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These Two Computers Get Better When You Dock Them

Acer is serious about external graphics — the idea that you can plug a graphics card into a relatively weak computer and make it more powerful whenever you need. How serious? The company will sell two computers with external graphics in mind, starting this year.

Alienware's Small Gaming Desktop Is Getting A Big Boost

Alienware generally makes giant honking gaming computers. There are two exceptions: The tiny Alpha, and the console-sized X51 desktop. And today the X51 is getting some pretty huge additions — including custom liquid cooling, PCIe solid state storage and external graphics.

Does Windows 10 Make Sense On A Big Touchscreen PC?

I own a Dell XPS One 27 — a giant touchscreen PC. It’s basically a huge 27-inch monitor with an entire computer crammed inside. The Windows equivalent of an iMac. I like the compact, integrated design so much I’ve bought two of them over the years, but I’ve never really had a need for the touchscreen — it’s just kind of there.

HP's New Laptops And Desktops: Made For Students, Gamers, Everyone

HP has some new PCs for you to ogle, including a reinvented Pavilion X2 tablet-laptop hybrid, a new Envy laptop, and the Envy Phoenix gaming desktop. It’s a big makeover for the company’s line-up, laptops especially, and if you’re looking for a new machine to take to school or uni then your interest should be piqued.

The Crazy New Computers At Computex 2015

Every June, the PC industry descends on Taipei to show off its latest wares. The Computex trade show is a great place to see some awesome new gadgets and spot computing trends. So, what kind of promising new computers did they build on the eve of Windows 10?

Corsair Bulldog: A Living Room PC With A Face Only A Gamer Could Love

If you build your own PCs, you’ve probably considered parts from Corsair. They sell well-liked memory, cases, power supplies, coolers, SSDs, even peripherals these days. Now they’re introducing their own do-it-yourself living room gaming PC. And gosh is it big and ugly!

One Woman's Trash Is Everyone Else's $200,000 Vintage Apple-1 Computer

Most of the time, recycled electronics are too crappy to sell on Craigslist. But one California e-recycling center recently received one of the most coveted gadgets ever: A genuine Apple-1 computer.

HP Stream Mini Review: A Deceptively Capable Tiny Desktop

Back in the ’90s, you could buy a bargain-brand Gateway or eMachines PC for about $US400. They were everywhere. Everybody’s grandma got in on the action. They were also, objectively, pretty crappy computers. That’s more true now than ever. Why? Because now we have the $US180 HP Stream Mini. That’s why.

Can A Cheap Windows Tablet Replace Your Desktop?

It started as an offhand brag, but turned into a dare. I was telling my Gizmodo colleagues why I loved my Windows 8 tablet: it’s fast, it’s cheap, it’s a fully fledged PC. Hell, I said, I could probably hook it up to a monitor and use it as my workhorse for a week.

A Fully Loaded Mac Pro Could Cost You More Than $14,000

The cheapest Mac Pro you can buy, Apple informed us last week, will cost you $3999 in Australia. That’s a pretty penny, sure, but not outrageous for a workstation these days. What if, though, you spec it out as far as you can go? That’s when we hit new car territory.

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