HP Introduces the HP MediaSmart Expander for TiVo WHS Add-In

Own a TiVo? You may want to add a Windows Home Server from HP to the mix. HP has just introduced a new new add-in called HP MediaSmart Expander for TiVo that allows TiVo owners to transfer shows to/from the HP MediaSmart Server, manage recordings, and watch stored recordings from any networked Mac or Windows PC [...]

HP Slate Strikes Back

Last night you may have caught Apple's first iPad commerical during the Oscars — it wasn't bad. But did you know HP posted their Slate commercial a couple days earlier on YouTube? Yeah, I didn't either. I'm not even sure if it's been broadcasted on TV yet. In any case, attached below is HP's Slate TV commercial [...]

HP’s Phil McKinney Discusses the HP Slate

The following video gives potential buyers a closer look at the upcoming HP Slate and the thinking behind it. HP's CTO, Phil McKinney, states that 2010 is providing the "perfect storm of innovation" for such a product to be introduced to market. In particular, McKinney is referring to the current costs associated with producing such [...]

HP Launches the HP DreamScreen Infotainment Display

HP has just launched a new category of device that's not really a digital photo frame per se, but more a multimedia, network connected infotainment device designed to be accessed from any table-top. Dubbed the HP DreamScreen, the new device comes in 10.2 and 13.3-inch widescreen (15:9 ratio) versions, includes Ethernet and 802.11g Wi-Fi connectivity, [...]

HP Updates WHS Line with MediaSmart EX490 and EX495 Server Models

It looks like HP thought it was time for a MediaSmart Server refresh. The company is introducing two new models that appear basically the same on the surface, but with some key differences. The $549 EX490 is a 1TB server powered by an Intel Celeron 450 2.2Ghz processor, while the $699 EX495 is 1.5TB server [...]

HP Unveils the First Web Connected, TouchSmart Printer for the Digital Home

HP has a long standing reputation for making excellent all-in-one (printer / fax / copier / scanner) printers for home and SOHO. Now the company is expanding its offering by creating the first HP Photosmart all-in-one printer that enables users to print content on-demand from the Web via its 4.33-inch TouchSmart screen without a PC. [...]

HP MediaSmart Server v2.5 Update to Be Available This Fall for First Generation Owners

We've always found it odd that only the EX485 / EX487 HP MediaSmart Server models were able to get updates for the latest features like Mac Time Machine support, iStream support, HP Video Converter, etc. Well, that's no longer going to be the case. According to a statement made by HP (see attachment below), EX47x [...]

HP MediaSmart Server LX195 Now Shipping

We gave you the early scoop on the single drive, Intel Atom powered LX195 and now the folks at HP have refreshed their MediaSmart Server page with an overview, gallery, and detailed specs on the product. As expected, the LX195 starts at $399 for 640GB of storage (sounds like more models are coming soon) and [...]