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HP Compaq Pro 4300 makes Small Form Factor affordable

HP Compaq Pro 4300 makes Small Form Factor affordable

Small Form Factor or "SFF" computers are a boon to businesses thanks to their low volume and power requirements. HP is hoping for some corporate dollars with the Compaq Pro 4300 model SFF PC. Its options include both 2nd and 3rd-generation (Ivy Bridge) Intel Core processors, a media card reader and hard drives up to a full terrabyte in size or a 256GB SSD.

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HP Z220 Workstation hands-on

HP Z220 Workstation hands-on

HP's Z-series workstations are some of the best in the business, and one of their most popular models is the Z200 series. It's getting an update today with the Z220 workstation, which comes in a standard mini-tower version and a Small Form Factor model. HP showed us the models before the official announcement, and we were happy to check them out. For those who need lots of power in a small space, the two versions of the Z220 should prove a worthy contender.

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HP Compaq Elite 8300 and Pro 6300 towers aim for business market

HP Compaq Elite 8300 and Pro 6300 towers aim for business market

As part of Hewlett-Packard's massive spring debut, they're showing off a pair of desktops in the dual-orientation tower form factor. Both are being released under the old Compaq label, but you won't find the familiar red branding here: the desktops look morel ike scaled down versions of HP's Z workstations. Both machines come in full-sized or small form factor versions.

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HP adds Intel’s Ivy Bridge to six desktops

HP adds Intel’s Ivy Bridge to six desktops

The last two days have seen a positive rain of new systems using Intel's third generation of Core processors, including an update to HP's well-received Omni 27. They just announced another five models getting the Ivy Bridge update: the 21-inch Omni 220qd and Touchsmart 520xt all-in-ones, the Pavilion HPE h8t and h8xt desktops and the top-of-the-line HPE H9t Phoenix. The Phoenix will be hitting online and brick-and-mortar retailers on April 29th, but the rest of the models including the new Omni 27qd will have to wait until June 24th for retail. They'll be offered on HP's website the same day as the Phoenix.

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HP Omni 27 coming with Ivy Bridge option

HP Omni 27 coming with Ivy Bridge option

If you're a fan of the all-in-one design and aren't up for Lenovo's unconventional A720, then there's good news: HP's mid-range, big-screen Omni 27 will soon get an Ivy Bridge option. The third-generation Intel Core processors will be offered with new Omni 27 units soon. Though HP's website is still showing the older processors, Intel's Ivy Bridge showcase names the model. The update should go live on HP's site in a week or two.

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Pew’s 6 year top 7 Adult-owned gadgets pumps mobile

Pew’s 6 year top 7 Adult-owned gadgets pumps mobile

The analytics group Pew have done a study with a massive amount of people responding to one question: which gadgets do you own? Over the course of five years, 2006 up to 2012, their respondent gave a cross-section of gadget use which shows the amazing changes in adult (18 years of age or older) owners of gadgets over the past few years. The categories we've got here are cell phones, desktop computers, laptop computers, mp3 players, game consoles, e-book readers, and tablets - can you guess which one has the most clout?

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HP Z1 all-in-one workstation now shipping

HP Z1 all-in-one workstation now shipping

If you need a ton of power in an attractive and modular all-in-one, you were previously out of luck. But the HP Z1 Workstation, which wowed onlookers at HP's presentation in February, is now shipping worldwide to fulfill your high-powered needs. The 27-inch all-in-one is the first PC to use workstation-class components in the form factor, and combines with an impressive flip-up design to grant access to its innards. The starting price is $1,899, but you can add Intel Xeon-class processors, NVIDA Quadro graphics, et cetera, to make it go a lot higher.

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Apple Flashback malware removal in two easy steps

Apple Flashback malware removal in two easy steps

This week Apple has sent out an update to all Mac computers using OS X Lion that will instantly fix any and all common instances of the Flashback malware discovered this month. This update is extremely easy for you Lion users to download and install, as all you need is a couple of point and clicks to make it happen. This update goes by the name of Java for OS X Lion 2012-003 and will also bring you Java SE 6 version 1.6.0_31.

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Toshiba LX815/LX835 all-in-ones feature Ivy Bridge and USB 3.0

Toshiba LX815/LX835 all-in-ones feature Ivy Bridge and USB 3.0

Toshiba has today announced two new products in their desktop all-in-one range, the 21.5-inch LX815 and 23-inch LX835. Toshiba seem to be trying to pack as much power into their products as possible while trying to hit attractive price points, and looking at what’s on offer, they not doing a bad job at all. The PCs will come with 1080p TN displays, and feature the third generation of Intel Core processors, otherwise known as Ivy Bridge.

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HP Omni 27 Review

HP Omni 27 Review

HP's made a name for its TouchSmart series of all-in-one desktops over the last few years, culminating in some quite desirable models as of late. But what about those consumers who want a large, stylish machine and have no particular need for expensive touchscreens? Enter the Omni 27, a self-contained PC with a gigantic 27-inch screen and a major in personal media, with a minor in usability tweaks for those of a less technical disposition. Read on to see how the Omni 27 stacks up against its more established competition.

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