announced the the Cubieboard4 (also called the CC-A80) is now available for about […]

Lilbits (3-06-2015): Will you need a Nexus 6 to use Google’s cellular network?

Google plans to launch a wireless network soon — but it won’t be a rival to AT&T or Verizon. Instead, Google’s Sundar Pichai has said it’ll be a small-scale effort to test new technology that lets phones seamlessly transition from WiFi to 4G LTE. How small scale? Well, it’s not clear what geographic markets the […]

Snakebyte unveils the QEUS smart TV box

Gaming accessory maker Snakebyte is launching a new box designed to bring games, media, and other content to your TV. It’s an Android-powered device called the Snakebyte QEUS which is expected to launch this summer for under $100. The QEUS features a Rockchip RK3288 ARM Cortex-A17 quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, a microSD card slot, 802.11b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth, […]

System76 Meerkat is a tiny, Linux PC with a Broadwell CPU

Linux PC builder System76 plans to launch a tiny desktop PC with an Intel Broadwell processor and Ubuntu Linux software. Update: The System76 Meerkat is now available for $499 and up. The little computer is based on Intel’s NUC mini-desktop design and measures about 4 inches by 4 inches square. System76 says the Meerkat will support up […]

iConsole micro: TV Stick with an Intel CPU, Console OS (Android) software

Console OS is a custom version of Android optimized to run on computers with Intel processors. Don’t have a PC that supports the system requirements? No problem — the developers of the operating system plan to launch a tiny, low-power device that comes with Console OS pre-loaded. The iConsole micro is a TV stick with an Intel […]

Zotac introduces Steam Machine SN970 gaming PC

The first computer/game consoles running Valve’s SteamOS should begin shipping in November. Valve calls the systems Steam machines, and says about a dozen partners will be launching models. One of those partners is Zotac, which just unveiled the Zotac Steam Machine SN970, a small form-factor gaming PC that will ship with SteamOS. The SN970 features an […]

Gizmo 2 single-board PC with AMD CPU now available for $199

The Gizmo 2 is a small, single-board computer with a 1 GHz AMD embedded processor and Radeon HD graphics. It’s aimed at programmers and hobbyists, but it’s basically got the guts of a tiny, low-power desktop computer. GizmoSphere introduced the Gizmo 2 a few months ago, and now it’s available for $199 from Element14 and Symmetry […]

Shuttle DS57U is a small, fanless Broadwell-powered PC

Shuttle has been making small form-factor PCs and computer cases for over a decade, long before the small computers like the Mac Mini and Raspberry Pi hit the streets. Now Shuttle is updating its line of mini computers with its first model featuring an Intel Broadwell processor. The Shuttle DS57U is a fanless computer that measures […]