PrimeMini 5 is a compact, fanless PC with Intel Whiskey Lake for $629 and up

Swiss PC maker Prime Computer has introduced a new mini desktop computer powered by an 8th-gen Intel Whiskey Lake 15-watt processor and up to 32GB of RAM. The PrimeMini 5 measures about 7″ x 4.5″ x 2.2″, which makes it a little larger than a typical Intel NUC computer. But the PrimeMini 5 is a […]

Chuwi LarkBox Pro 2.4 inch mini PC is faster, cheaper than the LarkBox

The Chuwi LarkBox is a tiny desktop computer that’s small enough to hold in the palm of your hand, but which has enough horsepower to function as a simple Windows or Linux PC, media center, or signage system, among other things. Now Chuwi has added a slightly more powerful version to the LarkBox family. Like […]

Acer Chromebox CXI4 with Intel Comet Lake coming in early 2021 for $260

Acer is updating Chromebox line of small form-factor desktop computers powered by Chrome OS with a new model sporting 10th-gen Intel Comet Lake processor options. The new Acer Chromebox CXI4 is set to hit the streets in the first quarter of 2021, when it will sell for $260 and up. Entry-level pricing will only get you […]

Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 is smaller, faster, and more capable

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has introduced a new version of the Raspberry Pi Compute Module designed for embedded applications. Priced at $25 and up, the new Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 has the same processor and memory options as last year’s Raspberry Pi 4, but in a smaller package that lakes full-sized ports, but which includes optional […]

MINISFORUM X35G mini PC with Intel Ice Lake hits Indiegogo for $350 and up (ships in November)

The MINISFORUM X35G is small, relatively inexpensive computer powered by a 10th-gen Intel Core i3 Ice Lake processor. First announced last month, the mini PC is now up for pre-order for $350 and up through an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign, and it’s set to begin shipping to backers in November. While there’s typically some risk involved […]

The new BBC micro:bit has a speaker, mic, and faster processor (tiny PC for students)

The BBC micro:bit is a tiny single-board computer designed to be distributed to students. First introduced five years ago, about five million micro:bit devices have been distributed to teachers and students around the world. Now the makers of the little computer have introduced a 2nd-gen model. The new BBC micro:bit features a much faster processor […]

Simply NUC is selling Ryzen 4000 mini PCs (Asus PN50-based)

After years of selling small desktop computers based on Intel’s NUC platform, last year the folks at Simply NUC started offering models with AMD Ryzen chips. Now the company is introducing a new line of compact computers powered by AMD Ryzen 4000 “Renoir” processors. The Simply NUC Aspen family of little computers are based on […]