Intel Compute Stick transforms any HDMI screen into a desktop computer

Intel Compute Stick transforms any HDMI screen into a desktop computer

With the NUC 2.0, Intel is attempting to deliver horsepower wrapped in up a small package for a reasonable price. The little Intel box seems to make a great home theater PC or your own unofficial Steam Machine, but even though it’s small, it’s more of a set-and-forget, low-profile stationary desktop than it is hardware […]

The beautiful, transparent Fx0: This is what happens if you put lipstick on Firefox OS

The beautiful, transparent Fx0: This is what happens if you put lipstick on Firefox OS

What has a beautiful transparent-gold chassis, a fairly big screen, decent innards, and almost no chance of getting you to switch from your Apple or Android smartphone? The new Fx0, made by LG, which runs Firefox OS. The phone itself, which was designed by Tokujin Yoshioka for the Japanese carrier KDDI, is rather beautiful. Most […]

The top laptops for photographers, engineers, students, and everyone else

The top laptops for photographers, engineers, students, and everyone else

Shopping for a laptop can be extremely frustrating at times. Even when you already know the ins and outs of personal computers, there are so many different aspects to consider with laptops. Weight, battery life, and cost come into play right off the bat, and when you factor in specific work requirements, the number of […]

Amplicity is a tiny desktop PC you can rent for $17 per month

Amplicity is a tiny desktop PC you can rent for $17 per month

The mainstream PC market has changed dramatically over the years, from the beige desktop boxes of the late 90s to the modern day when super-thin laptops are competing with Chromebooks and tablets. A startup called The Hive thinks there’s still room for a desktop PC in the consumer space, but not as device that you […]