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Novena: A leather-bound open-source hacker laptop that you can build yourself

Novena: A leather-bound open-source hacker laptop that you can build yourself

The beautiful laptop that you see before you, called Project Novena, was built from scratch. Because its creators have open-sourced the laptop’s blueprints, you can even build a Novena yourself — if you had a lot of time, money, and technical expertise, anyway. In keeping with the laptop’s open computing roots, even the motherboard was designed and created from scratch. ...

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Can you build a gaming PC better than the PS4 for $400?

As you probably know by now, the PS4 is essentially a $ 400 PC. It has an x86 PC CPU, a standard PC GPU, and the same kind of RAM that you’d find on a PC graphics card. There are a few custom chips on the PS4′s motherboard, but for the most part it’s just a normal PC with some ...

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