CES 2006: Matthew Elliott
Matt heads up CNET's coverage of computer hardware, from desktops and laptops to their assorted peripherals and accessories. Whether you're looking for a simple budget laptop or setting out to build your own PC, CNET's Systems team has you covered.
WinBook announced a Viiv
all-in-one PC today, calling it the Jiv (rhymes with Viiv, which we all know rhymes with jive). The WinBook Jiv uses the same chassis as the all-in-one PC that Alienware announced here in Vegas. Let's quickly... ( read
Antec showed off its new lineup of cases in a plush suite in the Bellagio. The lineup included three tower systems and two component-style boxes meant for your living room. The three towers are the small NSK 3300, the medium-size NSK 4400, and the large NSK 6500. Antec stressed that it places much... ( read
Alienware announced a pair of Intel Viiv
PCs this week. The Area-51 3550 uses the standard alien-head case, inside of which you'll find the new dual-core Pentium D 920 processor. Alienware is taking preorders on its site for the Area-51... ( read
The single-spindle laptop could morph into a zero-spindle machine in the next few years, thanks to NAND flash memory. This is the type of memory found inside the iPod Nano and many cell phones, and as the price for NAND memory continues to drop and its capacity grows, it's expected to replace the... ( read