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HP Chromebox detailed ahead of spring arrival

HP Chromebox detailed ahead of spring arrival

Following the Chromebox for Meetings offering announced by Google earlier in the day, HP has offered some further details on its Chromebox. There has yet to be any details released in terms of the pricing, however HP has said the Chromebox will be arriving in the spring. Essentially, you are looking at a small desktop computer running Chrome OS, however Google and HP have said this will be compatible with Chromebox for Meetings.

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HP Windows 7 announcement clarified: “we are not dropping Windows 8”

HP Windows 7 announcement clarified: “we are not dropping Windows 8”

This week HP released details on how they'd continue to release devices with the Windows 7 operating system onboard. This is far from unheard of in the PC universe, with major PC manufacturers releasing devices with multiple operating systems - whatever the consumer wants, in the end. HP was quickly questioned on how they could possibly stop supporting devices with Windows 8 aboard, to which they responded: "WE ARE NOT DROPPING WINDOWS 8."

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Qualcomm acquires 1,400 Palm, iPAQ, Bitphone patents from HP

Qualcomm acquires 1,400 Palm, iPAQ, Bitphone patents from HP

This afternoon Qualcomm has announced that they will acquire all of HP's remaining Palm-related patents. They will also be acquiring from Hewlett-Packard a number of other patents in the mobile sector, including those under the titles' iPAQ and Bitphone. This purchase will apparently also include both patents and patent applications.

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HP resurrects Windows 7 PCs “by popular demand”

HP resurrects Windows 7 PCs “by popular demand”

HP has brought back a Windows 7 option "by popular demand", offering desktop and notebook PCs with Microsoft's old OS amid patchy public support for Windows 8. The range of five computers spans an entry-level Pavilion desktop through to ENVY performance towers and both Pavilion and ENVY laptops, with HP even offering a $150 saving to sweeten the deal.

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HP Chromebook 11 LTE slips out with Verizon 4G

HP Chromebook 11 LTE slips out with Verizon 4G

HP's Chromebook 11 has quietly landed on Verizon's LTE network, with the 4G-enabled laptop going on sale at a $100 premium over its WiFi-only sibling. The Chromebook 11 LTE, spotted at Best Buy, uses the same Samsung Exynos 5 Dual processor and 11.6-inch display as the model we reviewed back in October, but adds the ability to get online more readily while on the move.

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HP Slate 6 and Slate 7 VoiceTab Phablets head to India

HP Slate 6 and Slate 7 VoiceTab Phablets head to India

HP is set to reenter the smartphone market with a pair of voice-enabled tablets often called phablets. HP isn’t bringing these products back to the US or Europe, reports indicate that it is going straight to India with its phablets. The products are the Slate 6 and Slate 7 VoiceTab.

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HP to launch Android phone in near future, says source

HP to launch Android phone in near future, says source

On Christmas Eve, word surfaced of plans by HP to launch two smartphones by the year's end, something that didn't pan out but could add substance to the newest rumor that has cropped up. According to a source that spoke to the folks over at 9to5Google, HP plans to launch an inexpensive Android smartphone as early as next week, though a more narrowed-down launch date hasn't been specified.

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HP ProOne 400 G1 and HP 205 All-in-One PC hands-on

HP ProOne 400 G1 and HP 205 All-in-One PC hands-on

HP may have just announced a new Android all-in-one PC designed to cater to business, big and small alike, but it hasn't forgotten the still larger portion of the desktop pie: Windows users. Here at CES 2014, we're getting a first-hand look at HP's two new Windows-powered business AIO machines, the HP ProOne 400 G1 and the HP 205.

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HP Slate21 Pro Android All-in-One hands-on

HP Slate21 Pro Android All-in-One hands-on

With Android dominating the smartphone and tablet markets, manufacturers are trying to find new territories to explore. While Lenovo has unveiled an all-in-one Android computer suitable for home use, fellow PC maker HP is taking a more business-minded approach with the HP Slate21 Pro all-in-one, which we're getting a first-hand look here at CES 2014.

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HP employee layoffs grow by another 5,000

HP employee layoffs grow by another 5,000

Aside from some recent smartphone related rumors, much of the HP related chatter has surrounded the Chromebook 11. Or more specifically, the recall for the charger. While the rumor remains just that and the charger recall seems to be moving forward, the HP talk has once again shifted towards employee layoffs. This is far from the first we have heard on this subject, however it appears another 5,000 employees will be facing a not so happy new year.

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HP rumored to launch two Android phablets by year’s end

HP rumored to launch two Android phablets by year’s end

Hewlett-Packard may or may not release two brand new smartphones by the end of 2013, reported The Information today by way of The Verge. That gives the computing company eight days to make rumors come true. The phones -- for which no leaked or officially sanctioned images exist to our knowledge -- are expected to be a 6-inch "phablet" and a 7-inch phablet.

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Updated HP Chromebook 11 debuts with new power adapter

Updated HP Chromebook 11 debuts with new power adapter

Google is ready to start shipping an updated version of the Chromebook 11 notebook to retailers soon. The original Chromebook 11 notebook was recalled after power supplies were damaged in nine incidents. The power supply reportedly overheated in some instances to the point where it melted. The nine reports came with 145000 units in the wild.

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