Hewlett Packard

Discount TouchPads back on sale – for developers only

Hewlett-Packard seems determined to keep its WebOS software platform alive - it emerged on Monday that the company was offering discount TouchPads to WebOS developers. This comes on the same day as news that HP was looking into the possibility of selling the…

Mobile

HP TouchSmart 620 adds 3D to touchscreen all-in-one

Hewlett-Packard proves it can be as trendy as any other PC maker, adding 3D display capabilities to its TouchSmart 620 dekstop all-in-one PC.

Computing

HP Personal Systems CTO Phil McKinney to retire

Days after the announcement that Hewlett Packard will continue to produce PCs, the company's chief technology officer for the PC division, Phil McKinney, has announced his retirement.

Computing

HP to release Windows 8 tablet in 2012, future of webOS uncertain

HP will release at least one Windows 8-based tablet next year, the company said Thursday. But the ball is still up in their air for its mobile operating system, webOS.

Mobile

HP will continue to make PCs, says CEO Meg Whitman

HP announced today that, despite considerations to the contrary, the company keep its PC manufacturing business under the HP umbrella.

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Lenovo moves ahead of Dell to become world’s second largest PC maker, HP stays top

According to figures released on Wednesday by two research firms, Chinese electronics company Lenovo has moved ahead of Dell to become the world's second largest maker of personal computers. HP still has the largest share of the market, although it is…

Computing

HP and Condé Nast partner to deliver magazines direct to printers

In a move that's sure to require an enormous forest to supply the paper required for this project, HP and Condé Nast are teaming up to deliver content to consumer printers rather than the newsstand.

Computing

Inside HP’s laptop torture chambers

Peek inside the dungeon labs where HP subjects its rugged EliteBooks to drops, electric shocks and plumes of salty fog – to make sure they’re ready for more than just the boardroom.

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Whitman to settle fate of HP’s PC biz this month

New HP CEO Meg Whitman says she'll decide whether HP will really get out of the PC business this month.

Computing

How to fix HP: A new CEO can’t do it alone

A new captain can’t save a leaky, sinking ship, and a new CEO alone can’t fix HP, either. Rob Enderle examines where HP has gone astray, and how to steer it back in the right direction.

Computing

HP proclaims Pavilion dm1 its ultimate portable PC

HP's Pavilion dm1 ultraportable notebook sports an 11.6-inch display, AMD or Intel processors, Beats Audio, and up to 11.5 hours of battery life.

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HP’s seven new all-in-one PCs target consumers, business

HP's seven new all-in-one PCs aim at both businesses and media-hungry consumers, marking the company's "largest investment" in the form factor.

Computing

WiLAN sues Apple, Dell, HP, HTC, and others over wireless tech

Patent holding company WiLAN has filed suit against Apple, HTC, Hewlett-Packard, Dell, Sierra Wireless and more over wireless communications technologies.

Mobile

Samsung rules out buying webOS

Speaking at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin, Samsung CEO Choi Gee Sung said his company would “never” pursue a deal to acquire webOS from Hewlett-Packard. “It’s not right that acquiring an operating system is becoming a…

Cool Tech

Judge radically scales back Oracle court victory over SAP

Remember Oracle's mammoth $1.3 billion win over SAP over software theft? A judge has scaled back the "grossly excessive" reward to $272 million.

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