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  • HP planning 3D printer unveil for June, will be faster than competitors
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    HP planning 3D printer unveil for June, will be faster than competitors

    By 20 March 2014

    Hewlett-Packard's next move is the 3D printer market, and it has two strategies to help it capture sales. Meg Whitman, CEO of HP, said the company will up the speed and quality of 3D printing, while speaking at the HP shareholder conference on Wednesday....

  • HP 8 Jelly Bean-powered budget tablet quietly launches in US for $170
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    HP 8 Jelly Bean-powered budget tablet quietly launches in US for $170

    By 8 March 2014

    Without making a big fuss, HP has launched an 8-inch Android tablet in the US called the HP 8. It is a budget tablet with mid-to-low range specs. The HP 8 features a 7.85-inch IPS display with a 1024x768-pixel resolution, an ARM Cortex A7 quad-core processor...

  • A week in reviews: 24 - 28 February
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    A week in reviews: 24 - 28 February

    By 1 March 2014

    In a week that has been all about the phones - courtesy of our coverage from MWC 2014 - and so we've taken the opportunity to focus the reviews section on different areas of tech this week. Granted it's hard to ignore the heavyweights, such as the unveiling...

  • HP Envy Rove 20 review
    Laptops 4 out of 5

    HP Envy Rove 20 review

    By 27 February 2014

    If you haven't upgraded your PC in the last couple of years, then you're probably still wondering what Microsoft was thinking when it came up with the blocky Start screen in Windows 8. The answer: a computer just like the HP Envy Rove 20. Much like an...

  • HP Slate 6 Voicetab picutres and hands-on, free 250MB data per month adds to attraction
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    HP Slate 6 Voicetab picutres and hands-on, free 250MB data per month adds to attraction

    By 26 February 2014

    HP showed us its Slate 6 Voicetab tablet at Mobile World Congress. This is both a tablet and a phone, says HP. The menus were in Chinese but we still got a look at the device and were told about the impressive free 250MB of data per month it will come...

  • Hands-on: HP Pavilion x360 review
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    Hands-on: HP Pavilion x360 review

    By 23 February 2014

    With the Post-PC era supposedly upon us in full force, traditional PC makers are flummoxed as to what to create. The latest example is HP with the HP Pavilion X360, a laptop, come tablet, come ruggedised work machine. We caught up with the new device...

  • Qualcomm expands vast mobile patent portfolio by acquiring Palm, IPAQ and Bitfone patents (update)
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    Qualcomm expands vast mobile patent portfolio by acquiring Palm, IPAQ and Bitfone patents (update)

    By 24 January 2014

    Qualcomm has acquired a patent portfolio from Hewlett-Packard that includes 1,400 US-granted patents and 1,000 granted patents and pending patent applications from other countries. This includes the patents previously held by HP for Palm, IPAQ and Bitfone...

  • HP Slate 6 phablet and Slate 7 VoiceTab tablet revealed, hitting India first
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    HP Slate 6 phablet and Slate 7 VoiceTab tablet revealed, hitting India first

    By 15 January 2014

    HP has released press images of its two new Slate devices which will be officially announced later today. The HP Slate 6 is a 6-inch phablet with a 1280 x 720 IPS display. A 5-megapixel camera is on the rear, while the front sports a 2-megapixel snapper....

  • HP Slate 6 Voice Tab, quad-core, dual SIM, HD phone could cost only $200
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    HP Slate 6 Voice Tab, quad-core, dual SIM, HD phone could cost only $200

    By 14 January 2014

    HP has been the subject of rumour for over a month now, with talk of it unveiling a 6-inch phone soon. Now a picture has leaked of what's claimed to be the HP Slate 6 Voice Tab. The below photo, sent to Phone Arena by a tipster, is poor quality but...

  • PC sales saw worst decline ever in 2013, according to analyst
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    PC sales saw worst decline ever in 2013, according to analyst

    By 10 January 2014

    Research firm Gartner says the PC market saw its worst decline yet in 2013, as customers looked to smartphones and tablets for electronic comfort. The fourth quarter, a traditionally rampant buying time for PCs, dipped more than 6.9 per cent in 2013 compared...

  • HP launches its second Android all-in-one desktop
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    HP launches its second Android all-in-one desktop

    By 6 January 2014

    Hewlett-Packard has taken the wraps off its Slate 21 Pro all-in-one desktop at CES 2014 in Las Vegas. But instead of choosing Windows 8.1 or even ChromeOS for the desktop's software, the company has opted for Android. "Chrome doesn't allow for a lot...

  • Google Chromebooks account for 21 per cent of notebook sales
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    Google Chromebooks account for 21 per cent of notebook sales

    By 28 December 2013

    Google's Chromebook platform performed better than expected in 2013. The cheap notebooks running Chrome OS, priced around $200, now claim 21 per cent of all notebook sales, according to research group NDP. The rise came in 2013. Chrome OS made up 0.2...

