Computer & Related Stuff
Computers & Monitors
Here I have listed some of the computers I have owned or used. I spend most of my time on one of these things messing around
Retina display: 15.4-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology
2880-by-1800 native resolution at 220 pixels per inch with support for millions of colors
Scaled resolutions: 1920 by 1200, 1680 by 1050, 1280 by 800, and 1024 by 640 pixels.
2.6GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor (Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz) with 6MB shared L3 cache
8GB of 1600MHz DDR3L onboard memory
• Dual display and video mirroring: Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display and up to 2560 by 1600 pixels on up to two external displays, at millions of colors
Thunderbolt digital video output
• Intel HD Graphics 4000
• NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M with 1GB of GDDR5 memory and automatic graphics switching
• Native Mini DisplayPort output
• DVI output using Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter (sold separately)
• VGA output using Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter (sold separately)
• Dual-link DVI output using Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter (sold separately)
Precision to the Finest Detail: Professional 27” 16:9 2560 x 1440 WQHD LED-backlit Monitor
- Impeccable lifelike visuals with 27” 16:9 2560 x 1440 with 100% sRGB 178° wide-viewing angle
- Extensive connectivity with native WQHD content support with HDMI 1.4, DisplayPort 1.2, and Dual-link DVI
- ASUS-exclusive QuickFit Virtual Scale and Splendid Video Intelligence Technology for true ‘what you see is what you get’
- Ergonomic tilt, swivel, pivot, and height adjustment plus smart cable management
Concept to Creation
Precision to the Finest Detail
Envision bigger with 2560 x 1440 WQHD, packing four times the pixel density of 720p! New premium 16:9 wide-format PB278Q LED displays afford 178° wide viewing angles for better productivity, opening extra multitasking space to fit more windows and projects on-screen. ASUS exclusive Splendid Video Intelligence Technology, QuickFit Virtual Scale, and 100% sRGB fidelity ensure reality-defining color and image accuracy, giving you true “what you imagine is what you create” power. HDMI 1.4, DisplayPort 1.2, and dual-link DVI support WQHD natively, accentuated by room-dominating audio via twin 3W speakers. To help you stay naturally focused, ergonomic design includes tilt, swivel, pivot, and height adjustment, plus streamlined cabling that keeps clutter off your desktop.
• 27-inch (viewable) LED-backlit glossy widescreen TFT display with support for millions of colors
• Resolution: 2560 by 1440 pixel
• 3.1GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 with 6MB on-chip shared L3 cache
• 8GB (two 4GB) of 1333MHz DDR3 memory
• 1TB (7200 rpm) hard drive
• AMD Radeon HD 6970M with 2GB GDDR5
• Built-in stereo speakers
• Two internal 20-watt high-efficiency amplifiers
• Headphone/optical digital audio output (minijack)
• Audio line in/optical digital audio input (minijack)
• Built-in microphone
• Support for Apple iPhone headset with microphone
• One Thunderbolt port on 21.5-inch iMac
• Two Thunderbolt ports on 27-inch iMac
• Mini DisplayPort output with support for DVI, VGA, and dual-link DVI (adapters sold separately)
• One FireWire 800 port; 7 watts
• Four USB 2.0 ports
• SDXC card slot
• Slot-loading 8x SuperDrive with 4x double-layer burning (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW)
• Audio in/out
• 10/100/1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45 connector)
• IR receiver
Processor 3.06 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
Memory 4 GB 800 MHz DDR2 SDRAM
Graphics NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GS 512 MB
Software Mac OS X Lion 10.7.2 (11C74)
iMac is a sleek all-in-one computer that has been designed to meet the needs of video professionals, graphic designers, families, educators, and businesspeople. A venerable jack-of-all trades, and master of all, the iMac is just at home in a professional environment as it is as in your home as the family computer.
The Apple Power Macintosh G4/1.25 DP (Mirrored Drive Doors) features dual 1.25 GHz PowerPC 7455 (G4) processors each with the AltiVec "Velocity Engine" vector processing unit, 256k "on chip" level 2 cache, and 2 MB of DDR SRAM level 3 backside cache. It shipped configured with 512 MB of RAM, a 120 GB Ultra ATA/100 hard drive, a 2X DVD-R/CD-RW "SuperDrive", and a 4X AGP ATI Radeon 9000 Pro graphics card with 64 MB of DDR SDRAM. AirPort (802.11b) was available by custom configuration.
