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Acer Predator G5910 gaming desktop debuts

Acer Predator G5910 gaming desktop debuts

Acer has been offering up quite a few new notebooks recently with a pair of new Acer Ethos notebooks for the US getting detailed yesterday. If you aren't the notebook type Acer also has a cool new desktop computer that you might find interesting aimed at gamers and enthusiasts. The new gaming desktop is the Predator G5910 and it has a lot of options on the hardware side. Buyers can opt for Intel Core i5 processors up to the i5-2500 and Core i7 up to the i7-2600.

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Polish sculptor makes a room out of old computer parts

Polish sculptor makes a room out of old computer parts

I thought I had a lot of computer parts and gadgets in my closet, but I have nothing in this room. A Polish designer and sculptor has created this room out of some wooden studs and a bunch of old computer parts. Apparently, the parts inside the room come from three years worth of the artist's old computer gear. I think I might have 5-years worth of old computers around here, I might be about to build a new house.

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MimoPlug bundle with MimoMonitor makes the smallest Linux computer around

MimoPlug bundle with MimoMonitor makes the smallest Linux computer around

We have talked about the cool gear that MimoMonitors offers several times in the past. The company has a line of cool USB monitors that are small and compact and get the power and connectivity they need to operate from a single USB port. The company has a cool new bundle that wraps any one of those monitors up in a package with a MimoPlug Linux computer. The MimoPlug is one of the tiny computers that hangs from your wall outlet and takes up about the same amount of space as an AC adapter.

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Boxee to update PC, Mac, Ubuntu software this fall

Boxee to update PC, Mac, Ubuntu software this fall

Boxee has announced that it will be offering an update for computer users this fall with a new version of the downloadable software that has a number of updates. The software update will bring a new browser, improved playback, and a lot of additional content that is on the Boxee Box right now but not offered on the current computer software. The company is also offering details for computer users on why it has taken so long to get an update.

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Datamancer Steampunk Laptop now Available for Preorder in US

Datamancer Steampunk Laptop now Available for Preorder in US

Richard Nagy wowed us when he created the Datamancer steampunk laptop a while back. Those wishing to add a Victorian flair to their PC need not wait longer. Pre-orders are now being taken for these eclectic works of art. The pre-order price is $5,500, which is pretty steep for a laptop, but this is not just a laptop. The brass and copper workings of gears and sprockets actually work.

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Hannspree debuts new AIO PC SN22A1

Hannspree debuts new AIO PC SN22A1

Hannspree has a line of interesting products that it peddles in the UK for fans of computers. I always get a kick out of digital photo frames and computer displays that are inside stuffed animals or look like sports balls. The latest product to land for Hannspree is a new AIO computer called the SN22A1. This computer is a 21.5-inch screen unit that crams all the hardware inside the monitor for style and to take up less space.

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Lenovo buys Medion AG and expands presence in Europe

Lenovo buys Medion AG and expands presence in Europe

Lenovo made the biggest purchase since it bought the IBM PC business years ago this week. The Chinese computer company has announced that it is buying up German computer firm Medion AG in a deal that will grab Lenovo 14% of the German PC market and a 7.5% share of the overall computer market in Western Europe. The deal will see Lenovo making a public offer for all outstanding public shares of Medion AG stock at 13 euros each in cash.

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Dell XPS 15z notebook unveil tomorrow to fight MacBook Air

Dell XPS 15z notebook unveil tomorrow to fight MacBook Air

Dell has been teasing its MacBook Air competitor called the XPS 15z for a while now. The 15z is the latest machine from Dell to try to fight the MacBook Air for dominance in the market for folks looking for thin and portable machines with more than a modicum of good looks on the side. Dell has tried to fight the Air before with the Adamo line of thin notebooks and failed. What will be different this time remains to be seen.

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Microsoft Offers Free Xbox 360 with Select Windows 7 Notebook Purchases

Microsoft Offers Free Xbox 360 with Select Windows 7 Notebook Purchases

For most people around the country school has either just let out or still has a little while to go before getting out. That makes the new back-to-school offer from Microsoft a little pre-mature perhaps, but it is an interesting offer. Microsoft is offering students buying a new Windows 7 computer at $699 or more a free game console along with the deal. The game console offered is a 4GB Xbox 360. Microsoft says that there is a wide variety of computers to choose from to get the deal.

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