If you're a lover of pop art and Absolut vodka (and who isn't?) you may be interested to know that an artist behind one of the Swedish libation's famous ad campaigns is now turning his talents to computers. No, Romero Britto isn't designing a new quad processor, but his work will be adorning the cases of NVousPC laptops. The first "Britto PC" will feature a custom-painted rendition of his work titled "Mia's Jungle" on the company's 15.4-inch "Ether" laptop, which has an Intel Core 2 Duo 2.… Read more
The wacky Web 2.0 train has just collided with the computer hardware industry.
The idea of user-generated PCs isn't groundbreaking, but the level of creative control that buyers have is broadening. Take NVousPC, for instance (after you've figured out how to pronounce it, of course. Take your time). The new company, launched today, hopes to cash in on consumers who want to exercise complete control over the appearance of their notebooks.
The president and co-founder of NVousPC is former Alienware product development engineer Oscar Zapata. He escaped from his former employer a week before the company was snapped up by Dell. … Read more