The question is not "How fast do you want your PC to go?" No, the real question you have to ask yourself when it comes to upgrading a gaming PC is "How fast do you want to spend your money?"
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Whether you're building a new PC, repairing one, or giving an old system a new lease of life, you want components that offer great performance and value for money.
Whether you're building a new PC, repairing one that it ailing, or giving an old system a new lease of life, you want to be buying and fitting components that give you the best bang for the buck. That means going for components that perhaps aren't cutting edge, but do offer great performance and value for money.
The Jorno folding keyboard started with a Kickstarter campaign in 2012, and since has morphed into a capable design. It features a keyboard that folds into a very small package at quitting time.
One of Jide's founders says Android tablets are "terrible" for doing work, so the company created a productivity-based tablet with 11.6-inch screen, detachable keyboard cover, and the Remix OS, which adds Windows-like features to Android.
If you need a Windows 8.1 computer that's flexible enough to be a tablet, a laptop (if you add the optional keyboard) and even (if you add the optional docking station) a desktop PC, then the Surface Pro 3 manages the trade-offs as well as anything on the market.
The Radius features a dual-axis hinge and five viewing modes, while the two Click 2 models offer 13.3-inch screens that detach from their keyboard case.
Amazon has added features to its latest tablet to make it enterprise friendly. This third-party case with a keyboard completes the package.
New flagship handset features hard keyboard and biggest screen on a QWERTY BlackBerry, says company.
Easily swappable components could make building your own PC a breeze. The company's CEO said the self-contained parts could potentially be sold on a subscription basis.
The higher education platform is dubbed Workday Student and features analytics and object modeling to manage the student academic cycle. Components will be rolled out starting in 2014.
The PC is, at its heart, a gestalt of components that come together to serve a purpose. Lose the ability to choose what goes into a PC, then a PC becomes nothing more than a black box, like a DVD player or a games console. And that's not a PC.
The demand for more performance and features has traditionally kept the PC from falling too far, too fast. Those days may now be ending, hastened by cheap tablets. The industry is responding with new platforms for low-cost laptops and tablets running Windows 8 and Android.
The update to Android 4.2 includes new camera and keyboard features.
The portable all-in-one PC features an 18.4-inch touchscreen, weighs as little as 4.85 pounds and starts at $899.99 when it becomes available next month.
Starting at $1,299, the device features an 18.4-inch touchscreen and can serve as either a giant tablet or a desktop PC when docked.
The Core i5-based Surface Pro combines ultrabook components with a (chunky) 10.6in. tablet form factor to deliver decent performance and excellent build quality. However, a few design issues, missing features and, above all, disappointing battery life suggest you'd be wise to wait and see how this product develops.
With only two panel suppliers willing to shoulder the additional expense incurred from using ultra-slim glass, this could put a squeeze on the growing ultra-slim PC market.
I wasn't expecting to like it, but in the end I loved it. The Chromebook could be the perfect post-PC device that has a keyboard.
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