's known for kicking out some fairly svelte looking laptops
, but whomever's heading up the desktop design team should seriously be reevaluated. Sure, the firm's Teo HTPC
isn't nearly as hideous as this catastrophe
, but it's not exactly the sexiest piece of equipment we've seen to shove in your AV rack either. Nevertheless, the relatively slim machine comes to ready to rock as your home theater companion, packing an Intel Core 2 Duo processor, 1GB of RAM, 400GB hard drive, 802.11a/b/g, dual TV tuners, 56k modem, Ethernet, and your choice of Windows Vista flavors. You'll also find a plethora of USB 2.0 ports, 4-pin FireWire, flash card reader, DVI / HDMI outputs, audio in / out, and optical digital out to boot. While pricing hasn't been set just yet, Fujitsu should be loosing these in Japan within a couple weeks, and should give Sony's XL3
some much needed competition. Click on through for a shot of the back.