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AMD launches Ryzen Embedded V3000 chips with Zen 3 CPU cores

AMD’s Ryzen Embedded chips offer many of the same features as the company’s mainstream desktop and laptop processors, but are designed for embedded applications such as storage, networking, or edge computing devices. Since these chips are aimed at commercial and enterprise customers, AMD typically sells and supports Ryzen Embedded chips for at least 10 years. […]

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Lilbits: Dark mode comes to Chrome OS, Amazon buys iRobot (maker of Roomba), DuckDuckGo Browser now blocks Microsoft trackers

Google has added support for light and dark themes to Chrome OS. The operating system is a little late to the party, with rival platforms having supported system-wide dark mode for years. But better later than never. In other tech news from around the web, GitLab has walked back a decision to delete older, inactive […]

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AMD launches Ryzen Embedded R2000 processors with Zen+ CPU cores and Radeon Vega graphics

AMD is refreshing its line of Ryzen Embedded processors with four new chips designed for use in industrial, robotics, IoT, and other embedded applications. The company says its Ryzen Embedded R2000 processors deliver up to 81% higher CPU and graphics performance than the previous-gen Ryzen R1000 series, which sounds like a pretty big jump until […]

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HP Elite t655 Thin Client is a compact PC with Ryzen Embedded

Thin Clients are typically compact, low-power, low-performance computers that don’t need a lot of horsepower, because their primary purpose is to connect to a remote server that’s doing all the real work. But sometimes the lines get blurry, and it’d be easy to mistake the upcoming HP Elite t655 Thin Client for a full-fledged desktop computer. After […]

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Lilbits: New (old) games for feature phones, a fanless Ryzen mini PC and Jolla finally turns a profit

KaiOS is a Linux-based operating system that powers more than 150 million feature phones. It’s not considered a full-fledged smartphone operating system due to limited functionality and limited support for third-party apps. But it brings features like a web browser, media player, and some apps to cheap phones that may not have touchscreen displays. And […]

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Meet some of the first mini PCs with Ryzen Embedded V2000 chips

This week AMD introduced its second-gen Ryzen Embedded processor lineup, promising up to a 2X performance boost over the previous-gen. While the new Ryzen Embedded V2000 chips aren’t nearly as fast as the company’s latest mainstream laptop and desktop processors, they’re designed for use in different types of computers – think thin clients, industrial and […]

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AMD launches Ryzen Embedded V2000 chips with up to 2X performance boost

It’s been a few years since AMD introduced its first Ryzen chips for embedded devices, and in that time the company’s laptop, desktop, and server processors have made big strides in performance while the embedded chips have… not. Now AMD is updating its embedded chip family with the introduction of Ryzen Embedded V2000 processors. They’re […]