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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.


How Messy Is Your Computer's Desktop?

We all aspire to a certain amount of digital desktop cleanliness, but I think rather few of us actually keep up on it. As the days go by, the clutter builds bit by bit, and it’s just irritating enough to be unpleasant, but not a big enough deal to actually clean up.


The Gesture Control Of The Future Will Be In HP Computers This Year

Leap Motion isn’t just going to be a stand-alone product. The motion-control brand just announced a partnership with HP, meaning that you’ll be seeing several HP devices with Leap Motion technology bundled right in by the end of the year.


Back To School And Uni: Hottest All-In-Ones PCs

Ultrabooks are great, but it can also be super convenient to have a slimline All-In-One PC waiting on your bedroom or dorm desk to get stuff done. They’re a great family room shared PC option, too. We’ve already run you through our favourite ultrabooks, the hottest convertibles and the slickest gadgets, now it’s time to get your desk sorted with the perfect All-In-One.


How Many Icons On Your Desktop?

There are plenty of ways to keep a desktop. On the one hand, it’s kind of like your default folder, immediately displayed to you on login. It’s a convenient place for those things you need quick, like dozens of shortcuts. On the other hand, it’s a homescreen, a homescreen, and shouldn’t you keep your home clean and pristine? After all, that’s what the start menu/launcher is for.


Under The Hood: Five Best Desktop Computer Cases

If you’re building a new system, one of the first choices you have to make is the case you plan to use to house all of your components. There are a lot of things to consider: bang for your buck, overall size, expansion bays, ease of installation, cooling and airflow. This week, we’re looking at five of the best desktop computer cases, based on your nominations.


Dell XPS One 27: A Massive, All-In-One Slab Of Ivy Bridge

Dell is reviving its XPS line of all-in-one computers with the XPS One 27, an 27-inch, Ivy Bridge-equipped number cruncher meant to go against the likes of the iMac and the HP Omni 27.


Windows XP's Iconic Desktop Realised… In Minecraft

Windows XP’s “Bliss” Desktop was the default view for an awful lot of Windows users for many years, so it’s no surprise that it’s rather fondly remembered; it’s been photographed, tracked over time… and now recreated in Minecraft.


The Ice Cream Sandwich Desktop For Windows

Flickr user David Molina wanted to bring the beauty of Android Ice Cream Sandwich to his desktop, and with a little tweaking and the right tools, we would have to say he definitely succeeded. The final result is a desktop that looks sharp and definitely has a lot in common with the mobile OS that inspired it.


All The Latest Tech Gear You Need To Know About

CES is now behind us, but in its wake is a cavalcade of fantastic new tech gear. We covered it all during — and in the past week since the show — and compiled this handy list to keep you up-to-date. Without further ado, here are the new phones, headphones, tablets, televisions, laptops, cameras, lounge room AV gear, desktops and speakers you need to know about!


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