Habey PPC-6512 12-inch Touchscreen Rugged PC

Posted in PCs by Conner Flynn on July 24th, 2011

Habey USA has unveiled its new 12-inch touchscreen rugged PC, called the Habey PPC-6512. It’s powered by a 1.8GHz dual core Intel Atom processor, with a 512MB nVidia ION GT218 graphics card, a 1.3-megapixel camera, a 2.5-inch removable hard drive and a VESA wall mount.

As an added bonus, the Habey PPC-6512 can also output dual independent displays via VGA and HDMI ports with a max resolution of up to 2560×1600. You also get four USB 2.0 ports, eSATA, LAN, S/PDIF HD digital audio, and dual internal mini-PCI Express slots. It is compatible with both Windows and Linux. You can get it now for $800.

Mouse Belt Buckles

Posted in Apparel by Conner Flynn on July 11th, 2011

A couple by the names of Holly and PJ have set up an Etsy shop in order to help pay for their wedding. So it’s simple, buy one of these dorky Mouse belt buckles and help them with their wedding. The hook mechanism is behind the mouse.

They come in both Mac and PC versions. You have to be a hardcore geek to pull these off though. If you are geek enough, they cost between $15 to $22 and it’s going to a good cause.

Cideko Air Keyboard Chatting Device

Posted in Keyboards by Conner Flynn on July 10th, 2011

Cideko has unveiled the Air Keyboard Chatting device, a combo compact wireless keyboard, gyro mouse, earphones and a microphone. This device allows you to chat with your friends, change channels on your TV, even operate a PC from a different room. Pretty handy.

This lightweight Air Keyboard Chatting has a working range of up to 30-meters and delivers 3D motion sensing by waving it in the air. The Lithium-ion rechargeable battery is good for up to 10-hours. It will cost you $99.99.

Pioneer Computers DreamVision PC DH61 All-In-one Desktop PC

Posted in Desktop PCs by Conner Flynn on June 26th, 2011

Pioneer Computers Australia is offering their latest all-in-one desktop PC called the DreamVision PC DH61. It will save you some space on your desk and features a 21.5-inch 1920 x 1080 multi-touch LCD screen, a 2nd Generation Intel Core i3/i5 processor, and Intel integrated or NVIDIA 310M 512MB graphics card.

It also packs in up to 8GB DDR3 RAM, up to a 500GB hard drive, a 1.3-megapixel webcam, a DVD writer or Blu-ray drive, a 4-in-1 card reader, a TV tuner (optional), WiFi and 2x 5W built-in speakers. Starts at $1,399.

Toshiba DX1215 all-in-one PC hits the US

Posted in Toshiba by Conner Flynn on June 21st, 2011

Toshiba has introduced its first all-in-one PC for the US. The DX1215 is intended as a media hub with a 21.5-inch, 1080p touchscreen, Onkyo speakers and Waves MaxxAudio processing. There’s also Toshiba’s TV-focused video upscaling engine and a new Sleep & Music feature that lets users play music from the speakers through another source even if the machine is off.

Toshiba expects systems to have Core i5 and i7 processors, a 1TB hard drive, a DVD burner and a pair of USB 3.0 ports and four 2.0 ports. Some versions will have a TV tuner. these will be exclusive to Best Buy and they ship on July 3.

Samsung AF315 All-in-One PC

Posted in Samsung by Reuben Drake on May 25th, 2011

Samsung’s new AF315 All-in-One PC features a large 23-inch LCD along with Samsung’s switchable active shutter 2D / 3D technology and a thin 11-mm bezel. Aside from that, it packs a Core i5 CPU, 1TB 7200RPM hard disk and USB 3.0.

There’s also a TV receiver, Blu-ray player, remote control, 3D glasses, and a wireless keyboard and mouse combo. It ships in South Korea tomorrow for 2.19 million won or about $2,000. Apparently it is aimed at well dressed business woman types.

Fujitsu LifeBook T901 tablet PC available in the US for $1899

Posted in Fujitsu by Conner Flynn on May 18th, 2011

The Fujitsu LifeBook. Sounds like a medical alert bracelet mashed up with a notebook. Thankfully, it’s a lot nicer than that. And the T901 tablet PC is now for sale in the US. It is powered by an Intel Core i5-2520M processor and boasts a 13.3-inch, 1280 x 768 LCD that supports NVIDIA’s Optimus graphics.

That display also features an active digitizer, and for an extra $100 you can rock the dual digitizer that allows five-finger capacitive multitouch. It also features a modular bay so you can swap in a second battery or hard drive, etc. Not enough? How about an integrated fingerprint sensor to keep it all safe?

Fujitsu Esprimo FH56/DD All-in-one PC

Posted in Fujitsu by Conner Flynn on May 15th, 2011

Fujitsu has a new family member in its Esprimo FH all-in-one PC series. The Fujitsu FH56/DD features a 20-inch LCD display, a built-in TV tuner and built-in Onkyo speakers. In short it should deliver an amazing multimedia experience.

