Latest HP tablet news

HP's Chromebook x2 is a detachable iPad Pro rival that's way cheaper

HP's Chromebook x2 is a detachable iPad Pro rival that's way cheaper

By Elyse Betters

There's a new Chromebook available - and it isn't a device to ignore. HP has announced a new device to compete with Apple's iPad Pro range: the Chromebook x2. It has a 12.3-inch screen (the iPad Pro has a 12.9-inch screen), and it comes with a keyboard... Read more

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

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

By Elyse Betters

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... Read more

HP debuts 11.6-inch Pavilion x360 that acts like tablet and laptop

HP debuts 11.6-inch Pavilion x360 that acts like tablet and laptop

By Jake Smith

Hewlett Packard has announced the HP Pavilion x360, an 11.6-inch touch convertible PC that transforms thanks to a 360-degree hinge, similar to Lenovo's Yoga line.HP is going for affordable with its Pavilion x360, pricing it at $399. It wants to act as... Read more

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

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

By Luke Edwards

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... Read more

HP Slate21 all-in-one tablet launched, desktop PC-sized Android device... and less than $400

HP Slate21 all-in-one tablet launched, desktop PC-sized Android device... and less than $400

By Hunter Skipworth

HP has announced the Slate21, a bumper-sized Android tablet that can fold to stand like a desktop PC. Running on Android 4.2.2, it's one of the first significant forays by HP into the world of Android.The device uses Nvidia's ultra powerful Tegra 4 processor... Read more

Fanless Haswell tablet coming later this year, says HP

Fanless Haswell tablet coming later this year, says HP

By Rik Henderson

HP is planning to launch a tablet or hybrid device with a fourth-generation Intel Core processor inside, rather than the chip manufacturer's Bay Trail chipset designed for such a thing. And what's more, to distinguish it from an iPad-style tablet and... Read more

HP SlateBook x2 Android hybrid set for UK, Split x2 unlikely

HP SlateBook x2 Android hybrid set for UK, Split x2 unlikely

By Rik Henderson

When HP announced two new hybrid tablet/notebook devices last week, it focused on US prices and release details. Normally the company also gives information for European release of its products, at the same time or shortly after. It didn't in this case,... Read more

HP's Slate 7 Android tablet release date: 1 May for £129

HP's Slate 7 Android tablet release date: 1 May for £129

By Jake Smith

As April passes quickly for the planned launch of the Slate 7 tablet, the folks at HP are now saying it will go on-sale 1 May for £129. Prospective UK owners can now navigate to HP’s website to pre-order. The Slate 7 is HP’s first shot at an Android... Read more

HP Slate 7 pictures and hands-on

HP Slate 7 pictures and hands-on

By Stuart Miles

Have you got 145 euros and are in need of a new Android tablet? Well the HP Slate 7 might be the tablet for you, according to HP.Looking to take on Asus and its Nexus 7 device, the bright-red HP Slate 7 comes with a 7-inch display (1024 x 600), 1.6GHz... Read more

HP releasing tablet and smartphone based on Android, ditching its own WebOS?

HP releasing tablet and smartphone based on Android, ditching its own WebOS?

By Jake Smith

The long-time successful PC manufacturer Hewlett-Packard is said to be giving the post-PC era a second shot with a new handset and tablet that will run Google's Android OS.According to a report from ReadWrite, HP will release a high-end Android tablet... Read more

Mystery HP Windows 8 tablet revealed as the HP ElitePad 900

Mystery HP Windows 8 tablet revealed as the HP ElitePad 900

By Danny Brogan

HP has finally unveiled its Windows 8 tablet that kept popping up over the summer. The now revealed HP ElitePad 900 first made an appearance in an HP advert in July, before being glimpsed again on HP’s official blog.Yet now not only we do have the name... Read more

HP Envy x2 is latest entry to the Windows 8 hybrid PC world

HP Envy x2 is latest entry to the Windows 8 hybrid PC world

By Rik Henderson

It seems that one of the biggest trends at IFA this year is that of the Windows 8 "hybrid PC", a combination of tablet and keyboard, that can turn a touch device into a laptop and back.Not wishing to be left behind by equivalents from Samsung, Sony, et... Read more

HP's Windows 8 tablet spotted on manufacturer's own blog for a second time

HP's Windows 8 tablet spotted on manufacturer's own blog for a second time

By Danny Brogan

We know one’s coming and now HP might have inadvertently given us a second glance of its Windows 8 HP tablet, dubbed the Slate 8.Seen on HP’s Make it Matter site, a picture has emerged of woman in a white coat (we presume of the medical profession)... Read more

HP tablet leaked in official advert, is a new Windows 8 model coming? (Video)

