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iPads and other tablets may be hindering the growth of the netbook market, but the HTPC market may be hurting even more. Users have gravitated towards online TV or other movie set-top boxes from Roku and the like (not to mention the media capabilities of the PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii), leaving only a few pre-fabricated HTPC builders on the market. MvixUSA is one of those still hanging around, and the company has just issued two new boxes for those with not enough time to build their own. The main difference between the S2 and the S4 is the amount of drive bays; the first has two, the second has four. All of those are hot-swappable bays, enabling users to switch out media drives easily without having... Read more...
It's somewhat baffling to think about what the HD media streamer sector has become. Even five years ago, hardly anyone had an interest in these one-trick set top boxes. Now, it seems that every consumer electronics company on the market has a unit out. Today, MvixUSA as launched the latest in its lineup, the Ultio. Hailed as the "ultimate 1080p UPnP Home Theater Media Player," this hard drive-based unit is able to store multimedia content locally, not to mention stream content in via Ethernet or Wi-Fi. The device is powerful enough to handle Blu-ray quality video, and the HDMI port ensures that the 1080p material is passed along to your HDTV in the highest quality. Ultio supports most 1080p HD... Read more...