The HP TouchSmart IQ770 is an all in one computer with a 19" touchscreen, built-in web cam, memory card reader, and wireless keyboard and mouse. It even has a built-in TV tuner, DVR functionality and a remote control. You can also you can dock an HP Photosmart printer on the TouchSmart for a real all-in-one experience. The TouchSmart is being marketed as the perfect family computer for the kitchen or living room. It has a cool customizable home screen that can deliver weather, traffic, notes, a family scheduler, and photo organizer, all of which can be driven with the touch of the finger or the included stylus. The touchscreen interface is really perfect for a family computer to keep organizational drudgery easy and even fun.
Once you have all that data form the computer or from all the photos you take, you have to have some kind of back up since you never know when one of those things will come crating down and make you loose your data. Good backup is a must.
Dual USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 connectivity A single drive with universal compatibility today and next-generation speed for tomorrow. Use it with USB 2.0 now and step up to USB 3.0 speed when you’re ready.
Up to 3x faster transfer rates
When connected to a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 port this drive lets you access and save files up to three times faster than USB 2.0. Transfer a 2-hour HD movie in just three and a half minutes instead of 13 minutes.*
*Performance may vary based on user’s hardware and system configuration.
WD quality inside and out
For over 20 years, millions of people worldwide have trusted their data to WD hard drives. We are successful because we understand the importance of your data and our first concern is keeping that data safe.
You’re in control of your backup. Install all the features, select just the components you need, or if you prefer, choose not to use the software at all.
Automatic, continuous backup
Works quietly in the background to protect your data using minimal PC resources. Whenever you add or change a file it’s instantly backed up.
Password protection for privacy
Gain peace of mind knowing that your data is protected from unauthorized access with password protection and encryption.*
* A model with disabled encryption is also available.
We designed a small box and used recycled material to minimize waste. We encourage you to recycle it.
The myshare 2TB storage solution from Hammer storage gives you plenty of room to back up all of your data. The dual drive solution supports RAID 0, RAID 1, and JBOD so you can select the combination of storage space and data reliability that works best for you.
The enclosure attaches to your network with a Gigabit Ethernet port so all data transfers are handled as quickly as possible. Two USB ports on the back can be used to add extra drives or printers.
You can set up the myshare to be accessed from the internet so your data is available when you travel. You can also set up multiple users with their own levels of access so you can restrict files to those who need them
What good is that computer and a backup, if you can't get out in the world and look around and gather data. You have to have some networking and internet to get out there and make friends on Facebook or share you photos with people.
Wireless network users demand two things: higher speeds and greater range. The AirPort Extreme Base Station delivers on both fronts and offers superfast wireless network access throughout just about any home, office, or classroom.
Some Wi-Fi devices use the 2.4GHz wireless band, including iPhone, iPod touch, and devices using 802.11b/g. Other devices can use either 2.4GHz or the higher-speed 5GHz band, such as the latest 802.11n-based Mac computers, iPad, and Apple TV. Instead of choosing one of the bands, AirPort Extreme operates simultaneously on both bands, and your multiband devices automatically use the best available band. This means all your Wi-Fi devices get the fastest possible wireless performance and the best possible range. In addition, AirPort Extreme reduces the possibility of interference from appliances and cordless phones that use the 2.4GHz band.
Based on the IEEE 802.11n specification, AirPort Extreme uses a technology called multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) to transmit multiple data streams simultaneously. The result? AirPort Extreme delivers data transfer speeds up to five times those of 802.11g wireless networks — while achieving up to twice the range.
This SURFboard cable modem uses DOCSIS 3.0 technology to ensure speed that lets you surf the Web and download videos, music and images with ease. The integrated wireless network (802.11n) is backward compatible with 802.11b/g access points.
Ensures compatibility with most PC, Mac or UNIX network-ready systems.
Supports up to 253 users
With additional networking hardware (not included). For office use.
10/100/1000Base-T Gigabit Ethernet
For blazing speed.
Downstream data speeds up to 300 Mbps and upstream data speeds up to 120 Mbps
For quick response time.
5 front-panel status LEDs
For quick and easy troubleshooting.
Integrated DOCSIS 3.0 technology
Backward compatible with existing DOCSIS 1.1 and 2.0 systems.
Built-in advanced firewall equipped with WEP, WPA and WPA2 Wi-Fi security encryption keeps your data safe.
This cable modem features Gigabit Ethernet connectivity for fast downstream and upstream data speeds. Six multicolor LEDs indicate the operational status and a color-coded rear panel ensures simple installation.
Gigabit Ethernet connectivity
Ensures compatibility with most PCs.
Up to 160 Mbps downstream and up to 120 Mbps upstream data speeds
For fast data transfer.
