The tech stork delivered bouncing baby twins this morning, in the form of two Advent all-in-one PCs. It's just as well -- we're horribly hungover and in no mood to clean up the droppings of an actual human infant.
The Advent AIO-101 and its slightly smaller brother, the AIO-156, look almost identical but have wildly differing specs. The AIO-101 gets an 18.4-inch display, a dual-core Athlon X2 3250e, ATI HD 3200 graphics, 4GB of RAM, a 320GB hard drive and a built-in TV tuner.
The AIO-156 is more of a nettop than a traditional all-in-one, and has a smaller 15.6-inch touch-sensitive display. It's driven by an Intel Atom N270 CPU, 1GB of RAM, a 160GB hard drive and integrated Intel graphics. It's less powerful than its mighty sibling, but it's more versatile than the majority of nettops due to its integrated DVD-rewriter drive.
Both machines have highly adjustable screens. Each is attached to a protruding stalk, which can either raise or lower the display by about 8cm. The screen itself can also be tilted by up to 90 degrees vertically, so you could -- if the need arises -- aim them directly at the ceiling. We're not sure why you'd want to do this, but it's handy to have the option.
The AIO-101 will set you back £699, while the AIO-156 will run you £399. Watch for full reviews of both in the coming days and click through for more pics.
The monitor stalks raise or lower the screen by about 8cm.
They also allow you to fold the screen flat, facing upwards.