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Okoro Media Systems has been producing pre-fabricated HTPCs for years now, and even as the niche narrows, they're continuing to be one of the go-to places for new living room computers. Now, the company is looking for ways to convince consumers to spring for an HTPC when they wouldn't otherwise, and the newly equipped SX100 is just the thing. It's just 3" tall, which is extremely slim for a full-fledged HTPC. And despite what you may assume, Okoro has managed to equip the machine with some pretty respectable specifications given the small size and limited airflow room. The 2010 edition SX100 is unique in the fact that it can be ordered with a Quad HD Tuner, which also supports CableCARD. If you... Read more...
Now here's an idea. In order to draw more attention to your gear, just bundle an iPad with it! In seriousness, this actually isn't a bad plan, particularly when the company in question is Okoro Media Systems and the product is an HTPC. HTPC control is a huge issue; do you use your keyboard and mouse from the couch? Do you attempt to program a huge universal remote? What's the best way? Apple's iPad has opened up a new avenue for control, and the decision to ship this tablet with their Media Center PCs is a smart move. The iPad will be primarily used for multi-room music control, but with the right dongle, you could easily convert the iPad into a full-on IR remote. And this is all just the beginning.... Read more...