Nettops

Mini PC For HDMI Connection – 1.6 GHz Dual Core ARM Cortex A9 & Android 4.0 For Little Money

There are now more and more micro-computers with an ARM platform that can be connected via the HDMI port to the TV to function as a kind of Android based smart TV. So far, the performance of these devices is very limited with their AllWinner…

GumStix Waysmall Silverlode Mini Computer with ARM Cortex A8 1 GHz & Ubuntu Linux

The Gumstix Waysmall Silverlode is an interesting micro-computer that was originally intended for industrial or retail applications. The mini PC can also serve as a very economical desktop computer or multimedia device. The mini PC is based on an ARM processor from Texas Instruments, and…

Raspberry Pi Gets Android 4.0 Port – Video

Raspberry Pi, that Android PC on a stick has captured the hearts of so many with its $35 price point and now there is even more to love with an Android 4.0 port This pint size PC is running a 700 MHz ARM11 processor, 256MB…

Mac OS X Mountain Lion Update: New Firmware for MacBook Air, Dropbox, Office & More

The newest version of Mac OS X, Mountain Lion, is now available in the Mac App Store for $19.99. A series of bug fixes and internal program updates as well as a few third party updates like Dropbox and Microsoft Office round out the update.…

Microsoft Develops a Stylus that Works on Every Display

Microsoft is currently considering the introduction of a new stylus that would work on any screen. The stylus would allow greater accuracy in selection, writing, etc, and could eliminate the need for each screen to come with a digitizer or other touch-screen layer. According to…

Giada i53 Power-Nettop with Intel Core i3/i5/i7

The Chinese company Giada has introduced yet another mini-PC. The Giada i53 is something of a reamed nettop that looks like a book. Instead of the traditional Intel Atom or AMD Brazos CPU that most mini PC’s have, the Giada i53 has the Intel Core…

Frontier FT103 21.5 Inch Mega Tablet Smart Display with Android 4.0

The Japanese manufacturer has launched the Kouziro Frontier FT103, a true mega-tablet that is specifically designed for stationary use. The FT103 has a 21.5-inch diagonal display with a resolution of 1920 × 1080 pixels. It runs on Android 4.0 and is probably best suited for…

Nano PC: Foxconn Fanless Mini PC’s Coming in September

With some delay, Foxconn’s previously announced fanless mini PC’s will be on the market in September. The delayed release date of the nettops could very well be connected to the end of Intel’s Atom D2700 in May. In comparison with Foxconn’s first announcement of the…

Google Nexus Q Media Streamer on Google Play for $299

The Google Nexus Q has appeared on in the Google Play Store and it’s described as a “social streaming media player”. The Nexus Q appears to be a cloud-based device that streams music, video, and YouTube videos, and lets users share and create playlists from…

MK802 Android mini-PC Factory Tour by Charbax – Video

Remember the MK802 Android mini-PC with its Allwinner A10 ARM Cortex-A8 CPU? It’s the PC on a stick running Android and it’s aimed at use with TVs as a low-cost multimedia player. Our good friend Charbax took a trip to Shenzhen and visited the production…

ASUS Padfone 24 Inch Docking Monitor (Computex 2012)

ASUS gives us All-In-One with a twist. If things go ASUS’s way, all we’ll need in the future is a Padfone…, which can become anything we want: tablet, netbook, docking monitor. The 24  inch display has a dock at the foot of the Padfone

ICE Computer Modular XPC Prototype Hands On Video – Computex 2012

The xPC is barely larger than a smartphone, and would contain either an Intel, AMD or Tegra chipset, 2 gigs of RAM, 802.11 b/g/n WiFi, a 1.3- or 2-megapixel webcam and a 32 or 64GB SSD — all in a package that weighs in at…

LifeBox Windows 8 Nettop Hands On – Computex 2012

AMD isn’t staying out of he nettop game, at their booth at Computex 2012 they showed off an extremely small Nettop that had the tag line of smallest X86 nettop running Windows 8 in the world. We couldn’t find exact dimensions but we were impressed…

Computex 2012: ViewSonic VCD22 Smart Display 22 Inch Tablet-Monitor with Dual Core & Android 4.0 ***Video

The ViewSonic VCD22 is actually just a normal 22-inch display tablet with full HD resolution, were it not for a few key details, it wouldn’t be as interesting. The device is a versatile multi-touch system that can be used independently from a PC, thanks to…

Is Chrome OS Breaking Out of its Funk? Chromebox Is #1 on the Amazon Charts

We reported that Google and Samsung had launched a Chromebook/Chromebox offensive with a new version of Chrome OS, but we were skeptical about the likelihood of their success. Chromebooks and Chromeboxes are still lacking wide acceptance due to the glaring absence of a cloud based…