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Choosing the right laptop: How to easily improve your portable productivity on the go
Choosing the right laptop: How to easily improve your portable productivity on the go By Pocket-lint Promotion

It's never been easier to work on the move, and it's never been easier to ensure that you get the most out of your laptop.Before you head to your local coffee shop and start cranking out the work, though, you've got to choose the right laptop. After all,... Read more

HP Omen laptops: No-compromise gaming on the move
HP Omen laptops: No-compromise gaming on the move By Pocket-lint Promotion

There’s an easy way to tell whether someone you know is a truly committed, diehard gamer: simply ask them whether they play on a console or a PC. Sure, the current consoles on the market are comparatively cheap and easy to set up. But if you’re determined... Read more

HP's new Omen 15 gaming laptop offers more speed and slim bezels
HP's new Omen 15 gaming laptop offers more speed and slim bezels By Maggie Tillman

HP has updated its Omen 15 gaming laptop.The new Omen 15 weighs 5.56 pounds and includes a metal chassis and thin bezels around its display. Compared to its predecessor, it has a smaller footprint and has been upgraded internally. Inside you'll find a... Read more

New HP Envy 15, 17 and x360 models promise great battery life and up to 4K resolutions
New HP Envy 15, 17 and x360 models promise great battery life and up to 4K resolutions By Rik Henderson

HP has announced a slew of new Envy laptops that are due to hit stores from this month.The HP Envy 13 Laptop comes in an all-metal design with a 13.3-inch 1080p screen. It features an 8th Gen Intel Core i7 quad-core processor and 8GB of RAM, plus 256GB... Read more

HP Spectre 15 x360 is "world's most powerful convertible PC", ideal for professionals on-the-go
HP Spectre 15 x360 is "world's most powerful convertible PC", ideal for professionals on-the-go By Max Langridge

HP has come out all guns blazing at CES 2018 with the arrival of the Spectre 15 x360, which lays claim to being the world's most powerful convertible PC. HP says it's designed for "creative enthusiasts and professional creatives", and has some seriously... Read more

HP announces another Envy x2 convertible, this time with Intel power
HP announces another Envy x2 convertible, this time with Intel power By Max Langridge

HP has used CES 2018 to release a new version of its Envy x2 2-in-1 convertible laptop. HP already has a model of the x2 on the market with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor but this new variant has an Intel 7th generation Y-series processor. HP Envy... Read more

HP’s faster next-gen Chromebooks will boast USB-C
HP’s faster next-gen Chromebooks will boast USB-C By Dan Grabham

HP is set to announce new versions of the Chromebook 11 and Chromebook 14 next week for retail release next month. The new 11 G6 and 14 G5 models will have newer Intel Celeron chips plus USB-C ports in addition to the older USB-A-type.The reveal at CES... Read more

HP Envy x2 is an always-connected Snapdragon-powered Windows 10 2-in-1
HP Envy x2 is an always-connected Snapdragon-powered Windows 10 2-in-1 By Chris Hall

Joining the always-connected Windows 10 PC party, Kevin Frost from HP took to the stage at the Qualcomm Snapdragon Summit to announce the HP Envy x2, a Snapdragon twist on its detachable 2-in-1 PC.Frost claimed that HP choose a detachable format because... Read more

HP's new Spectre 13 comes with a fancy paint job and 4K touchscreen
HP's new Spectre 13 comes with a fancy paint job and 4K touchscreen By Elyse Betters

HP's Spectre 13 is a laptop with a truly striking design and high-quality build, and now, HP is updating it.The company has unveiled a second generation of the computer. Called the new Spectre 13, it's still 10.4mm thin, but it's also much narrower and... Read more

HP Omen X is a high-end gaming laptop you can easily upgrade
HP Omen X is a high-end gaming laptop you can easily upgrade By Elyse Betters

