Pentaform AbacusBasic Computer Inside Keyboard
Pentaform’s ‘AbacusBasic’ has nothing to do with the manual instrument for performing calculations, but rather a fully-functional computer concealed within a compact keyboard. Featuring a quad-core Intel Atom x5-Z8350 Cherry Trail processor (1.44 GHz / 1.84 GHz Turbo Boost), up to 8GB of LPDDR3 64-bit dual-channel RAM, 128GB of eMMC module storage, an SD card slot (512GB max), a built-in speaker and an integrated trackpad.



This Windows 10 computer may be compact, but there is no shortage of ports, as you’ll find an HDMI 2.0 port that supports up to 4K @ 30, a VGA port, 3.5mm headphone jack with mic support, a USB 3.0, two USB 2.0 ports, a gigabit ethernet port, a USB-C port with power delivery support, and a radio module offering support for 802.11 ac Wi-Fi as well as Bluetooth 4.2. Available for pre-order now, priced from $149 USD, with a release date set for later this month. More information here. In somewhat related news, MIT researchers created a knitted keyboard that can be used to play music.

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Mini PC Windows 10 Pro, 8GB RAM/128GB SSD Mini Desktop Computer Intel Celeron J3455 Processor, Quad Core Micro Computer 4K, Support mSATA, 2.5-inch SSD, 2.4G/ 5.0G WiFi, Gigabit Ethernet, HTPC
  • [Small but Powerful]-Mini PC about 5.04 x 5.04 x 2.05-Inch. Powered by Intel Celeron Apollo Lake J3455(2MB cache, up to 2.3Ghz), delivers incredible responsiveness and smooth than Intel Atom z8350 and Celeron N3350. Easily switch back and forth between more applications with 8GB DDR3 memory and 128GB mSATA solid-state drive storage. Very fast and no lagging or jumping.
  • [Intelligent Design]-What makes the small computer stand out from other mini PCs is that it has an empty expansion bay to allow adding an mSATA and 2.5" SSD or HDD (up to 2TB). Comes with two HDMI ports connecting dual monitors easily, simplify and double your work efficiency. Also, the VESA mount can free yourself from the messy desktop. It is convenient to hide the mini desktop PC on the back of the monitor or HDTV.
  • [Ready When You Are]-Mini computer was pre-installed Windows 10 Pro. With the Modern light feature, blue light while running, red light while standby. Just plug-in device is running and ready for you to use simply by opening it up. Equipped with Intel HD Graphics 500 support 4K HD. Easy to enjoy Web surfing and 4K video playback, or connect to your projector as a home theatre, enjoy a variety of entertainment. Work and play your way virtually anywhere.
  • [Meet Deeply Needs]-The latest wireless connectivity with 802.11ac Dual Band 2.4 & 5GHz Wi-Fi, offers speeds up to 450Mbps on the 2.4GHz band & 1300Mbps on the 5GHz that provide double newly faster internet experience for browsing, streaming, gaming. Rich interfaces staying connected with multiple devices like projector, NAS, monitor, keyboard mouse, tablet and office equipment. Ideal for industrial and commercial applications.
  • [Bring Convenient to Life]-All important connections are available: 2 x USB 2.0 ports, 2 x USB 3.0 ports, 2 x HDMI 1.4 ports, 1 x Gigabit Ethernet port, 1 x Micro SD Card port, 1 x Headphone Microphone Port. A cool Fan designed for maximum heat dissipation. The small form factor pc also supports Auto Power On, RTC Wake Settings and Wake On LAN.

Pentaform AbacusBasic Computer Inside Keyboard
Pentaform AbacusBasic Computer Inside Keyboard
Pentaform AbacusBasic Computer Inside Keyboard

We want to prove that tech can be sustainable too. While being affordable for everyone. The Abacus’ outer body is made from recyclable ABS plastic. Abacus consumes 75% less energy than a regular desktop computer and with a 31kWh/year power consumption rating, it’s about as energy-efficient as a lightbulb,” said the company.