Tower-based desktops aren't as popular as they once were, now that many
shoppers favor mobility and compact design over the traditional desktop
benefits of power and easy upgradability. One big exception: all-in-one PCs.
The sleek desktop system has found a place away from office desks at the
center of home and family life, as communication hubs and media centers. At
this year's CES, we're seeing some interesting innovations in the all-in-one
computer category with the potential to shake things up as thoroughly as
tablets did a few years ago. The Samsung ATIV One 7, 2014 edition Samsung
Samsung's new AIO, the $1,299 ATIV One 7 2014 Edition, looks pretty standard
at first sight: a 24-inch full HD touch display, fourth-generation Intel Core
i3 and i5 CPU, Windows 8.1 and HDMI-in for connecting cable/set-top boxes or
gaming consoles. Since all-in-ones often end up being used as media hubs,
Samsung is taking this to the next logical step. The ATIV One 7′s 1TB drive
offers plenty of space for storing music, video and images — so much that you
can use it as a media server and personal cloud via Samsung Link, which gives
you remote access to files on the ...