Minipute.com aims to deliver the latest news, tips, tricks and reviews relating to new mini PCs, tablets, smartphones and other mini-computing devices.
The site is run by Darren Yates, one of Australia’s most respected technology journalists. A multi-award winner*, Darren’s work regularly features in the pages of TechLife and APC magazines, you’ll also find him occasionally gracing the pages of the Sydney Morning Herald. He’s been writing about technology since 1988, having written for electronic magazines including Silicon Chip and Electronics Australia. He was also contributing editor to PC User magazine from 2001 until the magazine’s close in 2012.
Darren has also developed a range of software for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X, including the PC User UserOS Linux operating systems, UserBench benchmark series and the popular RockPod audio/video converter software.
After first discovering the Raspberry Pi in early 2012, he’s been particularly interested in the mini PC concept, writing multiple features in APC magazine on their progress. He now runs this website to cover the technical aspects of mini PCs, as well as smartphones and tablets, looking at the technology behind these devices.
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* The Australian IT Journalism Awards (currently sponsored by Microsoft) are the ‘Oscars’ of the local IT media industry – read more at http://thelizzies.com.
Darren is twice winner of the IT Journalist of the Year award, first in 2005 and again in 2008 and remains the only person to have one this award twice. He has received the Best Technical Journalist award seven times (2002, 2004-2009) and Best Reviewer (2004, 2005, 2008) three times.