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Keyboard Cat Wrist Rest Is Meme-tastic!

A recent Instructables project brings together two Web memes to create one geeky keyboard wrist rest.


Apple Stores: Crazy Customers, Homeless Webcasters and Drug Dealers: Yeah, Right

An Apple employee spills the secrets of Apple store life to Popular Mechanics.


From the Abacus to the IPod: Computer Museum Opens $19M Exhibition

The Computer History Museum this week opens a $19 million, 25,000-square-foot building expansion and exhibition titled: "Revolution: The First 2000 Years of Computing"

New Dolby System Looks to Improve Laptop Sound

Acer Aspire laptops get upgraded with Dolby speakers.


Speedy USB 3.0 Spec Quickly Becomes a Consumer Reality

Expect parity in pricing with USB 2.0 and for USB 3.0 everywhere in 2011.

Will Touchscreens Kill the Keyboard?

Typing more than a few sentences on the virtual keyboard of an iPad or other tablet is a pain in the neck. That experience is about to get a whole lot better.

10 even wackier USB devices

The holidays are the perfect time to stop being so serious and engage in a little frivolity. These crazy USB gadgets will help out.

10 Great Gifts and Gadgets to Spruce Up Your Work Cubicle

Our guide to the coolest cubicle accessories has everything you could want, from USB-powered fragrances to in-office gardens.

Stocking Stuffers: Cool Tech Gifts Under $50

Don't break the bank--these well-priced gifts range from desk pets to tool belts to iPad skins to Star Trek gizmos.


Insanely Priced Gifts for the Extravagant

Diamond-encrusted smartphones, virtual butlers, and sound systems to die for. Kanye West probably has most of these electronics already, but if not, here are our suggestions for what to get him for the holidays.


Laptops May Pose Infertility Risk for Men

Researchers have found that sitting with a laptop computer on your legs can elevate temperatures in the scrotum, a condition known as scrotal hyperthermia.

The Best Tech Holiday Gifts Under $200

If you have two Benjamins to spend on holiday gear for a loved one (or even yourself), you have a range of choices--including robots, kooky Japanese watches, great graphics boards, brightly colored USB 3.0 storage, and more.

It's the Great Pumpkin PC, Charlie Brown!

Can you really put a fully functioning PC inside a jack-o'-lantern? We may be out of our gourds, but we did it.

A Wire-Free Way to Dock Your Notebook

Altona's KVM switch lets you connect to your notebook via UWB and provides a USB adapter for your PC.

Storage and Useful Gadgets: Best of 2010

Our picks for serious storage--like the 3TB Western Digital MyBook Essential and the Iomega eGo SuperSpeed USB 3.0--mix here with innovative mice such as the Microsoft Arc Touch, and easy networking in the form of Cisco's M20 Valet Plus.