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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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Giada offers AMD-powered A51 series mini computer

Giada offers AMD-powered A51 series mini computer

Not too long ago it seemed like every time we turned around Shuttle was unveiling a new small form factor computer or mini PC. It's been a while now since we heard from Shuttle, but Giada has been picking up the slack with what seems to be a never-ending stream of mini PCs for customers to choose from. The latest to come from Giada is the new A51 mini PC series powered by an AMD processor.

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Giada unveils new i35G mini PC

Giada unveils new i35G mini PC

Giada has unveiled its latest small form factor mini PC called the i35G. The new computer has an Nvidia GT610 GPU inside and promises nice performance in a very compact package. The computer supports 1080p full HD graphics and can be fitted with up to 2 GB of DDR3 RAM.

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Gooseberry jams Android and overclocked CPU into Raspberry Pi rival

Gooseberry jams Android and overclocked CPU into Raspberry Pi rival

The Raspberry Pi has definitely made some waves. Just the other day we saw a Korean company offering up a similar board with a quad-core processor, and now another affordable challenger is available. The Gooseberry Android board features a 1Ghz processor that can be overclocked to 1.5Ghz, 512MB of RAM, a Mali-400 GPU, 4GB of onboard storage, and a microSD card slot for up to 32GB of additional space.

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Raspberry Pi 5-megapixel camera add-on announced

Raspberry Pi 5-megapixel camera add-on announced

Earlier today we told you that the teeny tiny Raspberry Pi is now available for general order without any quantity restrictions in place, but the Raspberry Pi news isn't stopping there. A 5-megapixel camera add-on for the super-small and super-cheap computer has been announced as well, and it's expected to cost between $20 and $25. Not too bad, so long as you're okay with spending nearly as much on the camera as you did on the Raspberry Pi itself.

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Raspberry Pi now available for general order

Raspberry Pi now available for general order

The Raspberry Pi mini-computer took the internet by storm when it went up for pre-order, with numbers reaching as high as 350,000. The $35 computer offered a 700Mhz ARM11 processor along with a bevy of ports, primarily aimed at being a cheap education tool for schools, although HTPC enthusiasts, among others, looked at it with hungry eyes thanks to its 1080p video capabilities. Good news if you’ve been looking to score one, as the Raspberry Pi is now on general sale with quantity restrictions also having been lifted.

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