Posts Tagged 'PC'

Project Ayr: The Art Deco HTPC

Many people have a home theater PC sitting right next to their HDTVs. It’s not always the best-looking solution to manage your media, but oftentimes it’s the most functional. There’s no reason why your HTPC should look ugly. Check out this awesome design that Jeffrey Stephenson came up with.

project ayr fanless htpc

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ASUS Echelon Camo Edition Gaming Headset: Not Exactly Invisible

I don’t know when I started liking camo-patterned stuff, but it was a long time ago. I’ve got plenty of US army pants and shirts to prove my obsession. As camo goes, the digital camo on these headphones looks pretty good and while it won’t protect you from getting fragged, you’ll still look good.

asus echelon camo edition with mic extended

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The 10 Most Anticipated Windows 8 Laptops & Desktops

Windows 8 was released on October 26th, 2012, and with its next iteration of OS Microsoft has given developers a more feasible way of developing touch-based laptops and desktops to capture some of the market that they lost to tablets. There are a host of new devices available right now, and while some of them are hybrids of tablets and notebooks, others still work as laptops. Here are some of the ones we’re most anticipating.

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Cross-Platform Apps that Make Life Easier

cross platform.jpgWhile some people have their apps and content easily synced by using devices from the same company, I have a desktop PC that I use daily to work on, but Apple devices for when I’m on the go. That means that the apps I use on the road need to sync in some fashion so that I can access the work I did on my PC. Here are the ones I use daily that work well for me. More

The Aerodyne PC: Is Art Deco is the New Steampunk?

This mini PC is called The Aerodyne, and it’s supposed to evoke the look of classic streamline trains and skyscrapers like The Chrysler Building. For what it’s worth, the Aerodyne definitely looks more attractive than the typical plastic or metal computer cases we see these days.

Aerodyne Art Deco Mini PC 01

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Best Mac & PC Apps That You Absolutely Need – Best of 2011

Apps are what make your computer work, and no matter which platform you mainly use, you’ll eventually have to install and find new ones. With the plethora of apps that are almost immediately available for download, it makes sense to discover the right ones to accomplish what you need to get done. Here are our favorite apps for 2011.

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How to Speed Up Your Next Virus Scan

120511virusscan.jpgDepending on how much data is on your drive(s) and how old your computer is, running a deep virus scan can take between “Zzzzz” and “forever”. But over the years, we’ve learned a few tricks to help speed up the process of scanning for viruses…

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Here’s How to Quickly Regain 10-20 GB of Free Space

112111_rg_KeepPCClean_01.jpgEver since we got a MacBook Pro, we’ve been a bit lax with the maintenance of our desktop PC. The computer is old and we know that we won’t keep it for much longer, but it still continues to function as our main home-based PC, so it makes sense to ensure that it’s functioning properly.

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Make Your Old PC Into a Data Server

110711_rg_DataCenter_01.jpgLike many people, we’ve got a MacBook, but this is a recent update. We’ve always had PC computers. At one point, there were probably around 6-8 old PCs in various states of assembly in our home office, which got a bit cluttered. That being said, there are many things that you can do with old PCs, and making yours into a data server makes sense since it’s something that desktops do well.

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iLuv’s WorkStations Turn Your Tablet into a Desktop PC: Say What?

I get that you might need a keyboard to get things done with your tablet. It’s even better when that same Bluetooth keyboard doubles as a case and a stand, but iLuv’s new WorkStation series is a bit much for my taste.

iluv ipad workstation dock pc home mobile

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