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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 […]

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Dell’s tiny Cloud Connect computer learns new tricks

The Dell Wyse Cloud Connect is basically a PC-on-a-stick that runs Google Android and Dell’s custom software. There are dozens of similar devices from Chinese companies… but what makes Dell’s version different is the company’s emphasis on enterprise features that let you use the pocket-sized PC as a thin client, digital signage device, and more. […]