kitchen pc

What’s the diff?

Well, is this something that helps you run your kitchen, the house, your life or is it just a pc like any other that is designed to be used in the common kitchen area?

Katherine Boehret From The Wall Street Journal Online checked it out and tells us about it:

For many years, the computer industry has tried to build a “kitchen computer” or “kitchen software” for regular computers, to replace the refrigerator door and the wall calendar as the planning and notification centers for the household. All of these attempts have failed.

Now, Hewlett-Packard Co. is trying again…the HP TouchSmart PC. It’s meant to be used like a walk-up kiosk, perched on a kitchen counter, with users selecting functions by tapping large icons on a touch-sensitive screen. more here