09/12/2011, If you happen to be a huge fan of the Call of Duty series, regardless of whether you game on a console or on the PC, then you might want to mark September 22nd on your computer and black it out, doing nothing but wait for the downloadable content (DLC) to be made available. Oh yeah, that’s also when you make sure no one else at home is hogging your […]
09/09/2011, While both Mac and Windows computers have pros and cons (I’m not going to get into a debate about which one is better) there’s one thing that Macs have consistently been beating Windows in, and that is the “out of box experience” (OOBE). Macs require very little setting up to do, users can basically plug the computer in, turn it on and start using it within a couple of minutes. […]
09/07/2011, The Business Software Alliance (BSA) has recently published a report saying that almost half the world’s PC users acquire software illegally and think that it’s okay to do so. It recently published on its blog: 47% of personal computers acquire software through illegal means most of the time, with folks in developing countries contributing to most of the piracy. The BSA conducted its research by surveying approximately 15,000 PC users […]
09/07/2011, HP, like the whole industry, is pushing All-in-One PCs both for consumers and small businesses. According to HP, the All-in-One PC segment has a 40% penetration rate in the US desktop PC market (retail). Today and for the third time, HP is refreshing its TouchSmart lineup with the introduction of the HP TouchSmart 320 (20-inch), HP TouchSmart 420 (21.5-inch) and HP TouchSmart 520 (23-inch) on the consumer side and […]
09/06/2011, Which is the best gaming platform in your opinion? Well, some might say home consoles, while others swear by the desktop. How about you? For those who decide on the former, but are still losing sleep over whether the Xbox 360 or Sony PS3 rocks their socks off, here is a mutual solution – a PC case that carries parts of both consoles. Timofiend is the creator behind this unique […]
08/04/2011, Are you a fan of zombie first-person shooters? If you are, perhaps it’s time to dust off your copy of Call of Duty: Black Ops and check out the latest map pack that Treyarch is putting out while you wait for Modern Warfare 3 to be released. The map pack is titled “Rezurrection” and it will be coming to the Xbox 360 first followed by PC and PlayStation 3 later.
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 […]
07/25/2011, Habey, a name that is associated with embedded computer and digital signage media products, recently announced a spanking new 12” touchscreen Intel Dual Core Atom Nvidia ION Panel PC known as the PPC-6512. This particular model will sport an aspect ratio of 16:9, not to mention carry HDMI and VGA outputs, a solitary serial port (clearly this is no ordinary home PC as serial ports have not made an appearance […]
06/21/2011, If you’re thinking that you’re looking at some retro television from the 1950′s or 1960′s you would be wrong, but we’re thinking that Swedish artist Love Hulten will be glad he managed to fool you into thinking so. This is actually a PC casemod that the artist calls the Sputnik 0667 and we’re loving it. It does take you back to the days where computers actually looked like that, think […]
06/20/2011, For those who do remember, the revamped Commodore 64 did enter the pre-order phase a couple of months ago, and for those who actually placed such a pre-order will be pleased to know that it will start to ship from this week onwards. There is a bunch of different models for you to choose from, ranging from a barebones Commodore 64 that is going for a mere $250, sporting a […]
06/13/2011, Duke Nukem Forever had the rare chance of living up to everybody’s expectations. The game was literally vaporware until Gearbox and 2K games picked it up and decided to finish the game that started development way back in 1997. You’ve seen trailers for Duke Nukem Forever and by and by, the game looked pretty humorous and satisfying. Unfortunately, in an FPS world dominated by the likes of Call of Duty: […]
06/03/2011, Hannspree, the creators of the basketball TV have just introduced a new all-in-one PC called the SN22A1. Featuring a 21.5″ LED touchscreen display, powered by an Intel Pine View D510 dual-core processor running at 1.66 GHz, 3GB of RAM, a 320GB HDD, HDMI output, VGA ports, four USB ports, Ethernet and Bluetooth connectivity, a 1.3-Megapixel webcam, a 4-in-1 multimedia card reader, and Windows 7 home operating system. Judging from its […]
06/03/2011, When XCOM was first released on the PC all those years ago, it opened up games to a whole new generation, as you learnt the value of a turn for each of your particular team members. Not only that, it helped you develop some aspects of preparation since you need to know what to bring with you on a particular mission, not forgetting to achieve a careful balance of your […]
06/01/2011, We all know that all-in-one PCs are the in thing right now, with PC vendors all trying to cash in on the trend. Latest to hop on the bandwagon is Korean electronics manufacturer LG. LG will be making its debut in the all-in-one PC market segment with the unveiling of the LG V300, which looks like they will be kicking off their new lineup with a bang.