6 status-reporting LEDs
For quick and easy troubleshooting. Multicolored LEDs identify channel bonded mode.
DOCSIS 3.0 technology
Along with IPV6 support for reliable connectivity.
Color-coded rear panel
Allows for simple installation.
Note: Ask your cable company if they support DOCSIS cable modems. DOCSIS (Data over Cable Service Interface Specification) is the industry standard for cable-based Internet access service
(replaced by Apple Airport extreme)
The LINKSYS WRT300N Wireless-N Broadband Router with SpeedBooster is an all-in-one Internet router that enables you optimize your home network. The Wireless Access Point lets you connect without wires, a built-in 4-port full-duplex 10/100 Switch connects with Ethernet networks, and the router allows your entire wireless network to be connected to broadband.
The WRT300N also utilizes advanced MIMO (Multi-In, Multi-Out) technology, for exceptionally fast data transfers and wireless interoperability at the highest speeds with your broadband connection. The broadband router allows lightning fast data transfers along with 802.11n compatibility, so your home network is ready for upcoming technological standards.
It also can work with 802.11b/g standards can be used with any compatible device. It helps you run your home/office wireless network's connections, while providing enough bandwidth for all your needs, simultaneously, at any distance or location in the home or office. Ensure your data security with a stateful packet inspection firewall, wireless MAC address filtering, VPN pass through, and WiFi protected access.
What in the world did we do before the invention of cell phones, we left messages on recorders thats what. Its amazing how far cell phones have come in the short time since every one had to have one.
Thin, sleek, and very capable.
It’s hard to believe a phone so thin could offer so many features: a larger display, a faster chip, the latest wireless technology, an 8MP iSight camera, and more. All in a beautiful aluminum body designed and made with an unprecedented level of precision. iPhone 5 measures a mere 7.6 millimeters thin and weighs just 112 grams.1 That’s 18 percent thinner and 20 percent lighter than iPhone 4S. The only way to achieve a design like this is by relentlessly considering (and reconsidering) every single detail — including the details you don’t see.
iPhone 4 is Apple’s attempt to re-revolutionanize the smartphone. A stainless-steel antenna sandwiched between two layers of chemically strengthened glass, iPhone 4′s new features include a 960×480 Retina Display, FaceTimevideo calling, 5mp camera with 720p HD video recording, and a polymer-lithium battery to power it all.
iPhone 3G S (the S stands for speed) today at the keynote for WWDC 2009. This new version has several updates over the iPhone 3G model, and here they are:As the name implies, the new iPhone 3G S is supposed to be faster. Apple boasts that you can load Web pages and launch apps twice as fast as the previous model. It also promises improved 3D graphics for games.
Get some ink, paper and you can print out all those pretty photos you have spent years taking. Maybe even print out your taxes or your resume, that no one ever wants to see in print anymore.
Product overview: HP ePrint: Print from your smartphone or tablet from virtually anywhere. Automatic two-sided printing and copying, plus automatic document feeder and photo tray. Use the 4.33" color touchscreen to easily print, copy, scan, fax and access Web content. Additional features: Easily print borderless photos using the color touchscreen. Print sharp photos, get direct access to the Web and copy, scan and more. Print wirelessly from your iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch®5. Specifications: Automatic Document Feeder: Yes. Color Resolution: 9600 x 2400. Copy Resolution: 600. Copy Speed (Black): 8 Page per Minute. Copy Speed (Color): 7.5 Page per Minute. Depth: 17.9 in. Duplex Printing: Yes. Duty Cycle: 1,250 Page per Month. Expandable Memory: 128 Megabyte. Fax Resolution: 201 x 200. Maximum Paper Input Capacity: 125 Sheet. Maximum Resolution: 2,400 Dot per Inch. Memory Capacity: 128 Megabyte. Networkable: Yes. Operating System: Windows & Mac. Optical Resolution: 1,200 Dot per Inch. Output Tray Capacity: 50. Paper Size: Letter. Print Speed (Black): 14 Page per Minute. Print Speed (Color): 10 Page per Minute. Printer Connectivity: Wireless. Printer Output Color: Color. Printer Resolution (Black): 600. Printer Resolution (Color): 9600 x 2400. Printer Type: Ink Jet. Resolution: 600 x 600. Scanning Resolution: 1200. Style of Document Scanners: Flatbed. USB Ports: 1. Weight: 18.94 lb. Width: 17.9 in. Wireless Standard Compatibility: 802.11b/g/n With Software:
The HP Photosmart C8180 All-in-One delivers the fastest and easiest way to print photos at home.(1) This ultimate photo archiving all-in-one features a 3.5-inch touchsreen for easy navigation and LightScribe technology(2) for etching labels directly onto the surface of CDs/DVDs. In addition to delivering easy printing at home, this feature--packed printer offers lab-quality photos, laser-quality documents, copy and scan functionality, as well as built-in wireless(3) and Ethernet connectivity. With one touch buttons, blazing print speeds, Bluetooth®, HP Smart Web Printing(4) and an automated photo tray, the HP Photosmart C8180 All-in-One lets users tackle a variety of printing jobs with ease.
