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There's A New Raspberry Pi That Only Costs $19

Raspberry Pi has been making small, affordable computer for a while now, but it’s just gone and made things insanely cheap. Its latest miniature computer, the Pi Zero, will cost just $19.

The Weird, Sketchy History Of Internet Cafes

Internet cafes started as coffee shops where you could check email. But over the years, people turned them into dens for sharing pirated music, hotspots for video game addiction, and even temporary housing.

These Classic Macintosh Peripherals Are Absolutely Bonkers

Vintage Computing has put together a collection of the most delightfully wacky peripherals from the classic Mac era. Here are our favourites.

Why We Don't Fully Trust Technology

We’ve all been there. The presenter is about to begin, but then disaster strikes: the computer technology fails. Perhaps the computer has fallen asleep, the data projector is using the wrong input, or the mouse clicker has run out of juice.

Microsoft Surface Book Review: So Good, I Might Switch Back To Windows

Here’s a crazy one. In the progression of gadgets to crawl from the primordial pool, Microsoft’s ambitious Surface Book feels like a punctuation mark. It’s a turn from the expected, and for me at least, it’s a computer so enticing, and habit changing, that I’m thinking — Hey, what about Windows?

Acer's New All-in-One Has A Battery So You Can Use It Anywhere

If you’ve ever secretly dreamed of using a desktop computer in the coffee shop, you’re in luck. Acer’s new all-in-one now features a battery so you can use it, well, wherever you like.

Apple Upgrades Its 21.5-inch iMac With A More Colourful 4K Display

Now’s the time to finally upgrade that ageing iMac sitting on your desk — because this morning Apple quietly announced an upgraded version of the popular 21.5-inch version featuring faster RAM, a beefier processor, improved graphics hardware, and a vastly-improved 4K display.

Giz Explains: Why You Should Be Using A VPN

For as ubiquitous as connectivity has become and how reliant we’ve grown on it, the internet is still a digital jungle where hackers easily steal sensitive information from the ill-equipped and where the iron-fisted tactics of totalitarian regimes bent on controlling what their subjects can access are common. So instead of mucking around in public networks, just avoid them. Use a VPN instead.

How 80s Computers Create 8-Bit Music

You’ve got to love that 8-bit sound. Blips and bloops and beeps magically merge together to create choppy, nostalgic melodies that remind us how far we’ve come since the first personal computers. But how did those big beige boxes actually make music?

The New Version Of OS X Is Here, And You Should Probably Update

OS X El Capitan is officially arriving on the interwebs today, complete with a pretty new background picture, and a boatload of new features. If you’ve got a compatible Apple computer (which you probably do), you should get ready to download.

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