Dear HP: Running From the Future Doesn't Help Anyone

Shiny new computer, shiny new software. The two go hand in hand. Except when they don't. It's one thing to let tech-savvy consumers have the option for a software downgrade if they see fit, but HP's choice to push Windows 7 on consumers by default is another entirely: it's bad, for everyone involved. No one ever came out ahead by fighting against the future. Read More >>

HP Would Very Much Rather You Buy a Windows 7 PC

HP is bringing back Windows 7 "by popular demand"—it's not clear from whom—and making it pretty difficult to buy a computer with Windows 8. Who needs the future when you've got the very recent past? Read More >>

Here's a Look at LG's Smart TV webOS Resurrection

Palm's webOS, once a dead-cert for smartphone OS supremacy, is tipped to be resurrected by LG at CES 2014 in a rather unlikely place -- a new line of the company's Smart TVs. And, thanks to Twitter leaker EvLeaks, we've got an early glimpse at what it will look like. Read More >>

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HP Chromebook 11 Review: Cheap and Cheerful

Google's Chromebook line is often maligned as inexpensive but underpowered or, in the case of the Pixel, a really nice screen in front of limited functionality and an exorbitant price tag. But by pairing a solid build with a £230 price tag, HP seems to have finally found the right balance of affordability and performance in the new Chromebook 11. Read More >>

Here's the First Laptop with Leap Motion Built Right In

Ever since the initial teasers for the Leap Motion controller, there have been plenty of OEMs getting ready to build it right into their laptops. Well that day has finally arrived. It's just too bad the first is kinda chunky. Read More >>

HP: We're Going to Make Another Smartphone

Despite a shaky track record, it seems HP is keen to stay involved with the smartphone market—with one of its execs insisting that it's planning to release a handset. At some point. Read More >>

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HP Slate 7 Review: You Can See Where They Cut the Corners

Ever since wooing the world with its stock 'Droid firmware and £180 sticker price last year, Google's Nexus 7 has ruled the cheap tablet market with its budget-sourced iron fist. HP's now taking them on at their own game, with a bargain-basement 7-incher, also running molestation-free Jelly Bean, and costing a pitiful £130. Read More >>

This Is HP's Take on the Retina MacBook Pro

HP has just announced a big overhaul of its Envy and Pavilion ranges, and most of the updates are fairly uninspiring — apart from the company's take on Apple's Retina MacBook Pro. Read More >>

HP SlateBook x2: An Android Notebook With Sweet Tegra 4 Guts

On the heels of its very first Android tablet after a long affair with webOS, HP's just announced its second device running the Google operating system, and it's ushering in that Android notebook fad we've all heard whispers about. Enter the SlateBook x2, the first Tegra 4-powered, 10-inch Android convertible. Read More >>

The Sleek WebOS Smartphone That Never Was

You're not looking at a new phone headed to stores any time soon — in fact, you're looking at the surprisingly sleek, all-touch webOS smartphone developed by HP which (sadly?) never was. Read More >>

The Gesture Control of the Future Will Be in HP Computers This Summer

Leap Motion isn't just going to be a stand-alone product. The motion-control brand just announced a partnership with HP, meaning that, sometime this summer, you'll be seeing several HP devices with Leap Motion technology bundled right in. Read More >>

LG Has Acquired webOS From HP to Power Smart TVs

LG has just announced that it has acquired the much-troubled webOS from HP. But instead of using it to power smartphones or tablets, it's planning to roll out smart TVs which will make use of the OS. Read More >>

HP Slate 7 Hands On: A Better Way to Do Android

This is the good HP. We knew that HP had been planning on making some new Android hardware, but the Slate 7 is still a pleasant surprise. Because it's good. Read More >>

HP Is Making a High-End Android Tablet (and Maybe a Phone)

HP hasn't had the best go of it the past few years. According to a report from ReadWrite, though, it's trying to get off the mat with a new premium tablet, powered by Android. Read More >>

HP's First Chromebook: Big Screen, Little Else

HP has announced its first Chromebook, and it's notable for the fact that its screen is much larger than models from the likes of Samsung, Acer, and Lenovo. Sadly, there's not an awful lot else to set it apart. Read More >>

Need Another Screen on Your Laptop? HP's Got You Covered

Laptops are great, but when you need to get real work done, nothing beats a dual-monitor setup. HP hears you, and has a new U160 USB-powered 15.6-inch portable that you can sling in your bag. Road-warriors and tradeshow-bound bloggers, time to pop the champagne. Read More >>


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