The year of the HTPC

Posted on Saturday, Jan 28 2006 @ 05:20 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
If this year's Consumer Electronics Show showed me anything about computers, it was that this is going to be the year of the home theater PC (HTPC). With over 2500 exhibitors and a few million square feet of floor space, it is not that easy to identify trends, but one thing which could not be missed was the computer hardware companies' acceptance of the HTPC. While HTPC hardware was once limited to a few specialized companies, like SilverStone and Ahanix, those days are long gone, and home theater computing is now big business. Every computer hardware company, no matter their size or area of interest, brought a new some cool new products to CES, and no one forgot about the burgeoning home theater market..

Read on over at XYZ Computing.


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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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