The Simple Fun You’ve Always Wanted is a Pocket-Sized PocketCHIP Running PICO-8

The last time I considered something legit for computing and phoning, requiring two hands to hold and type, was the almighty Blackberry phone. Also known as the loser of the market, Blackberry isn’t readily used by the common public anymore, … Continue reading


Get Creative with the NanoPi Neo, a Linux-based SBC even Cheaper than The Raspberry Pi!

A little adorable Raspberry Pi alternative? How could anything get cuter than the original bite-sized computer board that swept the world with its countless uses and $35 price tag? We are in for a treat, because a company called FriendlyARM, … Continue reading


The Amazingly Cheap Pi Zero Gains a Camera Connector and is Available Now!

What? The Raspberry Pi Foundation has done something else, cheaper than ever before? We’re of course used to the already affordable $20-$35 Pis, which have been slightly upgraded over the past few years. Yet, some of you may still not … Continue reading


The Fathom Compute Stick: Aimed to Bring More Visual Intelligence to Devices

You may be new to the name Movidius, but it’s a chip-making brand that continues to show up in more and more products. Crowned as an industry leader for vision technology and now based in San Mateo, California, Movidius is … Continue reading


MeLE Made a PC-On-A-Stick Running Ubuntu Linux for $70

Ubuntu has always been one of those wonderful underdog operating systems living in its own world (world, meaning the folks who know it and prefer it). But, the Linux OS is now finally making its way into more devices than … Continue reading


Kangaroo Mobile Desktop Pro, Small, Affordable, and Port-Wealthy

Kangaroo Mobile, first released in desktop form by InFocus, global pioneer in visual communications, made waves in the ultra-low end PC market by giving consumers something ultra powerful to work with. This week, we heard news of the new Kangaroo … Continue reading


MSI Takes on MacBook Pro’s Cylindrical Design With New Vortex Gaming PC

There’s a triangular core containing a CPU and two GPUs, and just one fan to keep the entire PC running cool Remember when the Apple Mac Pro Desktop came out, everyone thought it looked like a trash can. Being cylindrical … Continue reading


The New Raspberry Pi 3 Is Faster, Wi-Fi Enabled and Still Costs Only $35

The Raspberry Pi Foundation, a longtime cult favorite among the DIY pocket computer crowd, has just stepped up their game. The company, which just celebrated its fourth anniversary, has always taken what might be considered a rogue approach to tiny … Continue reading


Dell’s New Embedded PCs Aimed at OEM and Internet of Things Solutions

We know Dell makes white-box PCs, but that doesn’t mean we necessarily associate Dell with being a white-box PC maker, per say. Launching new Embedded Box PC 3000 and 5000 models means a lot for Dell, who says the rugged, … Continue reading


Asus’s New VivoMini VC65 PCs Feature Four 2.5-Inch Storage Drives

What has Asus been up to lately? Besides launching some great new laptops, their own Chromebit, ZenWatch 2, and ZenFone Zoom? If you’re thinking there couldn’t possibly be more for one company to put out at a time you’re wrong. … Continue reading


Kangaroo Plus Gets Just Enough of an Upgrade With Better Hardware

A company called InFocus might ring a bell for those of you who heard about that $99 mini Windows PC, called Kangaroo, back in October of 2015 (the 30-year old company is also known for developing and manufacturing projectors and … Continue reading


Intel Refreshes Its Line of Compute Sticks with Intel Core M and Intel Atom

The Compute Stick from Intel is something we were talking about around this time last year. Who knew it would turn out to be one of the most popular PCs from the Consumer Electronics Show. It’s gotta be one of … Continue reading


Watch out Raz Pi Lovers, the New Pine A64 Packs a 64-Bit Processor

Single-board computers, since the beginning of their existence, have been supremely helpful and fun for tinkerers and DIY enthusiasts from all over the world. For example, spending $35 on a Raspberry Pi, which can ultimately do anything a desktop can, … Continue reading


Pi-TopCEED, a $99 Raspberry Pi Desktop Kit, Showing Signs of Immediate Success

The Raspberry Pi is loved by makers everywhere. Reason being, the Raspberry Pi is one of the most versatile single board computers ever invented. It has been used to power tablets, robots, solar panels, gaming systems, and even Google Glass-like … Continue reading


Lenovo and Razer Team up to Form the Computer World’s Newest Super Group

It’s no secret that desktop PC sales have seen a decline over the last few years. Smartphones, tablets, laptops and a plethora of hybrid devices available in a wide array of style and price options have made the home PC … Continue reading