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MM01 Dustproof & Splashproof PC Case

MM01 Dustproof & Splashproof PC Case
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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.

ASUS Zephyrus M Gaming Laptop

ASUS Zephyrus M Gaming Laptop

ASUS’ second Zephryus laptop has a more conventional keyboard and trackpad layout compared to its predecessor. It also has a 15.6″ 1080p 144Hz Gsync-enabled display, a GTX 1070 GPU with GPU switching to extend battery life, and an 8th Gen Core i7 CPU.

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2018 Gigabyte Aero 15X

2018 Gigabyte Aero 15X

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.

Raadition Apple II PC Case

Raadition Apple II PC Case

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.

Intel Hades Canyon NUC

Intel Hades Canyon NUC

Intel combined its 8th generation CPU with mortal enemy AMD’s RX Vega M graphics chip to create the world’s smallest virtual reality-ready PC, on par with mid-level desktop machines. Coming Spring 2018, the $800+ Hades Canyon NUC measures only 8″x 5″.

PC Building Simulator

PC Building Simulator

Build the gaming rig of your dreams without spending thousands. The only problem is that it only exists in the virtual world. PC Building Simulator lets you build virtual rigs with brand name components, benchmark them, and even run a virtual PC repair shop.

HAL 9000 Interactive Replica

HAL 9000 Interactive Replica

Master Replicas’ upcoming Full Scale HAL 9000 replica responds to lines from 2001: A Space Odyssey with the appropriate lines. But it’s also an Amazon Echo device, which means you can use it to play music, ask questions, control smart home devices and more.

The Legend of Zorba

The Legend of Zorba

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.

2018 ASUS ZenBook 13 UX331UN

2018 ASUS ZenBook 13 UX331UN

The ZenBook 13 UX331UN is the thinnest and lightest laptop to have a discrete GPU for gaming, the NVIDIA MX150. It also has Intel’s 8th gen Core i5 1.6GHz CPU, 8GB RAM, replaceable 256GB SSD, two USB 3.1 ports, a USB-C port, a microSD slot and an HDMI port.

Computer Mouse Car

Computer Mouse Car

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.

2018 Acer Swift 7 Laptop

2018 Acer Swift 7 Laptop

Acer’s Swift 7 claims the title of world’s thinnest laptop for the second year in a row. The 2018 edition is just 0.35″ thick and weighs around 2.5lb. It has a 14″ 1080p touchscreen, 7th gen Intel Core CPU and eSim and nano SIM support for LTE connectivity.

2018 Dell XPS 13

2018 Dell XPS 13

The Dell XPS 13 9370 is even smaller and lighter than its bestselling predecessor. It retains its Infinity Edge display, which can be ordered as a 4K touchscreen panel. It also has the latest Intel CPUs, two Thunderbolt 3 ports and yes, a webcam that’s in the middle.

Corsair Concept Slate PC Case

Corsair Concept Slate PC Case

Easily over 3ft tall, weighing 40lb and with 120L of space, the Corsair Concept Slate might just be the biggest PC case you’ll be able to buy. Made of tempered glass and aluminum, it has room for a four-GPU computer as well as a secondary mini-ITX system.

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Star Trek Borg Cube PC

Star Trek Borg Cube PC

Cherry Tree is offering a limited edition run of officially licensed desktop PCs with cases modeled after the Borg Cube from Star Trek. The 6″x 6″x 6″ PC is meant for productivity and entertainment, while the upcoming 12″x 12″x 12″ model will be a gaming rig.

Life-sized Iron Man PC Case

Life-sized Iron Man PC Case

This incredible custom made life-size Iron Man Mk. 45 armor was designed to be a gaming PC case. Professional PC builder Jengki Wmp won the first prize for Most Beautiful PC Case at the 2017 Deutsche Casemod Meisterschaft for his one-of-a-kind build.

The C64 Mini

The C64 Mini
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The classic 8-bit computer jumps on the mini bandwagon with a 50% scale version. It comes with dozens of games, a joystick, and has HDMI output with CRT and scanline emulation. The mini keyboard isn’t functional, but you can connect your own via USB. Drops early 2018.

Acer Nitro 5 Spin 2-in-1 Gaming Laptop

Acer Nitro 5 Spin 2-in-1 Gaming Laptop

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.

2017 HP Omen X Gaming Laptop

2017 HP Omen X Gaming Laptop

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+.

Project Scout Handheld Gaming PC

Project Scout Handheld Gaming PC

Chase Cobb’s prototype handheld PC only has a Core i3 6300 U with Intel HD 520 integrated graphics (the same CPU in these laptops), but it’s good enough to play many modern games such as Overwatch and Rocket League, and handles Xbox One streaming really well.

DIY Laptop and Phone Skins

DIY Laptop and Phone Skins

TheSorryGirls show us how to make affordable and easily removable skins for your laptop, smartphone and more. The project involves printing a high resolution image on printable vinyl and sealing it with protective film.

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2017 HP Spectre X2

2017 HP Spectre X2

The latest version of HP’s laptop-tablet hybrid has a 12.3″ 3000×2000 touchscreen, a stainless steel kickstand, two USB-C ports, a microSD ports and comes with a keyboard and digital pen. It can be maxed out with a dual-core Core i7 2.4GHz CPU, 16GB RAM and 1TB SSD.

Huawei MateBook X

Huawei MateBook X

Huawei’s new ultraportable laptop has a nearly bezel-less 13.3″ 2160×1440 display, loud and clear Dolby Atmos speakers, two USB-C ports, 7th gen Core i5/i7 CPU, 4GB/8GB RAM, 256GB/512GB storage and a spill-resistant keyboard. Drops soon for $1000-$1200.

Desktopography Concept

Desktopography Concept

Students at Carnegie Mellon University’s Future Interfaces Group proposed a computer interface that is meant to be projected or displayed on a desk. Aside from responding to touch, apps or windows can also latch onto or avoid objects to maintain visibility.

Gigabyte Aorus GTX 1070 Gaming Box

Gigabyte Aorus GTX 1070 Gaming Box

The Gaming Box is an external GPU case that’s pre-installed with a mini ITX GTX 1070. It also has HDMI, DisplayPort, DVI, and 3 USB 3 ports. It will work with computers that have a Thunderbolt 3 port, including the new MacBook Pros and the Intel NUC. Drops soon for $599.

Technological Mandalas

Technological Mandalas

Glitchcatcher. Artist Leonardo Ulian’s Technological Mandalas are large mandalas made of electronic components such as computer chips, capacitors and solder. You can see more of his work on his website and Instagram account.

2017 Alienware Area-51

2017 Alienware Area-51

The Area-51 PC retains its cool, cavernous and colossal chassis, but Alienware’s flagship PC can soon be maxed out with either AMD’s Threadripper or Intel’s Core X – CPUs that can handle intensive gaming, streaming and video processing at the same time.

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