Just how big is HP's new Pavilion HDX laptop? If Dan Ackerman's video doesn't give you a sense of scale (who knows, Dan could be 3 feet tall, making the HDX appear much larger than it really is), then perhaps this slide show will help. Let there be no doubt, this is one massive mobile PC. The HDX so big, in fact, we don't know of a laptop bag that could contain it. More details here.
Every major PC manufacturer is announcing a lineup of new laptops this morning. These systems are all part of Intel's new Santa Rosa platform, which to the laptop-buying public means they'll have either a Centrino Pro or Centrino Duo sticker on them somewhere.
Our colleague Michelle Thatcher will go into further detail on the Santa Rosa specs later today, but for the most part, it involves having one of several new mobile Intel CPUs (From the T7000-series), support for Wireless N networking, Intel's new 965 chipset, and some additional onboard memory--Intel calls it Turbo Memory--for faster booting. … Read more
Exactly which new laptops will debut with Intel's Santa Rosa platform may be the worst-kept secret in the tech world. Which is why it brings us some relief to report that at least one of the systems to be built on Santa Rosa has officially been announced.
At a morning event in Shanghai (that's evening here, thanks to the curvature of the Earth), HP revealed the Pavilion dv9500t, a follow-up to the desktop replacement dv9000 series. Aside from the new components, the dv9500t is very similar to its predecessor, with only a few small tweaks to the feature … Read more
Weighing an amazing 15.5 pounds and sporting a desktop-sized 20-inch LCD, the HP Pavilion HDX is truly a laptop in name only. This semi-portable home theater system has a Media Center remote that docks right next to the full-size keyboard, an HDMI output, and an optional HD DVD drive.
We first got a glimpse of the massive HP Pavilion HDX system back at CES 2007 and have been eagerly waiting for a review unit ever since. Some system highlights include:20.1" WSXGA+ Ultra BrightView wide-screen display Four Altec Lansing speakers plus a built-in HP Triple Bass Reflex … Read more
Here's one of the lowest prices we've seen for this HP Photosmart printer, which CNET and others have given high reviews as a speedy and economical choice for family photos. The closeout $49.99 price tag factors in a $30 mail-in rebate and free shipping.
Details on pretty much every high-profile laptop featuring Intel's equally high-profile new Santa Rosa platform (otherwise known as Centrino Pro or Centrino Duo) are now freely available somewhere or other on this virtual playground we call the Internet.
Originally, dozens of new systems were going to be announced the morning of May 9. While those announcements, and their requisite press releases, will still happen, just about every last cat is already out of the bag.
Hewlett-Packard has named Prith Banerjee, dean of the college of engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago and a founder of two start-ups, as the new director of HP Labs, the computer and printer company said Wednesday.
Banerjee, 46, will take over August 1, the Palo Alto, Calif.-based company said. Dick Lampman, the earlier director, announced in 2006 that he'd retire this year.
Banerjee has spent 23 years as a research scientist, professor and administrator in the domain of electrical engineering and computer science. His interest has been in running computing tasks in parallel on groups of … Read more