eMachines is one of those cheap PC brands that has been around for a long time in the US and often isn't associated with the best reputation for quality. The company has unveiled a new HTPC that looks very nice and has decent specs for the price.
The machine is called the mini-e ER1402 and it is very small. The machine is 7.1-inches in diameter and weighs nine pounds. It has full HD multimedia capability with HDMI out. Other features the 1402 include 802.11b/g/n and S/PDIF out.
The OS is Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit and the machine uses an AMD Athlon II NEO processor. Graphics are via NVIDIA GeForce 9200 GPU and the machine has 2GB of RAM. Storage is to a 160GB HDD. The ER1402 is available now in the US for $299.99.