Laptop stands are great for improving ergonomics and cooling, but most of them aren’t as portable as laptops themselves. This aluminum stand folds down small enough to toss in a backpack, while still offering stability. Works with laptops and tablets from 8″ to 15″.
MSI’s new GS65 Stealth Thin is a laptop that’s equally suited for gaming and productivity on the go. It has a NVIDIA GTX1070 GPU, 8th Gen Intel Core-i7 CPU, a 15.6″ 1080p 144Hz display and a battery that lasts for up to 8h, all in a package that weighs only 4.1lb.
The Surface Hub 2 was designed to help teams collaborate and communicate. It’s a PC with a 4K 50.5″ touchscreen display that can be used in landscape or portrait. Up to four Hub 2s can be connected to each other, and multiple Windows users can log in to access their files.
If you want to make sure your PC’s components stay clean, check out SilverStone’s Mammoth Series MM01 PC case. It’s rated IP 43 for dust and water protection, thanks to its partially sealed design and HEPA filter. It has two 180mm fans to ensure adequate air flow.
The updated version of Gigabyte’s low profile and long lasting gaming laptop comes with Intel’s 8th generation Core i7 CPU. It also has NVIDIA’s GTX 1070 Max Q GPU and a matte 1080p display with 144Hz refresh rate. There’s also an optional 4K display qith 60Hz refresh.
Despite its popularity as a building material, wood is rarely used in the construction of PC cases. Bucking that trend, DIY Perks built a truly unique computer system from wood, with rope trim. We love how he incorporated the air cooling system as a sculptural design element.
The Raadition is a PC chassis that looks exactly like the classic Apple II computer. It even comes with a built-in mechanical keyboard with your choice of Cherry MX switches. It’s not for newbie builders and is a bit noisy under load, but it sure beats modding the real deal.
Kevin Lieber of Vsauce2 got his hands on a vintage 1980s Telcon Zorba, an early “portable” CP/M-based PC, and demonstrates just how far we’ve come in the last 30 years, along with a little round of ZORK, still considered to be one of the greatest adventure games of all time.
Simone Giertz and William Osman teamed up to do something stupid and silly. They took Simone’s goofy Citicar and turned it into a giant computer mouse. Driving and steering controls the cursor, while honking the horn is a click. It totally sucks, but that’s what we expected.
Computer vision algorithms keep getting better and better at recognizing objects, people, and locations. In this demonstration video from Deep Python, using the Faster R-CNN framework, we get to see how good machine learning has become at identifying stuff.
It’s a key sequence PC users dread having to use, but the old “CTRL-ALT-DELETE” is still in use today. Nostalgia Nerd looks back at the origin of this key combo which dates back to the 1980s. We’re sure Jony Ive will profess that Apple’s “Command-Option-Esc” is far superior.
A versatile and affordable gaming laptop. The Nitro 5 Spin has a 15″ 1080p touchscreen and a 360º hinge so you can set it up in various ways, including as a simple tablet. But unlike most hybrids it can run most modern games thanks to its GTX 1050 GPU. Drops 10/2017 for $999.
The HP Omen X laptop can be equipped with a Core i7-7820HK CPU, up to 32GB RAM and GTX 1070/1080 GPU that can all be overclocked. It also has tons of cooling and vents, a 1080p or 4K G-Sync display and a programmable backlit mechanical keyboard. Drops 11/2017 for $1200+.