Other features include Intel Core i5-2520M processors (2.50-3.20GHz), 4GB DDR3 memory, 2TB of storage, a Blu-ray burner, Intel HD Graphics 3000, a 1.3MP webcam, a media card reader, LAN, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and the Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64 OS.

Hauppauge PCTV Broadway 2T streams TV to iPhone, iPad, Mac & PC

Posted in Media Streamers by Conner Flynn on April 13th, 2011

The $367 Hauppauge PCTV Broadway 2T will stream TV to any iOS device, Mac or PC with no third party app required. And Android support is expected to be added within a few weeks. It doesn’t require a computer either. It connects to your wired or wifi network and contains dual DVB-T tuners to enable streaming of a TV signal to a host device either over a home network or the internet.

The 2T also features USB and video inputs so you can stream video from your USB device or set top box. You can even connect it to an analog camera to create a remote home surveillance system viewable on an iPad or iPhone. This is one handy device that should be well worth the money.

Acer Aspire Z5761 all-in-one coming in May

Posted in Acer by Conner Flynn on April 7th, 2011

Acer has a sleek new all-in-one called the Aspire Z5761. It features a 23-inch Full HD display, your choice of Sandy Bridge Core i5-2400s, Core i5-2500s, or Core i7-2600s CPUs, up to a 1.5TB SATA II HDD, a Blu-ray or SuperMulti drive, NVIDIA GeForce GT440, GT435M, or GT420 graphics, and a hybrid TV-tuner card.

Other features include 802.11b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1, and eight USB 2.0 ports. It also comes preloaded with Clear.fi tech, so you can have access to multimedia content on other Acer devices. Prices start at £799 ($1305), and it arrives in May.

Falcon Northwest FragBox is small and powerful

Posted in PCs by Conner Flynn on April 6th, 2011

Falcon Northwest’s custom FragBox gaming computer lives up to it’s name, with the latest modern processor, two graphics cards and 24 gigs of RAM, all in a case roughly the size of a shoebox. A shoebox that holds shoes that will kick you like a champion kickboxer. It’s nice and portable too since it has a handle.

The Fragbox is 15 inches long, eight inches tall and weighs just 25 pounds. For a machine that includes specs like 24 gigs of RAM, dual Radeon 6970s, an Intel Core i7 Extreme processor, and a 256 gig SSD, it would cost you about $5,600. Lower spec systems start at $1,700.

PC Guitar mod

Posted in DIY by Conner Flynn on March 29th, 2011

Remember that Atari in a guitar hero guitar that I made awhile back? Well, here someone has crammed a full PC inside of an actual guitar. This mod comes from Journaldugeek user Joss.

Joss squeezed in a Intel Quad Core Q6700, Asus motherboard, 4 Gigs of RAM, 80GB raid, a MSI 8800 GTX graphics card and a 650W PSU Thermaltake Blue Evo power supply in a low range Ibiza guitar. Playing PC games on this thing would be very fun.

Acer intros two new large Full-HD PC monitors

Posted in Acer by Conner Flynn on March 24th, 2011

Acer has announced two new Full HD monitors for your consideration: the 24-inch B243HLCOymdr and 27-inch B273HLOymidh. Both LED-backlight monitors use a Vertical Alignment panel and deliver 1920 x 1080 Full HD resolution, 100,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, 250 cd/m2 brightness (B243HLCOymdr), 300 cd/m2 brightness (B273HLOymidh), 8ms response time (B243HLCOymdr), 10ms response time (B273HLOymidh) and 178/178 degree viewing angles.

As far as connectivity ports, you get D-Sub, DVI and HDMI (B273HLOymidh). The B243HLCOymdr and B273HLOymidh are available now for 249 Euro (about $351) and 399 Euro (about $562).

Cubitek Tank Series PC Gaming Cases

Posted in PCs by Conner Flynn on March 15th, 2011

Cubitek has launched a new range of gaming PC cases, which they are calling the ‘Tank Series’. The three different models are the XL Tank, the HPTX Tank and the Mini Tank. The name is very appropriate as these new PC gaming cases are made from black hairline-brushed anodized aluminum and looks like a tank.

Each is capable of using high end graphics cards, and all three come with USB 3.0 ports, e-SATA and HD+AC97 Audio. They are built for “silence, functionality, and sexiness”. What do you think? Are they sexy?

Stealth introduces rugged All In One PCs

Posted in PCs by Conner Flynn on March 15th, 2011

Some of us need a rugged PC, whether it’s because you work in harsh conditions or are just hard on your equipment. Stealth Computer has something new to offer those who need a more durable PC. Their latest rugged PC is an all-in-one solution, one that is great for interactive kiosks, outdoor computing, or marine, aviation, security and industrial environments.

The machine’s panel is sealed against windblown dust and rain, splashing and hose-directed water and you can choose from three screen sizes. Other features include a touchscreen user interface, dual-core processing, HDD or SSD storage options and a variety of I/O connectivity options.