ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) debuted the massive ROG Mothership (GZ700), a new desktop replacement that redefines the form factor for gaming laptops, at CES 2019. Instead of laying flat, this desktop replacement stands tall to draw more air into its advanced cooling system while its keyboard detaches and folds to fit different scenarios, giving you the freedom to find the perfect position. Its machined aluminum chassis sports a 17.3” Full HD IPS-level display with NVIDIA G-SYNC technology, an Intel® Core™ i9-8950HK processor, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 GPU, a RAID 0 array with three NVMe SSDs, and next-generation networking that enables greater than gigabit speeds for both wired and wireless connections. Read more for another hands-on video, additional pictures and information.
Curved/Labs unveils a new Mac Pro that boasts a modular design, making it easy to switch out graphics cards, memory, and more. Simply flip open the side doors, and you’ll see slots for full-sized graphics cards, hard drives, SSD drives, and even one for a CPU replacement. Up front, you’ll find an SD card reader, along with a Touchbar. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Let’s face it, there’s currently no game console, portable or not, that can play the entire Steam collection, or at least without some hacking. Introducing SMACH Z, a handheld gaming PC powered by AMD’s quad-core Merlin Falcon RX-421BD SoC, 4GB of RAM, WiFi, Bluetooth connectivity, a high capacity battery good for 5-hours of continuous use, microSD expansion, 6-inch touchscreen display, and HDMI output. Once it hits stores, expect to shell out $325 to get your hands on one. Click here to view the first image in this week’s funny work pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of an SLR camera being cut with a 60,000psi water jet.
The Kangaroo Mobile Desktop Pro is basically a $199 Windows 10 PC that fits in your pocket or bag. Unlike its predecessor, this one comes bundled with a Dock Pro, which sports a 1 x USB 3.0, 2x USB 2.0 / VGA / HDMI / Ethernet ports, a 2.5-inch hard drive bay and an audio port. . Connect wirelessly or via Ethernet into your home network for media streaming or Xbox game streaming into any room. Continue reading for a video review and more information.
The Revolt 2 Gaming PC by iBuyPower may look to be something straight from a sci-fi movie, but it’s fully-functional, and sure to go on many wishlists soon. Its custom mini-ITX chassis measure a svelte 8 x 9 x 15 inches, and takes up very little space on your desk, while weighing in at a sturdy 21-pounds. What really sets this machine apart from the others is its top-mounted graphics card and plug-and-play SSD slot. Continue reading for more pictures and information. Click here to view some bonus PC mods.
Intel’s NUC NUC5i5RYK mini computer is perfect for everyday use, and you can pick one up for just $289.99 shipped, today only, originally $623.97. The IntelNUC built with 5th generation Intel Core processors takes the powerful capabilities of a complete desktop system and packages it into 4 small inches. Featuring an Intel Core i5-5250U Processor, Dual-Channel DDR3L 1600/1333 (1.35V) RAM (16GB Max), Internal Support for M.2 SSD card (22×42, 22×60, or 22×80), and an Intel 10/100/1000 Mbps Network Connection card. Product page. Continue reading for another video review and more information.
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Dell’s Inspiron i3043-5000BLK is essentially a massive tablet that also doubles as a desktop computer. It packs a 19.5-inch display, 2.16-GHz Intel Pentium quad-core processor, 4GB of DDR3 RAM, 500GB HDD, Intel HD graphics, and a built-in lithium-ion battery pack. Aesthetically it’s sleek as well as stylish. Waves MaxxAudio speakers and built in sub-woofer ensure a immersive multimedia experience whether if it’s gaming or just watching internet videos. Product page. Continue reading for a hands-on video preview, more pictures and additional information.
Laptops and tablets may be the best solution for mobile warriors, but for a computer geek, nothing beats sitting down in front of a nice desktop workstation, and these 7 sleek setups are definitely no slouch. They range from wall-mounted PCs to crazy multi-display setups. Click here to view the first image in this week’s geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing how to make your very own Batman Batarang.
With just a few simple clicks, this Sony hybrid laptop transforms into a fully-functional, 21″ all-in-one-desktop computer. Other features include: a removable keyboard and trackpad, along with an inductive power stand for mobility. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Unlike other tablets, the 20″ HP ENVY Rove The is not only a Windows 8 tablet, but it can also be used as an all-in-one PC. It’s powered by an Intel Core i3M Haswell CPU, has 1TB of internal storage as well as an 8GB solid-state drive. The company claims that the device can hold 4 hours of battery life. Continue reading for a video and more information.