Laptop briefcases and sleeves tend to blend together after a while, because most of them look the same and are pretty boring. That’s one of the reasons why an Italian designer decided to come up with something with a bit more flair.
Acer has unveiled a Star Trek themed notebook that looks stunning. In fact, it looks like it came right from the bridge of the rebooted Enterprise. The Acer Aspire R7 Star Trek Limited Edition. It kind of looks like the Enterprise herself when opened up halfway.
Years of hunching over his laptop took its toll on James Olander. He claims that the damage on his nerves reached an extent that he was advised by his doctors to lay off laptops or he might not be able to type again.
It’s time to put your Ben Heck hat on. A company called Photon Gaming is raising funds for Darkmatter, an open source DIY kit for converting an Xbox 360 console into a laptop. Photon Gaming even claims one variant of their kit will allow you to convert an Xbox One into a laptop.
When it comes to laptops, there are many things that manufacturers can learn from Apple. That being said, there are plenty of MacBook and MacBook Pro alternatives that are worth checking out. Google’s just upped the ante with the release of their Chromebook Pixel, which has some features that the next generation of MacBooks might have.
There are plenty of laptop stands out there, and all of them have their benefits and faults. There aren’t many that are perfect, and while this wooden one definitely looks like a nice one, but it has got one big problem: it costs as much as some low-spec laptops.
A company called System76 makes high-end gaming computers that run on Ubuntu, one of the most popular Linux distributions. Why would anyone sell expensive gaming computers to Linux users? Because those people have saved tons of money from not having to purchase an operating system.
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I lack any of the skills you need to make cool mods and DIY projects of just about any type. That is certainly not true when it comes to modder Ben Heck. This geek took his hobby of building modded consoles and other items and turned it into his own web series.
People with flawed morals and thieving hands would steal a laptop in a heartbeat, but I doubt any of them would want to steal your newspaper. So put this knowledge to good use and protect your notebook in more ways than one with the Urban Camouflage case.
I’ve tried shoulder bags before, but I have to say that I prefer backpacks. They make lugging around a laptop, books, iPad and pencil cases a lot easier in my opinion. However, if you are looking for something more stylish, and that will work in any office, check out Incase’s Pathway bags.
We talked a bit about Google considering offering rental Chromebook computers in the past. Little over a year ago, the topic came up with prices expected to start at about $20 per month. Google has now announced the launch of rentals for Chromebooks and bulk purchases for its Apps customers.
We’ve featured Richard Nagy aka Datamancer’s steampunk laptop before, but like most modern gadgets, Datamancer’s products evolve. Unlike most modern gadgets, the second revision of his laptop is encased in wood and adorned with brass and gold.