The Mac Pro Recaptures the Spirit of Classic Workstations of Yore

Early computers were bland beige boxes—meant to blend in with whatever workspace they were placed on. But during the golden age of the super-powerful workstation, designers got wild with form factors and materials that oozed with confidence and no small amount of sass. In some ways, the new Mac Pro returns to that… » 6/20/13 3:18pm 6/20/13 3:18pm

Zero-Gee Computing Recliner Proves Our Fat Future is Now

Everyone saw Wall-E, right? And how the luxury cruisers of the future glide around in floating touch-screen-equipped easy chairs? Then the Zero-Gee gaming/blogging "workstation" should look mighty familiar. Its ergonomic, reclining frame is designed to ensure your ass is free from the forces of gravity as you type,… » 7/21/08 2:20pm 7/21/08 2:20pm

Boom Arm Starbase Workstation: Because Laptops are Too Heavy For Nerds

The Boom Arm Starbase Workstation-now there is a product aimed squarely at nerds. It combines computing and extreme laziness with a little "Starbase" sci-fi flavor thrown in. I mean, you could use a product like the LapDawg-but that would require actually lifting the laptop now and then. The swing arm action on the… » 6/26/08 6:20pm 6/26/08 6:20pm

Ergonomic Workstation: The Ultimate in Geeky Gaming Comfort

The Ergonomic Workstation from Ergo Motions may look like a dentist's chair, but I must say that if my dentist had this thing in his office, I would be in there for a root canal right away. Ergo Motions mission is to help gamers and heavy workstation users avoid the repetitive stress injuries and posture issues that… » 6/17/08 2:10pm 6/17/08 2:10pm

Dell Launches Quad-Core Precision T5400 and T7400 Workstations

The latest in Dell's line of Penryn-based PCs comes to us in the form of these super-beefy T5400 and T7400 Precision workstations. Both systems can hold up to two of Intel's quad-core Xeon 5200 and 5400 processors and Quadro FX 5600 cards. The base T5400 and T7400 units start out at $1,589 and $1,839 respectively.… » 11/27/07 6:10pm 11/27/07 6:10pm

Sonica Audio Labs VHPextreme Workstation: Mac Pro Foreshadowing?

This is one badass PC tower, the VHPextreme that was just unveiled by Sonica Audio Labs. It's configured for pro audio but would work on just about anything you throw at it, with its two dual-core 64-bit 3.7GHz Pentium D965 Extreme processors, 2GB of RAM, 680GB of SATA II storage, quad-monitor (two DVI ports) graphics… » 5/26/06 12:52pm 5/26/06 12:52pm