I am a big fan of the HP TouchSmart PC range, I have one in my living room and really like being able to walk up to it and intact with it without having to pickup a mouse. HP have announced they are updating the range to include new Intel Core processor and a new high performance audio system developed with Beats by Dr. Dre. The TouchSmart PCs are great with Windows Media Center as its so touch friendly (I wish the Zune desktop was equally finger friendly) so the new TouchSmart may be worth looking at

Details from the press release:

HP TouchSmart – the next generation of amazing

The HP TouchSmart 600 – a 23-inch-diagonal widescreen, touch-enabled PC – now features new Intel™ Core® i3 and i5 processor options, delivering the ultimate in smart performance.

Engineered to reproduce the sound quality found in music studios, Beats Audio is now available on the HP TouchSmart 600. This unique, high-performance technology, developed by HP and Beats by Dr. Dre™, provides the optimal sound experience – the way the artist intended it.

The HP TouchSmart 300 and 600 PC series also now feature new built-for-touch applications, including Paint It! by Corel and Roxio CinemaNow. Paint It! Studio lets users get in touch with their inner artist, edit photos and create original designs. Paint It! digital art tools allow experimentation with color theory, composition and brush strokes, without the mess associated with traditional art. Roxio CinemaNow lets users browse new releases with a touch of a finger, then watch them directly on the HP TouchSmart PC. Roxio CinemaNow has more than 12,000 movies to rent or buy.

Pricing and availability — The HP All-in-One200 desktop PC starts at $699 and is available today on www.hp.com. — The HP Compaq 6005 Pro Ultra Slim desktop starts at $599 and is expected to be available April 26. — The HP TouchSmart 600 with Intel Core i3 and i5 processors, Beats Audio, and Paint It! by Corel and Roxio CinemaNow starts at $1099 and is available with Intel Core i3 today and Intel Core i5 on April 28 on www.hp.com. — The HP TouchSmart 300 with Paint It! by Corel and Roxio CinemaNow starts at $799 and is available today on www.hp.com.

More information about the products, including product specifications and images, is available atwww.hp.com/personalagain.

via gottabemobile.com

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