Now we got this new fangled thing called a tablet and they are taking over the world. I like tablets and they have there place, but I still need my big ole computer to do heavy lifting.
The iPad is a tablet computer produced by the marketing geniuses over at Apple. Unlike other tablet computers, the iPad was envisioned as the perfect tablet for people who work in jobs that involve audio and visual media — this is the tablet computer for people who already have a Macbook Pro, an iPhone, and a subscription to Wired magazine. The iPad is meant for optimal display of books and magazines, media like movies and music, and a better slice of the web than is currently available in other Apple handheld products. Apple released the first iPads in April 2010 and went on to sell over 3 millions iPads in 80 days. It turns out that businessmen and other professionals like the iPad as much as the media geeks it was designed for.
Made to work like you, but with fewer coffee breaks.
Get productive, or at least fake it really well with a brilliantly large screen, the ability to multitask like a champion of multitasking, wireless printing to compatible HP printers, and thousands of apps from the App Catalog.
And because you deserve it, play games, download movies or TV shows, listen to music powered by Beats Audio™, and browse the same web you know and love with support for Adobe® Flash® player.
The computer alone is never enough, you gotta have a good set of speakers, or a card reader or maybe even a good set of headphones. Heck now they have helicopters that you have to plug into your computer to charge before you fly the silly thing.
Transform the way you work with our Network Plus Sit/Stand desk. Sleek, modern and versatile, featuring a motorized height adjuster. The desk adjusts from 25.75" to 46.25"H. Adjust the desk height to fit the way you like to work. Comes in a venge melamine with silver grey steel legs.
Experience a new level of audio performance from your computer. Bose's premium multimedia speakers provide exceptionally clean, high-quality audio while freeing up valuable desktop space. Satellite speakers can attach to your flat panel monitor or right on your desk. A compact Acoustimass module fits neatly under your desk and delivers impressive lower tones that make movies and games come to life. And an all-in-one control pod houses a headphone jack, adjusts the volume and includes an auxiliary input. Companion 3 speakers represent a premium choice for all your computer audio sources. From MP3s, CDs and Internet radio to DVDs, streaming video and games. Hear full, rich sound from tiny satellite speakers designed to complement - and conveniently attach to - flat panel monitors. It's a unique combination of elegance and convenience, whether you place them on your desk or opt for a speaker-free desktop.
The satellites on the Soundsticks use an engineering principle that's well known, but relatively little used: combining several smaller speakers in one unit. As a result, you can produce audio equivalent to what you'd find from a single speaker with a much larger membrane. In other words, it's a great way to manage the mid-range without requiring enormous hardware, and that's exactly what you get here. The two satellites might push the treble a bit--to the point of being aggressive, sometimes--but the mid-range is definitely there, and that's not something you can say about a lot of PC speakers.
Despite its unusual shape, the subwoofer is just a standard bass reflex speaker and it works very well. It's a little big, but doesn't produce a violent sound, and it even sometimes seems a little soft. If you turn the bass up a little, the sound gains depth without ever becoming pounding, or--and this is the opposite problem--sagging and dripping. That's another area where PC speakers often fall down.
Transfer photos and video faster with the new ImageMate® All-in-One USB 3.0 Card Reader/Writer. Based on USB 3.0 interface transfer performance of up to 500MB/s*, this card reader/writer reduces transfer time when downloading data from card to computer. Outfitted with four card slots, this compact solution supports all major card formats and is backwards compatible with USB 2.0 enabled devices. Its sleek vertical design and small footprint make this a great choice for stylish and fast photo and video transfer.
Based on USB 3.0 transfer performance of up to 500MB/S
Fast transfer of photos and video up to 500MB/s interface transfer speed
Work in style with a sleek, inconspicuous, small-footprint device
Fast and Easy Data Transfer Between Memory Card and Computer
Supports all popular card formats
Supports UDMA 7 enabled CompactFlash® cards
Supports SDHC™ and SDXC™ UHS-I performance
Support USB 3.0 transfer performance of up to 500MB/s
Fully backward compatible with USB 2.0 host device
Detachable metal stand included