  • Google and HP recall HP Chromebook 11 chargers which can overheat, catch fire and melt
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    Google and HP recall HP Chromebook 11 chargers which can overheat, catch fire and melt

    By 17 December 2013

    Chromebook 11 owners beware, your charger may catch alight and go up in flames. That’s what Google and HP have found and are now recalling the faulty chargers as a result. The official statement from Google says: “The computer's charger can overheat...

  • Got an HP printer? Print your own augmented reality Christmas cards using HP Live Photo
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    Got an HP printer? Print your own augmented reality Christmas cards using HP Live Photo

    By 16 December 2013

    It’s not too late to send out Christmas cards - it’s also not too old fashioned, not anymore. HP has announced HP Live Photo which lets you embed videos in printed images for others to see using their smart devices. HP Live Photo works like this:...

  • 3D printing: Everything you need to know and when it'll be affordable
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    3D printing: Everything you need to know and when it'll be affordable

    By 15 November 2013

    The hyperbole around 3D printing, with talk of revolution and a new age, is getting ridiculous. Will 3D printing really impact our world more than the internet? If so, when will we be able to afford it? And more importantly how will 3D printing make such...

  • Google and HP suspend Chromebook 11 sales after overheating issues
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    Google and HP suspend Chromebook 11 sales after overheating issues

    By 13 November 2013

    Google and HP jointly announced suspending sales of the Chromebook 11, following a small numbers of users reporting overheating issues during use.  "We are working with the Consumer Product Safety Commission to identify the appropriate corrective action,...

  • A week in reviews: 4 - 8 November
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    A week in reviews: 4 - 8 November

    By 9 November 2013

    November's headlines are largely going to be owed to gaming. Ahead of PS4 and Xbox One launches we've been shooting the faces off, well, pretty much everybody in Call of Duty: Ghosts on the Playstation 3. It's a game that'll sell boat loads of copies...

  • HP Split x2 review
    Laptops 3.5 out of 5

    HP Split x2 review

    By 4 November 2013

    There’s an expanse of laptop-tablet devices in recent months, to which HP adds its latest hand, the Split x2, to the ever-expanding stack. A stack that, with few exceptions, hasn't quite managed to wow us yet. It’s all Microsoft’s fault, really,...

  • HP will launch in 3D printer market in mid-2014, wants to bring price down
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    HP will launch in 3D printer market in mid-2014, wants to bring price down

    By 24 October 2013

    Having been a major player in the printer space for quite sometime, Hewlett Packard doesn't want to miss the next wave of technology. Meg Whitman, CEO at HP, confirmed the company will enter the 3D printer market in the middle of 2014, reports The Register....

  • A week in reviews: 12 - 18 October
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    A week in reviews: 12 - 18 October

    By 19 October 2013

    Another week rolls on by and it's been busy, busy, busy. In addition to the announcement of the 10th Pocket-lint Awards, due to take place at the end of November, there have been all kinds of mighty products rolling in through the office. Top of the list...

  • HP Chromebook 11 review
    Laptops 3 out of 5

    HP Chromebook 11 review

    By 17 October 2013

    The Google Chromebook is an interesting experience and proposition. For your money you get a browser-based operating system that is easy to use, but limited by the fact that you need to be online to really be able to use it to its full potential. Despite...

  • Acer C720 Chromebook vs HP Chromebook 11: What's the difference?
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    Acer C720 Chromebook vs HP Chromebook 11: What's the difference?

    By 10 October 2013

    Acer and HP have just announced budget Chromebook laptops that promise to be cheaper, lighter, thinner and quicker than the previous offerings, but with both vying for your budget bucks what's the difference between the two? Screen size and Display Both...

  • HP Chromebook 14 hands-on, we check out the colourful late 2013 Intel Haswell model
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    HP Chromebook 14 hands-on, we check out the colourful late 2013 Intel Haswell model

    By 12 September 2013

    The HP Chromebook 14 is the latest - and joint-largest - Chromebook to show its face at this year's Intel Developers Forum in San Francisco. The replacement for the earlier "Pavilion" Chromebook 14, the latest model is available in a number of different...

  • New Chromebooks: 50 per cent battery life boost in upcoming Intel Haswell models
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    New Chromebooks: 50 per cent battery life boost in upcoming Intel Haswell models

    By 11 September 2013

    Chromebooks are set to get a big kick up the rear when it comes to battery life. Intel Haswell-based Chromebooks were announced today at the Intel Developers Forum 2013, promising 50 per cent battery life improvement over current-generation models. That's...

  • HP's Envy Recline is a 23 or 27-inch AIO PC that lies down like a tablet
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    HP's Envy Recline is a 23 or 27-inch AIO PC that lies down like a tablet

    By 5 September 2013

    HP has been making touchscreen all-in-one PCs for quite sometime, but that hasn't stopped the company introducing another line at IFA 2013 that can notably recline. Appropriately called the Envy 23 Recline and Envy 27 Recline, the AIO PCs actually lie...