HP Exits Media Center Business: Touchsmart Lives On

Posted on Sunday, Apr 08 2007 @ 11:33 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
It has to be tough when the leader in a segment you are trying to get off the ground exits it saying they simply don’t have enough resources to get it to work. For HP this has been a long road because they have been working on products in this class since before there was a Media Center and they continue with their somewhat related Touchsmart and MediaSmart TVs with built in media capability. Gateway, who had several of the more innovative MCE based products, also exited this segment though they did it some time ago.

So what happened to the Media Center and why didn’t it work out better?
Read on at DigitalTrends.


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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