HP announces its own detachable Chrome OS tablet
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The Chromebook x2 with 12.3-inch screen and US $599.99 price tag

HP has decided there is a market for a Chrome OS-based tablet and has announced its own US $599.99-priced "detachable" tablet running on Intel's 7th generation m3-series CPU and powering that Google OS on a 12.3-inch QHD resolution IPS screen, the Chromebook X2.

HP's Snapdragon-powered Envy X2 now available again
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Demand could be high as HP is selling all it makes

It appears that people like the idea behind HP's Envy X2 "detachable PC" with Snapdragon 835 SoC as although it is now once again available, HP seems to be selling out as soon as it puts some online.

HP Snapdragon-powered Envy X2 sold out in a matter of hours
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Demand for Windows 10 always-connected PC might be real

Although many had their doubts regarding Snapdragon powered always connected notebooks/tablets, it appears that there is quite a demand as it appears that HP's Envy X2 has sold out in a matter of hours.

Qualcomm signs up Amazon and JD.com to Windows 10 on Snapdragon
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Ten new carriers signed too

Qualcomm has managed to get industry heavyweights Amazon and JD.com to start selling its Windows 10 on Snapdragon 835 devices. Microsoft will carry the devices in its retail stores too. At the same time, it locked down 10 world carriers to announce the data plans for such devices.

HP back in black
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Friday, 23 February 2018 12:24

HP back in black

Figures all up

The maker of expensive printer ink which is more costly than gold reported first-quarter revenue and profit on Thursday above Wall Street estimates as it sold more personal computers and printers, helping the company raise its full-year profit forecast.

Intel 5G PCs ready in 2019
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Friday, 23 February 2018 11:23

Intel 5G PCs ready in 2019


Intel, Dell, HP, Lenovo, and Microsoft have plans

Intel and its PC sums are already thinking about rolling out 5G-equipped PCs late in 2019.

HP shoves 4K/UHD IPS monitors into its equation
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Thursday, 08 February 2018 17:53

HP shoves 4K/UHD IPS monitors into its equation


Including the first 4K/UHD EliteDisplay

In addition to new EliteBook 800 G5 series notebooks and ZBook 14u/15u G5 mobile workstations, HP has also unveiled a couple of 4K/UHD monitors, including both the first 4K/UHD EliteDisplay series monitor and a Z-series 4K/UHD 43-inch monitor.

HP unveils ZBook 14u/15u G5 mobile workstations
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Thursday, 08 February 2018 01:51

HP unveils ZBook 14u/15u G5 mobile workstations


With 1.07TFLOPs AMD Radeon Pro WX 3100 

In addition to its new Elitebook 800 G5 series, HP has also announced the new ZBook 14u/15u G5 mobile workstation series which has had quite a few updates, including AMD's discrete Radeon Pro WX 3100 GPU.

HP refreshes EliteBook 800
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Wednesday, 07 February 2018 11:05

HP refreshes EliteBook 800


Fifth generation

HP today made a range of announcements regarding its business PC lineup and announced new mobile workstations and a refreshed EliteBook 800 series – making it 5th generation.

PC sales continue to decline
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Friday, 12 January 2018 16:19

PC sales continue to decline


Particularly in the USA

Analysts at Gartner released data that showed PC sales continue to fall, although the outfit said there are some “causes for optimism”.