HP MediaSmart Server LX195

We have received confirmation that on May 5, 2009 HP will officially be launching its next MediaSmart Server product, the single drive LX195 Windows Home Server. Designed as a budget, entry-level backup solution, the sub-$400 LX195 features [PDF Data Sheet] an Intel Atom 1.6GHz 230 processor, 1GB of DDR2 memory, and 640GB of storage which [...]

HP’s iStream iPhone App for MediaSmart Server Is Out

The moment many of you HP (EX485/EX487) MediaSmart Server owners have been waiting for has arrived. You can now download your free copy of iStream from iTunes to gain remote access of your server's stored photos, music, and videos via your iPhone or iPod touch (no syncing required). HP cautions, however, that copy protected files [...]

HP MediaSmart Server Software Update Brings H.264 Video Conversion and Remote Streaming Functionality

Really big news today for HP MediaSmart Server (models: EX485 / EX487) owners. HP has released a server software update that brings a couple of new video streaming features to the product line. According to the press release (attached below), HP MediaSmart Servers can now transcode unprotected, digital copies of DVDs in its original resolution [...]

HP Unveils a Pair of New Juiced Up MediaSmart Servers with Added Mac Time Machine Support

If you live in a dual Mac and Windows PC environment, HP's new ex485 (750GB - $599) and ex487 (1.5TB - $749) MediaSmart Servers launching in February 2009 are going to be right up your alley. The new machines, which come packed with a 2Ghz 64-bit Celeron processor and 2GB of DDR2 RAM, now offer [...]

Video: HP 25.5-Inch TouchSmart IQ816t Desktop PC Unboxing & Demo

[blip.tv ?posts_id=1564631&dest=-1] Looking for the ultimate touch-friendly PC for entertainment and information? Then look no further than HP's latest 25.5-inch beauty, the HP TouchSmart IQ816t Desktop PC. Attached is a video unboxing and demo from TheDigitalLifestyle.com showcasing the PC that in most all respects out does the iMac. FYI, you can wall mount this particular PC [...]

HP to Relax Warranty Terms and Allow MediaSmart Server Owners to Upgrade System Memory

We Got Served is reporting today that HP, in an official public statement, is now stating that they will allow MediaSmart Server owners to upgrade their device's memory without the worry of voiding their warranty. This is obviously fantastic news to all the power users out there who've embraced the platform and have installed [...]

Pimp My MediaSmart Server

Too funny. MediaSmartServer.net forum member Diehard has modded his HP MediaSmart Server by installing the Popcorn Hour Media Tank mainboard into one of his server's drive bays (pic) and, additionally, cut out an area of the back panel to mount its corresponding A/V connectors. So now, not only does Diehard have a server, he [...]

HP Unveils Wall Mountable TouchSmart IQ804 / IQ816 PCs

It looks like HP has remedied three of my (and various other community members) biggest complaints with the TouchSmart IQ504 PC. HP, with its newly unveiled IQ800 Series line, has added a Web Browser & RSS Reader into the TouchSmart interface (previously, the TouchSmart UI offered quick launch shortcuts to separate, external Windows applications – [...]