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Tiny Z3ro Pro Computer starts at $399

Tiny Z3ro Pro Computer starts at $399

A new small form factor computer debuted recently from computer maker Xi3 Corporation. The little machine is called the Z3ro and has a small form factor roughly the size of a paperback book. The chassis of the tiny computer measures 1.875 x 4.875 x 3.625-inches making it impressively small.

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Razer’s Orochi gaming mouse gets laser and battery life boost

Razer’s Orochi gaming mouse gets laser and battery life boost

Razer has updated its Orochi gaming mouse with a new, more powerful sensor that provides better accuracy, as well as offering about double the battery life of its predecessor. You can grab the device now for the gamer on your gift list and get it in time for Christmas. The device is priced at $69.99 for those in the US, and €69.99 for those on the other side of the pond.

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Apple: iMac arrives November 30

Apple: iMac arrives November 30

Apple's new iMac will go on sale on Friday, November 30, the company has confirmed, with the 21.5-inch all-in-one computer available in-store the same day, while the 27-inch iMac will follow on in December. Announced back in October, the new desktop will be priced from $1,299 for the smaller model and from $1,799 for the larger version, with a choice of Core i5 or Core i7 processors.

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Xi3 hits Kickstarter to fund X3A, X7A modular computers

Xi3 hits Kickstarter to fund X3A, X7A modular computers

Xi3, a company that has been designing tiny modular computers for a couple years now, is hitting up Kickstarter to gain funding for all-new modular units that will be more powerful than the company's previous builds. Xi3 is looking to manufacturer two different models, one for budget-minded users and the other for power users. Both of these computers will be roughly the size of a grapefruit and will be powerful enough to act as a full-blown desktop computer.

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Ultrabook shipments in 2012 set to fall below expectations

Ultrabook shipments in 2012 set to fall below expectations

Computer manufacturers may be launching new ultrabooks left and right, but it turns out that consumers may not be all that interested in them. IHS iSuppli has revised predictions from earlier this year, when the company said it expected 22 million ultrabooks to ship during 2012. Now ZDNet says that IHS has brought that prediction down to just 10.3 million shipments, which is pretty significant decrease.

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Woz on iPhone in 40 years: “I won’t want you humans”

Woz on iPhone in 40 years: “I won’t want you humans”

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak recently touched down in Australia to give a speech at the QUT Business Leaders' Forum - on the same day the iPhone 5 released in the country, no less. While he was there, Australia's 9 News reports that he took some time to look to the future and consider the technology we'll be enjoying in 40 years. It turns out that he's excited for the AI era to arrive in force, talking about all of the advancements we'll have made in just a few decades' time.

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