HP introduced new Media Center PCs with built-in iPod docking stations yesterday.

The m7000 Photosmart series is the company's first update to its Media Center products since the introduction of new units in October, when Microsoft unveiled the latest version of the Windows XP Media Center Edition operating system.

The m7000 series also features a special dock on the top of the PC that can be used to connect an iPod or an HP R-Series digital camera.

One of the first m7000 series PCs is already available in the US The m7060n Media Center PC costs an estimated $1,049 with Microsoft's Windows XP Media Center Edition operating system, Intel's Pentium 4 630 processor, 1GB of memory, a 200GB hard drive and a DVD+/-RW optical drive.