HP Confirms Discontinuation of MediaSmart TV and Connect Receiver

We had an inkling that HP was killing off or discontinuing its MediaSmart TVs and Connect HD media receiver lines, and sure enough, HP spokespeople emailed us a confirmation today: » 5/18/09 4:38pm 5/18/09 4:38pm

HP Mediasmart Connect HD Video Streamer Lightning Review

The Gadget: HP's Mediasmart Connect, a networked receiver that plays back H.264, DivX, XviD, MPEG-2, WMV video, photos, and even connects to your Media Center to act like an extender. It's also expandable space-wise with HP's Pocket Media Drives, and supports 10/100 Ethernet and 802.11a/b/g/n. It comes in a glossy… » 10/07/08 4:00pm 10/07/08 4:00pm

HP MediaSmart TVs and Connect Receiver Will Tune In YouTube

At some date in the not too far future, HP's MediaSmart TVs and its soon-to-be- released MediaSmart Connect receiver will get the ability to play YouTube videos stretched to full-screen HD. We've shown you the MediaSmart Connect in the past under its more formal name x280n. The Connect and the sl4278n and sl4778n… » 5/06/08 12:01am 5/06/08 12:01am