The highly innovative Powermate P5000, introduced by Japanese computer producer NEC (News
), can easily be used in any location suitable for the user due to its portable design. Its compact, convenient form, similar to that of a notebook or laptop, makes the PC suited for the living room or bedroom or just about any other place in the home.
Sylvia Tong, NEC's Asia Pacific marketing and communications executive, observed: "The PC is designed to be personal and portable so that users can conveniently move it and surf the Internet, watch movies or listen to their favorite tunes."
The lightweight PC comes with a flex bar on top for trouble-free grasp. It also sports a wireless keyboard providing a 10-meter range. Not being bound by wires to a specific place at the computer implies that one can, without difficulty, move from the bed to the sofa or any other convenient place.
The PC, propelled by the AMD (News
) Turion Dual Core Processor, makes use of 17" dual lamp LCD supershine technology, which guarantees sharper as well as brighter images. Fitted with Cyberlink Soft-DMA 1.5 and wireless LAN
, it permits users to obtain streamed video or music files from the home media server.
For home operations, the PC features an expedient gadget pocket that permits users to store gadgets or stationery. Without the necessity to switch on the system, users can as well charge their electronic devices, for example cell phones or iPods, by means of the USB port. The PC also boasts of a handy webcam that users can gain from by staying in touch with family through VOIP teleconferencing.
Another exclusive trait of the PC is its slot-loading DVD, which allows users to slot in and eject a disc even while the PC is switched "off.” In addition it features authentic Windows Vista Premium, 13-card readers, 200GB SATA 5400HDD and 1GB DDR2 memory.
Anjishnu Biswas is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To see more of his articles please visit his columnist page.