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Tag: Computer

Dell Inspiron Mini 9 Netbook Price Drop to $199 (One Day Only)

Dell Inspiron Mini 9 Netbook Price Drop to $199 (One Day Only)
I just got this deal in my e-mail and had to give it a mention. If you’ve been thinking about picking up one of those  compact netbook computers, today is the day to get your grubby little hands on one.

Vista Sp2 Update Available Next Week: It’S Not Windows 7, Sorry

Vista Sp2 Update Available Next Week: It’S Not Windows 7, Sorry
Vista users, dust off your IE or Automatic Updates, because next week the Release Candidate of Vista’s Service Pack 2 will be available for download. The update will updowngrade your OS to Windows XP. I’m kidding.

Wall-E Windows Computer Casemod Gets Touchscreen Tummy

Wall-E Windows Computer Casemod Gets Touchscreen Tummy
After listening to his startup sound, I always figured that Wall-E ran on Mac OS. I guess I was wrong. From the looks of this casemod, the little yellow robot that could runs Windows XP. Modder Jonathan Berg put together this Wall-E PC mod that comes complete with a 7-inch touchscreen monitor inside his belly.

Recompute Cardboard Computer is Boxy, but Good

Recompute Cardboard Computer is Boxy, but Good
The Recompute computer has a case made from corrugated cardboard, glued together with non-toxic adhesive. Amazingly, it’s more heat resistant than plastic. Can I get an Xbox 360 made from cardboard?

And One More Thing: Apple Upgrades White Macbook Specs

And One More Thing: Apple Upgrades White Macbook Specs
iSneaky:  The White 13-inch MacBook has been upgraded, but for some unfathomable reason Apple’s not flaunting it. It absolutely definitely surely can’t be because of the newer, more expensive Aluminum MacBooks. The most obvious upgrade is the GPU, which is now an NVIDIA GeForce 9400M (256MB), quite a substantial leap from the Intel GMA X3100 (144MB).

Flexicord Cables: the Slinky Evolved

Flexicord Cables: the Slinky Evolved
The main reason why I’m looking forward to a wireless future is because wires and cables are really messy. I can set things up fine, I know how to use color codes and to match shapes and to match the male end with the female end, but the way they sprawl all over the place is really irritating.

Klingon Keyboard: Kliboard? Keyngon? Gibberish?

Klingon Keyboard: Kliboard? Keyngon? Gibberish?
Heads up Trekkies: Cherry Keyboards are currently selling Klingon Keyboards. Yes, it has Klingon font as well as some English numbers. It’s perfect for, you know, if you suddenly find yourself in a chatroom with Worf.

Time to Crash Some Servers: Download Links to Windows 7 Beta

Time to Crash Some Servers: Download Links to Windows 7 Beta
Windows users, start your browsers. The folks from Sizzled Core are pointing the way! They posted direct download links to both the 32-bit and the 64-bit versions of the beta version of Windows 7, also called Windows Vista Home Business Basic Premium Ultimate We Screwed Up Here’s The Right Version.

Sparebots Definitely have Feelings

Sparebots Definitely have Feelings
Bloggers/photographers/tiny mecha manufacturers Lenny & Meriel take cold and complicated computer innards and turn them into something heartwarming: Sparebots. The photo above is captioned, “I think we should try a 5.” Awwww. And that’s a robot dog that poops lead.

Softwear by Microsoft: Dos Not Compute

Softwear by Microsoft: Dos Not Compute
Looking to boost their quest for cool “I’m a PC” marketing campaign, Microsoft has launched their own clothing line, which the Redmond giant calls “Softwear”. Yup. If Apple can blind you with their fancy glass screens, why can’t Microsoft sell you shirts?

Textile: Interactive Fabric Made of Thousands of Computer Keys

Textile: Interactive Fabric Made of Thousands of Computer Keys
TEXTile is an interactive art piece made of nearly 23,000 computer keycaps, fabric, a projector, and custom software. Viewers can type messages that become a part of the project itself. Here’s how it works: “In this interactive sculpture, thousands of recycled keyboard keys are embedded into a continuous textile.

Little Big Planet Calculator: You Do the Math

Little Big Planet Calculator: You Do the Math
Let me start by saying that I’m really looking forward to playing in the virtual sandbox of the upcoming Little Big Planet for the PS3 when it hits stores later this month. But I could never imagine building something as amazingly intricate as this.

Nerd Out Your Neckline With Computer Key Jewelry

Nerd Out Your Neckline With Computer Key Jewelry
These cool necklaces feature a recycled computer key fused to a hand-cut glass tile. The perfect gift for the geeky girl in your life! These beauts are handmade by Capitola Girl Jewelry. She sells them on Etsy for 29 bucks.

Notebook Pc Keyboard Splits Open to Reveal 2nd Screen

Notebook Pc Keyboard Splits Open to Reveal 2nd Screen
I like to think that I know a thing or two about computers. I was beginning to think I’d seen just about everything, when I came across this fascinating oddity. What you’re looking at is a truly unique beast, the Ergonomic Dual Screen Split Keyboard Notebook Portable Personal Computer – I’ll just call it EDSSKNCPPC for short ;) The model shown is actually known as “the Executive” (because what executive wouldn’t want one of these in place of his or her Crackberry?)

Egyptian Pc Casemod: Funky Tut’S Computer

Egyptian Pc Casemod: Funky Tut’S Computer
If King Tutankhamen could have been buried with his computer, this would have been the one – without a doubt. Conceived and constructed by Chris Kramer (a.k.a “Jadragon”), his EgyptMod PC is detailed with intricate hieroglyphics and encrusted with jewels.

Plush Retro Macintosh Computer

Plush Retro Macintosh Computer
Look at this fun squeezy Mac plush toy, made by talented crafter Maitreya over at craftlog. The idea was borne out of a need for a baby shower gift for a computer scientist and bioinformaticist. Being a nostalgic girl and Apple fan, the idea to make this old school design came naturally to her.

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