Sony launches its Vaio TP1 Living Room PC, doesn't tell anyone

Sony's Vaio TP1 is in-house.

We're not sure why Sony hasn't made a bigger deal about its Vaio TP1 Living Room PC going on sale. Sony announced the existence of its round, Roomba-like system at this year's CES , and then we didn't hear much about it. After we found out at Sony's laptop launch last week that the TP1 was actually available, we got Sony to send us a review unit. It's in our lab right now, and we'll have the review up early next week. As Sony said all along, this system will not have the higher-end trappings of your typical HTPC, so no HD optical drive, and no CableCard slot. It does have an HDMI output, as well as a slick-looking, scaled-down wireless keyboard. Stayed tuned for our full coverage once we put this thing through its paces.

Sony's Vaio TP1 Living Room PC, live and on our labs bench. CNET
 

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