Win it Wednesday: This $1,000 gift card is your ticket to hackintosh [Deals]

Newegg's $1,000 gift card giveaway is your chance to build the machine of your dreams.
Newegg's $1,000 gift card giveaway is your chance to build the machine of your dreams.
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If you’re coming up against the hardware limitations of your Mac, or just can’t afford one that performs at the level you need, you could always just build the machine you need. Spend a little bit of time on Newegg, and you’ll see that there’s basically no component they don’t carry, and no machine you can imagine that can’t be built. Getting the best parts for your personal computer can be costly, but with the Newegg $1000 Gift Card Giveaway even the highest-performing machine suddenly seems within reach.

Future iOS Devices Could Be Built By Machines As Foxconn Replaces Workers With Robots

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This "Foxbot" could soon be building Apple's latest gadgets.

Apple gadgets you buy in the future may have been assembled by machines as Apple’s biggest manufacturing partner, Foxconn, begins replacing its workers with robots. The move is expected to improve efficiency in Foxconn’s Chinese plants, as well as combat rising labor costs.

Virtual Machines Work Great On The New MacBook Air

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I recently reviewed the 13-inch MacBook Air and I noted that many of you were curious to know how well the new MacBook Air would work emulating other operating systems running Parallels Desktop 6 for Mac or VMWare Fusion.

I’m happy to report to you that I spent some time with both of these applications and I have some good news — they not only work, but in my opinion they work pretty damn good if you ask me.