Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Asus Adds HD Hardware Decode and HDMI-Out to the Eee Box Nettop PC Line
The miniscule Asus Eee Box nettop PC has only been around since June, and already Asus is updating the Eee Box line with two new models: The Asus Eee Box B204 and the Asus Eee Box B206. What these new models bring to the table are hardware-based HD decoding and HDMI output. We're starting to see some nettop designs marketed not just as useful second PCs, but also as potential media severs (or at least media streamers), such as the MSI WindBox—in fact, much like the WindBox, the Eee Box B204 and B206 can be mounted on the back of a TV or monitor via a standard VESA mount...