Unidentifed laptop sighting: Could this be the Alienware Allpowerful?

Alienware's alien-alphabet-infused teaser site for the Allpowerful laptop has been counting down steadily, now at 15 days until the static-fringed menacing alien head reveals all there is to know in the world of ultrabeefy mobile gaming rigs.

Fear the gaze of the Allpowerful... NotebookReview Forums via Engadget

Alienware's alien-alphabet-infused teaser site for the Allpowerful laptop has been counting down steadily, now at 15 days until the static-fringed menacing alien head reveals all there is to know in the world of ultrabeefy mobile gaming rigs. Or, it's a teaser for a new Crystal Skull movie.

Nevertheless, new intel has dropped in the forums at NotebookReview.com: a mysterious image from "mingocr83" features the contours of and is claimed to be the Allpowerful itself. Subsequent image-brightened posts seem to clearly reveal something else...

Just a keyboard? NotebookReview Forums via Engadget

...A glowing keyboard. We say "seem" because some forum posters claim the original image data contains no such hidden picture. Or maybe we're staring at a Core i7 17-incher right in the grill.

Are we looking at a product leak, viral marketing, fakejob, or simply the future of advertising? Underground screenshots with embedded data waiting to be unlocked...it's like the whole world is turning into an ARG.

How powerful, and how thick, will this meltingly hot fragtop be?

If you can uncover any extra secret messages unlockable through other image filters, post 'em along.

(Source: NotebookReview Forums via Engadget)

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Scott Stein is a senior editor covering iOS and laptop reviews, mobile computing, video games, and tech culture. He has previously written for both mainstream and technology enthusiast publications including Wired, Esquire.com, Men's Journal, and Maxim, and regularly appears on TV and radio talking tech trends.

 

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