As motherboards get smaller and CPUs run cooler the demand for smaller cases grows. The idea of the small form factor case is nothing new but these days awe find the number of these is growing as well. The idea is simple; stuff a motherboard (complete with CPU, GPU etc), optical drive and some type of storage into a small area while keeping things cool, pretty easy right? We take a look at one entry from ThermalTake; The Element Q. This is a small form factor case that has a few nice things to offer (like a 200 Watt Power Supply). So let’s take a look that the Element Q and see how it handles a system built around the Intel Core i5 661 CPU.
Developer Patrick Aalto created rpix86, PC emulator for the Raspberry Pi. The emulator is based on DSx86 PC emulator for the Nintendo DS and is also part of Aalto, but it is primarily intended for playing old DOS games on the Raspberry Pi.
If you wonder who are those hardworking workers that produce probably the most popular hobby computer today - fantastic Raspberry Pi, the answer may surprise you. They are Sony's employees in their factory in Wales. Although behind Raspberry production are two companies, Premier Farnell and RS Components, the former has no own facilities but they rentead a Sony factory in Pencoed, Wales last November, which has so far made over half a million of these devices.
The organization Raspberry Pi Foundation, which is behind the popular miniature enthusiast computer Raspberry Pi, announced the news on the conclusion of partnership with Wolfram Research, during a conference of computer mathematics, which was held in New York.
Raspberry Pi went on sale in late February last year. By the end of October this year, it was sold in over two million copies, as it is reported.
Patriot Viper 3 Low Profile memory comes in three different capacities. The smallest kit of 8GB, medium one with 16GB and the largest one with 32GB. Low Profile of the name refers to the height of memory which is 1.25 inches (3.17 cm). Memory supports speeds of 1600 MHz, 1866 MHz and 2133 MHz and is XMP 1.3 certified.
IHS iSuppli claims that netbooks are barely kept alive, and that by the 2015 will completely disappear from the market. During this year it is expected that 3,97 million netbooks will be shipped, which is a decrease of 72% compared to 14.13 million devices shipped in 2012. During the 2010 Netbooks have reached their peak and delivered 32.14 million devices.