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IMEC meets Howest: The First Solar Powered Laptop

We’ve seen solar-powered laptop cases and even a crazy Apple patent that suggested sun powered back lighting, but this is a concept that could change computing as we know it. The “IMEC meets Howest” is claimed to be the first laptop which relies completely on the power of the sun. Energized by two solar panels, no electricity source is needed ...

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The PS3 Slim Laptop, Take Two

Ben Heck is at it again with is newest creation, the Ps3 Slim Laptop, his second attempt at creating the perfect mobile PS3 Slim. This time around Heck decks the laptop out with blue accents, a 17? widescreen 720p HDMI display, a built-in cable storage department and built-in stereo speakers & headphone jack. Heck also added more air holes then ...

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Apple Patent Harnesses the Power of the Sun in an Unexpected Way

While Apple hasn’t yet patented the sun (yet), they are interested in what the sun can do for them and their hardware. A newly revealed patent suggests that Apple might be gearing up for a more eco-friendly line of laptops, but not through traditional solar power. Picture this: a mirror attached to the lid of your laptop folds out to ...

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Nintendo Wii Laptop

Ben Heck forum contributor OMGpedobear created this Nintedo Wii Laptop from scratch, including some pretty cool LED action, if you’re into that sort of thing. While the internals might not be the most organized or secured set-up we’ve ever seen, we always love to see modding geniuses working for the geeky cause of making full-scale gaming as mobile as possible. ...

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PS3 Slim Gets Smooshed Into A Laptop

The PS3 Slim was already beginning to feel a little chubby. Time takes a a toll on the body. Thankfully, we have Ben Heck to make everything more portable. His new PS3 Slim Laptop takes the improved hardware of the Slim and makes it even more mobile with his notebook-inspired mod.

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Microsoft Bribing Bloggers Again

Right around the time Windows Vista came out, Microsoft was engaged in a PR campaign where they would give a blogger an Acer laptop loaded with Vista (see above picture) and not ask for it back. Free laptops mean good reviews, right? The whole thing blew up in Microsoft’s face, so in mid-2009, you’d think it’d learn its lesson, right? ...

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Transformer Laptop USB Hub

The laptop hub itself is enough to generate an epic “Yo Dawg” meme which would make Xzibit cry in frustration. But add in transformer functionality and you have some sort of weird meta-paradox which isn’t even worth the effort to meme-ificate. This robotic transformer hub folds into the shape of a mini-laptop with four additional USB ports. Now all we ...

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