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HP TouchSmart IQ506
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HP TouchSmart IQ506

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HP TouchSmart IQ506 Full Review (with video)

18 October 2009
  • Pros: Outstanding display; 22" touchscreen is a novel experience, Built-in TV tuners, Great speakers for an all-in-one device, TouchSmart software suite is functional and fun to use, One-button youtube webcam and video uploads
  • Cons: Optical drive difficult to see when sitting in front of the machine, Too many buttons on remote, Power brick is enormous
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Overall 8

HP TouchSmart IQ506t

maximum pc
15 January 2009
  • Excerpt: HP’s TouchSmart line of all-in-one desktop computers has undergone quite a transformation since we examined the very first model, the IQ770, nearly two years ago. Not only is every change for the better, but HP has managed to slash prices by several hundred dollars.
  • Pros: Awesome touch screen, tiny footprint, excellent value.
  • Cons: Too slow for hardcore gaming; TouchSmart applications are weak.
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Overall 7

HP TouchSmart IQ506 Review

8 December 2008
  • Conclusion: If only the TouchSmart IQ506 22-inch were a better desktop computer. We’d buy one, set it up in the kitchen, find recipes online, and live with the single-touch interface in hopes that the mouse would become a less vital part of our daily routine.
  • Pros: Cool touch interface; lots of hardware perks; nice looking GUI
  • Cons: Slow for general computing; Blu-ray media drive not included
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Overall 9
Value for money 10
Features 10
Performance 8

HP TouchSmart IQ506 Review

23 September 2008
  • Conclusion: So what do we think of the TouchSmart, other than bracing ourselves for flames from Apple fans understandably outraged by its combination of iMac, iPhone, and OS X influences? We think it fulfills the promise of last year's bulkier, less capable version, with touch technology you're likely to use...
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Review: HP TouchSmart iQ506 PC

6 September 2008
  • Conclusion: The iQ506 is the version that I described above and it is currently selling for
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Overall 7

Expert Review

26 June 2008
  • Excerpt: HP's TouchSmart IQ506 desktop revolutionizes touch computing for the indiscriminating home user—and won't disrupt your décor.
  • Pros: Beautifully designed hardware and software offer terrific touch experience, Excellent selection of components and ports
  • Cons: Lackluster performance, 22-inch display and lack of Blu-ray option mean limited HD opportunities
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HP TouchSmart IQ506 PC - The Full Review

Hardware Zone
14 June 2011
  • Conclusion: Without a doubt, HP's TouchSmart IQ506 is a worthy successor to its predecessor, the IQ770. Design wise, shrinking down the somewhat clunky (by the new standards) design of the IQ770 (which weighed at hefty 17kg) to a more streamlined form factor (of about 11kg) was an improvement that we liked a...
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HP TouchSmart IQ506 review

PC Advisor
16 March 2009
  • Summary: HP's TouchSmart IQ506 Desktop PC costs $1,500 in the US, and is expected to retail at around £1,099 inc VAT in the UK from August or September.
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Praxis-Test: HP TouchSmart IQ506 (PC-System)

CHIP Online
16 March 2009
  • Conclusion: Faszination pur: Wer schon immer einen Rechner mit Touchscreen wollte, wird vom HP TouchSmart nicht enttäuscht. Zwar verzichtet der Hersteller auf das komfortable Multitouch, zeigt aber anhand der eigens entwickelten Software, dass ein Finger auch schon ausreicht. Wofür eignet sich der SmartTouch?
  • Pros: Toller Touchscreen, Große Festplatte, Schickes Design, Windows Vista 64-Bit
  • Cons: Recht teuer, Kein Multitouch
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Overall 6

HP TouchSmart IQ506 PC

10 July 2008
  • Summary: Машина HP TouchSmart version 2.0 — заметный шаг вперед, по сравнению с предыдущей моделью HP. Она элегантнее, у нее более интуитивно понятный интерфейс и она быстрее загружается. Некоторые недостатки помешали нам вручить ей корону победителя.
  • Pros: Ненужных программ значительно меньше, чем у предыдущих машин HP. Улучшенный сенсорный интерфейс. 4-Гбайт ОЗУ. Инфракрасный пульт дистанционного управления в комплекте. Все аксессуары беспроводные. Тюнер ATSC/HDTV.
  • Cons: Нет накопителя Blu-ray. Всего лишь 60-дневная подписка на обновление Internet Security. Заторможенная реакция Windows Media Center. 64-разрядная Vista может быть несовместимой с вашим аппаратным и программным обеспечением. По-прежнему сопровождается ненужными программами. У мыши нет кнопки возвра...
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