We have seen the future of computers, and they'll be able to transition from a laptop to tablet, or just a simple display, in seconds, thanks to flexible screen technology. For example, Pandora is one such device, only as thick as needed for the ports - microSD, USB 3.0, etc. - to remain functional. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Suchao Modding & Design took an AMD A10-7800 processor, AMD Radeon RX 480 8GB graphics card, 4 x KLEVV Genuine 4GB RAM sticks, 2 x KLEVV Urbane 240GB SSDs, a Thermaltake Toughpower 600W SFX, along with a Thermaltake water-cooling system, and created a custom Point Blank (game) case modeled after a weapon found in the FPS. The coolest feature? A trigger that doubles as a power button, and a close second would be its GPU placement, which is used as the rifle's bipod. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of the ultimate 1998 gaming PC.
Released in 1981, the Osborne 1 was touted as the first mass-produced, microprocessor-based portable computer, running the CP/M operating system. Despite being noticeably bulkier compared to today's laptops, with a tiny 5" CRT monitor, it had a near-revolutionary impact on business professionals, as they were able to take their computer and data with them just about anywhere. This, along with a few other "luggables" were inspired by what was probably the first portable computer, the Xerox NoteTaker. Size wise, the computer could be compared to a portable sewing machine, just portable enough to be carried onto commercial aircraft. Continue reading for eighteen more interesting pictures from around the web.
Here's something you don't see everyday, a 5MB hard drive being loaded onto a plane. The IBM 350 Disk File, invented by Reynold Johnson, was introduced in 1956 with the IBM 305 RAMAC computer. This drive had fifty 24-inch (0.6 m) platters, with a total capacity of five million 6-bit characters (3.75 megabytes). A single head assembly having two heads was used for access to all the platters, yielding an average access time of just under 1 second. Continue reading for more cool historical photos you may not have seen before.
The MyDigitalSSD 512GB Pocket SSD supports SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interfaces, which are up to 10x faster than USB 2.0, and it's being offered for only $114.99 shipped with coupon code: 55OFFOTG, today only, originally $169.99. The OTG MSSD is an ultra-portable plug and play drive that offers total USB 3.0 5Gbps performance with any USB attached SCSI protocol (UASP) compliant system resulting in real SSD speeds up to 460mb/s. Product page - be sure to enter coupon code: 55OFFOTG during final checkout to receive the additional discount. Continue reading for another hands-on video and more information.
It's only a matter of time before Apple releases a touchscreen iMac, but this design gives us a first look at what it may look like. Available in both 21.5" or 27" sizes, the iMac Flow is essentially a giant iPad Pro, minus the ports, but with an integrated stand, which includes a built-in TouchID sensor for added security, and a sapphire glass display. continue reading for more pictures.
Gigabyte's GeForce GTX 1060 Windforce OC 6G graphics card can support up to an 8K display @ 60Hz, and it's being offered for only $229 shipped after rebate, today only, originally $269.99. The Windforce 2X cooling system features two 90mm unique blade fans, alternate spinning fan design, pure copper composite heat-pipe, heat pipe direct touch technology, semi-passive 3D active fan, and protection back plate together delivering an effective heat dissipation capacity for higher performance at lower temperatures. Product page. Continue reading for an overclocking guide and more information.
Logitech's K410 Wireless Keyboard with Built-in Touchpad is perfect for TV-connected PCs, and it's being offered for only $19.99, today only, originally $49.99. Easily turn up the volume of your favorite video, browse the web, blog, chat and more, without getting up from the couch. It can even be stored vertically to save space. With reliable long-range wireless, long battery life and dedicated media keys, it makes typing, searching, watching and posting a snap. Product page. Continue reading for another video and more information.
File these under: epic FAILS. Let's face it, accidents happen, and sometimes, they involve your laptop. For example, this person somehow managed to break their space key in half, but decided to use staples to patch things up, or at least just enough to place it back on. Other examples include: Click here to view a few bonus disasters.
The Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575-33BM 15.6" Gaming Laptop may not have top-of-the-line specs, but it's more than enough to play the latest titles, and a pre-order is being offered for only $349.99 shipped, this weekend only, originally $499.99. Some features include: a 7th Generation Intel Core i3-7100U Processor (2.4GHz, 3MB L3 cache), a 15.6" Full HD Widescreen ComfyView LED-backlit Display, 4GB of DDR4 Memory, and a 1TB 5400RPM HDD. Product page. Continue reading for a video of this laptop running Fallout 4, and some additional information.