Every now and then, HP does something for gamers.For instance, earlier this year, it introduced a new line of Omen gaming laptops and products. And now, while at Gamescom 2017, the company has updated the line, with the debut of the Omen X laptop, a high-end... Read more

HP Envy x360 loses some weight while boosting the specs
HP Envy x360 loses some weight while boosting the specs By Max Langridge

Along with updating and refreshing the Spectre x2 2-in-1, HP has given a similar treatment to the Envy x360 convertible, with a fully rotating hinge that lets you choose various positions to place it in.One of our biggest gripes with the previous version... Read more

The refreshed HP Spectre x2 2-in-1 is more powerful than ever
The refreshed HP Spectre x2 2-in-1 is more powerful than ever By Max Langridge

HP has updated the popular Spectre x2 2-in-1 convertible for 2017, with an improved design, and souped-up internal components.Chief among the design changes are thinner bezels all around the screen. HP has managed to shave off 6mm either side, leaving... Read more

HP Elite x2 is the Surface Pro 4-trumping laptop hybrid your business deserves
HP Elite x2 is the Surface Pro 4-trumping laptop hybrid your business deserves By Max Langridge

HP has introduced the latest version of its Elite X2 1012 G2, a tablet with a detachable keyboard, that's targeted at businesses and IT professionals, and will go head to head with the Microsoft Surface Pro 4. HP and Acer announce budget laptops running... Read more

Gorgeous 4K HP Spectre x360 range updated with micro-edge screens
Gorgeous 4K HP Spectre x360 range updated with micro-edge screens By Cam Bunton

HP has announced an update to its gorgeous Spectre x360 lineup with enhanced performance, a redesigned display and improved connectivity in an equally eye-catching design. Like the last generation, this new range of Spectre x360 laptops' biggest attraction... Read more

HP refreshes Spectre x360, Envy 13, Envy AIO, and Envy Display with design updates and more
HP refreshes Spectre x360, Envy 13, Envy AIO, and Envy Display with design updates and more By Elyse Betters

HP has updated its premium Spectre and Envy consumer laptops, as well as the Envy all-in-one and Envy Display.The company announced that Spectre x360 and Envy 13 have been given larger batteries and refreshed designs, with the x360 receiving a smaller... Read more

HP Elite Slice is a stylish modular PC that is far from beige, while Pavillon Wave PC looks like a speaker
HP Elite Slice is a stylish modular PC that is far from beige, while Pavillon Wave PC looks like a speaker By Stuart Miles

HP has announced the launch of a very cool looking new modular based mini computer that can be adapted and changed depending on your needs and a home desktop computer that looks like a Bluetooth speaker. The modular based PC, called the HP Elite Slice,... Read more

HP made an 11-inch Chromebook with a touchscreen display
HP made an 11-inch Chromebook with a touchscreen display By Elyse Betters

Hewlett-Packard is adding the Chromebook 11 G5 to its lineup of Chrome OS-powered machines - and the most interesting thing about this laptop is that it comes with a touch display.This is HP's first Chromebook in the 11-inch range to offer a touchscreen.... Read more

Are backpack VR PCs really a thing now? MSI, Zotac and HP think so
Are backpack VR PCs really a thing now? MSI, Zotac and HP think so By Cat Thomas

Virtual reality is steadily coming into its own with a slew of new products on show this year at Computex. And some are not what you'd expect.Prior to this year’s show, three companies, HP, gaming giant MSI and mini PC maker Zotac, announced a new... Read more

HP Chromebook 13 has MacBook specs for a fraction of the price
HP Chromebook 13 has MacBook specs for a fraction of the price By Rik Henderson

HP has unveiled an addition to its Chromebook range that offers similar spec to the recently released 2016 model of the MacBook.However, it costs almost a third of Apple's computer.The HP Chromebook 13 starts at $499 (£342) while the entry-level superslim... Read more

HP Envy laptops updated with 4k, thinner design, and more
HP Envy laptops updated with 4k, thinner design, and more By Stuart Miles

