That last one - media center technology - is an amazing tool for the home. In fact, we have a media center PC on display in our office. It looks like a stereo and can play DVDs and music CDs without starting Windows. But it helps to be running Windows because you can take advantage of cataloging and storing all your music CDs, taping any show by series name, an online tv guide, online radio, XM radio (if you have a subscription), and more. It's all very cool and very fun to use.
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