Bummed Tester Explains Why He Couldn’t Love Valve’s Steam Machine

Only 300 people have gotten to test out the Steam Machine that Valve itself is making. After six months with one of the hotly anticipated high-powered gaming PCs, one such man made a video talking about his experience with it. Watch it. You'll laugh. You'll cry. You'll ask "why, why, why? » 9/23/14 3:00pm 9/23/14 3:00pm

You Can Upgrade the Un-Upgradable Steam Machine. But it's Not Easy.

Alienware, purveyor of pre-built PCs of all shapes and sizes, has recently revealed their plan to introduce yearly upgrades to their model of Valve's PC-slash-console-hybrid Steam Machine, justifying the decision by saying that their machines will not be upgradable. Turns out, that's not quite the case. » 1/23/14 6:00am 1/23/14 6:00am

Steam Machine Beta User Trying to Find All 300 of His Lucky Brethren

Just 300 people in the U.S. were selected to participate in the Steam Machines beta, which shipped boxes to folks beginning on Friday. They know which number they are in the beta by looking at the row of 300 ventilation holes on the top of the unit and finding the position of the single countersunk hole on theirs. » 12/15/13 11:00am 12/15/13 11:00am