HP has updated its Envy line of laptops bringing in a thinner design, the promise of longer battery life, and 4k display options for those that need high-definition on the go.The new line will consist of three models; two 15.6-inch versions, and a whopping... Read more

New HP Spectre 13.3 laptop is thin, AAA battery thin
New HP Spectre 13.3 laptop is thin, AAA battery thin By Stuart Miles

HP has revealed a new HP Spectre 13.3, that the company is claiming is the world's thinnest laptop measuring just 10.4mm thick.Launched at the New York Times International Luxury Conference in Versailles, the laptop will feature a CNC machined aluminum... Read more

HP Colour LaserJet Pro MFP M477FNW: 7 ways it reinvents the office
HP Colour LaserJet Pro MFP M477FNW: 7 ways it reinvents the office By Pocket-lint Promotion

Small businesses searching for a printer need look no further than HP's Colour LaserJet Pro line.We've recently spent some time with the HP Colour LaserJet Pro MFP M477FNW model, a compact multifunction printer that comes with a strong feature set to... Read more

HP Spectre x360 refresh brings 4K, OLED and 15-inch options
HP Spectre x360 refresh brings 4K, OLED and 15-inch options By Luke Edwards

HP has announced its Spectre x360 family is going to be packing some seriously strong attributes for 2016 including 4K screen, OLED, Bang & Olufsen audio and a larger 15-inch model.The HP Spectre x360 13.3-inch model is back but now with an upgraded OLED... Read more

Silver HP Spectre x360 will also get Skylake processors and same features as B&O limited edition
Silver HP Spectre x360 will also get Skylake processors and same features as B&O limited edition By Rik Henderson

During its holiday line-up unveiling in Barcelona, HP revealed a limited edition version of its high-end Spectre x360 laptop that celebrates the 90th anniversary of audio partner Bang & Olufsen. It features a double-dipped anodised finish, with ash and... Read more

HP takes on Apple Music and Spotify with HP Lounge, free unlimited music streaming
HP takes on Apple Music and Spotify with HP Lounge, free unlimited music streaming By Rik Henderson

HP has announced its own music streaming service that is free for all buyers of consumer laptops and PCs from the brand going forward.HP Lounge is essentially the company's rival to services like Apple Music and Spotify in that it presents streaming of... Read more

Spectre x2 is HP's thinnest 2-in-1 ever and it's powerful too
Spectre x2 is HP's thinnest 2-in-1 ever and it's powerful too By Luke Edwards

Following Microsoft's big unveil of its Windows 10 hardware last night, HP has held an event to reveal its new offerings. One of these is a new Spectre x2 laptop that converts into a tablet.The Spectre x2 is the thinnest 2-in-1 convertible PC the company... Read more

HP might debut a Star Wars-themed Windows 10 device this week
HP might debut a Star Wars-themed Windows 10 device this week By Elyse Betters

HP is likely getting ready to unveil a Star-Wars themed Windows 10 device. If that's the case, you'll apparently get to see it shown off in just two days.The PC maker has a press event planned for 7 October in Barcelona, where Microsoft will join HP on... Read more

HP Sprout can now 3D scan and print: Real-world object cloning just got easy
HP Sprout can now 3D scan and print: Real-world object cloning just got easy By Luke Edwards

The HP Sprout can now be used to capture the real world in 3D to make copying objects simple.Using Sprout's RealSense cameras, capable of depth sensing, the Sprout is able to scan objects. This works with a new 3D Capture Stage accessory which acts as... Read more

HP Omen Pro is a touchscreen gaming laptop for game makers, now out
HP Omen Pro is a touchscreen gaming laptop for game makers, now out By Elyse Betters

Hewlett-Packard has quietly unveiled a new laptop meant for professionals who need a machine that can handle intense graphics.We're not talking about gamers; we're talking about the people making games.Called the Omen Pro, the laptop is like the original... Read more

