Lenovo has apparently cooked up the world's smallest desktop in the form of the Q180. Measuring in at just 155 x 192 x 22mm, it isn't much thicker than your average Harry Potter book. 

The idea is that it behaves like a media centre for the living room as well as a basic PC to be used via your conventional television. It doesn't pack enough punch to be able to deliver any high-end gaming or graphical complexity, but is perfectly capable of providing things like web browsing and Blu-ray playback, if you choose it as an option. 

The entry level box consists of a Intel Atom 2.13GHz processor, with 4GB of RAM and interestingly a choice of either a 128GB SSD or a 500GB HDD. You can upgrade to a discrete graphics card like a Radeon HD 6450A 512MB if you so desire, but don't expect it to be capable of running the latest games. 

Also included in the package is an HDMI and 7.1 surround sound output, which given that the box is priced at $349, could mean it makes a rather handy home cinema hub with added PC action. 

We can see this one hiding rather nicely somewhere in our DVD collection. 

What do you think? Tiny enough? Let us know in the comments below ... 

Hunter Skipworth

The baby of the Lint team, Hunter has been a tech fan since he bought his first MiniDisc..and what a waste of money that was. He began writing about electronics at the age of 16 and hasn't stopped since. Nowadays he fulfils his mobile phone and gaming obsession whilst attempting to distract people from his bizarre name. Regular meetings with the Gladiators crew see Hunter often returning to work battered and bruised. Considers himself a music obsessive, was once the most highly decorated scout in the country. Fan of trousers.