The Thick and Thin of MacBook Air Alternatives

080311-Sony-VaioZ.jpgA walk down the store aisle and it’s obvious not all laptops are created equal: some are thinner, a few offer desktop power in a portable form factor, others just look cooler. Right now the hype meter is reading high with the newly released MacBook Airs, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t other laptops to consider that share a slim form factor and powerful specs…

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Toy Story Giant Alien USB Webcam Will Take Over Your Desktop

This Toy Story Alien USB Webcam stands at around 15 inches in height, which means that it’s larger than the actual aliens that were featured in Toy Story. It’s big enough that it will stand out on your desk (and honestly it might clash with a few things on your workstation.)

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Make Social Networking Screen Sleep Fast When Working

060811_rg_TwoScreenSleep_01.jpgMore and more people are working from home, and it’s safe to say that there are quite a few distractions compared to working in an office. That’s why we’ve come across an easy productivity trick, so that you don’t waste hours upon hours on Facebook, Twitter, or other social networking sites and still remain productive. It’s so easy to get lost in multi-tasking and it has been shown that doing one thing at a time is a lot better than doing five.

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How to Reuse Your Obsolete Laptop In Creative Fashion

041211_rg_CreativeLaptopReuse_01.jpgWith many manufacturers refreshing their laptops every year or so, many people wonder what they can do with their old laptops. Old laptops, just like old desktops, can be used for many different things instead of just junking them or recycling them. From kitchen computers to media stations, there are many uses for these old notebooks. The trick is to be creative and not be afraid to try stuff out.

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Distinctive Desktop Computer Speakers For Every Budget

032511_rg_DesktopSpeakers_01.jpgGetting the right type of desktop computer speakers can be a quandary. Do you get a cheap pair or get something that costs a bit more? In our experience, it’s best to look at companies known for their speakers than usual computer peripheral manufacturers. You shouldn’t forget that with a few wires, you can plug in your computer to your stereo system.

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S.N.A.K. Facebook Keyboard: For People Totally Addicted to Facebook

This strangely-named keyboard, the S.N.A.K., which stands for Social Network Access Keyboard, has got way too many Facebook logos for my taste, and ultimately it does look like a Dynex Multimedia Keyboard with some stickers on it, but hey, if you love Facebook and social networking, this might be right up your alley.

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Make Your Computer Virus Scans Run Faster

030111_rg_FastVirusScan_01.jpgWe’ve all had this problem: we wake up in the morning and find out that our computer virus scan that was scheduled late last night is still running and basically stops you from getting any work done on your computer unless you interrupt or cancel it. Here are a few ways that we’ve found to make these scans run faster.

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10 Benefits of Having Both a Mac & PC

021111_rg_MacandPC_01.jpgFor the last few months, I’ve had access to both a Mac and a PC. While I’ve been migrating my files over to my new Mac, I still use my PC most of the time. Each computer has different functions and they allow me the best of both worlds, without having to sacrifice much.

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Lamborghini Hard Drive Won’t Make Your Computer Run Faster

After Asus released some Lamborghini laptops, it’s time to make more money off the Lambo name by releasing some USB hard drives. While the enclosure looks nice enough, it’s by no means the fastest or biggest drive out there.

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Souped-Up OWC Mac Minis: Who Should Get One?

012811_rg_OWCMacMini_01.jpgOWC recently announced their customization options for the Mac Mini. While 12TB of storage might seem a bit much, a lot of people are using Mac Minis as their sole home computer, especially when they’ve combined it with a laptop. The question is, who should consider powering up their Mac Mini?

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