Sean Portnoy


Sean Portnoy started his tech writing career at ZDNet nearly a decade ago. He then spent several years as an editor at Computer Shopper magazine, most recently serving as an online executive editor. He received a B.A. from Brown University and an M.A. from the University of Southern California.

Sean Portnoy is a freelance technology journalist; currently, all work that Sean does is on a contractural basis. Sean has also written corporate communications documents for CA.Sean does not accept gifts from companies he covers. All hardware products he writes about are purchased with his own funds or are review units covered under formal loan agreements and are returned after the review is complete.

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Intel unveils Element device for modular PC builds

Intel unveils Element device for modular PC builds

The new hardware - which comprises a processor, Thunderbolt and USB ports, and built-in network connectivity in a dual-slot PCIe card - is a more powerful version of the NUC Compute Element the chipmaker introduced earlier this year as a replacement for the Compute Card.

October 9, 2019 by in PCs