Intel’s tiny NUC (Next Unit of Computing) designs have been novelties for years, catching the attention small form factor enthusiasts but rarely making headlines for all-out performance. The company’s next-gen computers take a new, more modular approach, allowing users to pair a powerful laptop-grade CPU, upgradeable RAM and storage, and a full-sized desktop GPU.
There are lots of things at CES—gadgets, accessories, robots, smart home, laptops…pretty much everything you can think of. And so far, I’ve seen a lot of that stuff. But as of right now, my favorite thing is a tiny, unassuming tablet/laptop from Lenovo.