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Amazon turns Fire TV Cube into thin clients for business customers

Amazon has launched a new thin client solution for users of the company’s cloud-based virtual desktop solution called Amazon WorkSpaces. And when I say “new,” I mean Amazon basically repurposed its existing Fire TV Cube as a thin client. It’s now available as an Amazon WorkSpaces Thin Client for $195 and up. The hardware is […]

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Lilbits: Remembering the Apple Newton, using a 2003 Windows Mobile PDA in 2022, and exploring one of the earliest builds of Android

Apparently it’s nostalgia week in the mobile tech world. Ars Technica decided to take a trip down memory lane by remembering the Apple Newton 30 years after Apple announced its first handheld. While the Newton was widely considered a flop, maybe it was just ahead of time. We certainly now live in a world where […]

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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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ZTE Taichi Cloud Computer W100D is a terminal that looks like a USB docking station

At first glance, the ZTE Taichi W100D looks like a USB hub or docking station. It’s about the same size and shape and has a similar set of ports. It weighs just 55 grams (about 2 ounces), and it’s small enough to slide into a pocket. But ZTE is positioning the device as a “Cloud […]

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HP ThinPro Go is a USB stick that turns any PC into a thin client

HP is introducing two new Thin Client solutions that will be available in the coming months. The HP mt22 Mobile Thin Client looks like a laptop, but it’s designed to let enterprise customers connect to a remote server. Meanwhile the new HP ThinPro Go is a USB stick that converts any existing computer into a thin […]

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Fujitsu unveils a line of fanless thin client PCs with (unannounced)Intel Gemini Lake chips

Intel hasn’t officially launched its Gemini Lake line of low-power processors yet. But that hasn’t stopped Fujitsu from rolling out a new set of thin client computers powered by the follow-up to Intel’s Apollo Lake processors. FanlessTech spotted the new Fujitsu Futro S540, S740, and S940 listed on the Japanese company’s website… and according to a […]

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Dell Wyse 3040 Thin Client is basically a cheap, tiny, low power PC

A “thin client” is basically a computer that doesn’t need a lot of memory, storage, or processing power because it’s designed to let you access software that’s actually running on a server, often due to virtualization technology. So we typically see thin clients in business and enterprise environments. But Dell’s newest model actually looks like […]