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webOS Open Source Edition 2.0 keeps Palm’s spirit alive in cars and IoT

webOS Open Source Edition 2.0 keeps Palm’s spirit alive in cars and IoT

Palm's name may have recently been revived in a small way, quite literally, with a tiny companion Android phone. Ever since it got bought then sold by HP, however, Palm has been nothing more than a historical footnote in the consumer tech market. That's not to say its legacy doesn't live on today and at least one effort is trying to keep it on life support thanks to version 2.0 of the webOS Open Source Edition.

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HP Spectre x360 13 (2019) invigorates HP’s most radical design

HP Spectre x360 13 (2019) invigorates HP’s most radical design

This year HP pulled out the stops when it came to their "best and brightest" with the HP Spectre x360 13 (for 2019). This is just the latest version of a laptop series HP's been improving upon each year since its introduction in March of 2015. Here in 2019, the design is very similar to the October 2018 version of the transforming laptop - but the bezels have been cut down considerably, giving the entire unit a 13% reduction in size.

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HP Elite Dragonfly aims for Intel Project Athena spec in handsome hardware

HP Elite Dragonfly aims for Intel Project Athena spec in handsome hardware

The HP Elite Dragonfly is a convertible notebook computer with a 13-inch display and 24.5-hour battery life. This notebook is meant to look stylish, work hard, and be very, very light. HP's made a point to note that this notebook is made to "work without compromise" and that it has a "sub-one kilogram design." This device will be available with three different display configurations, from 13.3-inch FHD all the way up to 4K.

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HP OMEN gear for Fall diversifies gamer hardware aesthetic

HP OMEN gear for Fall diversifies gamer hardware aesthetic

The next generation of products from HP aimed at gamers uses both HP's brand power and their ability to release relatively large arrays of products all in a short period of time. While smaller gaming companies release a single sort of device, HP's able to release three, and where one company can manage to hold down a single product line, HP is large enough to go in several directions at once. Case in point: HP for business, students, the average working person, HP for hardcore gamers with OMEN and even more hardcore with OMEN X, and products like the HP Pavilion Gaming Desktop, which is sort of a bridge between worlds.

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NVIDIA brings 10 new RTX Studio laptops to SIGGRAPH 2019

NVIDIA brings 10 new RTX Studio laptops to SIGGRAPH 2019

Back at Computex 2019, NVIDIA announced the RTX Studio program. The basic premise was to team up with OEMs to release a series of Studio-branded laptops aimed squarely at creators and artists who could leverage the capabilities of an RTX graphics card. Fast forward to today, as SIGGRAPH 2019 is getting underway, and NVIDIA is announcing a 10 new RTX Studio laptops, bringing the grand total of available models up to 27.

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HP Omen X 2S gaming laptop adds a clever second display

HP Omen X 2S gaming laptop adds a clever second display

At this point, gaming laptops are mostly a known quantity. Many of them use the same hardware, so the big difference usually come down to aesthetics. HP turned that whole concept on its head today by introducing the Omen X 2S, a new gaming laptop with dual displays as its primary selling point.

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HP TouchPad gets another lease on life with Android 9 Pie ROM

HP TouchPad gets another lease on life with Android 9 Pie ROM

It isn't just wights that refuse to die (no GoT spoilers here, sorry). Even some devices do, too, if given enough attention, love, and a dose of Android. Nearing a decade since it launched, the HP TouchPad seems to refuse to bite the dust. Especially now that it has just gotten yet another chance with the latest version of Android that isn't even available yet on some of last year's smartphones.

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HP Chromebook 15 2019: Finally, the age of couch apps is here

HP Chromebook 15 2019: Finally, the age of couch apps is here

So you'd like to see another Chromebook, would you? Today HP's got a new Chromebook with a 15-inch display that FHD and works with touch. FHD is "full-HD", aka 1080p, which means it has 1920 x 1080 pixels across its full 15.6-inches (diagonally) touchscreen display. This bit rolls with 8th gen Intel Core i processors, up to 128GB SSD, and dual speakers with B&O branding (tuning).

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HP Reverb VR Headset might’ve hit the sweet spot

HP Reverb VR Headset might’ve hit the sweet spot

The HP Reverb VR Headset Pro Edition has 2x smaller LCD displays where most competitors have larger AMOLED. But the HP headset has more pixels per eye, a larger field of view, and a slightly lighter overall weight than HTC Vive Pro and Samsung Odyssey. This device weighs approximately the same as the current Oculus Rift headset, and works with both Steam VR and Windows Mixed Reality VR systems.

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HP recalled more batteries in January, but gov shutdown delayed news

HP recalled more batteries in January, but gov shutdown delayed news

Back in January 2018, HP recalled thousands of laptop batteries due to the risk of potentially overheating. The recall was expanded a year later with HP voluntarily recalling a number of additional batteries back in January 2019. The news was slow to reach the public, however, due to the government shutdown, which delayed the Consumer Product Safety Commission's announcement until March.

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HP VR headset Copper aims for highest display excess

HP VR headset Copper aims for highest display excess

The HP Copper (code-name) VR headset was revealed in part this week as a topmost best-in-class device. Other companies either have their own ecosystem (Oculus or HTC Vive with Steam VR), or are part of Microsoft's Windows Mixed Reality platform - and are relatively bland in industrial design. HP seems to want to break out of that mold, while continuing to utilized Microsoft's program in the process.

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HP announces two new Chromebooks in education push

HP announces two new Chromebooks in education push

HP is bolstering its Education Edition Chromebook lineup today by announcing two new devices aimed primarily at the classroom. The Chromebook x360 11 G2 EE and the Chromebook 11 G7 EE will be joining the company's existing G-series in April, with a few details about both computers being revealed today.

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