In the PC industry, “gaming laptop” often means “wildly overpriced.” The typical gaming rig hits the register at more than $2,000—sometimes much more. Origin PC decided to do something about this, and set an admirable goal: release a true gaming laptop with a price tag under $1,000. Its latest model, the Origin PC EON15-S, starts at $999.
Some backstory: WallyHome was originally a product developed by a Seattle startup called SNUPI (an acronym for Sensor Network Utilizing Powerline Infrastructure). The company was focused exclusively on water leak detection, and while the product got rave reviews, it didnâ€™t take off, and the company ended up selling its technology to, of all places, Sears.
Vinho verde is the delightful white wine from Portugal’s far northern region of Minho plus areas south of there — crisp, lively (it’s called verde because it tastes “green”), and — most importantly — incredibly inexpensive. A wide variety of grapes are used in the production, so keep a close eye on the label to see what you’re getting.