Items tagged with Brother

People taking old hardware and tuning it to make music isn't anything new, but it's not often we see it done on a much grander scale. Today, we can, thanks to some geeks over at isthis.gd. Inspired by other "radical tinkerers", they set out to create a MIDI orchestra for the Grey London PR agency and Brother - a company that makes many things, but one thing we're all especially familiar with: printers. Understanding that finding old gear was going to be a bit tough, they set out to a landfill, and apparently hit the mother-load. They took the good ones back to their workshop, tore them apart, and like any self-respecting geek, reverse-engineered them. This was necessary in order to get each... Read more...
Dell has produced a 'tweener for their XPS line of high-end laptops.  The 15" XPS 1530 fits rights between their 13" and 17" systems.While the M1530 is certainly larger than the M1330, it's not exactly a heavyweight at a mere 5.78 pounds.While the new M1530 doesn't come with an LED backlight screen option like the M1330, standard features include a high-definition 15.4-inch display, WiFi wireless networking, a slot-load optical drive, DirectX 10 capable graphics, touch-sensitive media buttons and HDMI support.Users can also choose from Intel Core 2 Duo processors ranging from 1.5 to 2.6 GHz, a 128 or 256 MB Nvidia GeForce graphics processor, and hard drives ranging from 64 GB for a solid... Read more...