By Rik Fairlie
Posted 03.16.2010 at 5:23 pm 0 Comments
Gaming rigs are the Ferraris of computers: They’re speedy and powerful enough to smoke any everyday PC. They have to be, to keep up with the graphics and 3-D effects you see in titles like the new BioShock 2, one of the most visually intense shooters yet. This setup has the processing power and precise control you need to ensure that you never miss a shot. BioShock 2 $50;2kgames.com
By Stephen Regenold
Posted 09.29.2005 at 2:00 am 1 Comment
It's a brave new wireless world, yet most portable-audio hounds are still tangled up in headphone cords. Soon, though, you'll have lots of wireless stereo headphones to choose from. The technology isn't brand new, but until recently it was too bulky and expensive to shove into the tiny, splurge-worthy gadgets we love. Expect to see three flavors of wireless earmuffs-Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and magnetic induction [see sidebar below]-rolling out between now and early next year.
Factory-installed car entertainment generally sucks, but aftermarket upgrades abound—if you have the cash.
By Eric Adams
Posted 08.31.2004 at 6:53 pm 0 Comments
Dept.: Geek Guide Tech: Mobile Entertainment Cost: $100 and up
You have every right to think your car stereo is hot. After all, the dealer said it was the “upgraded” system, with speakers all over the place and a name you actually know on their grills. There’s probably even a screen in the dash.
Five amazing, clean technologies that will set us free, in this month's energy-focused issue. Also: how to build a better bomb detector, the robotic toys that are raising your children, a human catapult, the world's smallest arcade, and much more.