Posts Tagged ‘ desktop computers ’

EFiX Dongle Perfectly Transforms PC to Mac

Sep 18th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Products

When we first heard about EFiX—a simple USB dongle that’ll let you magically install Leopard on your PC—it sounded too fantastic to be true. Well, I used it to turn my gaming PC into a Mac Pro over the weekend, and I’m somewhat amazed to say this, but it works perfectly

Psystar responds to Apple suit, will countersue

Aug 27th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Technology

Miami-based Psystar will sue Apple under two federal laws designed to discourage monopolies and cartels, the Sherman Antitrust Act and the Clayton Antitrust Act, saying Apple’s tying of the Mac OS to Apple-labeled hardware is “an anticompetitive restrain of trade”. Psystar is requesting that the court find Apple’s EULA void, and is asking for unspecified damages.

Eee Box: mini-note meets desktop

Aug 20th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Products

As with the Eee PC netbooks, the price for the Eee Box B202, which was released in Australia this week, is a head-turner: $429 with Windows XP. Early October will see the arrival of a Xandros Linux version, although Asus has not yet announced the price or whether there will be any difference in specification between this and the XP model.

Blog: Cool Computer Case Modifications

Aug 13th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Technology

Extreme computer “case modding” community has some truly talented designers, who are as passionate about their PC cases, as MI6 wizards were about James Bond killer gadgets. In some cases (pun intended), the end product has truly radical looks and some wicked innards ready to unleash a gamer’s fury upon the world…

Atom-powered ASUS Eee Box Goes on Sale in the U.S.

Aug 10th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Products

Available in two color options - Pure Black & Pure White, both ASUS Eee Box models are powered by Intel’s 1.6Ghz Atom processor, and feature 1GB of DDR2 RAM, an 80GB hard drive and Windows XP Home Edition.

Designers on quest to build $12 computer

Aug 6th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Technology

A $12 computer of sorts - a cheap keyboard and Nintendo-like console - already exists in India, where people hook the devices to home TVs to run simple games and programs. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology students hope to soup up these 1980s-era desktops with rudimentary Web access and more.

Review: Asus’s Mini Invasion Continues with the Pint-Sized Eee Box

Aug 4th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Products

To be clear, the Eee Box is not for sweaty frag fests or heavy duty HD video decoding. But if you have hankering for a killer kitchen PC or just an uber cheap second or third home PC that runs Linux or XP, it simply can’t be beat. Let the Eee Box knock-offs commence!