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Micro Versions of Classic Consoles and Computers: Micro Machines

Micro Versions of Classic Consoles and Computers: Micro Machines
I’ve long contemplated starting a collection of vintage computers and video games, but I really don’t have the space, and my wife probably wouldn’t appreciate a bunch of extra junk in our already jampacked house. Thanks to the wonders of 3D printing, I might be able to fulfill my dream without taking up much space at all.

2018 Razer Blade Stealth Review: Ultragood Ultrabook

2018 Razer Blade Stealth Review: Ultragood Ultrabook
Over the years, laptops have kept getting lighter, more powerful, and sleeker. Among the leaders of the ultrabooks on the market is Razer, with their Razer Blade Stealth. Keep in mind that unlike some of the more heavy duty laptops that bear the Razer badge, this one isn’t really for serious gaming – at least not without additional hardware which I’ll tell you about later.
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Hands On: HP Pavilion x360 Convertible m3-u003dx

Hands On: HP Pavilion x360 Convertible m3-u003dx
Are you in the market for a single mobile PC that can go from notebook to tablet? The HP Pavilion x360 Convertible m3-u003dx is a great choice for work, school, and everyday computing needs. What makes the x360 Convertible so useful is its portability and versatility.

Hands-on Review: Alienware Alpha R2 Compact Gaming PC

Hands-on Review: Alienware Alpha R2 Compact Gaming PC
If you’ve been thinking about investing in a gaming PC, but don’t want to spend thousands or take up a bunch of space with agigantic tower system, you’ll definitely want to check out the latest generation of the Alienware Alpha – the Alpha R2.

Need a Laptop for College? Here’s our Top Picks for 2016

Need a Laptop for College? Here’s our Top Picks for 2016
We get it – four years is a long time to have the same laptop, especially with all the upgrades and new models available today. If you need a new college laptop (or even your first), it’s important to pick a great computer that will last as long as you need it to…and that can handle your unique workload.

Dell Project Ophelia PC on a USB Stick: Any OS, Anywhere

Dell Project Ophelia PC on a USB Stick: Any OS, Anywhere
Dell Wyse – the cloud computing company acquired by Dell in May 2012 – may soon be entering its bet on the emerging PC on a stick genre. While the previous examples of these flash drive computers we’ve seen use Android as their primary operating system, Dell’s product will also run on Android, but will give customers the freedom to choose from different OSes to actually use.

Old Tech Turned into New Stools

Old Tech Turned into New Stools
You never know what a geek is going to get up to with some old hardware on their hands and a little bit of time. Rodrigo Alonso had some donated, chopped up computer parts that were left over from obsolete machine, along with some whole computer mice and keyboards.

c64x Extreme: Commodore 64 Gets Upgraded Specs, Still Won’t Play Crysis

c64x Extreme: Commodore 64 Gets Upgraded Specs, Still Won’t Play Crysis
Last year, a man named Barry Altman founded Commodore USA, LLC and acquired the rights to the Commodore computer brand. His company has since relaunched the brand along with the Commodore 64, the legendary all-in-one computer in a keyboard that inspired a generation of programmers, tinkerers and gamers.

Tiny Desktop Computer: If You Thought it Was Hard to Upgrade Your PC…

Tiny Desktop Computer: If You Thought it Was Hard to Upgrade Your PC…
This looks like an ordinary computer desktop, until you you see a giant fingers reaching down and starting to work the mouse. The whole thing looks like something that belongs in a doll house. The only question that’s left is whether it’s real or a fake.

BRC Designs Binary Table: PCs Spill Their Guts on Your Coffee Table

BRC Designs Binary Table: PCs Spill Their Guts on Your Coffee Table
I don’t know if I’d like to have one in my home, but BRC Designs’ new Binary Table 01 is entirely composed of outdated and discarded electronics. The whole structure consists of old computer towers and built from a patchwork of circuit boards.

Lamborghini Hard Drive Won’t Make Your Computer Run Faster

Lamborghini Hard Drive Won’t Make Your Computer Run Faster
After Asus released some Lamborghini laptops, it’s time to make more money off the Lambo name by releasing some USB hard drives. While the enclosure looks nice enough, it’s by no means the fastest or biggest drive out there.

Radius PC Gives New Meaning to All-in-One Computers

Radius PC Gives New Meaning to All-in-One Computers
All-in-one computers are nothing new, but they tend to sacrifice power and upgradability in return for a relatively slim package. But  NextComputing’s Radius computers are the exact opposite – they don’t look nice, and they’re portable in the sense that anything you can carry is portable, but they can be as powerful as any traditional desktop PC.

Microsoft Kinect Hacked Into Computer Gesture Interface

Microsoft Kinect Hacked Into Computer Gesture Interface
I’ve been thinking about computer interfaces for a while, and I was pleasantly surprised that Microsoft is embracing the hacking of the Kinect, instead of shunning it. The latest hack includes using the Kinect as an interface for your computer.

It’S Either This or a ‘Beware of Nerd’ Sign

It’S Either This or a ‘Beware of Nerd’ Sign
Give your visitors fair warning of what they’re getting into: The There’s no place like 127.0.0.1 door/floor mat is available at ThinkGeek for $40 (USD). Bewildered expressions at your doorstep guaranteed.

Destroyed Apple Products: a Beautiful Waste

Destroyed Apple Products: a Beautiful Waste
It seems a bit of a shame to destroy all of this Apple tech in the name of art, but that didn’t stop Michael Tompert and the photographer Paul Fairchild of creating this strange homage to Apple.

Is 70 Terabytes of Storage Enough for You?

Is 70 Terabytes of Storage Enough for You?
Apparently, some Russian dude decided that enough was never enough, and built himself a data rig that has a whopping 70TB of storage. Yes, that 70TB. Is that finally enough for all your torrents, warez and pr0n?
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