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Linux PC built in a Nintendo DS-sized package

Linux PC built in a Nintendo DS-sized package OEMs are building some impressively small computers these days, but not many of them pack an entire PC into a package the size of a Nintendo DS like this one does.It’s basically a miniaturized laptop — it has a full-color LCD display, QWERTY keyboard, and a battery — built around a Raspberry Pi 2 board.

WISP computer has no battery, gets power wirelessly from radio waves

WISP computer has no battery, gets power wirelessly from radio waves The WISP (or Wireless Identification and Sensing Platform) sidesteps all the issues with finding wired power and adding bulky batteries to smart objects by harvesting power from radio waves.The WISP can pull enough power out of thin air to power a modest processor, but it’s not going to compete with your computer or even your smartphone.

Microsoft's Making it Rain Xbox Ones In Its New Back to School Promotion

Microsoft's Making it Rain Xbox Ones In Its New Back to School Promotion If you’re a student, the parent of a student, or a faculty member, Microsoft is offering up deeply discounted bundles that include either a Surface Pro 4 or a Surface Book, plus the free Xbox One bundle of your choice, an extra game, an extra controller, and a $50 Microsoft Store gift credit.As far as back to school promotions go, this is pretty damn good, so if you’ve been meaning to buy a new Surface product, this is a pretty nice cherry on top.

Add a Versatile ThinkPad Yoga to Your Arsenal For Under $350, Today Only

Add a Versatile ThinkPad Yoga to Your Arsenal For Under $350, Today Only It’s not often that Amazon features a laptop as one of its deals of the day, so anyone who uses a desktop at home or work should definitely check out this $335 Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga for their portable computing needs.The real highlight feature though is its IPS touchscreen.

If Desk Space Is a Priority, This Discounted Lenovo Thinkcentre Can Help

If Desk Space Is a Priority, This Discounted Lenovo Thinkcentre Can Help What the Lenovo Thinkcentre may lack in bulk, it makes up for it in ability.Despite its impressively small size (that’s not an comically large pencil), this little guy gets you a 128GB SSD, 4GB of RAM, and a 3.

Hot idea: NASA is close to making a computer than can survive on Venus

Hot idea: NASA is close to making a computer than can survive on Venus One day, mankind will jump into spaceships and explore the solar system, and eventually the galaxy and beyond.And most of the places we want to explore are rather hard on the computers that enable those machines to function.

Why These 'Revolutionary' '80s Gadgets Totally Failed

Why These 'Revolutionary' '80s Gadgets Totally Failed Here are seven of the ‘80s mightiest flops that commentators of the day dared to call revolutionary.The mere idea of an IBM personal computer sent IBM’s stock up, and curious and ill-informed customers into stores.

Artificial synapse could help computers process information like the brain does

Artificial synapse could help computers process information like the brain does From artificial intelligence to machine learning, there is no shortage of projects that use computers to mimic some aspect of the human brain.However, even the most advanced computers struggle to imitate the brain’s natural capacity to process information efficiently.

Get Yourself a Chromebook For Under $150, Today Only

Get Yourself a Chromebook For Under $150, Today Only We all know Chromebooks are inexpensive, but this one’s approaching impulse buy territory.Today only, you can get a Lenovo N42 for a measly $148 on Amazon, an all-time low by $52.

This $799 ASUS Gaming Laptop Mercifully Doesn't Look Like a Gaming Laptop

This $799 ASUS Gaming Laptop Mercifully Doesn't Look Like a Gaming Laptop If you’re in the market for a new gaming laptop, you’d be hard pressed to find a better value than this ASUS, back on sale for an all-time low $799.This model’s packing a 15.

IBM plans to build the first commercially available universal quantum computer

IBM plans to build the first commercially available universal quantum computer A universal quantum computer is capable of tackling problems that are too large for a conventional system, so IBM Q would have many applications beyond what’s possible with current technology.To create knowledge from much greater depths of complexity, we need a quantum computer.

A Super-Rare and Fully Functional Apple I Is Going up for Auction

A Super-Rare and Fully Functional Apple I Is Going up for Auction It’s an incredibly rare Apple I computer, and soon you could be the proud new owner of one just like it.The Apple I was, of course, sold as a kind of do-it-yourself kit.

The keyboard has been reinvented for pro gamers

The keyboard has been reinvented for pro gamers The 'Shortcut' keyboard was designed to to fix all the problems gamers face with normal keyboards, such as strain on the wrists and hands.Unlike the rigid form of the traditional keyboard, this keyboard can be adjusted and customized to make gaming and typing feel comfortable and natural.

The secret weapon that will make your next computer super fast

The secret weapon that will make your next computer super fast On Monday, the chip maker announced the ship date for Optane, a memory module that can change the data game.Working with system software, Optane can pre-cache frequently-used apps, which means they could load almost instantly.