HP Stream Mini: A Cute, Cheap Windows Desktop For Just $180

The $200 HP Stream is the bargain-basement laptop to beat. But what if you want a desktop instead? Take a peek at the new HP Stream Mini. At just over 2 inches tall, 1.6 pounds light, and a mere $180 out of your wallet, this tiny pastel blue nettop packs a surprising amount of value into the case. » 1/05/15 8:00am 1/05/15 8:00am

Vstone Robovie-PC Is a Real PC and a Real Robot

Programming hobby robots from a computer is far from new, but what if the robot was the computer? Powered by a 1.6GHz Atom Z530 processor, Robovie-PC runs Windows or Linux, and comes pre-assembled with 20 degrees of super-expensive programmable maneuverability. » 10/05/09 10:20am 10/05/09 10:20am

Asus EeeBox EB1501 Nettop: DVD Slot Drive, Ion Graphics, and 1080p HDMI

Wow, this could be my fallback plan for a lightweight entertainment PC if the Eee Keyboard ends up sucking. The EB1501 is the first EeeBox with an optical drive, Windows 7, and a classy new design. » 10/02/09 7:16am 10/02/09 7:16am

Asus EeeBox EB1012 Has Ion Graphics, 1080p HDMI Output

We heard an updated EeeBox was coming, and now what could be a killer entertainment PC is up on Asus USA's site. The EB1012 packs an Atom N330 processor, 250GB hard disk, 2GB RAM, Gigabit Ethernet, and 802.11n Wi-Fi. » 9/01/09 6:04am 9/01/09 6:04am

The Crappiest $100,000 Computer Ever

I present to you the crappiest $106,414.89 computer in history. Plus $13.46 shipping. And no Amazon Prime either, what the hell? [Amazon, Thanks Rodrigo!] » 8/31/09 4:00pm 8/31/09 4:00pm

Lenovo IdeaCentre Q700 Wants To Be Your Lounge Room's Black Box

The Q700 looks like a nettop, but has a little more balls thanks to a 2.5GHz Pentium Dual-Core E5200. Top specs include a TV tuner, HDMI, 4GB RAM, 1TB hard disk, and Intel GMA X4500 graphics. Prices start from $499. » 8/13/09 10:07am 8/13/09 10:07am

PC-In-A-Vase Was Created by a Real Company, Not a Dodgy Hacker

We see PC guts stuffed into vessels not normally associated with technology all the time, but they're always the product of a bored hacker, tinkering away in his free time. This PC-in-a-vase, however, was designed by ECS, a little-known but assuredly real company.
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Acer Revo and Nvidia Ion Hands On: Flawless Blu-ray Playback Changes…

Acer's Revo, a tiny desktop that'll be "well under" $500, is the first computer with Nvidia's Ion netbook platform. Why care? Because it's got a crappy Intel Atom processor and plays HD Blu-ray movies flawlessly. » 4/08/09 9:00pm 4/08/09 9:00pm

$200 Acer Hornet Is Nvidia Ion-Based PC-Wii-Console Hybrid Thingie

Apparently, the Acer Hornet is an Nvidia Ion-based Atom-powered small PC which can be mounted on displays. The most interesting thing: Acer wants to sell it with a Wiimote-like device for gaming and remote control. » 2/27/09 8:30pm 2/27/09 8:30pm

MSI Wind Box Converts Any VESA Monitor Into All-In-One Computer

MSI keeps racing with Asus. They have now released a new nettop called the Wind Box, but instead of taking the Wii-lookalike standalone approach of the Asus Eee Box, MSI has designed their slim, tiny black computer to attach to the back of any VESA-mountable monitor, effectively converting it into an all-in-one… » 11/28/08 2:14pm 11/28/08 2:14pm

Intel Nettop Pictured in Higher Res, Still Looks Promising

Earlier this week we saw the first alleged shots of Intel's Nettop UMPC. Well, it looks like evidence for the form factor is further solidifying, as new shots found on Min Thu's Flickr page show the supposed ultra portable in all its glory. There's no new info to go on, but we can clearly see the keyboard is rather… » 3/22/08 7:30pm 3/22/08 7:30pm

Intel Sets Low Price for its Atom CPU

Intel has set a price for its low-cost N270 notebook CPU: a mere $44. Now that actually does seem pretty cheap to us, so perhaps Intel's promise of much cheaper computers in the future will come true. At the same time Intel announced two 65nm Centrino CPUs, both aimed at the entry-level laptop market. The Celeron 585… » 3/20/08 10:43am 3/20/08 10:43am

Is This the Intel Netbook?

Tech Corner claims these are photos of the upcoming Intel Netbook (not to be confused with its stationary Nettop counterpart) that runs Windows XP Pro "like a champ." The small, low-cost device is said to be Intel's education-centric answer to products like the Asus Eee PC and OLPC. Judging by the photos and Tech… » 3/17/08 11:00pm 3/17/08 11:00pm

Intel Atom Will Bring Cheaper "Nettop" Computers

Intel promised that their Atom chips (click here if you don't know what the hell an Intel Atom chip is) will bring us cheaper computers great for surfing the web and general, lighter task loads. But I think I speak for the whole room when I say, how cheap is "cheaper?" » 3/14/08 10:48am 3/14/08 10:48am