Google Pixel 2 XL shown from another angle in Walmart leak that also reveals more Google Home Mini details

Google Pixel 2 XL shown from another angle in Walmart leak that also reveals more Google Home Mini details

Now that we’re less than 24 hours away from Google’s big hardware-focused event, the new Pixel smartphones simply can’t stop leaking. We’ve seen the Pixel 2 XL in a case yesterday (and from the front), then both the Pixel 2 and its bigger sibling got the press render treatment. How about another angle for the Pixel 2 XL? Thankfully, Walmart has provided that today, after mistakenly listing its pre-order page for the Google Home Mini

Western Digital My Passport SSD Mini-Review

Western Digital My Passport SSD Mini-Review

Flash-based external direct-attached storage (DAS) devices have evolved rapidly over the last few years. Starting with simple thumb drives that could barely saturate USB 2.0 bandwidth, we now see high-performance external SSDs. Western Digital’s My Passport SSD is an external SSD with a USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C interface. It comes in three capacities – 256GB, 512GB,

Microsoft’s canceled Surface Mini from 2014 stars in leaked images

Microsoft’s canceled Surface Mini from 2014 stars in leaked images

In 2014 Microsoft was rumored to launch a Surface Mini tablet alongside the Surface Pro 3. However, in the end only the latter saw the light of day, and that’s because the Surface Mini was canceled just a few weeks before it was supposed to be unveiled. This means Microsoft had very advanced prototypes in hand at that moment, and today one of those has been portrayed in a myriad of leaked images. The Surface Mini would have run Windows

Rumored LG G6 Mini to actually be sold as the LG Q6

Rumored LG G6 Mini to actually be sold as the LG Q6

Back in April a report surfaced claiming that LG was working on a G6 Mini smartphone, though it did stress that wasn’t a confirmed name. Today famous leakster Evan Blass (a.k.a. @evleaks) has revealed this handset’s actual commercial moniker. It will allegedly be called LG Q6 when it launches. Its model number is M700, and it’s already hit the FCC certification process. The Q6 will come with a 5.4-inch 18:9 touchscreen, which is smaller

Rumors of Samsung Galaxy S8 mini point to 5.3″ screen, Snapdragon 821 chipset

Rumors of Samsung Galaxy S8 mini point to 5.3″ screen, Snapdragon 821 chipset

It has been a while since Samsung released a mini flagship and those older S minis were flagships in name only. Now unsubstantiated rumors suggest that a Galaxy S8 mini is in the works and will debut in South Korea at some point in the future. The mini will allegedly have a 5.3 screen but will have the feel of a 4.7 screen due to the extra wide aspect ratio (18.5:9).   Suggested specs for the S8 mini include

Details about a “mini” LG G6 stir some rumors

Details about a “mini” LG G6 stir some rumors

A report from TechnoBuffalo discusses some details about an unannounced, unheard of device that LG had been working on, one that would look like the companys flagship G6 device. The document obtained by TechnoBuffalo suggests that LG will be selling a miniature version of the LG G6. Since the LG G4, there has been some kind of mini version of every flagship before the G6; the G4c and the G5 Mini. The report mentions the device will

ZOTAC Announces GeForce GTX 1080 for Mini-ITX PCs

ZOTAC Announces GeForce GTX 1080 for Mini-ITX PCs

ZOTAC has introduced its GeForce GTX 1080 Mini, the industry’s first video card for Mini-ITX systems running the GP104 GPU in its full configuration. The new graphics adapter will be compatible with miniature computers with proper cooling and will be the most powerful card for SFF PCs until something better emerges. The ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1080 Mini (ZT-P10800H-10P)

Zotac ZBOX CI523 nano Fanless Skylake-U mini-PC Review

Zotac ZBOX CI523 nano Fanless Skylake-U mini-PC Review

Passively cooled computing systems are popular amongst consumers worried about noise from fans and their associated maintenance requirements (particularly, for industrial use-cases). Traditionally, fanless high-performance PCs have come with a high price tag. However, with the focus on low-power Core-series CPUs by Intel, we have many vendors targeting this market segment

ZTE AXON 7 mini

ZTE AXON 7 mini

Pretty soon, IFA feels like it is going to overtake Mobile World Congress for smartphone and mobile type launches. With all the announcements already out, ZTE has one as well – a companion device to their recently launched flagship. The AXON 7 gets the AXON 7 mini as a smaller sibling, with the idea being that a number of the features of the AXON 7 are migrated down into a 5.2-inch

Xiaomi Redmi Pro Mini rumored with 5.2-inch OLED screen, Snapdragon 652

Xiaomi Redmi Pro Mini rumored with 5.2-inch OLED screen, Snapdragon 652

The Xiaomi Redmi Pro was announced last week, and today a new rumor out of China says it will soon get a smaller sibling in the company’s portfolio. This will allegedly be called Redmi Pro Mini. The Mini version of the Redmi Pro is said to employ a 5.2-inch OLED touchscreen, down from 5.5″ on the ‘normal’ Pro. The smaller phone won’t keep the bigger one’s dual camera arrangement on the back – it will just have one camera and a dual-tone LED flash. It’s going to be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 652 chipset, which comes with a 1.8 GHz octa-core CPU…

Voyo V3 – A Fanless Intel Atom x7-Z8700 mini-PC

Voyo V3 – A Fanless Intel Atom x7-Z8700 mini-PC

Intel transitioned their Bay Trail-T Atom lineup (targeting affordable 2-in-1s, tablets and Compute Stick form factors) to 14nm with the introduction of Cherry Trail-T. The Atom x5 and x7 SoCs coming under this family have four Airmont cores and Broadwell-class Intel HD Graphics. We have already seen the x7-Z8700 in action in the Microsoft Surface 3 and the x5-Z8300 in the Cherry Trail

ECS LIVA Skylake mini-PC Review

ECS LIVA Skylake mini-PC Review

The desktop PC market has been subject to many challenges over the last few years. However, the miniaturization trend (including the introduction of the ultra-compact form factor – UCFF – NUCs) has provided some bright spots. The recent introduction of the mSTX (5×5) form factor has provided yet another option between the NUC and the mITX form factor for PC builders. Companies like