Hey, it’s an HP, what did you expect? Everyone knows HP products are not well made.Read More »
Healthcare.gov website is practically a huge disaster for the Obama administration, and with only three days left to fix all the kinks, it appears things might not turn out well before the final day. Apparently, the website is moving to a new hosting partner, something that could take hours or even days to accomplish, depending on the overall complexity.…Read More »
The Chinese suppliers for Dell and several other large computer companies have been accused of violating labor rights in four factories that are located in both the Jiangsu and Guangdong parts of China.
The Danish group DanWatch, paid particularly close attention to Dell in their report, because the company is a major supplier of computers to the Denmark government.…Read More »
The ultimate guide to rooting, jailbreaking, and homebrewing your devices: Android, iOS, Windows RT, and WebOS [Updated 10/14/2013]
Is your phone feeling a bit boring? Does your tablet need more customization? Sometimes, your devices don’t feel personal enough. Other times, it can be bogged down by needless bloatware and other cruft. Free it with one of several free tools for iOS, Android, Windows RT, and webOS!…Read More »
For the tenth year in a row, the number one spot in the American Customer Satisfaction for Personal Computers belongs to Apple. According to iDB, Apple scored the highest in pre-sale expectations, perceived quality and value, number of complaints and customer loyalty.…Read More »
Remember that thing called Leap Motion? If not, it’s a motion detector controller that does not require a camera. It’s pretty neat, though not Kinect neat, so you might want to keep your expectations on the lowdown fella’. OK, so on a serious note, HP is the first PC manufacturer to incorporate Leap Motion in ones of its laptops, and it doesn’t look half bad.…Read More »
A browser addon from HP has the following description: “TODO: <File Description>”.Read More »
The end of BlackBerry is drawing ever closer as the board of directors is in planning mode to see which road to take the company. The options available right now includes making BlackBerry more valuable, joint ventures with other companies, and selling the whole company or part of it to the highest bidder.…Read More »
Yam Su Yin, HP’s senior director for consumer PCs and Media tablet in Asia seems to believe that not being a part of the current mobile industry would be ridiculous. When asked if a smartphone was currently in the works from the company she replied with the following statement:
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“The answer is yes but I cannot give a timetable.
HP just announced the Slate 21, which is a 21.5-inch freestanding Android powered PC that happens to be integrated into a display. It’s essentially an all-in-one PC backed by an Nvidia Tegra 4 processor and Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean.
HP didn’t clarify too much information about the new Slate 21, when they unveiled it during a press event in Beijing on Monday morning.…Read More »
Do you know why Apple is ‘Apple’, Google is ‘Google’, Microsoft is ‘Microsoft’, etc.?Read More »
If you thought you have a lot of typos now, try using this keyboard.Read More »
I was wondering why that affordable new HP Slate7 tablet was running stock Android. It seemed too good to be true that another manufacturer was embracing a pure Google experience. But it turns out that HP didn’t really have much choice.…Read More »
Need a cheap tablet? HP’s $169 Slate7 tablet is coming in April — runs stock Android and has microSD expansion slot
In 2010 HP bought Palm to try to make a push into the mobile market with Palm OS. That all came to an abrupt stop when HP decided to discontinue Palm OS devices. (Why they decided that, I will never know.) Now, however, HP is looking to get back in the fray with its Android-based Slate7 tablet.…Read More »
Well, that didn’t take very long. Initial reports pegged a reveal around Feb. 17, but I guess HP decided to unveil its latest laptop earlier. The HP Pavilion 14 Chromebook is the first ever HP laptop dedicated to running Google’s Chrome OS, and it is officially here.…Read More »
Acer says that their Chromebook sales are doing well and HP is about to launch their first ever Chromebook this month. The relation of these two stories? Disappointing and dropping Windows 8 sales.
Acer President Jim Wong tells Bloomberg, ”Windows 8 itself is still not successful, the whole market didn’t come back to growth after the Windows 8 launch; that’s a simple way to judge if it is successful or not.” Since being released in November of 2012, Chromebooks have accounted for 5 to 10 percent of Acer’s US shipments.…Read More »
Manu Cornet is an artist that likes to criticize. As we have seen in his previous comics, Cornet loves making fun of tech companies… especially Apple and Microsoft (which is not surprising because Cornet works for Google, a rival to Apple and Microsoft).…Read More »
Recall the comic I posted a couple days back that poked fun at Apple for dodging taxes, among other things? Yeah, well, some comics are actually based on the truth. The Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations in the United States Senate just released the results of an in-depth study that looked at how corporations are dodging taxes by using overseas tax shelters.…Read More »
Microsoft is limiting Windows RT tablets to a few, hand-picked manufacturers for quality control purposes
Looking for a Windows RT tablet? First batch of Windows 8 (Windows RT and Windows 8 Pro) tablets should be hitting stores in October. However, you will find Windows RT tablets from only a select number of manufacturers until January. The reason being is Microsoft is limiting Windows RT licenses to a few manufacturers for quality control purposes.…Read More »