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HP outs new business All-In-One PC - Compaq 8200 Elite

While things are a little up in the air as to what exactly is on the cards for HP following this news late last week, it hasn't stopped them releasing new models just yet, with a new all-in-one PC becoming available in stores from today under their Compaq series.




The new Compaq 8200 Elite is a business oriented all-in-one PC which uses a 23-inch LED-backlit 1920x1080 display. Packed inside is a 2nd Gen Intel Core (Sandy Bridge) processor, up to 8GB of system memory, a HDD (or optionally, SSD), webcam, SRS Premium Sound and highly efficient power supply (up to 89% efficiency).


HP backs the Compaq 8200 Elite with a 3 year warranty (honored, regardless of what becomes of the company in its volatile future) and bears a base price of $999 USD.

Dell document reveals upcoming Vostro 360 All-In-One PC specs

More news from Dell today reveals details on their next AIO (all-in-one) computer, the Vostro 360. A leaked Dell document has exposed specific info on the business-oriented machine.




The Vostro 360 will use Intel's H61 Express chipset with options for Core i3, i5, i6 or Pentium dual core processors, up to 8GB of RAM, discrete NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M (if not sticking with the integrated graphics to save $), and choice of touch-enabled or regular display.


It will also house a DVD-RW (combo) drive, 1x3.5-inch SATA HDD, built-in webcam, 8-in-1 card reader and USB 2.0-only connectivity.

Continue reading 'Dell document reveals upcoming Vostro 360 All-In-One PC specs' (full post)

Apple offers trimmed down, cheaper iMac for education customers

A new cheaper version of the iMac has popped up on Apple's education-only store today which should quickly to be quite a popular option for schools buying in quantity.


The 'crippled' Education-Only iMac costs just $999 which is 21.5" sized with a 3.1GHz Core i3, 2GB of memory, a 250GB hard disk, Radeon HD 6750M w/ 256MB RAM and a mini DisplayPort connector. No thunderbolt port to be seen on this cut down model, but otherwise it's much like the base-model Sandy Bridge iMac that came out earlier in the year at a price point of $1,149 for education customers.




Accessible only to people purchasing systems on behalf of their institution, there is also the option to purchase the white unibody MacBook as well as an earlier (2009) model of the iMac - the 20" Core 2 Duo one, each costing $899.

Continue reading 'Apple offers trimmed down, cheaper iMac for education customers' (full post)

Deal of the Day: Dell XPS 8300 Desktop with 2nd Gen Intel Core i7 w/ 2 Year Warranty for $749.99 with FREE Shipping!

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LG's 3D-capable V300 23-inch All-In-One PC going global

After launching initially to the Korean market alone back in June, word's come out today that LG's 3D-capable all-in-one-PC will be available elsewhere very soon, including Europe, Africa and other parts of Asia.




The V300-DE10K is quite a nicely rounded all-in-one unit with the added bonus of sporting a 3D capable (relying on polarized glasses) LED-backlit (1920x1080) 23-inch IPS panel with multi-touch support.


Internally it uses a Sandy Bridge Core processor, up to 8GB of RAM, 500GB HDD (with Windows 7 pre-installed), Radeon HD 6650 GPU, built-in 2.1 speaker arrangement, DVD or Blu-ray ROM, TV Tuner, 802.11b/g/n WiFi (with DLNA support), Bluetooth, HDMI and two USB 3.0 ports.


No word on pricing at this time. We'll keep you posted on that and when they're starting to hit stores.

Apple releases OS X Lion, first thunderbolt display, new MacBook Air and Mac Mini lineup

It's a big day for Apple today with an explosion of updates coming out as well as the market seeing the world's first Thunderbolt display launched.


On the subject of the new display, this is a 27-inch model which as mentioned, is the first ever to feature a Thunderbolt port. The IPS panel is based on Apple's LED Cinema Display, featuring an aluminum and glass enclosure and running a native resolution of 2560x1440.




The monitor is also packed to the kilt with a ton of other stand-out features, including an ambient light sensor, a FaceTime webcam, built-in 2.1 speaker arrangement, MagSafe charger, Gigabit ethernet connector, three USB 2.0 ports, one FireWire 800 port and as mentioned, the Thunderbolt plug.

Continue reading 'Apple releases OS X Lion, first thunderbolt display, new MacBook Air and Mac Mini lineup' (full post)

Deal of the Day: Lenovo US (ThinkPad) - IdeaCentre K320 Desktop Computer with Core i5, 6GB Memory, 1TB Hard Drive and More for $649 with FREE Shipping

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Geek packs computer hardware inside old beer keg

Generally, computers and beverages don't mix well. If you spill a beer or a soft drink on your computer, you may be kissing your rig goodbye. I am sure that many people (myself included) are perfectly willing to risk killing their computer in an effort to partake in their favorite frosty beverage while they play some computer games.




One geek has taken his love of beer and computers and used the two things to create an epic casemod that all you beer fans will love. The dude took an old Anheuser-Busch keg and cut it open with various windows and ports to be able to cram his computer hardware inside and keep the stuff running cool. The finished case was powder coated in black and then trimmed in chrome.


Continue reading 'Geek packs computer hardware inside old beer keg' (full post)

ORIGIN Unleashes $22,799 PC-Xbox 360 Hybrid Gaming System

Checked your piggy bank lately?? Been doing the paper run for your neighborhood? Good. You'll need it for this beast.




ORIGIN have revealed a $22, 799 PC-Xbox 360 hybrid gaming beast.


This thing is the absolute bees-knees of high end tech, kinda like Cold Rock ice-cream, it mashes together things that shouldn't be mashed together - but ultimately, it tastes awesome. Mixing a high end, overclocked, liquid-cooled PC with the popular Xbox 360 gaming platform is a pretty ingenius idea.


Just look at the specs!!


Continue reading 'ORIGIN Unleashes $22,799 PC-Xbox 360 Hybrid Gaming System' (full post)

Dell releases an all-in-one 23" PC

If you're in the market for a large all-in-one touchscreen PC, and are a fan of the Dell brand, then you're in luck. They've just announced a new all-in-one desktop.




Specs seem to be pretty good for an all-in-one touchscreen PC, coming in with an AMD Athlon II X4 CPU, ATI (or AMD?) Mobility Radeon HD5450, Blu-Ray playback and up to 1TB HDD inside, additionally the PC is a 23" full HD touchscreen LCD.


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