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Friday, 5 Apr 2013

HP Chairman Resigns Over Mismanaged Acquisition

HP Chairman Resigns Over Mismanaged Acquisition

HP chairman Ray Lane has stepped down from his position as head of the board of directors following the mismanaged saga of the acquisition of software company Autonomy. Two other board members are also stepping down, while investor and board member Ralph Whitworth is taking over as interim chairman.

Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013

LG Electronics Acquires webOS from HP for Smart TVs

LG Electronics Acquires webOS from HP for Smart TVs

The story of WebOS takes another turn as LG Electronics has bought the platform from HP. Rather than being used for smartphones and tablets, LG will be utilizing WebOS for its Smart TVs.

Thursday, 30 Aug 2012

HP Unveils Two Touch-Enabled Windows 8 Ultrabooks

HP Unveils Two Touch-Enabled Windows 8 Ultrabooks

HP has revealed two new Ultrabooks with touchscreens to improve the Windows 8 experience. The HP Envy Touchsmart 4 has the form factor of a regular Ultrabook, while the Envy x2 is a convertible tablet with a detachable keyboard dock.

Tuesday, 13 Mar 2012

HP Introduces Redesigned Pavilion Notebook PCs

HP Introduces Redesigned Pavilion Notebook PCs

The updated notebooks reflect HP's Mosaic design approach, which is an extension of the MUSE (materials, usability, sensory appeal and experience) philosophy introduced in May 2010.

Thursday, 9 Feb 2012

HP Envy 14 Spectre - Classy Glass Ultrabook Coming End of February

HP Envy 14 Spectre - Classy Glass Ultrabook Coming End of February

We've seen the HP Envy 14 Spectre at CES this year, and were intrigued with the engineering efforts that HP has invested in it. Now, the wait for this beauty will soon be over as HP announced that units will arrive towards the end of February.

Wednesday, 1 Feb 2012

Userful and HP Develop World's Lowest Cost Linux Thin Client Solution

Userful and HP Develop World's Lowest Cost Linux Thin Client Solution

Userful has released the next generation of its Userful MultiSeat solution to enable very affordable general purpose computing options for a large number of clustered users. Using this, HP's latest t200 thin client solution costs no more than US$99 per seat!

Tuesday, 10 Jan 2012

Ethereal HP Spectre to be Covered in Gorilla Glass

Ethereal HP Spectre to be Covered in Gorilla Glass

HP has just announced the HP Envy 14 Spectre, an Ultrabook that has a Gorilla Glass lid and palmrest. The material seems to be a refreshing change from the usual aluminum or magnesium alloy that we're used to seeing. However there seems to be certain concerns regarding its Ultrabook legitimacy.

Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011

Analyst Predicts Decline of Apple's Ultra-Thin Notebook Market Share

Analyst Predicts Decline of Apple's Ultra-Thin Notebook Market Share

Analysts have predicted that Apple will lose their share of the ultra-portable segment, currently dominated by the Macbook Air, which makes up an estimated 49% of all Apple notebook sales. This prediction is reliant on the Ultrabook (as per Intel's specifications) segment picking up speed in 2012.

Saturday, 10 Dec 2011

webOS Lives On, Goes Open-Source

webOS Lives On, Goes Open-Source

HP has decided that webOS will live on as an open-source project, with its CEO Meg Whitman mentioning that the company might produce another webOS tablet sometime in 2013.

Wednesday, 9 Nov 2011

WebOS Still Stuck in Limbo

WebOS Still Stuck in Limbo

When HP called for a meeting with webOS employees on Tuesday to discuss about the fate of what used to be the most promising mobile operating systems out there, everyone thought that a decision has been made. Turns out it was the exact opposite.

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