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Asus takes on the HTPC market

The Taiwanese PC maker's new VivoPC and VivoMouse are designed with the home theater PC user in mind.

By 6 June 2013


How to set up the ultimate home theater PC

Hooking up your computer to your TV goes beyond a video cable. From configuring your PC to choosing the right accessories, follow this guide to setting up the ultimate HTPC.

By 10 April 2013


Scorptec Mantis (AMD)

This is a very well-rounded HTPC, but the AMD APU might concern power users, with weaknesses in media transcoding offsetting decent gaming performance.

By 25 July 2012

4 stars Editors' rating 25 July 2012

Typical price: $1,299.00


Asus EeeBox EB1033

The EeeBox is a versatile, if slightly underpowered, HTPC solution on a very tight budget.

By 10 July 2012

3.5 stars Editors' rating 10 July 2012

Typical price: $499.00


Scorptec Mantis (Intel)

Given the beautiful build quality, reams of storage and excellent performance, the Scorptech Mantis Intel is our recommended HTPC for those who demand the very best.

By 17 July 2012

4.5 stars Editors' rating 17 July 2012

Typical price: $1,349.00


Enspire Digital AVR-500

Built by a local manufacturer, the AVR-500 is the epitome of a fully featured HTPC box; if there’s a way you prefer to digest your media, chances are this box can handle it.

By 11 July 2012

4 stars Editors' rating 11 July 2012

Typical price: $1,491.00


How to remotely control music on your PC with Android

Unless you have a HTPC, you're probably using your mouse and keyboard to control the music on your computer. We'll show you how to remotely control music on your PC with Android.

By 1 February 2012


Antec offers poor man's HTPC kits

The Multimedia Stations bundles enable consumers to instantly turn any PC into a home theater.

By 8 August 2008


Apple Mac Mini (June 2010)

The new Mac Mini is a desirable bit of kit indeed. The addition of HDMI makes it appealing to the HTPC crowd that wants to retain flexibility, but not custom build a solution. Where it hurts though is in cost and lack of extras — for the same price, you could get a Core i3 Windows 7 laptop.

By 2 July 2010

4 stars Editors' rating 2 July 2010

Typical price: $999.00


Apple Mac Mini (Spring 2010)

Apple's new Mac Mini makes a strong play for the living room with a sleek new design and the addition of HDMI port to output video. HTPC enthusiasts will be skeptical about its value, but the new Mac Mini will likely charm average consumers looking to bring online media to the TV.

16 June 2010