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PiPocket transforms a Raspberry Pi CM4 into an HDMI stick for your TV or monitor (crowdfunding)

There’s no shortage of cheap gadgets you can plug into the HDMI port of a TV to turn it into a smart display for streaming media from Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, or Disney+. But the Raspberry Pi-powered PiPocket goes a bit further and basically lets you turn any display with an HDMI input into a Linux […]

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RikoMagic V7 is a TV stick with RK3568 and Android 11 for $105

It’s been ten years since I got my hands on the Rikomagic MK802, one of the first ARM-based PC-on-a-stick products that eventually paved the way for everything from the Amazon Fire TV Stick and Roku Streaming Stick to PC sticks with x86 processors. Now Rikomagic has launched a new model called the RKM V7. It […]

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Mele PCG02 Pro: Tiny Intel Celeron-powered PC supports an NMVe SSD

Chinese computer maker Mele is expanding its PCG02 line of pocket-sized desktop computers with a new “Pro” model that’s the first in the series to support an optional M.2 2280 PCIe NVMe SSD. The new Mele PCG02 Pro is available now for $200 and up. The entry-level model is a pocket-sized computer with a fanless design, […]

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PC sticks with Intel Celeron J4125 processor now sell for $180 and up

I’m not sure how much demand there is for PC-on-a-stick computers with Intel Celeron J4125 quad-core Gemini Lake processors, but the supply seems to be growing. Each model is a full-fledged computer small enough to fit in a pocket, and designed to plug directly into the HDMI port of a TV or monitor, and prices start at around $180.

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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 […]

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This $159 stick is a Windows 10 PC with an Intel quad-core processor

Chinese PC maker XCY specializes in small desktop computers, but the company’s latest model is its smallest yet. The new XCY Mini PC Stick is a 5.3″ x 1.8″ x 0.6″ stick with an HDMI connector on one end, allowing you to plug the stick directly into the video input on a TV or monitor, much […]

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Lilbits 6-01-2020: Android 11 beta leaked early, postmarketOS turns 3, and a new PC stick

A month after Liliputing reported on a $190 PC stick with a dual-core Intel Gemini Lake processor called the MINISFORUM S40, a new model call the S41 is available. And it’s got a quad-core Gemini Lake processor, which should lead to a significant performance bump when it comes to multitasking or running multi-threaded applications. The […]

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Aging Asus VivoStick PC-on-a-stick gets a slight spec bump

Four years after launching a tiny computer-on-a-stick that plugs straight into the HDMI port of a monitor or TV, the Asus VivoStick is getting a slight spec bump. And when I say slight, I mean the new model still has the disappointing Intel Atom x5-Z8350 Cherry Trail processor. But the new VivoStick TS10-B174D has twice the […]

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Mele’s fanless Apollo Lake PC stick now available for under $200

After unveiling a new PC-on-a-stick with an Intel Apollo Lake processor and a fanless design at CES in January, Chinese device maker Mele is now selling the new PCG02 Apo. You can pick up a model with a Celeron N3450 quad-core processor, 4GB of RAM, and 32GB of storage from Mele’s AliExpress store for $200. […]