Lini is a Haswell PC for Linux

 (or Windows)

The Lini PC is a small desktop computer with an Intel Haswell processor. The system is designed to run either Xubuntu 13.10 (Linux) or Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro.

Intel ships $200 "open-source" PC

Intel has officially begun shipping its first "open-source" PC, which can probably best be described as a bare-bones system targeting x86 devs and the growing DIY market.

JW-11: A $68 PC that runs Linux with an ARM processor

Back in the good old days, PC desktops were huge, and yes, quite literally took up an entire desktop, or at least good amount of foot space if you configured it as a tower. 

This quad-core Android PC-on-a-stick weighs in at $62

The QC802, a quad-core mini PC with 2GB RAM and 8GB Flash, can be snapped up for a cool $62, or $70 with shipping. The device is powered by a Rockchip RK3188 Cortex A9 SoC (1.6 Ghz) paired with an ARM Mali-400MP4 GPU.

Zotac Zbox gets an Intel Core i3/i5 update

Zotac recently revamped its Zbox mini computer lineup with Intel Core i3 and i5 processor options. 

Acer PC sales slump

Acer seems to be getting the worst of the PC slump. Friday the company reported its April sales plunged 18.8 percent from a year ago, Reuters reports.

Monect controls your PC from a tablet or phone

An XDA Forum member has launched a slick app that allows users to wirelessly control their PCs via either a phone or tablet, effectively transforming Android mobile devices into a keyboard/mouse/joystick/keypad all-in-one combo.

Shuttle preps fanless Celeron-powered PC

Shuttle is well known for its lineup of fanless x86 PCs, most of which are powered by Intel's Atom processor.

MSI debuts uber-mini Wind Box DC110

The typical PC-on-a-stick packaged in a flash drive form factor may not have the power you need, especially if you are in the market for a versatile media center.

Xi3 Piston pre-orders kick off at $900

Xi3 Corporation has officially kicked off pre-orders for its slick little Piston compact gaming PC at a $1,000 price point.

MSI rolls out a gaming all-in-one

MSI has pulled the wraps off an all-in-one computer that is being billed as the company's first AIO designed specifically for gaming.

$80 Leap Motion Controller hits shelves in May

The Leap Motion Controller can best be described as a device that allows users to interact with a Mac or PC via gesture-based controls by simply waving their hands in the air.

Crysis 3 to push PC tech to the max

The gaming world may be eagerly awaiting the arrival of Sony's Playstation 4 and Microsoft's Xbox 720 (Next), although neither will be able to match the raw horsepower of cutting-edge rigs when it comes to running Crysis 3 and up.

Sega rolls out retro console notebooks

Once upon a time, in a gaming galaxy far, far away, Sega had some of the most desirable systems on the market. That is before the Japanese-based company gracefully bowed out and left the lucrative console space to the likes of Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo.

Check out this Millennium Falcon PC-Mac mod

Star Wars fans! Prepare to have your geek lust stoked to the point where you may well have an aneurysm.

Intel's x86-powered NUC goes live

Interested in a small and compact computer, but don't really want an ARM-powered PC-on-a-stick like the MK802? Well, you might want to check out Intel's Unit of Computing (NUC), which is now available for purchase.

The dual GPUs of Origin's EON17-SLX gaming notebook

Origin has introduced a tricked-out Windows (7 or 8) gaming laptop known as the EON17-SLX.

Velocity Micro touts 23-inch Edge AIO PC

Velocity Micro has unveiled a slick all-in-one (AIO) Windows 8 PC dubbed the Edge AIO.

Sapphire's Edge VS8 mini powered by AMD's Trinity processor

Sapphire has rolled out a new small form factor desktop computer dubbed the Edge VS8.

Lenovo launches uber-mini IdeaCentre Q190

Lenovo has announced what it claims to be the world's smallest full-function desktop (x86) PC, measuring 22 mm (0.86" wide).