Microsoft reportedly bringing back Start button in Windows 8.1

A lot of people don’t like the new design of Windows 8 because in this new release of windows, microsoft removed the start button. Microsoft received a lot of backlash for doing so and a lot of 3rd party program tweaks have been made in order to just bring back the start button of the new OS.

Microsoft reportedly bringing back Start button in Windows 8.1

Just recently there’s a rumor that Microsoft is possibly going to bring back the start button in their next update of Windows 8 which is dubbled Windows 8.1 The Start Menu is not like in the past version, but microsoft will only let users access the Start Screen.

MSI Wind Top AC 1900 All–in–One PC

And with another addition to the tech world is MSI’s Wind Top AC1900.  The AC1900 is actually the first Classic series all-in-one desktop PC of the company. This all-in-one PC packs quite fairly specs and features including an 18.5-inch screen at 1366×768 pixel resolution, and is power driven by Intel’s integrated GMA X4500 graphics.  Moreover, the PC runs on a dual-core Intel Celeron processor clocked at 2.6 GHZ alongside a 2GB of RAM which users can be upgraded to 4GB.  It also offers a 320GB hard disk drive for storage. The desktop PC comes pre-installed with Windows 7 Home premium operating system.

MSI Wind Top AC 1900 all in one pc

Apart from the hardware specs of the MSI Wind Top AC 1900 are goodies including a 1.3 megapixel webcam, a built-in DVD writer, double 2W stereo speakers, and a multi-card reader.  There is also Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB 2.0 and VGA ports available for connectivity.  Dimensions of the desktop are 471 x 347 x 64mm.

However, interested consumers will still have to wait further as release date and price of the MSI Wind Top AC 1900 All-in-One PC has not been disclosed as of the moment.  The product page on the company’s site seems as though the device is going to be available soon.  So, stick with us as we give your further details about this one.

Lenovo Ideacentre A310 All-in-One Desktop PC

Lenovo has just announced the Ideacentre A310 All in One Desktop PC, – the refreshed version of the their Ultra Slim Ideacentre A300 AIO PC.    A310 still has a 21.5-inch LED panel screen at 1920 x 1080p full high definition display and 18.5mm thick but now it gets Intel Core i3-350M processor and up to 8GB of DDR3 memory.

Lenovo Ideacentre A310 All in one desktop pc

A310 All in one features built in webcam, wireless bluetooth mouse and keyboard, 802.11b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth, USB 2.0 ports, Gigabit ethernet. This All in One Pc comes bundled with external DVD write.

It runs on Windows 7 Home premium. Will be released in the Japanese market very soon with starting price of about 110,000 Yen or $1,250.

Shuttle X350 mini PC with dual-core Atom D510

It looks as though we have found an alternative to the new Mac Mini. It’s none other than the Shuttle x350 Mini PC. This mini-PC introduced by Shuttle packs the same slim and near the heap features in the netbook market.

The Shuttle x350 Mini PC is said to set a new standard for slim  PCs with its powerful performance. “Now, with the X350, we are upping the ante.  It’s about half an inch shorter, quite a bit smaller than a sheet of paper, and really pushes the features and performance limits of what you can do with a PC that’s as small and slim as this.”  That said; let’s get into the features and specs of this brand new member to the X series.

This ultra-slim mini Desktop PC is literally a space-saver as it measures just one-third of the previous slim PC from the previous X Series. Also, the Shuttle x350 mini PC is just 1.5-inches at its thinnest point.  What’s more is that this slim computer doesn’t have any cooling fans. Overall, the perfectly engineered internal layout of the Shuttle x350 mini PC boasts a low energy in electricity consumption, dust-free, and quiet as it requires no fan.

Shuttle X350 mini PC with dual-core Atom D510

Shuttle x350 Mini PC Specs

  • Dual-core Intel Atom D510 processor
  • NVIDIA ION 2 graphics cards
  • Optical drive
  • Optional 1080p HDMI port
  • built-in DVD playback

The company has not disclosed anything yet about the Shuttle x350 Mini Desktop PC’s release date.  So, as of the moment, we only have to sit back and wait for some further details, specifically in terms of what price it costs.