HP tablet leaked in official advert, is a new Windows 8 model coming? (Video)

By Stuart Miles

HP has appears to have leaked an unannounced tablet in a new advert entitled "Make it matter".The advert - released on YouTube - calls its customers to use the power of the company's technology to make it matter, whatever "it" might be."We don't just... Read more

HP Slate 2 Tablet PC is no TouchPad

HP Slate 2 Tablet PC is no TouchPad

By Paul Lamkin

HP has announced a brand spanking new tablet. But don't get all excited thinking it's a follow up to the much derided, but evidently much loved, TouchPad. Nope, it's back to business with the Windows 7 running HP Slate 2.Back in 2010, long before Samsung... Read more

7-inch HP TouchPad Go appears, hints at what could have been

7-inch HP TouchPad Go appears, hints at what could have been

By Hunter Skipworth

The HP TouchPad had a little brother that could have been the TouchPad Go, although it never quite found its way to market. The 7-inch screen of the tablet remained hidden from view for months, occasionally exciting us with a rumour and then returning... Read more

HP TouchPad fire-sale set to continue with one more batch coming

HP TouchPad fire-sale set to continue with one more batch coming

By Paul Lamkin

If you thought that the HP TouchPad fire-sale was over, then think again as the company has confirmed that one more batch of the webOS-powered tablet will go into production.And, although HP's Mark Budgell doesn't state how many units will be made in... Read more

OTA update en route for HP TouchPad

OTA update en route for HP TouchPad

By Hunter Skipworth

The TouchPad story bonanza continues, this time with the news that the tablet will benefit from an over the air update that brings with it new functionality. Following the recent £89 TouchPad fire sale, HP is reporting huge activation spikes and up... Read more

10 alternative uses for an £89 HP TouchPad

10 alternative uses for an £89 HP TouchPad

By Rik Henderson

When HP announced it was abandoning webOS and the price of the HP TouchPad plummeted in some stores to the ridiculously generous £89, it caused such a frenzied rush to nab one that few stopped to think about what they'd do with it when it arrived.After... Read more

HP Boss: We're not quitting PC business

HP Boss: We're not quitting PC business

By Paul Lamkin

Remember when HP said that it was quitting the PC business? Well, it didn't - erase those thoughts from your memory.That's the message from Paul Hunter, head of HP PSG UK and Ireland, in an open letter that was sent to the Pocket-lint inbox."I’d like... Read more

10 essential HP TouchPad apps

10 essential HP TouchPad apps

By Dan Sung

“£89,” was all that flashed before your eyes and, like rising from some murky hangover, you’ve woken up this morning lying next to an HP TouchPad tablet PC. It’s ok. This is a good thing. And don’t let the relatively small HP App Catalogue... Read more

HP TouchPad UK price drops to £89

HP TouchPad UK price drops to £89

By Stuart Miles

HP has dropped the price of its HP TouchPad in the UK, following a $99 fire sale in the US that saw stock instantly fly of the shelves. HP has yet to confirm the price drop themselves, however that hasn't stopped Dixons Store Group, that operates Currys... Read more

HP webOS ran twice as fast on iPad 2

HP webOS ran twice as fast on iPad 2

By Paul Lamkin

The HP TouchPad never really stood a chance if murmurs emerging from the webOS locker rooms prove to be true.TheNextWeb is reporting that HP's own web engineers were using an iPad 2 (using web based apps) to test the functions of webOS, as the TouchPad... Read more

Nippier white 64GB HP TouchPad makes an appearance

Nippier white 64GB HP TouchPad makes an appearance

By Hunter Skipworth

Only the most uber of gadgetry deserves to be allowed the chance to make an appearance in white form and this new TouchPad is no exception, boasting no less than 64GB of internal memory and a snappy 1.5GHz dual-core processor.HP revealed the new incarnation... Read more

HP TouchPad Go 7-inch version touted

HP TouchPad Go 7-inch version touted

By Paul Lamkin

In need of a barrage of HP TouchPad news? Well, come on in, you've come to the right place as we've a trio of webOS-based newsage to share.First up, most excitingly, is the news that a 7-inch version of the Palm-powered tab could be coming our way.It... Read more

1.5GHz HP TouchPad 4G unleashed

1.5GHz HP TouchPad 4G unleashed

By Paul Lamkin

HP has announced the arrival of the HP TouchPad 4G, a suped-up version of the original packing a punchier processor and 4G connectivity via AT&T.The HP TouchPad was released earlier this month in the US (it hits UK shops on 15 July) to much fanfare and... Read more

