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HP just built 3M’s privacy screens directly into its new laptops

Ever feel like the guy in the seat next to you is studying your spreadsheets a little too closely? Today, HP is unveiling the EliteBook 1040 with Sure View privacy filter, the first laptop with a built-in privacy screen.
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HP is unleashing two new cube-shaped Omen X desktops and an Omen laptop packed with Nvidia’s GTX 1070 GPU

HP has revealed two new cube-shaped Omen X desktops ready for VR, a new Omen laptop sporting a discrete GeForce GTX 1070, and new Omen-branded peripherals. The company also plans to launch its very first curved G-Sync monitor.
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HP's Stream line is looking fresher than ever with new paint jobs and price tags

HP might not be the hardware powerhouse it once was, but that doesn't mean it isn't still bringing the fight to some of the hot, young upstarts out there. HP's updated Stream line brings a trio of solid performers that should turn a few…
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Charge your laptop, phone, and tablet on the go with the HP Powerup Backpack

Do You hate leaving the house with a dead laptop battery? HP's new Powerup Backpack might be the solution. It can charge your laptop while you walk to work, and can also charge your phone and tablet.
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Artistry meets circuitry inside 'The Lab,' HP's trippy tech-art playground

The inaugural Panorama Music Festival was a music festival like none other, but not because of the music. Much of the credit goes to The Lab, a massive hub of seven immersive and interactive exhibits attendees could get lost in.
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HP updates its Z240 workstation with more memory and a Core i7-6700K

HP released a third-generation model of its Z240 tower workstation on Tuesday, supporting more memory, a faster processor, an M.2 slot, optional HP Z Turbo SSDs, and more. The RGS receiver for Mac was dated too, slated to be released soon.
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HTC reportedly plans to serve up Vive-branded desktop PCs from HP

Rumors suggest that HTC has reached an agreement to rebrand VR-optimized PCs provided by HP with the "Vive" name. The company reportedly wants to provide a consumer price-friendly package, presumably with a bundled headset.
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HP’s Elite x3 Windows 10 smartphone/desktop hybrid may launch soon

HP's upcoming Elite x3 smartphone landed on the FCC's website, indicating that the "phablet" will hit the market soon. This smartphone can be used as a Windows 10 desktop thanks to Microsoft's Continuum tech built into Windows 10, and a…
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New HP Chromebook boasts touchscreen for use with Android apps

Google is currently working hard to permit Chrome OS to be compatible with Android apps, and now HP has unveiled a system that is designed to take full advantage of that functionality.
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Do you have an HP laptop that’s a few years old? Check out the company’s battery recall

If you bought a HP notebook or laptop battery between March 2013 and August 2015, you might be affected by a recall and replacement program — here's how to check.
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Security researchers find several high-risk bloatware bugs on popular laptops

A new report from security researchers finds that many laptops by HP, Dell, Lenovo, Asus, and Acer have buggy bloatware installed that could leave systems vulnerable to hacking and remote control.
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HP has a backpack PC for tether-free VR in the works under the Omen X brand

In addition to revealing new Omen products, HP is working on an Omen X product that's essentially a desktop PC you can wear on your back that supports VR headsets. There's no street date for this mobile PC, but the company plans to start…