Investing in a keyboard made specifically for gamers could mean the difference between an okay gaming experience and an excellent one -- at least as far as accessories are concerned. Many keyboards are released with the claim that they're designed for gamers, but many fail to meet expectations, being little more than ordinary keyboards with flashy designs. Such isn't always the case, however, and we've pinpointed a few of the best gaming keyboards to roll out in 2014 thus far.
PC sales have been on a steady decline, and the reasons for which have largely been attributed to increased adoption of tablets and ever-larger smartphones. Both IDC and Gartner have shown largely similar numbers in terms of PC sales, and Gartner has recently shown a blip of health in PC growth, but Asymco's Horace Dediu has pointed out that uncoupling Mac shipments from non-Mac PC shipments hints at a bigger story.
Electronic picture frames are nothing new, but Electric Objects' new EO1 digital art device is a bit different. This framed HD display and computer offers a WiFi connection, delivering art from across the Internet to your living room or anywhere else you want to mount the device.
Old tech can be hard to let go of, eventually finding its way to the basement or attic for a long life forgotten inside a box. Such seemed to be the case with one original Mac 512K in particular, that spent 30 years in storage before being booted up to see if it worked.
Giada is back with another miniature PC, this one being shaped in tower form rather than the somewhat more common brick or console shape. The Giada I39 is more or less an "all purpose" small-form-factor PC, offering specs that will meet a variety of usage needs, including functioning as a entertainment server or general work computer.
If you're up for checking out the upcoming version of Ubuntu -- Utopic Unicorn 14.10 -- the first alpha has been released. There are images available for GNOME, Kubuntu, and other popular varieties, and with the images come some software updates and system improvements.
Gigabyte has rolled out yet another mini computer, this one with a snazzy bright green shell and focus on gamers. The PC, aptly called the BRIX Gaming PC, is square in shape and comes with multiple Intel hardware options, able to meet different needs.