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Tag: Computer

Navisurfer Ii: a Complete Pc in Your Car’s Dashboard

Navisurfer Ii: a Complete Pc in Your Car’s Dashboard
This isn’t the first time I’ve seen a computer designed to fit inside your car, but it’s definitely the first one I’ve seen which can fit entirely in the space of your old car stereo. The Navisurfer II occupies a single DIN slot in your car’s dashboard, and manages to cram in an entire PC with a flip-out touchscreen 7-inch color display.

Computer Cases Get Faces

Computer Cases Get Faces
Now I know many of you out there are holding your breath with anticipation of the next slick industrial design to come out of Apple at this week’s MacWorld show, but while you guys wait, I came across this unique computer design that I actually thought was worth a mention.

Plush Pc Makes Hardware Soft

Plush Pc Makes Hardware Soft
Soft and squishy aren’t usually words I use to describe computer hardware. However, there’s always an exception to every rule, right? This plush computer was handcrafted by artist Mandy Jouan of Sappy Moose Tree (I just like saying that).

Worst Casemod Ever: Ubuntubox Cardboard Pc

Worst Casemod Ever: Ubuntubox Cardboard Pc
This computer has to be the biggest hunk of junk I’ve ever seen. Cobbled together from cardboard, red duct tape and embellished with a Sharpie, the UbuntuBox V1.0 certainly won’t win any awards for build quality.

Porsche Wheel Casemod Does Rock, Won’t Roll

Porsche Wheel Casemod Does Rock, Won’t Roll
This automotive-inspired casemod embeds a complete high-end PC built inside an alloy wheel from an SUV. The liquid cooled SLI-Machine Wheel PC is loaded into an 18-inch wheel from a Porsche Cayenne, then wrapped up in a Bridgestone Dueler H/P radial tire to round things out.

Dectop: a Basic Server for Under $100

Dectop: a Basic Server for Under $100
Need a second computer to run some basic tasks like hosting a website or a file server? Want to spend less than one big bill on it? Then look no further than this compact system from Data Evolution Corporation (DEC).

Mr. Hopkinson’s Computer: if Stephen Hawking Could Sing

Mr. Hopkinson’s Computer: if Stephen Hawking Could Sing
Text-to-speech software meets alternative music with this strangely compelling computer which has been programmed to sing. Mr. Hopkinson’s Computer sings covers of everything from Radiohead to Portishead to The Stone Roses in his computerized drone. In the video clip below, he even does a little sassy monologue and sings The Pixies classic Gigantic along with a live band.

Square One Personal Internet Server: Host Yourself

Square One Personal Internet Server: Host Yourself
Given all the recent challenges I’ve been having with my hosting environment, maybe it’s time for me to pick up one of these puppies. It’s a compact computer that’s totally ready to go for you to host your own dedicated server.

Haro: Worst Pc Case Ever

Haro: Worst Pc Case Ever
Wow, here’s a way to really crap up your PC… The Haro PC case is a big green blob that encases your computer and attempts to give it a personality. The weird looking creature holds small computers (like the Mac Mini) with ease.

Pc Gets Crammed Into Gameboy Case

Pc Gets Crammed Into Gameboy Case
While it’s certainly not the most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen, you’ve got to hand it to this casemodder for his gumption. This supremely modified Nintendo Gameboy has become host to an entire Windows XP computer.

It’s Toast-Errific… the Toast Printer

It’s Toast-Errific… the Toast Printer
Sure, we’ve seen toast with images of Elvis, Jesus and other famous cultural icons, but this device lets you create any image you’d like, in toast form. The computer controlled toast burner uses a specially modified CNC fabricator with a hot air gun in its carriage.

Worst Computer Ever

Worst Computer Ever
Check out this rare DELTA-C vintage Soviet computer (if you can call 1991 “vintage”) that I found over on eBay. It’s apparently a clone of the classic Sinclair ZX personal computer, but it sure looks like something you’d find down in a Dharma station on LOST.

Sony Vaio TP1: the Round PC

Sony Vaio TP1: the Round PC
The Sony VAIO TP1 reinvents the wheel (literally,) by placing the latest in media center PCs in a case that’s shaped like a wheel. The TP1 features all of the requisite media PC bells and whistles, such as an HDMI port, a DVD burner, memory card slots and built-in Wi-Fi.

Solid Wood Computer Peripherals

Solid Wood Computer Peripherals
While the rest of the world continues to become more and more plastic, the folks over at Wood Contour are interested in using natural materials in their products. For starters, Wood Contour offers keyboards, mice and monitors constructed from solid hardwoods such as cherry, mahogany, beech, oak, ash, and maple.

LG Flat Panel TV and PC Combo

LG Flat Panel TV and PC Combo
LG Electronics has announced a new device that combines a widescreen LCD television with a full-fledged Windows PC. The computer adds virtually no bulk to the flat panel display. The first system in LG’s TVPC lineup will come with an Intel Celeron 430 CPU, 160GB hard drive, 1GB of RAM and on-board WiFi connectivity.

Tiny Linux Pc Gets More Powerful

Tiny Linux Pc Gets More Powerful
The oh so small netstix series of computers from gumstix are full-fledged Linux systems in the form-factor of a pack of gum. Now the maker has announced a significant speed bump from the earilier 200MHz processor to a new Intel XScale 400MHz processor.

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