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December 3, 2010

Video: Live at the San Francisco Holiday PC Showcase

The first-ever Windows PC Holiday Showcase was a huge success! Over 40 press, analysts, enthusiasts and contest winners joined me, Brandon, Ryan and dozens of the season’s hottest Windows PCs for a night of great food, cool music, and fun gadget talk.

Rather than make you to read a long, wordy post about all of the gear we had at the event, Ryan and I thought that it would be more fun to show you. Check out the video for a quick overview of our favorites (including the crazy-awesome ORIGIN Big O!) and a look at the beautiful 12 Gallagher Lane art gallery.  I was particularly fond of the lit pedestals we used to display each PC – it really showed them off as pieces of art:

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For those of you who want all the details, here’s a complete list of PCs that were on display:

Ultraportable Laptops

– Lenovo U160

– Asus Lamborghini

– Panasonic Toughbook S9

– Dell Inspiron duo

– Acer TimelineX 1830

– Toshiba Portege r705

– Sony VAIO P

Everyday & Entertainment Laptops

– RAIN LiveBook

– Gateway NV5929u

– Samsung SF510

– Lenovo ThinkPad Edge

– HP Envy 14

– Dell XPS 14

All-in-Ones & Desktops

– Sony VAIO J

– HP TouchSmart 600

– ORIGIN “Big O”

Windows Phones

– Samsung Focus


– HTC Surround

– LG Quantum

– Dell Venue Pro

Other Awesome Stuff

– An Xbox built into the Origin Big O connected to a Kinect!

Have a question about these or any other PCs?  Post a comment, hit me on Twitter, or Ask Ben Anything via email.  Your question might appear in my monthly Ask Ben Anything Q&A column!