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Why Yes, I Would Love to Build My Own Customizable, Upgradable, Totally Repairable Laptop

San Francisco-based startup Framework just announced a thin, lightweight productivity laptop unlike any other on the market right now. Sure, it looks similar to the aluminum options almost every other laptop maker offers, but this laptop can be upgraded, customized, and repaired in ways that others just can’t.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Science, Technology, San Francisco, Intel, Usb, Ram, Nvidia, Oculus, Alienware, Laptops, Hdmi, Vesa, Displayport, Personal Computing

How to Turn Your Laptop Into a Desktop

Laptops are fantastic for portable computing on the go, letting you move from the home to the office, or from the study to the bedroom, or from planes to trains with ease. They’ve got a lot of advantages, but if you’re going to be stuck in one place for an extended period of time (sound familiar?), the disadvantages…Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Chromebook, Computing, Laptop, Science and Technology, Docking Station, Personal Computing, Computer Monitor, Desktop Computer, Computer Peripherals, Classes Of Computers, Computer Keyboard, Technology Internet

This $250 Stylus for iPhones and iPads Has Montblanc Style, but Isn't Very Smart

As long as devices with smudge-magnet screens have existed, so have styluses to interact with them. But even the Apple Pencil is an ugly white plastic stick that’s more about function than form. Accessory maker Adonit has brought the aesthetics of a fine writing instrument like a Montblanc pen to a stylus, its new …
Tags: Ios, Ipad, Science, Technology, Smartphones, Ipads, Computing, Tablet Computers, Stylus, Apple Pencil, Personal Computing, Montblanc, Adonit, User Interface Techniques, Inputoutput, Technology Internet

It's No Surprise This Absolutely Obscene 7-Screen Laptop Has 1-Hour Battery Life

The Aurora 7 laptop seems lifted straight from the imagination of a Hollywood prop builder working on a bad hacker flick. But with seven foldout screens, there’s little chance anyone could actually use this beast on their laps. It’s a mobile transforming workstation for those who need more screen real estate than they…Read more...
Tags: Hollywood, Science, Technology, Computing, Laptop, Science and Technology, Aurora, Personal Computing, Computer Monitor, Liquid Crystal Display, Classes Of Computers

Keep That Laptop Cool Anywhere With 60% off a Portable Stand

Portable Laptop Stand | $8 | Amazon | Promo code 606JP97ARead more...
Tags: Amazon, Technology, Lifehacks, Laptop, Science and Technology, Personal Computing, Classes Of Computers

This Rare, Working Apple-1 Computer Can Be Yours if You Have $1.5 Million Lying Around

If you ever wanted to own a piece of computer history, now is your chance. There is currently what’s billed as a working Apple-1, a model from the first line of computers launched by the company in 1976, up for sale on eBay. It’s not exactly cheap though, and will set you back a good $1.5 million. Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Steve Jobs, Macintosh, Computing, Apple Inc, Personal Computer, Steve Wozniak, Apple I, Paul Terrell, Human Interest, Personal Computing, Apple Computers, Home Computers, Law_crime, Apple Ii Family

Microsoft Windows10 installed on 350M devices, its fastest adoption rate

Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system is now present in over 350 million devices worldwide (mobile, PC, etc), since launch of Windows 10 in July 2015, the company said during its Q4FY16  financial results. While its CEO Satya Nadella added that Windows 10 apparently witnessed the fastest adoption rate among any prior Windows release. A large portion of Microsoft’s enterprise customers—over 96% of them— have been piloting Windows 10 since its launch. The company also hinted more upcoming Windo...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, News, Microsoft, Internet, India, Office, Satya Nadella, Windows, Devices, Canada, United States, Sony, Xbox, Nintendo, Microsoft Office

From my Twitter feed: RF from RPi, ARRL to review OO program, free propagation book,

  hackaday @hackaday Tiny Raspberry Pi Shield for High-Quality RF Signals   ARRL @arrl ARRL to Review, Evaluate, and Explore Possible Improvements for OO Program: The ARRL Executive Committee has d… @Spy_Stations Understanding LF and HF Propagation ebook…\  Thrill Science ®  @ThrillScience 1980s documentary about the future of Personal Computing
Tags: ARRL, Personal Computing, Propagation, Microcontrollers, Raspberrypi, Software-Defined Radio, Official Observers, ARRL Executive Committee

That’s A Wrap! CES 2012, Smart and Connected

In spite of a lack of ground-breaking news, CES 2012 put a stake in the ground for the tech trends we’ll see in the coming year and beyond Smart this, smart that. Gadgets unveiled at this year’s big dance focused on one thing: connected. We want anywhere, anytime access to our digital lives, in and […]
Tags: Technology, Microsoft, Electronics, Entertainment, Connected Devices, Windows, Uncategorized, Samsung, Hp, Intel, Ces, Pc, Devices, Windows Phone, Ford, Pcs

CES: Prom for Gadgets

The big dance for the consumer electronics industry, CES 2012 promises crazy cool gadgets and lots of excitement  Like high school prom, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has historically been a pretty big deal for electronics manufacturers. It’s the coming out party for the most innovative, and sometimes the most outlandish gadgets and gizmos, sporting […]
Tags: Apple, Android, Ipad, Gadgets, Technology, Microsoft, Electronics, Windows, Uncategorized, Samsung, Ces, Pc, Devices, Xbox 360, Kinect, Windows Phone

How to Choose the Right PC for Your Family

Before you brave Black Friday, make sure you know what you’re looking for. Technology advancements are swift. With massive R&D budgets and marketing dollars, big named technology companies have teams of creative and smart people thinking up new scenarios, new capabilities and new products to move our experiences forward. All this innovation is exciting, but […]
Tags: Black Friday, Family, Technology, Parenting, Shopping, Electronics, Asus, Connected Devices, Windows, Uncategorized, Samsung, Hp, Pc, Devices, Acer, Sony