HP Spectre x360 combines laptop and tablet for all day battery with Quad HD display
HP Spectre x360 combines laptop and tablet for all day battery with Quad HD display By Luke Edwards

HP has taken the wraps of its new Spectre x360 laptop-cum-tablet that crams power into an attractive frame while offering all day battery.The HP Spectre x360 is a 13.3-inch laptop with touch screen and geared hinge that allows it to be used as a tablet.... Read more

HP's Chromebook 14 now comes with a 1080p touchscreen
HP's Chromebook 14 now comes with a 1080p touchscreen By Elyse Betters

Those of you who just bought a Chromebook for Christmas might be upset about what HP just quietly launched: a 14-inch Chromebook with a 1080p touchscreen.That's right. You can now get an HD touchscreen Chromebook from HP, and that's not even the best... Read more

HP Sprout PC offers a built-in projector and touch mat instead of mouse and keyboard
HP Sprout PC offers a built-in projector and touch mat instead of mouse and keyboard By Elyse Betters

HP has a new Windows PC called Sprout. But it's not your typical desktop machine.First and foremost, it features a 23-inch diagonal screen, along with a built-in projector and 20-point capacitive touch mat. The HD DLP projector, which boasts Intel's RealSense... Read more

HP Multi Jet Fusion could change 3D printing forever: Faster, higher res and multi-coloured
HP Multi Jet Fusion could change 3D printing forever: Faster, higher res and multi-coloured By Rik Henderson

HP has revealed its own 3D printer that it believes will revolutionise the market. The Multi Jet Fusion is based on the company's thermal ink jet technology and can print objects at a higher resolution than conventional 3D printers, while attaining ten... Read more

HP's new Stream series of Windows laptops and tablets is both colourful and affordable
HP's new Stream series of Windows laptops and tablets is both colourful and affordable By Elyse Betters

Hewlett-Packard has announced a colourful lineup of HP Stream laptops and tablets. And not only do they run Windows, but they're also affordable.Set to release just in time for the holiday shopping season, HP's Stream series includes two new laptop computers... Read more

Do you have an HP laptop power cord with LS-15 on it? If so, you may be at risk (update)
Do you have an HP laptop power cord with LS-15 on it? If so, you may be at risk (update) By Rik Henderson

UPDATE: Pocket-lint has been told that the UK may also be affected and that the recall is global. If you have a lead with "LS-15" on it and you bought your laptop between September 2010 and June 2012, you should also check with HP if it needs to be recalled,... Read more

HP Stream 14 is a Windows 8.1 Chromebook rival, with 100GB of OneDrive storage
HP Stream 14 is a Windows 8.1 Chromebook rival, with 100GB of OneDrive storage By Elyse Betters

Microsoft's first Chromebook competitor is expected to be a Windows PC called HP Stream 14. It'll even come with 100 GB of OneDrive cloud storage for two years.The HP Stream 14 will not only offer cloud storage, just like a Chromebook, it will be lower-priced... Read more

Google and HP recall HP Chromebook 11 chargers which can overheat, catch fire and melt
Google and HP recall HP Chromebook 11 chargers which can overheat, catch fire and melt By Luke Edwards

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... Read more

HP adds Leap Motion touchless control to 11 more PCs
HP adds Leap Motion touchless control to 11 more PCs By Jake Smith

Hewlett-Packard was the first manufacturer to embed Leap Motion into a PC with the HP ENVY 17 Leap Motion SE notebook in September, and now it will add the embedded gesture control to 11 new machines including all-in-ones and desktops.The new HP PCs... Read more

HP Chromebook 11 announced, coming to UK care of Currys & PC World
HP Chromebook 11 announced, coming to UK care of Currys & PC World By Rik Henderson

Google has announced another collaboration with HP for its Chromebook series of cloud computers. The HP Chromebook 11 is smaller than the previous Pavilion Chromebook 14 - the clue is in the title - and comes in a variety of fun colour schemes.Although... Read more

