Acer dumps the trackpad for touchscreen all the way in this three-way hybrid computer.
You may get a bit nostalgic watching this 1993 computer buying guide (or maybe not).
A new kind of computer that works like the brain could mean the end of Blue Screens of Death and spinning beach balls.
Valve's Steam gaming service has quietly exploded in popularity over the last few years. The platform continues to expand today with the launch of Big Picture. Now out of beta, Big Picture enables a new UI layer meant to be used (via HDMI) on TVs with a traditional gaming controller.
Discarded electronics, or e-waste, is one of the fastest growing environmental problems worldwide, but what if the circuit boards could be disassembled and recycled after a simple dunking in hot water?
As you've probably suspected all along, there's a slim but real possibility that the entire universe is just one big simulation being run on the computers of hyper-intelligent pan-dimensional beings. Seriously. This is coming from scientists, people! The good news: there may be a way that we can find out.
Protecting the accounts of users is a huge point of concern across the Internet, but the gaming industry may have just caught a break. The PUFFIN Project (physically unclonable functions found in standard PC components) has brought forward research suggesting that GPU manufacturing processes leave each product with a unique "fingerprint."
We've seen some interesting cityscapes depicted in geeky art here at DVICE. Each artist uses different methods to bring their visions into reality — from Lego mega-sculptures and typography, to unique landscape photos. Now, here's one using computer parts.
Okay, let's just get this out of the way: I used to play Magic: The Gathering. I used to play a lot. It's even possible that I've played fairly recently, although I'm not admitting to anything. But I can feel slightly better about myself, now that it's been shown how you can use Magic cards to create a fully functional Turing machine.
The best thing about USB is that it completely did away with a big tangled pile of proprietary data-and-power connectors that we used to have to rely on to power our gadgets. That was a huge step forward for humanity, but the scourge of proprietary connectors remains in th form of laptop power cords. The next generation of USB might take care of that, too.