While we love using iPads and iPhones, we have to say that we are somewhat dubious about using a touch-based all-in-one PC at home. HP and a few other manufacturers don’t see this as a problem. The new TouchSmart comes with a swivel screen, allowing for easier access when manipulating the computer with gestures.
A lot of people have asked me this question in the past: what exactly is a Home Entertainment PC? The easy answer is that it’s a PC that you have in the living room, which you use to stream media onto an HDTV. It just requires some cables and then you’re ready to go. The problem is that most PCs are pretty big and would be an eyesore in your living room, which is why we’ve put together this post to show you how to do this.
Even though most of you are slowly getting on the laptop bandwagon, there is still a need for smart-looking desktops. As desktops go, the all-in-one format championed by Apple’s iMac is hard to beat. Sure, PC afficionados will tell you that you won’t be able to upgrade, but then again, do you really need to? Lenovo has just announced a new and cheap all-in-one. Too good to be true?
As full tower desktops become rarer and laptops become ubiquitous with modern daily life, it’s apparent that desktops and HDTVs will become one functional device at a certain point. More and more all-in-one desktops are being released. It’s only a matter of time before all HDTVs come with complete integrated computers.
I’ve always thought that all-in-ones are perfect computers for users having to deal with smaller spaces. Students and even multimedia artists work with iMacs. This means that having all of the tech in one sleek package is attractive to users. Personally, I’ve always liked having a separate machine. It makes things easier to upgrade. However, with laptops becoming the norm, it’s easy to see why the all-in-one computer is becoming more and more popular. Most manufacturers now make an all-in-one, but not all of the them are equal. Dell has just announced their new Studio One all-in-one, which will be released shortly.
We love all-in-one solutions, especially for home theaters and computing. Things get complicated very fast, and not all of us need to spend thousands of dollars to equip our dorm rooms or home offices. If you are tired of you iMac and looking for an alternative, you might try Lenovo’s new IdeaCentre A600. That being said, the IdeaCentre does suffer from some faults. It isn’t perfect, but it’s a step into the right direction.
In our quest to declutter home offices, we’ve come-upon the brand new Kodak WiFi enabled All-in-One printer line. What’s really interesting is that they also promise the lowest ink replacement cost in the industry. The new Kodak printers allow uses to print up to twice as many photos and documents, saving consumers an average of $110 a year.