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  • VoodooPC Founder And Microsoft Ventures General Manager Rahul Sood Is Leaving Microsoft To Start Another Company

    VoodooPC Founder And Microsoft Ventures General Manager Rahul Sood Is Leaving Microsoft To Start Another Company

    The Microsoft angel investor and former head of VoodooPC, Rahul Sood, today announced that he is leaving the company and his role at Microsoft Ventures to start another company, something called Unikrn — you know, unicorn. Sood details his departure on LinkedIn where he admits that he’s leaving the dream job that he created but goes on to say that “this is the kind of crazy… Read More

  • Voodoo responds to closure rumors

    Late last week, a rumor broke that HP might be giving its gamer enthusiast brand, Voodoo, the boot. Turns out, that wasn’t entirely true as it sounds like Voodoo is going to be brought in under the HP umbrella similarly like Compaq. In fact, this was first announced a few months ago, proving that the Internet rumor mill is a crazy, crazy bastard.  Read More

  • Hewlett-Packard shutting down VoodooPC?

    Classify this as rumor right now, but from the sounds of it, VoodooPC might not be around much longer. Ironic too, that the boutiques two year purchase anniversary is coming up on Sept 28, that the doors might be shutting soon. Details are still sketchy at best but there are reports that the division is returning products to suppliers and an internal HP email indicating approaching layoffs. Read More

  • VoodooPC Announces Quad-Core Gaming Rig

    If you’re in the market for a new gaming computer, then take a look at the new quad-core Omen from VoodooPC. The Omen features Intel’s new quad-core Core 2 Duo Extreme processors, 2GB DDR2 RAM, 80GB hard drive and a Creative Labs X-Fi Xtreme Music sound card. The Omen is fully upgradeable, but with its $5,500, you may want to add the additional hardware yourself. VoodooPC uses… Read More

  • Big Brand Vs. Boutique: Does It Really Matter?


    With HP buying VoodooPC last week and Dell purchasing Alienware earlier this year, there’s been more than a few comments around the Web on how these mainstream vendors will impact the quality of the boutiques. The fact is, many companies have high-end, mainstream and value brands, so why should computer vendors be any different? HP and Dell deserve some credit for realizing that… Read More