Windows 7 End Users Can Now Add CableCARD Tuners to Their PCs

Unbelievable, a day that I thought would never come has arrived. Microsoft Windows 7 Media Center end users — with the blessing of CableLabs — can now add CableCARD tuners (like the ATI TV Wonder Digital Cable Tuner) to their PC on their own with little to no hassle. What's more, Windows 7 will integrate [...]

Mvix Minx HD Home-Theater

Interesting... MvixUSA has jumped into the mini HTPC space and is announcing the availability of Mvix Minx (MX-3250HD) HD Home-Theater. Unlike the current crop of Intel Atom + NVIDIA ION products grabbing the headlines, Mvix Minx leverages AMD's Dual Core 3250e processor and ATI 3200HD graphics (full 1080p decoding & DirectX 10 ready) built on [...]

ATI Radeon HD 4550 and ATI Radeon HD 4350 Graphics Cards Load Up Compelling Gaming and Multimedia Features

AMD today announced the introduction of the ATI Radeon™ HD 4550 and ATI Radeon™ HD 4350 graphics cards, the latest additions to the award-winning ATI Radeon™ HD 4000 series graphics line up. These feature-rich graphics cards deliver exceptional gaming and HD multimedia performance at value prices. Both cards are based on the same technology found [...]

AMD Launches World’s Fastest Graphics Card

AMD today announced the world's fastest graphics card, the ATI RadeonTM HD 4870 X2, advancing visual computing ever closer to eye-definition computing gaming and cinematic experiences and delivering a whopping 2.4 teraFLOPS of processing power. Also announced today is the ATI RadeonTM HD 4850 X2 graphics card, delivering blistering performance at a compelling price point. These [...]

Dell Adds MP3/WMA/WMV/DVD/HDMI Support and More to Latest Ubuntu Linux PC Offerings

Kudos to Dell for adding support for these popular codecs and technologies out of the box. Multimedia support has been a long time bug-a-boo (mostly on the legal end) since Dell decided to launch their Ubuntu Linux PC lineup last year. However, that's now changed. Dell is now bundling support for popular multimedia codecs [...]