Intel Demos WiDi-enabled Atom Tablet at IDF 2010

Nice. Intel's Wireless Display (aka WiDi) technology — first introduced January 2010 — has found its way to Atom-powered devices! Originally designed for Intel's 2010 Core i5/7 processor family, WiDi will soon be integrated for use with Intel Atom processors that ship in products like netbooks and tablets. If you've forgotten what what WiDi [...]

Boxee Drops NVIDIA’s Tegra 2 Chip for the Boxee Box, Swaps in Intel’s Atom CE4100 SoC

As Scooby would say, "Ruh-roh, Raggy." Boxee has opted to swap architecture platforms at the last minute from ARM to x86. No longer will Boxee Box be providing the NVIDIA Tegra 2 chip Boxee promised to ship at launch. Reason for the change? Engadget has quoted Boxee's Avner Ronen as saying: "The major problem we had [...]

IDF 2009: Moblin Lands on Phones and MIDs

It looks like Intel has bigger plans for Moblin than just it being a lightweight, Linux-based netbook OS. At the Intel Developer Forum today, Intel unveiled a prototype Multimedia Internet Device (MID) running Moblin v2.1 powered by an Intel Atom processor. During the presentation, Intel also displayed a Smartphone running the OS as well and [...]

Lenovo Unveils the Trifecta of Digital Home PC Products

We got an early glimpse of the Lenovo IdeaCentre Q700 Home Theater PC ($499 - Intel 2.5Ghz dual-core processor / Intel X4500 graphics), now the company is officially announcing that product along side their new IdeaCentre Q100 Nettop ($299 - Intel Atom N230 / NVIDIA ION), and the IdeaCentre D400 Home Server ($499 - 4-bay [...]

ASRock ION 330 Series Nettop – Extreme Performance in a Small Package

Where has this product been hiding? I stumbled on the ASRock ION 330 Series Nettop while browsing the pics from COMPUTEX 2009 in June and saw an attractive little PC sporting Blu-ray capabilities. Intrigued, I did a little research. It turns out ASRock is primarily a motherboard manufacture who has branched out into creating nettop [...]

CyberPower Launches the Small Form Factor Windows Home Server 100

Today CyberPower — the guys best known for their gaming machines and workstations — have jumped into the Windows Home Server market. The company's new Windows Home Server 100 is an attractive unit for a variety of reasons. The Windows Home Server 100 is packaged in a small form factor Mini-ITX enclosure (about the size [...]

QNAP Unveils Atom Powered, 4 Drive Bay TS-439 Turbo NAS

QNAP has had a steady stream on new NAS products in the past few months and today they are announcing the addition of the TS-439 Pro Turbo NAS. The TS-439 is essentially a smaller version of the TS-639 they launched last month and an improvement over their TS-509 in terms processing power. QNAP states that [...]

First Details about Complete Shuttle Mini PC Solutions at IFA

Shuttle Inc., market leader in the Mini PC segment and maker of multi form factor solutions grants a first-look at the innovations to be showcased at IFA in Berlin, Germany. Complete Mini PC solutions ranging from Home-Computing, Home-Media and Home-Terminal will be on display awaiting the visitors. "A large number of Mini PCs will be on [...]