The Taiwanese PC maker's new VivoPC and VivoMouse are designed with the home theater PC user in mind.
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.
This is a very well-rounded HTPC, but the AMD APU might concern power users, with weaknesses in media transcoding offsetting decent gaming performance.
Typical price: $1,299.00
The EeeBox is a versatile, if slightly underpowered, HTPC solution on a very tight budget.
Typical price: $499.00
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.
Typical price: $1,349.00
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.
Typical price: $1,491.00
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.
The Multimedia Stations bundles enable consumers to instantly turn any PC into a home theater.
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.
Typical price: $999.00
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.