mini pc

  • Review: VIA Artigo Pico-ITX Builder Kit A1000

    Review: VIA Artigo Pico-ITX Builder Kit A1000

    Say you needed a small PC with low power requirements to install inside a car or even inside a PCs drive bay. Well, friend, you should consider $300 VIA’s Artigo Pico-ITX. This tiny thing out-minis the Mac Mini and can run fast enough to put some of your older PCs to shame. Read More

  • Gartner says market for mini-notebooks will explode by 2012

    Gartner says market for mini-notebooks will explode by 2012

    IT research and advisory giant Gartner predicts that worldwide shipments for mini-notebooks will reach 5.2 million units in 2008 and even 8 million units one year later. The company is expecting that by 2012 about 50 million of these PCs will be shipped (on a global level). Gartner says their findings are based on the fact that mini-notebooks are distinctive in factors such as size, weight, price… Read More

  • Shuttle's tiny K45 is great for your grandma, kitchen, or anything really

    Shuttle's tiny K45 is great for your grandma, kitchen, or anything really

    Never underestimate the power of miniaturization. This sucker can rock a Core2 Duo E6700 and 2 gigs of decent RAM, with room for four USB slots, two SATA ports, and audio and ethernet onboard. They call it barebone, they call it mini, but that’s probably a more dangerous system than some of our readers have. It should be mighty cheap, too — boxes start at $99, or the price you pay for… Read More

  • FlipStart gets price cut, early adopters disgruntled?

    FlipStart gets price cut, early adopters disgruntled?

    I’m sure most of you have forgotten about the Vulcan FlipStart because I sure have. The mini PC launched back in April with a price tag of $2,000, which is hard to swallow regardless of what it is. Many moaned and groaned that this was too much considering you could get a more powerful laptop for half the price. I haven’t looked into it, but I’m sure sales have been downright… Read More

  • enano e2 Mini Desktop Makes You Feel Like A Green Giant

    enano e2 Mini Desktop Makes You Feel Like A Green Giant

    What’s shiny black, weighs about 3 pounds, is good on power consumption yet powerful, is mountable and sure to please the ladies? (Minds out of the gutter, people.) It’s the eco-friendly e2 mini desktop from enano Computers, of course. The e2 was launched today at a secret pagan ceremony press briefing at the RCS Experience electronics store in NYC. The tiny black box uses up to 80… Read More

  • Vulcan FlipStart In The Wild

    James Kendrick from jkOnTheRun gives a thorough review of the soon to be launched FlipStart. The unit James had was equipped with a Pentium M 1.1 GHz processor with 512 MB of RAM, a 30 GB hard drive, Windows XP SP2, integrated EV-DO, and a web cam. The FlipStart, for those not in the know, is essentially a mini PC that costs $2,000 and will be launched next month. The FlipStart is definitely not a… Read More