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Introducing the EVTV - A step forward in Linux-based Home Theater PCs

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EightVirtues.com Computers and ElementHTPC.com are proud to announce the EVTV! An innovative Home Theater PC designed to deliver a fully functional computing environment for your television alongside web media services like Hulu Desktop, Boxee TV, YouTube XL, and more. Visit the EVTV Main Site @ elementmypc.com/evtv

What is the EVTV?

The EVTV home theater PC redefines home entertainment by bridging the digital divide between your existing equipment and the next generation of Internet-driven set-top devices. Augment your home theater with the versatility of Element, an Ubuntu-based OS designed from the ground up for your high definition TV.

While the EVTV may look like a DVD player or cable box, don't let the case fool you. Underneath the hood is a beast of a machine ready to render movies and games at full 1080p, digitally evoke your music library and connect you to all the sights and sounds of the Internet from the comfort of your couch.

What is Element?

Element, is a Linux-powered open source operating system developed with your television in mind. Element features an innovative across the room 'ten-foot user interface' designed specifically to be connected to your HDTV, allowing you to enjoy a digital media and internet experience from the comforts of your own living room or lounge.

Element comes stacked with familiar software and easy addons such as the Firefox Web Browser, XBMC Media Center, Hulu.com Video Desktop, and Boxee TV. You'll also find a music player, image manager, cd/dvd burner, video encoder, torrent client, and more all adapted to Element's easy viewing interface. Thousands of additional apps and games are freely available online at the AllMyApps.com Software Center!

Learn more about the interface and view screenshots:

Featured Specs

AMD Phenom X3 2.4 GHz CPU (Triple-Core, 64-bit)
Palm-Sized Wireless Keyboard & Touchpad
1000 GB Hard Drive (SATA 3.0 Gb/s)
2 GB of RAM (Dual-Channel, DDR2 800)
NVIDIA GeForce 8200 Video Card
20X DVD±RW, dual-layer writer
270 Watt Power Supply
All-in-One Memory Card Reader

See the full hardware specs:

ORDER THE EVTV! Price: $599

Learn more about Element @ elementhtpc.com

View all Eight Virtues PCs @ eightvirtues.com

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