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Tag: Pc

Use Winter Air to Cool a Blindingly-Hot PC

Use Winter Air to Cool a Blindingly-Hot PC
Yes we know; gaming PCs can get very hot. There was a time when I had one inside my bedroom and I usually had to turn down the heat when I was playing. Sure, nowadays, you can get liquid-cooled PCs, but an enterprising modder decided to use the cool winter air to get his PC down to manageable temperatures.

Moneual Play Ball PC: What Has Three Balls, Six Axes and Seven Windows?

Moneual Play Ball PC: What Has Three Balls, Six Axes and Seven Windows?
Would you believe what you’re looking at is a PC? Yep. This set of orbs is a completely functional Windows 7 PC, courtesy of the guys at Korea’s Moneaul.
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AIWI Turns iPhones into Motion Controller for PC Games

AIWI Turns iPhones into Motion Controller for PC Games
This interesting little app for the iPhone and iPod Touch interacts with special versions of gaming software on your PC to turn it into a motion controller for games.

Angry Birds Looking For Thieving Pigs On PC, PS3 & PSP

Angry Birds Looking For Thieving Pigs On PC, PS3 & PSP
Rovio’s wildly successful iOS game has branched out to the Android Marketplace and Ovi Store, but the angry birds of Angry Birds are still looking for more of their green porcine archenemies. Starting this week, the game will also be playable on PCs via Intel’s AppUp center.

Aluratek Bump Speakers go Unwired

Aluratek Bump Speakers go Unwired
Well, I don’t know that much about Aluratek, but their new Bump Speaker line looks kind of interesting. For $50 (USD), you get the AMS01F which is an FM clock radio “boombox” that plays music from SD cards or a line-in jack.

Pantech Vega X Phones as Fast as Some PCs

Pantech Vega X Phones as Fast as Some PCs
Ever got annoyed at the speed of your smartphone? Well, this is something that Pantech has finally addressed in Korea. Their new Vega X is supposed to run almost as fast as some PCs, thanks to the inclusion of speedy DDR2 memory.

The Scooterputer: The Casemod That Actually Drives

The Scooterputer: The Casemod That Actually Drives
I’ve featured a casemod or two that looked like a vehicle before, and even an R/C car computer that could drive, but never before have I seen a functional PC that could actually transport a human driver.

Google Destroys Its Own Chrome Notebooks – to Prove a Point

Google Destroys Its Own Chrome Notebooks – to Prove a Point
So if you’ve been paying attention at all to the news this week, Google revealed their first Chrome-based notebook computer. It’s the first mainstream PC to shy away from local application and document storage – moving as much as possible into the cloud.

Fireplace Computer Casemod Runs a Little Hot

Fireplace Computer Casemod Runs a Little Hot
What better way to keep warm this winter but by the crackling warm glow of an LCD screen with a PC behind it.

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.

Concretronic: Heaviest Computer You’Ll See Today

Concretronic: Heaviest Computer You’Ll See Today
I’ve seen some crazy ass PC casemods over the years, but this one is definitely one of the nuttier ones I’ve seen in a while. What we have here is a PC with a case made of concrete.

Walltop PC

Walltop PC
While most PC enthusiasts make their rig stand out by coming up with unique casemods, Redditor bigblades decided to just let it all hang out: I guess in computer porn terms, this would be classified as XXX.

Planar Sa2311w LCD Monitor Brings 3d Dinosaurs to Your Desktop

Planar Sa2311w LCD Monitor Brings 3d Dinosaurs to Your Desktop
I am more interested in 3D gaming in my home than I am in 3D movies. I would bet that most folks feel the same way if they are into video games. I will wear glasses to play games, but watching TV with glasses isn’t appealing to me.

Beer Keg PC Casemod: Drink Up and Overclock!

Beer Keg PC Casemod: Drink Up and Overclock!
The guys over at Legit Reviews were walking the aisles at the PDXLAN 16.5 gaming conference in Portland this week, when they spotted this awesome PC casemod. Yeppers, you’re looking at the official beer keg PC.

Corvette Zr1 Pc Casemod Can Actually Drive

Corvette Zr1 Pc Casemod Can Actually Drive
By starting with a 1/6th scale remote-controlled Chevy Corvette ZR1 as the basis for his casemod project, modder Bill Owen managed to create a complete desktop PC on wheels. Under the hood of his “Project blur” Vette ZR1 is a Jetway NC64 Mobile ITX motherboard, housing a Quad Core Q9000 mobile CPU.

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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