HP is the first manufacturer to agree to ship PCs running the Chinese-language Ubuntu Kylin OS.
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The budget device maker creates a netbook that is even cheaper than competing Chromebooks -- if you're willing to use Android as your notebook OS.
Word of a 14-inch laptop running Android by HP has leaked and some are excited about it. Not this guy, who finds no benefits from a laptop with Google's touch OS.
At the Intel Developer's Forum (IDF) Google announced new Chromebooks coming from Acer and HP with Haswell processors. Chrome OS devices will also be released by Asus and Toshiba, new to Chrome OS.
HP's innovations in its Converged Cloud portfolio, announced today at HP Discover 2013 in Las Vegas, are aimed at better ushering large enterprises from legacy to hybrid cloud environments.
Manufacturers such as HP and Lenovo are preloading the e-reader app on devices running Microsoft's new OS, Amazon has revealed.
Netbook sales are shrinking as quickly as you can say "iPad," but that hasn't deterred HP from pumping out a new model for a tepid market. The company says its Mini 1104 is designed for business pros and students on a budget.
There is a school of thought that says tablets will kill off the netbook sector. But there's plenty of commitment to that sector being shown by the likes of HP, whose Mini line has had a refresh.
The layoffs at the HP webOS business group are not affecting the OS development group, say sources close to the situation.
Two groups are porting Android to the HP TouchPad, and both report they are getting close to a working OS.
There is a lot to like about webOS, but it is not the perfect mobile OS and neither Palm or HP can seem to launch it on modern hardware.
HP/Palm webOS is a very good mobile operating system, but neither company could get compelling hardware released and developers never seemed to flock to the OS.
Turn out the lights on webOS as HP is discontinuing all devices running its OS acquired from Palm for $1.2 billion. This includes all phones and the just released TouchPad tablet.
Looking for an alternative to the iPad-or-Android-OS conundrum, you will have one in the HP TouchPad running webOS starting July 1. Well, at least the Wi-Fi only version.
Some analysts are convinced that Google's new OS marks the beginning of the end for Windows. But I've seen this movie before. The Chromebook is a glorified netbook, and its deceptive price tag comes with too many question marks.
Hewlett-Packard has spent most of the year so far revamping its business laptops, desktops and workstations. Now, the consumer-grade notebooks are getting the same treatment.
I'm sitting here on the font porch swing, browsing and typing on my trusty HP 2133. It was the first netbook that I bought, a bit over two years ago.
I am a very satisfied user and supporter of netbook systems. I've had at least one netbook for about two years now, starting with my trusty HP 2133 Mini-Note.
Add another offering to the burgeoning netbook OS market.SplashTop Inc.
I've run into a rather strange and interesting side-effect this evening. Because of the recent demise of my beloved HP 2133 Mini-Note WXGA netbook (more about that another time), I have been switching over to the other 2133, a WSVGA model.
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