Virtual Reality

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.

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…

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.

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.

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.

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…

HP beefs up its Omen line with three new laptops, a desktop, and a FreeSync monitor

HP updated its line of Omen gaming products with three new notebooks, a familiar desktop, and a monitor supporting AMD FreeSync technology. This expansion makes Omen the new leading gaming brand for HP.

Apple MacBook vs HP Spectre: Stylish showdown

The HP Spectre is a style-focused ultraportable that's clearly gunning for Apple's tiny MacBook redesign. Both systems have their advantages, but only one can reign supreme on a tiny aluminum throne.

HP's Pavilion laptop line is gearing up for a summer of blockbuster releases

HP has a summer full of new laptops, convertibles, all-in-ones, and desktops planned for its Pavilion line. They boast updated processors, thinner designs, and lower prices.

HP built one of the nicest Chromebooks we've ever seen for $500

HP is out with a new Chromebook, and this one was designed in collaboration with Google. The 13.3-inch IPS display has a resolution of up to 3,200 x 1,800 pixels. Other features include Core M processors and USB Type-C.

Updated: HP, not Google, is manufacturing the next premium Chromebook

Source code for Chromium OS suggests that HP is responsible for manufacturing the next high-end Chromebook. The system is rumored to have 16GB of RAM, an Intel Core 6th-gen processor, and other premium features.

Want to add a powerful PC to your cluttered desk? HP's Z1 G3 all-in-one will fit 3:25

HP has shrunk its all-in-one workstation, reducing the display size from 27 to 23.6 inches, but the PC has retained its user serviceability and can still equip the quickest Intel processors.