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multimedia PC

An earlier term for a Windows PC that included stereo sound and a CD-ROM or DVD drive. Although many lightweight laptops no longer include optical drives, personal computers of all types (Windows, Mac, Linux) support multimedia content. See MPC and multimedia upgrade kit.
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The all-in-one 24" VAIO L Series family multimedia PC by Sony is available from the end of March 2011.
My current multimedia PC is from a Comet multimedia centre, where I saw many multimedia PCs in action and tested the features myself before making a decision.
It is the first time since their introduction for home use that multimedia PC shipments have declined in two consecutive quarters, Ryon added.
Following three months of discussion and debate, the final MPC3 specification was overwhelmingly approved during a recent meeting of the Multimedia PC Working Group Executive Board, whose members include AT&T, Creative Labs, Dell, Disney Interactive, Fujitsu Personal Systems, Gateway 2000, Horizons Technology, IBM, Jazz Multimedia, NEC Technologies, Philips Consumer Electronics, Quicksilver, Sigma Designs, Software Publishers Association, Turner Interactive, and Zenith Data Systems.

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