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.
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.
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 recently revamped its Zbox mini computer lineup with Intel Core i3 and i5 processor options.
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.
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 is well known for its lineup of fanless x86 PCs, most of which are powered by Intel's Atom processor.
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 Corporation has officially kicked off pre-orders for its slick little Piston compact gaming PC at a $1,000 price point.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Star Wars fans! Prepare to have your geek lust stoked to the point where you may well have an aneurysm.
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.
Origin has introduced a tricked-out Windows (7 or 8) gaming laptop known as the EON17-SLX.
Velocity Micro has unveiled a slick all-in-one (AIO) Windows 8 PC dubbed the Edge AIO.
Sapphire has rolled out a new small form factor desktop computer dubbed the Edge VS8.
Lenovo has announced what it claims to be the world's smallest full-function desktop (x86) PC, measuring 22 mm (0.86" wide).
Compact yet full-featured Revo RL80 will make for an impressive HTPC.