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Raspberry Pi Has A Tiny $45 PC Competitor

The Hummingboard, a personal ARM computer the size of a mouse, is available for pre-order today, starting at $US45 from SolidRun. It looks like a toy for a child with small, delicate hands, but it’s really a toy for adults of all hand sizes who like to rig up their own media centres. Finally, Raspberry Pi has some competition.


Samsung's New 850 Pro SSD Uses The World's First 3D Flash Memory

If you like fast PCs, have we got some news for you. Samsung has a new SSD — the 850 Pro — that promises the lowest ever power consumption, some of the fastest speeds, and a novel flash cell design that’ll have competitors scrambling.


ASUS's GR8 Seems, Well, Great

Briefly: There’s no shortage of Steam Machines going on sale, but ASUS’s newly announced GR8 seems, well, great: it only takes up 2.5 litres of space, yet packs a Core i7 chip, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750Ti, 4K output and Miracast support. That sounds like a portable console PC to us.


ASUS Computex 2014 Live Blog: All The News As It Happened

This afternoon, ASUS held its Computex 2014 keynote presentation, introducing plenty of new and exciting computer hardware to kick off the Taiwan gadget show that’s running over the next couple of days. We ran a live blog covering all the news as it happened.


Build A Homebrew Apple Mac Pro For Almost Half Price

Apple’s Mac Pro is an absolutely stunning machine. It has world-beating specifications, but its cylindrical, central-blower-fan-forced design also redefines what a desktop or workstation computer looks like. If you don’t care so much about the grace and elegance of your video- or data-crunching PC, though, there’s a cheaper way.


Sony Cutting 5000 Jobs, Selling PC Business And E-Reader Business For Smartphone And Tablet Focus

Sony has decided to give up on its Vaio PC business and has announced that it is selling the entire division to Japan Industrial Partners.


Gigabyte Squeezes Amazing Gaming Guts Into 28mm Thick Laptop

This laptop might not have the sleek looks of a shiny ultrabook. But what does that matter when Gigabyte has managed to cram some crazy powerful gaming guts into its 23mm frame?


Toshiba Crams Five Computers In Its Shape-Shifting Concept PC

It’s a concept, but it’s a super fun one. Toshiba’s shape-shifting concept 5-in-1 PC somehow manages to be a laptop, a tablet, a convertible tablet, a canvas and a presentation TV-type device. A few of those five might be redundant (and/or useless), but it’s pretty freaking sweet to see one computer try to be everything you want it to be.


Razer's Modular Desktop Makes Building A PC Like Playing With Lego

Building your own computer is generally reserved for the hardcore, the devoted, the geeky. But with Razer’s Project Christine, it’s as easy as playing with Lego. Really big, actively mineral cooled Lego. Also it looks like a badass rack of rockets or something, which is cool as shit.


Windows 8.1: The Complete Video Walkthrough

Windows 8.1 is a bunch of small changes that make for a big improvement over Windows 8. It doesn’t really hit home until you use it, or at least see it in action.