Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Learn more.

Page 2 of 3

Tag: Computers

Chevy Camaro Computer’S Atom Chip Not as Fast as a V8

Chevy Camaro Computer’S Atom Chip Not as Fast as a V8
I have to say that I’m actually a big fan of the recent trend of automakers bringing back the classic muscle cars of my childhood. One of the better looking retro-modern muscle cars is the Chevy Camaro that played a major role in Transformers.

Electronic Part Pillow Covers: Huggable Varistors! Geek Out!

Electronic Part Pillow Covers: Huggable Varistors! Geek Out!
Do you get pumped up at the thought of assembling your own PC? Do you regularly find yourself surrounded by circuit boards and the smell of solder? Do you adore Arduino? Then you’ll love Atelier Kurth’s Happy Covers, awesome pillow covers with electronic parts printed on them.
Advertisement

Origin Gives Gaming Geeks the Big O

Origin Gives Gaming Geeks the Big O
Gamers and computer enthusiasts have a lot in common when it comes to their hobby with each wanting more performance. That means faster CPUs and more video cards. Gaming PC maker Origin has unveiled what may be the ultimate gaming computer for geeks that have money to burn.

Circuit Board Sculpture: Artist Turns Computer Innards Into Art

Circuit Board Sculpture: Artist Turns Computer Innards Into Art
I don’t know about you guys, but I’ve always found circuit boards interesting. Yes, that partly means “I don’t understand what the hell is going on here”, but I really do find the patterns mysterious and amazing, because a human like me designed this, and it’s this engraved soul of the computer that lets me check out cat videos on YouTube.

Hitachi Gesture-Based Interface: Why Do We Hate Buttons So Much?

Hitachi Gesture-Based Interface: Why Do We Hate Buttons So Much?
Seriously, will the future be button-less? What’s up with this surge of motion- and gesture-based UIs? Aside from Microsoft and Sony working on motion-based gaming controllers, Hitachi is also currently working on a Minority Report-ish interface.

New iMac Models to Bring USB 3.0, Fw 1600/3200? [Rumor]

New iMac Models to Bring USB 3.0, Fw 1600/3200? [Rumor]
According to AppleInsider, Apple has contacted retailers about impending shortages of the Apple iMac, suggesting that a new model may be forthcoming. This isn’t exactly news, because Apple’s desktop line really is due for an internal upgrade.

Humane Reader: the $20 Computer

Humane Reader: the $20 Computer
I’ve certainly seen our share of low-cost computers, but I can honestly say that this is the least expensive computer system I’ve seen yet. The Humane Reader is designed to provide computer technology to homes or schools without internet access or the budget for traditional PCs or Macs.

Letter From Univac

Letter From Univac
Boing Boing reader Scott Lloyd and his wife dug up this great bit of retro computer history – a conversation with an old UNIVAC computer…

Ibm Supercomputer to Compete in Jeopardy!: World Domination for $800 Please

Ibm Supercomputer to Compete in Jeopardy!: World Domination for $800 Please
It is official: It is easier to beat the greatest chess player of all time than to win at Jeopardy!. At least that’s the case with supercomputers. I’m sure most of you have heard of Garry Kasparov’s controversial defeat to IBM’s Deep Blue supercomputer.

Hard Kernel Odroid-T: High-Def Android Tablet Geared to Power Users

Hard Kernel Odroid-T: High-Def Android Tablet Geared to Power Users
It seems as if there’s a new Android-based tablet just about every day, so it’s getting hard to tell the difference between them all. Hard Kernel’s new Android 2.1 ODROID-T hopes to differentiate itself with superb HD video and gaming capabilities.

Pano Logic Tiny Client Moves Computing Back to the Server

Pano Logic Tiny Client Moves Computing Back to the Server
Taking a page out of old school client/server tech architecture and updating it with modern hardware and software, Pano Logic’s mini clients are definitely one to check out if you’re running a corporate IT team. The miniature Pano Device sits at each person’s desk, and has just enough processing power to provide network access and a “dumb” terminal attached to a centralized server farm.

Litl Webbook Gets Price Cut, Still Doomed

Litl Webbook Gets Price Cut, Still Doomed
They say if it walks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it’s a duck. That saying can certainly be applied to the netbook world. You can call a netbook whatever you want to call it, but I know one when I see it and you can’t convince me it’s worth twice as much as its competition just because you don’t call the machine a netbook.

Apple Refreshes Macbook Pro Line With Core I5 and Core I7 Procs

Apple Refreshes Macbook Pro Line With Core I5 and Core I7 Procs
Apple just refreshed its MacBook Pro lineup with some new features, which wasn’t surprising, but is still a good thing. A lot of people have been waiting for these, so hopefully, you didn’t just buy one yesterday.

Eve Multi-Boxing Rig Lets One Guy be Massively-Multiplayer All by Himself

Eve Multi-Boxing Rig Lets One Guy be Massively-Multiplayer All by Himself
This insane looking computer setup lets the guy controlling it play numerous MMORPG sessions of the same game at the same time. Hacked together by Zhek Kromtor, his computing rig is used for playing multiple rounds of EVE Online simultaneously.

Hp Unveils Devices Built Using Memristors: Skynet, Here We Come

Hp Unveils Devices Built Using Memristors: Skynet, Here We Come
Nearly 40 years ago, Filipino-American scientist Leon O. Chua came up with the idea of a memory resistor, or memristor for short. Yesterday, April 8, Hewlett-Packard showed devices that the company made using memristors in place of transistors.

Skinput Uses Your Skin as an Input Device

Skinput Uses Your Skin as an Input Device
CMU researcher Chris Harrison’s Skinput is an amazing new technology. It’s a new interface concept that just makes sense, and to top it off, it’s also pretty darn cool. Input devices haven’t changed much in the last few decades.
Advertisement

Deals in The Technabob Shop

Use Arrow Keys ← → for Faster Navigation Click to DisableClick to Enable