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Lenovo's Ideacenter Stick 300 Is A Windows PC On A Stick For $US140

The computer-on-a-stick is not a new — nor always terribly successful — idea. But that hasn’t stopped Lenovo, which has announced its own stab at the concept: the Ideacenter Stick 300.


Intel's Cheap Windows PC TV Dongle Is About To Get Way Better 

Cramming a full Windows PC inside of a cheap, $150 HDMI dongle sounds like a great idea — but Intel’s first attempt really fell flat. The Intel Compute Stick was underpowered, frustrating, and failed to live up to the hype. It wasn’t good enough to be a do-everything PC that fits in your pocket. No sweat: a leaked Intel roadmap shows how it’s going to get a lot better.


Android Will Become As Big As PC For Gaming Says Nvidia CEO

As Microsoft and Sony duke it out for home gaming supremacy, the self-styled “PC master race” happily sits back and watches the chaos, satisfied at their customisable builds, superior hardware and better graphics. Nvidia, a key benefactor of the PC master race has tipped Android to surpass the PC’s popularity in future.


I Built My First Computer In Four Hours, Watch It In Three Minutes

Last week, I helped Chris Davidson of Game Chops build a new PC. Neither of us had built a computer before, so we streamed the process on Twitch TV to elicit the collective wisdom of the internet. Because, who needs manuals? (In retrospect, instructions might have helped speed things along a bit.)


Intel's $US150 Compute Stick Is Now On Sale

The Intel Compute Stick, a snazzy $US150 dongle that can turn anything with an HDMI port into a full-fledged Windows computer, made a bit of a splash when it touched down at CES 2015. And now it’s landing for real, preorders have started at Amazon and Newegg.


Nintendo Games Officially Coming To PC, Mobile

The long-awaited move has finally been made — Nintendo will be bringing its games to mobile devices, and other “smart” devices, perhaps as early as September.


HP Stream Mini: A Cute, Cheap Windows Desktop

The HP Stream is the bargain laptop to beat. But what if you want a desktop instead? Take a peek at the new HP Stream Mini. At just over 5cm tall, 730g light and a mere $US180 out of your wallet, this tiny pastel blue nettop packs a surprising amount of value into the case.


The New Alienware Area-51 Is The Weirdest Gaming PC I've Ever Seen

Alienware is famous for two things: 1) selling ever more powerful gaming computers, and 2) making them look like they were designed by aliens. But its latest full-size desktop gaming PC isn’t just another box sculpted to look like it’s out of this world. In fact, the new Alienware Area-51 is trying to challenge the assumption that PC gamers need a “box” at all.


New Kinect For PC Arrives July 15 (And The Hacks Not Long After)

Microsoft has announced that the Xbox One’s Kinect sensor will be available for PCs from July 15 — and it will usher in a whole new wave of fascinating and useful hacks.


Watch The Best Game Trailers From E3 This Year

E3 2014 had some huge moments for any avid gamer. There was a pervasive ‘sequel’ theme in the biggest announcements — existing franchises getting a reboot, or a next-gen upgrade, or some new story — but some experimental titles also caught our attention. The next year in gaming looks to be pretty action-packed.