Tag Archives: computer

PC Case Mod: That’s So Tron!

This is one ill case mod. That’s slang for “well done and sexy,” which is exactly what Nick Falzone was going for with this computer case inspired by a Beijing building. This concoction of wood and circuitry looks to be a mash up of Tron and the Borg cube, minus the corrupt programs and assimilation. Because Nick is such a ...

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Gaming PC Suspended In Liquid

Now this is a serious case mod if I’ve ever seen one. It’s a 100-pound gaming rig from Hardcore Computer. The specs are supposed to be insane and that’s nothing new; it’s for gaming. This PC’s special trait is that it resides submerged in 4.5 gallons of cooling oil, which is custom designed specifically for PCs. It’s supposed to be ...

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Acer Aspire One Reviewed

I really enjoy using the Acer Aspire One for just about everything. Blogging, retro gaming, porno — you name it, this little netbook can do it. Well, running Crysis on high settings isn’t going to happen, but one can try.

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FCC Leaks Up and Coming Sony VAIO Netbooks

Most people think the FCC is all bad and all that it wants to do is prevent us from enjoying quality television with harsh language and nudity. Well, they would be right except that once in a blue moon the FCC blows the lid on some covert hardware that will soon hit store shelves. This time the FCC has leaked ...

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New MSI Wind Netbooks Are All About The Juice

Word of MSI’s latest line of Wind netbooks has surfaced. Attempting to beat out its netbook competitors in battery life, MSI has unveiled the Wind U110, U115 and U120. The U110 and U115 stress battery longevity, with a 6-cell battery that comes standard, an upgraded Intel Atom processor that uses 20% less power and a hybrid storage device that also ...

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Numark’s Latest “DJ In A Box”

Years upon years ago, I sold my bass amp and bought a couple of shitty Numarks with a shitty mixer and started DJing. It was a blast and I’ve never regretted it. But now that we’re moving into the 21st century, it’s time to ditch the belt-driven turntables of the past and embrace the digital movement. Numark’s “NUMARK TOTAL COMPUTER ...

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CyberPower’s Core i7 Gaming PC: The Black Pearl

Intel’s Core i7 processors are wicked fast. Faster than that new Lamborghini we know nothing about. Of course, the earliest devices that will utilize the processor are gaming PCs. The Core i7 was officially launched yesterday and computer companies like CyberPower are already stocking the assembly lines with this quad-core powerhouse. CyberPower unveiled its latest and fastest gaming PC, the ...

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Replicant: The World’s First Microprocessor-Based Calculator

Retro computer enthusiast Bill Kotaska has successfully built a replica of Busicom’s historic 141-PF printing calculator using vintage Intel chips. It’s the 37th anniversary of the world’s first single chip, customer-programmable microprocessor, the tiny Intel 4004. It was the Japanese calculator maker known as Busicom which later introduced the first product ever built around an Intel microprocessor. So, in light ...

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My New Netbook: Acer Aspire One

My new netbook arrived today! This computer takes me beyond the realms of popular. It’s the Acer Aspire One, and I’m about to open this box upto see what’s inside! Hit the jump to take a peek.

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How To: Run Mac OS X on a PC

I have to admit, the last place I ever expected to see a tutorial detailing how to install OS X on a PC would be the Register. But hey, Brian Hurley has a fantastic tutorial for those of you too broke to afford Apple’s hardware. The process is very detailed and is more suited for a long weekend than an ...

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