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

Boxee gets Linux update: Hulu & App Box, still no Netflix

Boxee gets Linux update: Hulu & App Box, still no Netflix

Another update has seen the Linux version of the Boxee multimedia platform gain Hulu support, together with access to the App Box download system.  Boxee V.0.9.11.5777M also gains a new GUI skin and brings the Linux version better up to date with the OS X version of the app.

Continue Reading

AOpen XC Encore OE700 Media Center PC announced

AOpen XC Encore OE700 Media Center PC announced

If you're in the market for a new media PC, then you might want to wait it out for the latest from AOpen. Announced on Friday, the new AOpen PC is the XC Encore OE700 and this system is truly meant for everything media.

Continue Reading

Boxee add App Box, API, Pandora & Hulu-happy browser

Boxee add App Box, API, Pandora & Hulu-happy browser

Boxee have launched a new version of their open-source media center app, together with an API for developers and a new download service called App Box for third-party extensions.  The company has also confirmed that they are in talks with manufacturers to get Boxee loaded onto games consoles, Blu-ray players and other set-top boxes.

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 Ion-nettop launching April 8th?

Acer Hornet Ion-nettop launching April 8th?

Hot on the heels of the Acer Hornet leak earlier comes word from industry sources that the company plans to launch the NVIDIA Ion-based nettop in Beijing on April 8th.  Previously the compact PC - which uses an Intel Atom 230 processor paired with NVIDIA's high-definition capable graphics chipset - was estimated to launch at some point in Q2 2009.

Sotec DE702 1080p all-in-one gets upgrade

Sotec DE702 1080p all-in-one gets upgrade

From one all-in-one PC to another, only this time there's far more serious grunt under the slick styling.  Onkyo has updated its Sotec all-in-one in the shape of the Full-HD 1080p DE702, now with an optional Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 processor, up to 4GB of DDR2 memory and up to 1TB of 7,200rpm storage.

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

Lenovo ThinkCentre A600 HD all-in-one on sale

Lenovo ThinkCentre A600 HD all-in-one on sale

The Lenovo IdeaCentre A600 all-in-one desktop PC is now available to order, offering a 21.5-inch 1920 x 1080 16:9 HD-display, slot-loading DVD or Blu-Ray drive and a range of Intel Core 2 Duo processors.  First announced back at CES 2009 in January, the IdeaCentre A600 is apparently the world's slimmest all-in-one PC.

Continue Reading

ASUS Eee Keyboard video touchscreen demo

ASUS Eee Keyboard video touchscreen demo

ASUS' Eee Keyboard remains one of the more interesting diversions in the Eee PC line-up, and in advance of the all-in-one media PC's June launch we're scouting out all the video of it we can.  UMPC Portal caught up with the Eee Keyboard back at CeBIT and gave us a good all-round video overview.

Video hands-on after the cut

Continue Reading

Dell Adamo 9 HSPA ultraportable & Studio One 22 leak

Dell Adamo 9 HSPA ultraportable & Studio One 22 leak

Dell's own support site has once again tipped a few as-yet unannounced upcoming products, in this case what looks to be a netbook-rivaling version of the new Dell Adamo and a larger version of last week's Dell Studio One 19.  The document lists the Dell Adamo 9, presumably a 9-inch version of the 13-inch Adamo confirmed today, and the Dell Studio One 22, a 22-inch version of the All-In-One PC.

Continue Reading

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8