04/15/2013, One of the biggest gripes people have with Microsoft’s Windows 8 is the fact they completely replaced their traditional Start button experience found in previous versions of Windows with a UI that was specifically designed with tablet and touch-screen computers in mind. Getting to the desktop requires an additional unnecessary step, although according to a recently published rumor, it may look like Microsoft is considering cutting the extra step it […]
03/29/2013, It was at this year’s CES when VIZIO decided to announce its new line of laptops and desktops and today, the company is announcing pricing and availability for their previously announced PCs. VIZIO’s 14-inch Touch Thin + Light notebook (CT14T-B0) will soon ship with an AMD A10 APU at the base price of $1,089.99, while the Intel Core i7-equpped CT14T-B1 will start at $1,419.99. If 14 inches isn’t your cup of […]
02/13/2012, Statistics, statistics! There are many ways to read into figures and numbers, and a lot of the conclusions really boil down to just which angle you want to approach the particular topic from. Hardware sales figures are always interesting to talk about, and NPD’s set of hardware numbers focused on revenue shares, where PCs (this is a rather broad category actually – it seems that laptops and desktops come under […]
12/02/2011, It’s already a well-known fact that Windows 8 on ARM tablets won’t be able to run x86/x64 aka classic/legacy apps – but it looks like Microsoft is taking another step further to cement that difference. According to reports online, Microsoft is going to cut the desktop app from the ARM version of Windows 8 completely. This means that folks who use Windows 8 on ARM devices won’t even have access […]
11/17/2011, JBL has recently unveiled a new set of desktop speakers called the JBL Jembe. As you can tell, this is named after percussion instrument, the Djembe, although unlike the instrument itself, we do not recommend that go about beating on these set of speakers.
11/10/2011, It looks like Google isn’t satisfied with only having its Chrome OS on netbooks aka Chromebooks. Google’s CEO, Eric Schmidt, recently shared in Taiwan to PC manufacturers about the benefits of having Chrome OS-powered desktops. However, it looks like PC manufacturers aren’t buying the idea and are rather pessimistic about selling Chrome-powered desktops – despite Chrome OS’ features such as fast boot up time, no viruses, and no costs.
10/05/2011, Yesterday we reported on the Samsung Series 7 All-In-One desktop, and it looks like these all-in-one setups are starting to become more popular, as Dell has replaced one of their higher end all-in-one computers with the Inspiron One 2320.
07/28/2011, If you thought that iBUYPOWER was only good for churning out affordable gaming computers, you were wrong. The company has just announced a new line of desktops designed to speed up your work by letting you work faster with high-end computers. Aptly named the Professional Series, the computers will features 2nd generation Intel Core i7 processors, RAID cards, and NVIDIA Quadro graphics cards. If the default configurations aren’t what you’re […]
05/27/2011, If you’re an avid PC gamer and you’re looking for a small form factor desktop to replace the behemoth of a machine that you own, you’re in luck. Gone are the days where you have to sacrifice performance for size; at least that’s what ORIGIN PC promises with its small form factor desktop system called the CHRONOS. The ORIGIN CHRONOS small form factor PC packs second generation Intel Processors (Sandy […]
05/25/2011, Samsung has just unveiled a new all-in-one desktop computer, the Smart One AF315 that will go on sale in Korea tomorrow. Featuring a 23″ (1920 x 1080) 3D display, an Intel “Sandy Bridge” Core i5 processor, 4GB of RAM, a 1TB (7,200RPM) hard disk drive, a Blu-ray drive and a TV tuner. For folks who aren’t keen on having an immersive 3D experience (with the bundled 3D glasses), the display […]
05/24/2011, Digital Storm, a company known for its highly-customizable gaming rigs will be offering its first pre-built desktop gaming PC. Called the ODE, these pre-built systems will allow gamers to purchase high-end gaming computers without the hassle of having to select each part individually. And with the quality that Digital Storm is reputed for, they can rest assured they’ll be getting their money’s worth. “If ever there was an indictment against […]
05/20/2011, Now we all know that Google’s Chrome OS was specifically designed for laptops/netbooks, but who’s to say that it wouldn’t work on desktop computer? That’s why the folks over at Xi3 Corporation have just announced the ChromiumPC modular computer – the world’s first desktop computer designed to run Google’s Chrome operating system.
05/18/2011, HP has just announced that their latest HP TouchSmart 610 all-in-one (AIO) personal computers are available for purchase now. The latest variants of the AIO PCs feature the 2nd generation Intel Core processors for an improved performance. The HP TouchSmart 610 PCs maintain the unique TouchSmart form factor where the display/computer can be laid almost flat on a table surface as well as stand up like a regular monitor. […]
05/16/2011, All-in-one PCs are starting to become a major trend and Lenovo isn’t about to be left out of the race, judging by their recent push in the all-in-one (AIO) desktop computer segment. They’ve just introduced a new model to their Edge AIO lineup. Called the ThinkCentre Edge 91z, this AIO PC is nicknamed the “Do Machine” for small businesses. It packs a 21.5″ HD LED Infinity Screen with a view […]