Media Center PC

Averatec D1200 1080p All-in-One PC

Averatec D1200 1080p All-in-One PC

Averatec have announced another all-in-one PC, this time a 25.5-inch model with a full 1080p High-Definition display.  The Averatec D1200 is, according to the company, the largest all-in-one available for under $1k, and comes with a standard hybrid TV tuner, 2.5GHz Intel Pentium dual-core E5200 processor, 4GB of RAM and a 320GB hard-drive.

Continue Reading

Acer AspireRevo: NVIDIA Ion 1080p nettop

Acer AspireRevo: NVIDIA Ion 1080p nettop

We knew it as the Acer Hornet, but the company has now officially announced their NVIDIA Ion-based nettop, the Acer AspireRevo.  A compact 7.1 x 7.1 x 1.2-inch diamond, the AspireRevo pairs Intel's 1.6GHz Atom 230 or dual-core Atom 330 processor with the graphics company's Blu-ray 1080p-capable Ion GPU, which they claim is a match good enough to play games like Call of Duty 4 and Spore, together with DirectX 10 content.

 

Continue Reading

Niveus ZONE HTPC: Blu-ray & multi-room from $1.5k

Niveus ZONE HTPC: Blu-ray & multi-room from $1.5k

We've drooled over Niveus' multi-room HD hardware before, but it's only now that the company has released a relatively mainstream product our meager blogger budgets could even hope to afford.  The Niveus ZONE is a Core 2 Duo based small-form-factor media player, capable not only of upscaling DVDs and playing 1080p Blu-ray content, but distributing it to other networked ZONE units around the home.

Video demo after the cut

Continue Reading

Acer Hornet 1080p Ion nettop specs leak

Acer Hornet 1080p Ion nettop specs leak

The Acer Hornet NVIDIA Ion-based nettop we spotted back in February has just had an extra shot of authenticity, in the shape of an SKU sheet detailing the three different versions planned.  Designed to grip tenaciously to the back of a flatscreen display, the Hornet supports 1080p playback, HDMI and, in the Media Center incarnation, a Wiimote-style wireless controller.  Full spec breakdown after the cut.

Continue Reading

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10