Lenovo IdeaCentre A300 All-in-One Desktop PC

Meet the Lenovo IdeaCentre A300 All-in-One Desktop PC.  This sleek and beautifully finished in glossy white all-in-One desktop PC continues to catch the attention of the computer aficionados because of IdeaCentre A300 Desktop PC because of its richer multimedia capabilities as well as its ultra-slim design.

And yes, speaking of ultra-slim design, the IdeaCentre A300  is just 18.5mm. Dimensions are 524 by 396 by 207mm, and mass is  20.94 lbs. Wondering what else does it have fare? Read on.

With the IdeaCentre A300 All-in-One, consumers can customize their desktops and configure what they want to have as the CPU. Choices include an Intel Core 2 Duo processor T6600, Intel Pentium processor T4400, and Intel Pentium processor T4300 which feature Turbo Boost technology to deliver extra GHz when needed. This all-in-one PC has a 21.5-inch LED panel screen at 1920 x 1080p full high definition display.

Lenovo IdeaCentre A300 Desktop PC

Considered as the world’s thinnest all-in-one desktop PC, the IdeaCentre A300 All-in-One packs specs including – DDR3 memory of up to 4GB at 1066MHz, up to 500GB hard disk drive storage, and an Intel X4500HD integrated graphics cards. The PC is run by Widows 7 (Basic/Premium) operating system. Other specs packing the IdeaCentre A300 include an optional external drive, digital stereo sound, Bluetooth and 802.11b/g Wi-Fi for connectivity, 8-in-1 card reader, 4xUSB2.0, HDMI outputs, and webcam.

The IdeaCentre A300 also features Hybrid digital/analog TV Tuner, and wireless Bluetooth keyboard and mouse which minimize cable clutter. It also comes pre-equipped with software like MediaShow, McAfee Antivirus, MS Portal (Windows Live Toolbar), LVT, and Rescue System 3.0, YouCam, and Power2Go 6.0.

The Lenovo IdeaCentre A300 Desktop All-in-One Desktop PC is already available in the market at a starting price of $600 depending on consumer’s configurations.

Struck by its design? Find out more about the IdeaCentre A300 by watching the video below.

Asus CG8490 Gaming Desktop PC

Asus has unleashed another line of Republic of Gamers (ROG) notebooks and a new gaming desktop at the information technology show Computex in Taipei. The gaming desktop is dubbed as the Asus CG8490 Gaming Desktop PC.  It has been told that the Asus CG8490 Gaming Desktop PC is designed and inspired by “ancient and modern armor of both Eastern and Western cultures”.

As for the specs, the computer overclocks 20 percent capability for the onboard components such as the Intel Core 17-980X six-core processor, and 12GB of DDR3 RAM.  The ROG CG8490 also packs 2TB of hard disk drive and a DVD burner. This monstrous computer comes with a pair of ATI Radeon HD5870 graphics card to handle directX11 and Eyefinity duties.

We all know that the company is really serious when it comes to gaming desktop. For sure, this is going to be the most wanted gaming rig in the market. Sadly though, the price and availability of the Asus CG8490 computer is still unknown.   So gamers, make sure to watch out for the release of the Asus CG8490 PC.   For the mean time,  let’s peek at the photo of this new gaming rig.

Compaq Presario CQ1-1020 All-in-One Desktop PC

Compaq Presario CQ1-1020 is the new All-in-one desktop PC from HP.  This desktop PC features an 18.5 inch widescreen LCD display with 1366 x 768 and 16:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by D410 Intel atom processor running at 1.66Ghz along with Intel’s GMA 3150 integrated graphics.

