Hewlett-Packard is the PC leader and has a wide range of businesses ranging from printing to software to enterprise servers. HP also is a major services player via the acquisition of EDS. As IBM's primary rival, HP aims to sell customers an entire stack of hardware, software and services. Under Mark Hurd, HP was a lean, mean operational machine. The next CEO, however, must show that HP can grow organically sans acquisitions and cost cuts.
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HP has released a few teaser details of its upcoming iPad, um, I mean Slate device. While the company is betting the farm on Adobe Flash and AIR support being enough to give it the edge over the iPad, I can already see the device's biggest weakness - Windows 7. Or more specifically, the problems of taking a cursor-based desktop OS user interface (UI) and expecting the Windows paradigms, complete with little icons, small click areas, scrollbars and so on, to work well without a mouse.
HP's new ENVY 15 targets Apple's MacBook Pro notebooks with Voodoo spirit. It's about an inch thick and weighs 5.18 lbs. It offers a magnesium case, glass buttonless trackpad, a new Core i7 processor, dual SSD drives and non-switchable discrete Radeon HD 4830 graphics with 1GB of VRAM. Its 15.6-inch LCD manages 300 nits, and it offers a Slim Fit high-capacity battery. It will start at $1,799.
HP's new ENVY 13 targets Apple's MacBook Pro notebooks with Voodoo spirit. It weighs 3.74 lbs, omits an internal disc drive, offers Radeon HD 4330 discrete graphics, a 13.1-inch WXGA display (82% color gamut; 410 nit) and an optional Slim Fit extended life battery that doubles the 7-hour battery life. The case is magnesium coated with aluminum, and the buttonless trackpad is glass. It will start at $1,699.
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HP is showing off its revamped lineup of netbooks, notebooks, desktops, and more at the 2009 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
HP unveils its own custom Linux OS to power a new lineup of netbooks based on Intel's Atom chip.
The TouchSmart tx2 Notebook PC was modeled after HP’s desktop version of the same name and can be used as a PC, display, or tablet.
Best Buy collaborated with HP and Toshiba to build notebooks based on customer input. And, based on the first reviews, they did a great job.
The 2008 Pepcom’s Holiday Spectacular! came to New York City with plenty of gadgets to gawk at. This year, representatives showed from: HP, Altec Lansing, Kingston, Pentax, Aliph, Seagate, Samsung, Canon, Sony, Nikon, Sanyo, Asus, Western Digital, Buffalo, Lenovo, RIM and more.
The One Laptop Per Child program hopes for a needed boost with a second generation laptop which is geared toward kids in developing countries.