HP's Tiny Pocket Playlist Records Netflix and VOD Then Shares It via Wi-Fi

This sleek, simple HP pebble is more powerful than it looks. The Pocket Playlist is a portable storage device which can store and record media from a host of sources, then stream it to five devices over Wi-Fi, no internet connection required. Read More >>

The Biggest Tech Screw-Ups of the Year

What a year for technology, what with all its tiny tablets and overhauled operating systems. But for every Nexus 7 triumph, a Nexus Q disaster reared its gruesome head. Here are the worst screw-ups the tech industry endured in 2012. Advanced warning: They're not for the faint of heart. Read More >>

Autonomy Founder: HP's a Bunch of Lying Liars

The HP-Autonomy multi-billion dollar ticklefight has escalated quickly from buck-passing to finger-pointing; in an interview today with the Wall Street Journal, Autonomy founder Mike Lynch gently explains his considered viewpoint that HP can go shove it. Read More >>

Guy Responsible for HP's Humiliating $11 Billion Autonomy Purchase: Don't Look at Me!

The man who engineered HP's disastrous $11.1 billion purchase of Autonomy — a company whose accounting improprieties just cost the laptop behemoth a whopping $9 billion — is Léo Apotheker. So what does the man who let an acquisition of this size go through without proper due diligence think about the deal after today's revelations? Read More >>

Company HP Bought For $11 Billion Just Cost HP $9 Billion

All is not well at Meg Whitman's HP, we learned during the company's fourth-quarter earnings call this morning. HP just recorded a $9 billion devaluation of its assets stemming from serious accounting tomfoolery at a company that HP bought for $10 billion last year. Ouch. Read More >>

HP's Music Streaming Service Will Power Windows 8 Computers (Good News If You Like Rihanna)

HP's partnership with Universal Music was unveiled several months back, but it's taken until now for the full bevy of info-children to tumble out: basically, HP Connected Music will be pre-loaded onto all of HP's Windows 8 computers, offering up free streaming access to Universal (and EMI's, don't forget) entire catalogue of music, plus a bunch of rewards (exclusive gigs; VIP trips etc). Read More >>

Win Four Tickets to Travel to Paris For a No Doubt Gig Next Week, With HP

Late in the day it may be, but if you and three of your friends can get Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th of November off work, then we have a competition that you need to enter, stat. No Doubt's playing just one European show, and thanks to HP Connected Music, we have Eurostar transport, accommodation, and tickets for the show up for grabs. Read More >>

HP's ElitePad Is the Awesome-Looking Tablet HP Should Sell to the Masses (But Won't)

Over the past few months, HP quietly teased a tablet in ads and marketing material. It had the appearance of something sleek and premium. As it turns out, that tablet was the ElitePad: a 10-inch, aluminium-cased Windows 8 tablet that has all the makings of something desirable. Read More >>

HP CEO Promises a Smartphone's Coming Because of Course It Is

After purchasing Palm, putting webOS on smartphones and tablets, and then giving up, it seems that HP has finally decided it needs to offer a smartphone. Pressured on the point in an interview with Fox Business, HP's CEO Meg Whitman said that the company "ultimately has to offer a smartphone." But when, where, how, and what are still up in the air. Read More >>

HP Spectre One: Could This Be the Ideal Touch-Friendly, All-In-One PC?

When HP rolled its first TouchSmart All-In-One back in 2008, the potential of such a machine was evident even if the idea itself wasn't fully realised. Enter the 23.6-inch HP Spectre One. Gone is the IR-based touch technology used in previous devices. In its place, a capacitive, multitouch panel. And no longer do we have to suffer through an OS not designed for fingers. Windows 8 is here, which at the very least elevates touch-based Windows devices from gimmick to usable. Read More >>

HP's Open Source WebOS Code Has Arrived. Will Anyone Actually Use It?

There's almost no reason for any normal person to get excited about the beta release of open source WebOS, but for those of us who still can't come to grips with the fact that Palm's stunted mobile OS was an abject failure, there's still a faint beacon of light to soothe the soul. Read More >>

HP Envy X2: This Windows 8 Hybrid Tablet Can Adapt to Any Circumstance

Just as Samsung unveiled a hybrid tablet that docks into a keyboard, HP is doing the same with their 11.6-inch Envy X2. And just like Samsung's Series 5 model, the Envy X2 will come complete with a dual-core Intel Atom Z2760 chipset, two gigabytes of RAM, and 64 gigabytes of storage space. But what's most impressive is how normal it feels as either a laptop or a tablet. Read More >>

HP's Spectre XT Touchsmart Has a Screen So Beautiful, You Can't Help But Touch It

The idea of a touchscreen shoehorned into a traditional laptop form factor still seems a bit strange, but like it or not, they're coming. And as such, HP's Spectre XT Touchsmart is a pretty good way of doing it if it has to be done. Instead of using some cheap display panel, the company opted for a 15.6-inch bonded IPS panel, ensuring a screen that's as responsive as it is vibrant. Read More >>

This Spectacular BOGOF On Pizza With Ben & Jerry's Is Your Tummy-Fattening Deal of The Day

We know what you lot are like. Once the Olympics ended, you vowed to cut out the junk food and get fit. But now, a few weeks later, you’ve suffered a few injuries and you’ve had enough. Come back to the dark side. Come back to the comfort food. Read More >>

Human Rights Group Sticks Nintendo Right At The Bottom of Conflict Minerals List

In a quite contrasting view of the friendly game console and software maker, a human rights group has put Nintendo dead last in its conflict minerals ranking list, in a report that details sourcing minerals that are mined in war conditions amongst human rights abuses. Read More >>


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