HP announces world first Leap Motion laptop and the first fanless ultrabook cum tablet with Haswell innards
HP announces world first Leap Motion laptop and the first fanless ultrabook cum tablet with Haswell innards By Luke Edwards

HP has just unveiled two very interesting new laptops, the HP Envy17 Leap Motion Special Edition with Leap Motion gesture controls built-in and the other, HP Spectre13 x2 with fanless Haswell processors and a detachable ultrabook design.The HP Envy17... Read more

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

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... Read more

HP reports weak Q2 earnings as PC market dwindles
HP reports weak Q2 earnings as PC market dwindles By Elyse Betters

Everyone knows by now that tablets are killing the PC market, but nothing illustrates the situation better than a company like HP reporting a drop in second-quarter fiscal revenue and earnings. HP published its financial results on Wednesday and said... Read more

HP caters for Windows and Android fans with Split x2 and SlateBook x2 hybrids
HP caters for Windows and Android fans with Split x2 and SlateBook x2 hybrids By Rik Henderson

HP has followed up its Envy x2 hybrid laptop/tablet with not one but two new devices.The HP Split x2 is effectively a Windows 8 touchscreen PC with a detachable keyboard because it runs on laptop processing. It is available with either an Intel Core i3... Read more

HP Connected Music's UK live debut: Ellie Goulding gig for selected service users
HP Connected Music's UK live debut: Ellie Goulding gig for selected service users By Mike Lowe

HP Connected Music is one of those crossover tech products-meets-promotion-meets-service concepts that we've already been introduced to in November 2012. But that was in Paris to mark the beginning of HP's opening of the Universal Music catalogue and... Read more

HP Pavilion Chromebook now official and available today
HP Pavilion Chromebook now official and available today By Rik Henderson

HP has officially launched the Chromebook device that was leaked at the end of last month. Having accidentally put it up on the company's own website, HP really let the cat out of the bag. But it still had one surprise up its sleeve - rather than the... Read more

HP Pavilion Chromebook slated for 17 February release
HP Pavilion Chromebook slated for 17 February release By Jake Smith

Looking to take on Acer and Samsung, HP is set to introduce a Pavilion-branded Chromebook in the near future. First spotted by Slashgear, a leak from HP's website (now pulled) detailed everything we need to know about the Series 3 and C7 competitor. HP's... Read more

HP U160 portable external monitor will extend your laptop display
HP U160 portable external monitor will extend your laptop display By Chris Hall

HP has announced the HP U160, a portable external monitor for your laptop.The concept sounds appealing - an external display that you can hook up to your compact laptop to give you a little more viewing space - but HP emphasises that this is designed... Read more

HP Pocket Playlist is a portable media server, with Netflix and Hulu PlayLater
HP Pocket Playlist is a portable media server, with Netflix and Hulu PlayLater By Chris Hall

HP has previewed the Pocket Playlist, an external hard drive with a twist, offering streaming media over Wi-Fi.The 32GB external hard drive is compact, but will let you connect up to five external devices to the Pocket Playlist's Wi-Fi hotspot - so several... Read more

Testing the HP Total Care Center (or how we broke HP's laptop)
Testing the HP Total Care Center (or how we broke HP's laptop) By Dan Sung

HP has opened its own service, support and product store in London. It’s called the HP Total Care Center (sic) and that’s something you should know before we begin this tale. HP will not be pleased to read this but, put simply, the TCC is the company’s... Read more

HP: Microsoft Surface is 'slow and kludgey'
HP: Microsoft Surface is 'slow and kludgey' By Rik Henderson

HP's head of PC Todd Bradley has slammed the Microsoft Surface tablet, claiming that it represents no threat to the PC manufacturer.In an interview with IDG Enterprise, Bradley said consumers hadn't taken to the new Windows RT tablet device. "Holistically,... Read more