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Tag: Computer

DIY Silent Computer Doesn’t Make a Peep

DIY Silent Computer Doesn’t Make a Peep
I’ve gotten used to my computer rig making lots of noise, when it’s totally quiet, it usually indicates some sort of a hardware failure. Some computers run 24/7 and generate a lot of heat because getting work done.

Adjustable Height Computer Desk Casemod Deserves a Standing Ovation

Adjustable Height Computer Desk Casemod Deserves a Standing Ovation
We’ve seen a couple of desks that double as computer cases, but this one takes things to the next level. Unsurprisingly, its proud and very skilled creator also calls it The Next Level.

Official Doctor Who TARDIS PC: Intel on the Inside

Official Doctor Who TARDIS PC: Intel on the Inside
Time Lords and Ladies, UK-based PC supplier is now selling a high-end and officially licensed Doctor Who computer. Its aluminum case is designed to look like the TARDIS, meaning it looks like an old London police box.

2012 iMac “Assembled in USA”

2012 iMac “Assembled in USA”
Just about every device that Apple sells these days is made in China by Foxconn and other major manufacturers. Though it looks like some of Apple’s items are no longer being manufactured in China. A recent teardown performed by iFixit on the new 21.5-inch iMac revealed that the machine was made in the USA.

New 2012 iMac Slims Down: Price, Specs and Release Date Detailed

New 2012 iMac Slims Down: Price, Specs and Release Date Detailed
I just bought a 27-inch iMac last year, and I really love it. In fact, it’s the best computer I’ve EVER owned, and I’ve owned a whole lot of computers over the years. Between its industrial design, fast processor, the staggeringly-sharp display, and Apple’s solid OS X operating system, it’s really a dream machine.

Vizio AIO PCs Get Touchscreen Upgrade for Windows 8

Vizio AIO PCs Get Touchscreen Upgrade for Windows 8
Back during CES 2012, I had a chance to go hands-on with Vizio’s sexy new all-in-one PCs, and I was quite impressed with the industrial design, build quality and overall value at the time. With the impending release of Microsoft Windows 8, Vizio has announced two new AIO PCs with full 1080p touchscreen displays.

Parallella Aims to Bring Supercomputing to the Masses

Parallella Aims to Bring Supercomputing to the Masses
Over the last few years, we haven’t seen the kind of gains in computing speed that one might expect if you’re strictly following Moore’s Law. We’re beginning to run into limits on the frequency of any single CPU or GPU, and one of the modern ways to get past this limitation is through the use of parallel computing architectures.

Personal Energy Orb Makes You Exercise to Power up Your Mouse

Personal Energy Orb Makes You Exercise to Power up Your Mouse
It’s hard to get into the habit of exercising unless you’ve got some sweet incentives waiting for you at the finish line. That’s probably what Janko Hofmann and Fabian Pammer were thinking when they came up with the Arduino-powered Personal Energy Orb.

WD Unveils Crazy Fast Velociraptor Duo External Hard Drive

WD Unveils Crazy Fast Velociraptor Duo External Hard Drive
I don’t know why but I always want to have the fastest components in my computer that I can find. It’s not like I can drag race my computer against the guy across the street in some sort of grudge match, but I still have this unnatural desire for the fastest computer hardware around.

Logitech Washable Keyboard K310 Gets Rid of the Goo

Logitech Washable Keyboard K310 Gets Rid of the Goo
It may come as no surprise to many of you out there, but I’m what’s technically referred to as a slob. I keep myself clean, my clothes clean, and my car clean, but outside of those three things, I pretty much don’t care.

Raspberry Pi Getting Android 4.0 Soon

Raspberry Pi Getting Android 4.0 Soon
One of the coolest things about the Raspberry Pi computer is its dirt cheap price of $35(USD). The little computer is certainly no speed demon. You won’t be playing high-end video games on it, but it is more than capable of being a very low cost and small HTPC.

Microsoft Surface Tablet: Better Late than Never?

Microsoft Surface Tablet: Better Late than Never?
The internets are abuzz with Microsoft’s latest offering. The first tablet from the software giant borrows its name from their already well-regarded multitouch system, and is named Surface. The tablet was unveiled last night in LA with big fanfare at a press event.

Toshiba Satellite U845W Ultrabook Goes Ultrawide with 21:9 Display

Toshiba Satellite U845W Ultrabook Goes Ultrawide with 21:9 Display
Toshiba has take wraps off of a new laptop with a unique feature I’ve not seen before in a portable computer. The new Satellite U840W is the first ever laptop to feature an 21:9 proportion “cinema” display.

Toy Story 2 Once Deleted by Accident (and Again Because It Sucked)

Toy Story 2 Once Deleted by Accident (and Again Because It Sucked)
Anyone who uses a computer long enough eventually deletes a file by mistake they really wanted to keep. If you ever had this happen at work on a corporate network things get ugly really quick. I can only imagine when Pixar was working on Toy Story 2 and a bunch of the files were accidentally deleted, sphincter tone went up greatly within the studio.

4M Retro Wooden Computer: HAL 1000

4M Retro Wooden Computer: HAL 1000
The 4M is another retro wooden computer from Swedish artist Love Hultén. Unlike his earlier creation Sputnik 0667, which was an all-in-one PC, the 4M has a more conventional tower and monitor set up. Hulten counts steampunk and HAL 9000 from 2001: A Space Odyssey as the influences behind this lovely computer.

Future Supercomputer to Be Faster Than 50 Million Laptops

Future Supercomputer to Be Faster Than 50 Million Laptops
If you’re a computer enthusiast, I bet you think your rig is pretty fast. I don’t care how fast your computer at home is, you’ve got nothing on today’s supercomputers. When you think about the supercomputers coming by the end of the decade, you’re not even on the same planet.

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