Other specs of HP Compaq Presario CQ1-1020 includes built-in webcam & mic, 160 Gigabyte HDD, 1 Gigabyte DDR2 RAM that can be extended up to 4GB RAM, eight USB 2.0 ports, 10/100 ethernet, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n connectivity, 6 in 1 card reader, slim tray 8X DVD SuperMulti burner, 2 built-in stereo speakers.

Compaq Presario CQ1-1020 All-in-one Desktop PC

With this specs, you can already get reliable performance.  One thing i don’t like though about this All-in-One Desktop PC is the operating system which comes pre-installed with Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition.

Price of this HP Compaq Presario CQ1-1020  starts at $429.99

Lenovo C200 All-in-One Desktop PC

On our previous post we mentioned about the two consumer PCs that Lenovo unveiled, We have seen the specs of Lenovo Ideapad IdeaPad S10-3s netbook, now lets see what this new sleek and compact C200 All-in-One Desktop PC from Lenovo offers.

The C200 All-in-One Desktop PC features an 18.5-inch High-Definition LCD Display with no touchscreen, 1.6 GHz Intel Atom D410 processor, Intel integrated graphics, 1GB of RAM, 160Gb Hard Drive. And also equipped with High-sense webcam that can create clear images even in low-light environments, integrated stereo speakers, and DVD reader/writer.  This is  the base model and got a friendly starting price of $399.

lenovo c200 all-in-one desktop pc with dual core Atom D510 processor

If you want some light gaming action, you can go for the upgrade option, specs include a faster Dual Core Atom D510 processor, Nvidia Ion 2 graphics, 4GB of Memory RAM and a 500GB of storage.  This also include a touchscreen but sadly no multitouch.  Price of this upgrade version kicks off at $499.

Just like the Ideapad IdeaPad S10-3s, the C200 All-in-One Desktop PC will be available in Mid-April.

BlackOPS Gaming Desktop PC from Digital Storm

If you’re looking for a Gaming Desktop PC, you might want to see this new BlackOPS Gaming Rig from Digital Storm.  This desktop is really designed for people who spend 24-hours playing Computer Games because this BlackOPS gaming PC has Sub-Zero Liquid Cooling System.  That only means that your processor and graphics card can handle the heat no matter how long you use this gaming rig or even if you overclocked it because this Water Cooling System effectively removes heat from the processor, graphics card and Intel X58 chipset.

The BlackOPS Gaming Desktop PC’s specs includes either Intel’s Core  i5 or i7 processor and also packing a choice of NVIDIA GTX 275 or ATI Radeon HD 5870 1GB graphics card, RAM is up to 6GB of DDR3 and also has DVD burner.

Digital Storm BlackOPS with Water Cooling System
When buying this Gaming PC, you can have the Digital Storm to overclock the BlackOPS and they will do a 72-hours stress-test to make sure that it is stable before the Desktop PC leaves the production line.

There’s also a Noise Suppression Package which further reduces the unwanted noice by using noise dampening metals and also by adjusting the fans.

The BlackOPS Gaming Desktop PC starts at $1,700 up to $3,100, now available from Digital Storm.

Lenovo C315 AIO All-in-One Desktop PC

Just yesterday, Lenovo unveiled a new C315 AIO All-in-One Desktop PC together with their two new  Lenovo G455 and G555  Notebooks (both powered by AMD Turion II dual-core processors).  No detail specification about this C315 AIO All-in-One Desktop PC but here’s some info. i got from the press release…

Lenovo C315 AIO All-in-One Desktop PC

The Lenovo C315 AIO All-in-One Desktop PC has a compact and stylish design and comes with 20-inch multitouch High-Definition 16:9 widescreen display.  It has the Lenovo NaturalTouch Technology that creates an optimal user touch experience. C315 AIO all-in-one’s Specs includes AMD Athlon dual core processor, 4GB of memory, ATI Mobility Radeon graphics. and runs on Windows 7.  The  desktop also includes touch-optimized multimedia app like AutoCollage, PowerCinema.

This 20-inch touchscreen AIO PC will be available in the US this April with pricing  starting at some $650.