Tag Archives: Tiny

A dream team of Intel engineers helped create HP’s tiny Spectre Folio motherboard

You’re forgiven if all you notice about the leather-bound HP Spectre Folio PC is its luxurious exterior. But beneath HP’s Spectre stamp also hides the product of a rare collaboration between Intel’s top engineers and select customers, which helped extend the Folio’s battery life to a whopping 18 hours. According to Intel, the Spectre Folio is officially the… Read More »

Tiny, lens-free camera could hide in clothes, glasses

A tiny, paper-thin camera that has no lens could turn conventional photography on its head, according to new research. The device, a square that measures just 0.04 inches by 0.05 inches (1 by 1.2 millimeters), has the potential to switch its ” aperture ” among wide angle, fish eye and zoom instantaneously. And because the device is so… Read More »

M.2 SSD roundup: Tiny drives deliver huge performance

No, M.2 (pronounced M-dot-two) is not a government spy organization or secret project. It’s a small-form-factor (SFF) multi-purpose connector designed to replace the small mSATA and mini-PCIe slots commonly used in laptops. As such, M.2 isn’t designed strictly for storage, (it supports USB, SATA, and PCIe), but storage is a large part of what’s driving its adoption—even on… Read More »