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Tag: Computer

eyeMac Difference Engine of Wickedness: Steampunk Computing at Its Finest

eyeMac Difference Engine of Wickedness: Steampunk Computing at Its Finest
Despite all its brass and wood bits and bobs, this retro-fantastic machine hides beneath its surface a fully-functional iMac. The eyeMac Difference Engine of Wickedness is the creation of David Lee of Hatton Cross Steampunk, and it’s definitely one of the best looking steampunk computer mods I’ve seen.

Tobii Shows Off IS-2 Eye Tracker Module: Are Eyeball-Controlled Games the Next Big Thing?

Tobii Shows Off IS-2 Eye Tracker Module: Are Eyeball-Controlled Games the Next Big Thing?
For over 20 years, gamers have been using a mouse to control their video games. Over the last couple of years, motion controls such as the Kinect, Move and Wii-mote have become common on game console, and are starting to make their way to PC gaming and other computer uses as well.

PowerUSB Power Strip Lets You Control Outlets with Your PC

PowerUSB Power Strip Lets You Control Outlets with Your PC
Power strips that turn on or off when you turn your computer on or off aren’t new. These things have been around for several years now and they’re good for saving power for people that like to be green.

Godfather Casemod Makes You an Offer You Can’t Refuse

Godfather Casemod Makes You an Offer You Can’t Refuse
It’s been a while since I’ve spotted a cool casemod I thought was worth of a mention. Here’s one that I think you’ll like – assuming you enjoy movies about the mob. What you’re looking at here, my friends, is the Godfather of computers, literally.

The iPhone 4 Legacy Case: Retro Macintosh Goodness

The iPhone 4 Legacy Case: Retro Macintosh Goodness
Have you ever wanted to make your iPhone look like an old Mac? Well this retro case for your iPhone makes it look like a classic Macintosh computer. It’s actually a case, with a vinyl skin for the front, so it actually would offer some protection for your iPhone.

foxLO Subwoofer Promises Lots of Boom in a Small Package

foxLO Subwoofer Promises Lots of Boom in a Small Package
I love bass in my games, TV shows, and movies on my smartphone and my computer. I hate the giant subwoofer enclosures though, since they always seem to take up a bunch of space. A company called soundmatters has a new subwoofer called the foxLO that will be displayed at CES 2012 for the first time.

Servers Could Heat Your Home or Office Just as Well as a Furnace!

Servers Could Heat Your Home or Office Just as Well as a Furnace!
Back when I had a “real job,” I took care of the servers for a large and busy pharmacy. It was a cool job some days, but my office was the server room. A small closet size room with a desk and four servers in there makes for a massive amount of heat.

Karuma PlayBase: Tablet for Toddlers?

Karuma PlayBase: Tablet for Toddlers?
While I’ve seen plenty of toddlers playing with iPhones and iPads, since they aren’t completely smash-proof, you might want to think about giving your little terror a PlayBase from Karuma instead. This is supposed to be an affordable tablet that’s made for younger children.

Motorola Lapdock 100: Smartphone to Netbook Converter

Motorola Lapdock 100: Smartphone to Netbook Converter
So what’s  a Lapdock? It’s a dock that will work with Motorola’s “Webtop”-enabled smarpthones. This is the mode that Motorola smartphones go into when they are connected to a TV or a laptop dock. The phone turns into a mini Linux laptop with a full desktop browser and more features.

Dwight’s Pyramid Tablet Looks Awesome, But Probably Isn’t Very Useful

Dwight’s Pyramid Tablet Looks Awesome, But Probably Isn’t Very Useful
When you think of a tablet, images of an iPad or a Samsung Galaxy Tab or a Kindle Fire probably pop into your head right away. Regardless of what brand of tablet you’re thinking, the picture in your head is probably a rectangular, touchscreen tablet ranging from a 7-inch to a 10-inch screen.

i-Wood Chalkboard Wooden “Laptop”: Fun Way to Surf with Your Toddler

i-Wood Chalkboard Wooden “Laptop”: Fun Way to Surf with Your Toddler
The i-Wood looks like a great way to surf with your toddler. The wooden chalkboard is shaped like a laptop, perfect to let your kid emulate his or her parents, each typing away on their respective laptops.

Android MegaPad Concept: a Window to Future iMacs?

Android MegaPad Concept: a Window to Future iMacs?
With Apple slowly integrating touch-friendly icons and other functionality to their desktop operating system, I think it’s only a matter of time before we see touchscreen iMacs. But it looks like one man just beat them to it. 

CPUsage: Let Your PC Earn Money for You

CPUsage: Let Your PC Earn Money for You
I’m sure many of you have heard about distributed computing projects like Folding@home and SETI@home, which asks for people to donate some of their computers’ processing power to help accomplish tasks that would otherwise require the use of expensive supercomputers.

Winning Solitaire Sculpture is Winning

Winning Solitaire Sculpture is Winning
One of the first games I got hooked to on the PC was Solitaire. Our computer then ran on Windows ’95, with a wonderful CRT monitor that cost more than laptops do these days. I would try to finish the game as quickly as possible, and gaze proudly at the screen when the cards would go berserk and flying all over the screen when I won the game.

HAF X Mini Bike Casemod: Log On, then Ride Off

HAF X Mini Bike Casemod: Log On, then Ride Off
I’ve seen a couple of computer mods that look like motorcycles before, and even a scooter computer, but I think this is the best combo of computer and motorized vehicle I’ve seen yet.

Education iMac Drops Below $1,000: Will You Get One?

Education iMac Drops Below $1,000: Will You Get One?
I’ve mentioned before that I’m somewhat ambivalent about the all-in-one PCs, mostly because they use laptop parts to get to that svelte size, but Apple has announced the specs of their education iMac, which sits at $999.

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