Lenovo N20p Touchscreen Chromebook Now Available To Pre-Order For $330

Lenovo N20p

Lenovo has this week announced that they have now started pre-orders for their new Lenovo N20p touchscreen Chromebook which is equipped with 11.6 inch touchscreen display offering users a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

The Lenovo N20p Chromebook is powered by an Intel N2830 2.16GHz processor supported by 2 GB of RAM and sports a 16 GB solid state disk (SSD). Together with a battery that is capable of providing users with eight hours of useful life on a single charge.

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VisiPort2 Compact Arduino Programmer (video)

Arduino Programmer

Arduino programmers, makers and developers that are looking for a small Arduino Programmer device might be interested in the VisiPort2.

The VisiPort2 is a USB To Serial module that has been specifically designed to program Arduino’s and is perfect for any bread board say its creators. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the VisiPort2 project and see it in action.

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Giada I39 Mini Desktop PC With Quad Core Intel Celeron J1900 CPU

Mini Desktop PC

Following on from the new Giada D2308 mini PC desktop equipped with a Haswell and Nvidia graphics last month. Giada has also unveiled their new Giada I39 which is a small form factor mini desktop PC powered by an Intel Celeron J1900 quad-core Bay Trail processor that measures just 192mm x 155mm x 26mm in size.

The new Giada I39 mini desktop PC is also fitted with 2GB of RAM and offers 500GB of 2.5inch SATAII Type HDD internal storage with support or a mSATA solid state drive if preferred.

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Adafruit FONA Mini GSM Breakout uFL Launching Soon


Adafruit have this week unveiled their new Adafruit FONA Mini GSM Breakout uFL version one board that will soon be available to purchase and measures just 1.75 x 1.25 inches in size.

The Adafruit FONA Mini GSM module is equipped with a SIM800 GSM cellular module and allows users to add voice, text, SMS and data to their projects with ease.

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Raspberry Pi Combined With 1942 Crosley Radio

Raspberry Pi

Makers and developers that are looking for a new Raspberry Pi project to keep them busy for a few weekends, might be interested in this awesome Raspberry Pi radio which has combined the awesome $35 mini PC with a 1942 Crosley Radio.

The modern take on the classic radio system has been created by Andy Felong who has cut away the front face of the radio to reveal a iPad touchscreen display.

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Gigabyte BRIX Gaming DIY PC Kit GB-BXi5G-760 Mini-PC Launches

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Gigabyte has today announced the launch of their new Gigabyte BRIX Gaming Ultra Compact PC kit GB-BXi5G-760 which is available to purchase in black and green and will be available with a choice of processors including Core i7 processors next month.

The Gigabyte BRIX Gaming GB-BXi5G-760 system is fitted with a Haswell Intel 4th generation Core processors i5-4200H supported by a discrete graphic card in the form of a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 GPU.

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Raspberry Pi Touchscreen LCD Display Production Starting Before Years End

Raspberry Pi Touchscreen

It has been rumoured for some time that the Raspberry Pi Foundation was developing a stand-alone Raspberry Pi touchscreen LCD display for use with their awesome mini PC and others development boards.

However this week the PCR website has learned that production of the Raspberry Pi touchscreen LCD display is expected to start before the end of the year now the Raspberry Pi display in the final stages of development offering a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels.

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Nanite 85 The Worlds Smallest ATtiny85 Arduino Development Board

Arduino development board

Maker and developers looking for a tiny Arduino development board might be interested in The Nanite 85, which could possibly be the world’s smallest ATtiny85 based Arduino derivative development board.

The tiny Nanite 85 Arduino development board was created as a fun project after its creator Tim had seen the Digispark and, subsequentally, the Adafruit Trinket were announced.

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Shuttle XS35V4 And XS36V4 Bay Trail Fanless Desktop Mini PC Systems

desktop mini PC

Shuttle recently launched a new range of desktop mini PC systems equipped with Intel Bay Trail processors, in the form of the Shuttle XS35V4 and Shuttle XS36V4 that are both now available to purchase for around $200 from the likes of Amazon and others.

Shuttle has built the new Shuttle XS35V4 for commercial applications while trying to reduce the operation costs for businesses, by equipping them with Intel Bay Trail platform technology.

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Asus VivoPC Mini PC Now Powered By Haswell Processors

Asus VivoPC

It has been revealed that Asus will be upgrading their range of Asus VivoPC Mini PCs to include Haswell processors, and is expected to make them available to purchase next month with prices starting from around $300.

The original Asus VivoPC Mini PC range was equipped with Intel Celeron and Core i5 Ivy Bridge processors, however this week the Notebook Italia website is reporting that Asus is gearing up to roll out 4th generation Intel processors to the systems very soon.

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