Traditionally, wood panels, floors, chrome fixtures and glass and mirrors were the defining traits of a rich and elite living room but Media Center PC for living room is the latest trend of the day. Today, Microsoft and other big companies are coming up with trendy and sleek PC designs that become the center of attraction in the living room and do not have to be stuffed back into the entertainment center because of its huge bulky and massive built. Living Room PC is actually TV and typical personal computer rolled into one so that you can use the same device as a PC to watch and organize your photos, download movies and songs, make slideshow presentations, send your emails and also watch TV programs and movies and enjoy the full home theater experience.
Media Center PC designs for living rooms available today are not very
aesthetic still and are not able to handle interaction as well as one
would like to and are still on the bulkier side to put next to the sofas
but the evolving trend prophesizes that very soon we will be able to
have much more beautiful and affordable Living Room PCs, perhaps one for
each member of the family. Today entertainment-oriented software is
becoming the latest fashion trend for stylish living rooms to turn out
idiot boxes into interactive television that can perform other functions
as well. It also shows promises of turning our homes into digital homes
and help us perform our daily chores right from the comfort of our couch
as we watch television.
Media Center PC for living rooms available these days still use
traditional boxy PC format but the demand for newer and modular look is
high. One of the Media Center PC has been designed as a remote caddy, in
an ovoid shape. It has a built-in cup holder and chrome touches. This
fashionable and stylish Living Room PC is one of the first of the line
that has been evolved as a result of adapting a high-tech gadget to
sleek furniture designs of contemporary and modern living rooms. The
point is to bring the PC out of its closet and make it a part of living
room accents and accessories, though a very practical and useful one.
Today PCs generally use traditional TV screens for clarity of visual
image. Yet these screens do not work well yet to perform tasks like Web
surfing and emailing.
An ideal Media Canter PC for living room will be a wall-mounted system
with a removable 12 inch LCD screen that can be remote controlled just
like a television or can be picked up and used like a computer when you
are relaxing on the couch to finish off your remaining office work. It
is still a vision. Media Center PC available these days has more
emphasis on media and entertainment along with some of the most common
PC functions. They are also often used as the game console and kids love
to play video games on it. The software for Living Room PC launched by
Windows has a client-friendly and beautiful interface. It is fast,
reliable and very much usable, even for people who are not so technology
Building living room media center PC I not very difficult. You just
have to connect the PC directly to a high-definition TV. You need to
install a good quality video card on your computer and you may even
assemble a home-theater style PC, if you have the right equipments.
Other things that you need is the right software, a Media Center
Extender connecting to your TV to stream Media Center content over a
wired or wireless network to it. You may need adopters to connect Media
Center to these extenders and it may take some skills to do it properly.
The latest Media Center PC boast of being driven by a remote control and
are optimized for widescreen displays. They also have media libraries
including your favorite movies and music that are organized as lists or
grids, for you to choose from. Its an ultimate entertainment experience
and can actually turn your living room into one of the most populated
area of your home.