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In a partnership with OpenELEC, Arctic is offering a limited edition MC001-XBMC Media Center PC for $229 out the door, but only while stock lasts. According to Arctic, this media center PC is "the perfect companion for those who want a noiseless, yet capable media system for the bedroom or living room."The unit itself is fairly well equipped, although a bit underpowered with its dual core Atom... continued.
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Despite the fact devices like the iPad are rapidly evolving, gaining new features and functions with each generation, they still aren't acceptable PC replacements. Likewise, the typical PC hasn't been as portable and power efficient as a tablet. This has resulted in a marketplace that believes the tablet and notebook are mutually exclusive; with many users opting to carry both a notebook and a... continued.
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If you’re the tweaking type, AMD and GizmoSphere have a little something to get keep your hands busy and your mouth frothing. The company just announced Gizmo Board, a new low-cost board designed for x86-based embedded system development. Geeks, rejoice! Powered by an AMD Embedded G-Series Accelerated Processing Unit (APU), the Gizmo is a 4-by-4-inch x86 development board that can run a... continued.
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January 31st is just days away, and that means Microsoft's crazy Windows 8 Upgrade Offer is coming to and end.Since the official launch of Windows 8, Microsoft has been promoting a tempting upgrade offer for existing PC owners. Unlike similar offers for previous versions of Windows, Microsoft is upgrading any edition of Windows XP, Vista, or 7 to the professional version of Windows 8 for just $39... continued.
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Thermaltake Cools Off with Bigwater 760 ProThe box-designed liquid cooling system can fit into two 5.25-inch drive bays.It's no secret that PC components can get kind of hot. The more you run that machine, the more heated things are going to get -- if you don't have the proper cooling system, that is. The standard heat sink and fan combo may work for some. However, hardcore users may need... continued.
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We’re taking a look in this article at Fractal Design’s Node 605 HTPC/Media Center computer case. For those less familiar with Fractal Designs' cases, they're "Scandinavian design" approach yields a simple yet striking appearance, clean lines, and minimalistic from a “flashy” perspective. When looking at their product catalog, it’s clear they make products geared towards those who like a... continued.
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The Blade Runner will be limited to a production run of 9,999. Designer Philippe Starck is collaborating with LaCie again -- and it's already sending both computer and design geeks into a frenzy. The two have just debuted the LaCie Blade Runner.The LaCie Blade Runner is a limited-edition hard drive that has an anthropomorphic metal interior and an angular cage-like shell. In other words, it... continued.
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The company is working with Leap Motion for select computers.Ready to wave your hands in the air like you don't care? Well, you should care. If you have an ASUS, that sort of motion may do weird and wonderful things to your PC.ASUS just announced a partnership with Leap Motion to bundle the company's pint-sized Leap Motion Controller with select new computers. If all goes well, ASUS expects to... continued.
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Forget your game face. Let’s talk about your game hand. If you’re still gaming with limited controls, Razer wants to put more power into your palm. That’s why the company just announced the Razer Orbweaver. The Razer Orbweaver is a mechanical gaming keypad. It’s also completely awesome, because it’s customizable, so you can put an infinite number of controls into... continued.
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The new chassis boasts new cooling and ventilation capabilities. Fractal Design kicked off 2013 with a new design for its awarding-winning Define XL computer case. The end result is the newly launched Define XL R2 and it's one tough beast. The updated chassis has a slick, stylish Scandinavian design, but packs in all sorts of goodies, including cooling, ventilation, and options for expansion. It'... continued.
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I've now spent the better part of a week using AOC's latest thin-bezel monitor, the 23" i2367Fh. I've ran every monitor test I can muster, watched movies, and played several different games on it to get a feel for how it performs. No matter how hard I try to admire its good qualities, the overall feeling I've had the entire time is no different than a trip to Burger King or (like the title... continued.
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The T2 Series is a new line of touch displays designed for use with Windows 8. The line includes the 23-inch Acer T232HL and the 27-inch Acer T272HL. Each one is Windows 8 compliant and can work with a new PC or an old PC upgraded to the new OS. Either way, you should be able to take advantage of the 10-point multi-touch features on Windows 8. It also spruces up your desktop, thanks to edge-to-... continued.
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Gamers, rejoice! ‘Tis the season for a flood of new games -- for all ages, in all genres. However, not all of those new releases are actually worth your playtime. If you’re a gamer, you know we can be a fussy bunch. Before you buy, take a peek at our top selections for 2012 and the holiday season. It’s ok to choose a few picks for your own personal holiday wishlist, too. Surely, some people will... continued.
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While Microsoft’s plunge into the tablet market will likely not be a game-changer for system builders and integrators, it will provide them with a mobile solution that may fit in better with customers’ existing systems. Described as “a new family of PCs for Windows,” Surface is not only Microsoft’s first true hardware device, but also the latest entry into a tablet market dominated by Apple and... continued.
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The portable product packs in ATX motherboard support, cooling, and more.  Cooler Master is at it again, delivering another nifty case for your PC-building pleasure. The HAF XB is a LAN box that packs in full ATX motherboard support, modular features, portability, and cooling options. Inside, the HAF XB can support up to two 120mm fans in the front, a 200mm fan in the top, and both a 120mm... continued.

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