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 […]

Review: Acer Swift 3 with Ryzen 7 4700U is a $650 laptop that punches above its class

The Acer Swift 3 line of laptops are thin, light, and designed to offer a good balance of performance, mobility, and price – and the latest version seems to very much deliver on that promise. The Acer Swift 3 (SF314-42-R9YN) is a 14 inch laptop that weighs less than 2.7 pounds, measures just over 0.6 inches thick […]

AMD introduces Ryzen and Athlon chips for Chromebooks

Last year AMD introduced its first chips designed for Chromebooks, and within a few months a handful of PC makers began selling Chrome OS laptops powered by the inexpensive, low-power processors. Now AMD is taking aim at higher-performance Chromebooks. The company has introduced a new line of Ryzen and Athlon chips for Chromebooks. And unlike […]

AYA Neo handheld gaming PC “Founder Edition” coming in October

It’s only been a few months since the developers of the Aya Neo handheld gaming PC starting showing off prototypes of their little computer with an AMD Ryzen 5 4500U processor. Now the lead developer of the project says a first batch of Aya Neo “Founder Edition” devices will launch in October. It’s unclear how […]

Tuxedo Pulse 14 is a 2.4 pound Linux laptop with AMD Ryzen 4000H

A month after launching the Tuxedo Pulse 15 Linux laptop powered by up to an AMD Renoir processor, Tuxedo Computers is introducing a 14 inch model. The new Tuxedo Pulse 14 is available with the same powerful processor options, but comes  in a smaller, lighter case. The laptop weighs just 2.3 pounds, measures just 16.8mm (0.66 […]

Leaked AMD roadmap includes next-gen Ryzen Embedded and Zen 3 for laptops and desktops

AMD’s latest laptop processors offer an impressive mix of performance and power consumption. But the current-gen AMD Ryzen 4000 “Renoir” series chips are based on the chip maker’s Zen 2 CPU architecture, not the newer Zen 3 architecture that was originally expected to be available this year. So when is Zen 3 coming? In 2021, […]