HP TouchPad: Available in UK 15 July

HP TouchPad: Available in UK 15 July

By Paul Lamkin

The HP TouchPad is set to hit UK shops on 15 July.The launch date comes as HP also announced that the webOS tab is launching in the UK with "some exciting, exclusive content from partners". These include The Guardian, LastFM, Warner Bros and Sky News... Read more

HP TouchPad gets UK price and release date

HP TouchPad gets UK price and release date

By Hunter Skipworth

HP's 9.7 inch screen touting TouchPad is set to hit UK shelves in mid-July, the company has announced. Packing what looks to be an almost entirely new version of WebOS, HP has a lot set on the TouchPad, which they are hoping will bring the ex-Palm technology... Read more

HP and Dell struggling in Post-PC era

HP and Dell struggling in Post-PC era

By Stuart Miles

HP and Dell are starting to feel the heat after both companies posted results that showed the desktop PC is slowly dying, as people continue to move away from traditional computing options to more mobile-centric devices like smartphones and tablets.While... Read more

HP adds Google Cloud Printing to ePrint range in time for Chrome OS

HP adds Google Cloud Printing to ePrint range in time for Chrome OS

By Stuart Miles

Google has just signed up HP to it’s Google Cloud Printing service meaning that when Chrome OS launches in the Summer it’s users will be able to print from the start, as long as they’ve got a HP ePrint printer.HP, no stranger to letting it’s... Read more

HP TouchPad: The accessories

HP TouchPad: The accessories

By Stuart Miles

So you’re excited about the new HP TouchPad, enough that you’ve already put it on your shopping list for when it comes later in the year and now you want to accessorise. Don’t panic, HP has heard your cries for extras already and is currently stocking... Read more

TouchPad, Pre 3 and HP Veer leak out

TouchPad, Pre 3 and HP Veer leak out

By Paul Lamkin

The big HP webOS event kicks off at 6pm UK time, but already little details are beginning to emerge - such as the official name of the devices.The codenamed HP Topaz is to be called the TouchPad (HP TouchPad or Palm TouchPad - not yet clear) and kudos... Read more

HP Slate 500: Suited, booted and very official

HP Slate 500: Suited, booted and very official

By Paul Lamkin

It's been a long time coming - but the HP Slate 500 is finally here. But, in a bit of a shock move, the Palo Alto based company has marketed the Windows 7 tablet towards professionals.Whilst you're free to go and buy one yourself, even if you're not a... Read more

HP Photosmart eStation All-in-One printer hands on

HP Photosmart eStation All-in-One printer hands on

By Libby Plummer

Here at Pocket-lint, we told you about the incoming HP Photosmart eStation last month, and today we finally got a chance to see it in action. Forming part of the brand's very first UK line-up of web-connected printers, the eStation enables you to print... Read more

HP Slate turns up for 4 minutes of unofficial fame

HP Slate turns up for 4 minutes of unofficial fame

By Stuart Miles

It was teased, then it was canned, then it was back on again, and now it's leaked. That's a quick potted history of the HP Slate, a web tablet from Hewlett Packard which is yet to get an official release. In the video you'll see a rubberised back in... Read more

HP TouchSmart310 PC even more touchy feely

HP TouchSmart310 PC even more touchy feely

By Stuart Miles

HP has announced the HP TouchSmart310 PC, which, says Hewlett Packard, features the most advanced version of the company’s exclusive TouchSmart software to date.“Each generation of TouchSmart is a reflection of what HP has learned from its customers,... Read more

HP webOS tablet confirmed

HP webOS tablet confirmed

By Stuart Miles

HP's webOS powered tablet will be launching early 2011, the company has confirmed.Ending months of speculation as to when the rumoured device will be landing, the company made the confirmation in an investor call saying it would release "a webOS-based... Read more

HP Zeen: Android tablet and lean, zeen printing machine?

HP Zeen: Android tablet and lean, zeen printing machine?

By Paul Lamkin

Where did this one come from? Straight out of left-field that's where.We at Pocket-lint thought that the arrival of HP tablets would probably be kicking off with the HP Slate, although it's still not clear if webOS or Windows 7 will be the operating system... Read more

PalmPad: HP files for trademark

PalmPad: HP files for trademark

By Stuart Miles

PalmPad is a name you might have to get used to, following the news that HP has just filed a trademark for the phrase for a mobile computing device.Presumably to be used for an upcoming webOS powered internet tablet from the company that is still mulling... Read more

HP hints at handy Palm tablets

HP hints at handy Palm tablets

By Paul Lamkin

HP has completed its acquisition of Palm and both brands are hinting at an exciting roadmap ahead.Firstly, in its official statement HP stated that it would be able to become a key player in the smartphone market. Its executive VP Todd Bradley said:"With... Read more