Medion announces new multimedia PC: Akoya E3300 D


Medion has announced the latest in its like of “value” Akoya desktop PCs. The E3300 D offers a decent enough AMD Athlon 64 X2 7750 dual core processor (which apparently runs at 2.7GHz), ATI Radeon HD4350 graphics processor with HDMI output, 640GB eco-friendly hard drive, 4GB of RAM, DVD writer, eight channel surround sound and Windows Vista pre-installed.

Connections include eSATA, multi-format card reader, FireWire, six USBs, DVI-I, VGA and HDMI. There’s also the usual array of trial software pre-loaded to bog down the PC from the word go…

Medion to launch E3212 budget sat nav in Aldi stores


Medion’s love affair with Aldi continues with the announcement that it will launch its budget E3212 satellite navigation system in store next week.

Retailing for just £119.99, the E3212 still boasts a 3.5-inch colour TFT touch screen, with 2D/3D display, and packs in RDS TMC traffic updates at no extra cost. Mapping includes complete data for the UK and Ireland, plus major routes throughout Europe.