Lilbits 399: Huawei’s chips, OnePlus x-ray cam, and Facebook gets GIPHY

Earlier this week the US government extended its order prohibiting US companies from using telecommunications equipment from Huawei or ZTE by another year. Now the Trump Administration has introduced a new executive order that could make things even more difficult for Huawei. US companies were already blocked from selling equipment and intellectual property to the […]

Shuttle launches DS10U line of fanless Whiskey Lake desktops

A few months after launching the XPC nano NC10U line of small desktop computers with Intel Whiskey Lake processors, Shuttle is introducing the Shuttle XPC slim DS10U series of fanless mini PCs with Whiskey Lake chips. With a steel chassis and a passive cooling system, this model is a little larger than their actively cooled counterparts. But at […]

Shuttle XPC nano NC10U is a 5.6-inch square desktop with Intel Whiskey Lake

Small form-factor PC maker Shuttle’s latest mini desktop sports a 15 watt Intel Whiskey Lake-U processor, Gigabit Ethernet, and DisplayPort and HDMI 2.0a ports with support for 4K video playback. Shuttle calls the XPC nano NC10U a palm-sized computer, but that’s a little disingenuous since, at about 5.6″ x 5.6″ x 1.7″ it’s actually a little larger […]

Lilbits 319: Chrome gets more secure, uses more RAM

Google’s Chrome web browser has always been something of a memory hog, which is to be expected from an application that runs a new process for each browser tab. Now Google has introduced something called “site isolation,” which means that not only does each tab have its own process, but each process can also now […]

Shuttle’s DH02U mini PC packs NVIDIA graphics, measures 1.7 inches thick

Shuttle is updating its line of small form-factor PCs with two of the smallest desktops to feature NVIDIA GeForce graphics. The Shutttle DH02U measures 7.5″ x 6.5″ x 1.7″ and features an Intel Celeron 3865U dual-core processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 graphics, while the Shuttle DH02U5 is the same size and packs an Intel […]

Shuttle launches NC03U Kaby Lake mini PC

Shuttle is updating its line of tiny desktop computers with several new models sporting Intel Kaby Lake chips. The new Shuttle XPC NC03U nano is a PC that measures 5.6″ x 5.6″ x 1.7″ and which has room under the hood for a 2.5 inch hard drive or SSD and up to 32GB of DDR4-2133 MHz […]

Shuttle launches two Android/Rockchip Mini PCs for under $150 each

Shuttle has added two new tiny computers to its XPC nano line of products. The Shuttle XPC nano NS02A and NS02E both measure 5.6″ x 5.6″ x 1.1″ and feature fanless designs and power consumption of  just 5 watts. But while most Shuttle computers are designed for Intel processors, the new models are both powered […]