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HP Pavilion dm1-3010nr, Verizon’s first 4G LTE-powered notebook

Posted in HP by Conner Flynn on July 26th, 2011

Verizon has at last unveiled its first 4G LTE notebook, after churning out many other 4G devices. The HP Pavilion dm 1-3010nr Entertainment PC is designed for media lovers. You can stream HD content, play games, video chat, download music, photos, and videos at lightning speed thanks to Verizon’s 4G network. You won’t know how you got along being so slow for so long.

The notebook measures less than 1.2″ thick, sports a 1.60GHz AMD Dual-Core Processor E-350, 2GB DDR3 RAM, 11.6″ HD HP BrightView LED Display (1366 x 768), 320 GB HDD with HP ProtectSmart hard drive protection, VGA webcam with integrated microphone, multi-format card reader, WiFi, and 4G LTE connectivity. Windows 7 Home Premium operating system runs things.

HP TouchPad 4G arrives Stateside via AT&T

Posted in HP by Conner Flynn on July 12th, 2011

We know that you are looking forward to the HP TouchPad 4G, so we have some news, It will be available only via AT&T. You can expect the TouchPad 4G to pack in a 1.5GHz processor 32GB of internal memory, built-in GPS and AT&T wireless mobile broadband connectivity.

AT&T has their DataConnect Plans for Tablets, so you can get either prepaid or postpaid mobile broadband data service and as an added bonus HP TouchPad 4G owners also have unlimited access to AT&T Wi-Fi Hot Spots around the country. Nothing on pricing yet, but we will know soon.

HP Touchpad costs $328 to make

Posted in HP by Conner Flynn on July 7th, 2011

Isuppli tore down a Touchpad and in doing so they found that the cost is $318, with another $10 for manufacturing costs. $132.50 for the display and touchscreen parts make up the most expensive assembly, which is 41.7 per cent of the cost.

The next most expensive part is the NAND flash memory, costing $45. The mechanical/electromechanical system is next at $30. The HP 32GB Touchpad sells for $599, so the markup is $271. It’s always fun to know what it costs compared to what it costs us.

HP TouchPad gets torn apart

Posted in HP by Conner Flynn on June 30th, 2011

Fans of the HP TouchPad now have a chance to see what makes it tick. Assuming you haven’t torn it apart yourself anyway.

The HP Touchpad is easier to take apart than most gadgets. You just need a Phillips screwdriver and a little prying. But it’s always nice when others do it for you. That way yours remains intact and functional. Check it all out at the link below.

HP announces Pivot for TouchPad

Posted in HP by Reuben Drake on June 23rd, 2011

It’s not always easy to find apps, but HP doesn’t have that problem. Their App Catalog for the webOS 3.0 TouchPad launches on July 1st. At first it might seem a bit bare, but HP plans to load it up with apps in the near future.

Think of Pivot as a curated digital magazine that shows you a selection of apps someone at HP wants you to see. Find things easier. That’s what we like. It’s great for users to discover new downloads and for developers to not get lost in the crowd. This should be interesting.

HP TouchPad pre-order starting at $500, available July 1

Posted in HP by Reuben Drake on June 20th, 2011

The TouchPad won’t go on sale in the states until July 1, but you can get a pre-order in now from places like Amazon, NewEgg, Best Buy, Walmart, Staples, Radio Shack, and more. The tab comes in two versions: a 16GB version for $499.99 and a 32GB model that will cost you $599.99.

Both feature a dual-core 1.2GHz Snapdragon processor, accelerometer, gyroscope, compass, stereo speakers, Touch-to-Share, a 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera, and a 9.7-inch display. Get your order in now.

HP Pre 3 Now Available To Pre-Order In The UK For £360

Posted in HP by Reuben Drake on June 16th, 2011

Folks in the Uk waiting on HP’s latest webOS smartphone the HP Pre 3, can now get the device. It is now available to pre-orderin the UK, and it will go on sale at the beginning of July for £360 SIM free including taxes.

The HP Pre 3 has a 3.58 inch touchscreen display and a slide out QWERTY keyboard, as well as a 1.4GHz Qualcomm processor. There will be two models available, one with 16GB of built in storage and one with 32GB of built in storage. It also packs in 801.11 b/g/n WiFi and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR.

HP TouchPad ships July 1st in US, 3G model coming to AT&T ‘this summer’

Posted in HP by Conner Flynn on June 9th, 2011

Amazon is shipping HP’s first webOS tablet on July 17th, but the TouchPad will go on sale to Americans on July 1st, with the UK, Ireland, France and Germany a few days later and Canada in mid-July. After that, there will be a phased rollout for Australia, Hong Kong, Italy, New Zealand, Singapore and Spain later in the year.

It will cost $499.99 (16GB) / $599.99 (32GB) with pre-orders starting ten days from today. HP will be partnering with AT&T for a 3G edition later in the summer.

HP TouchPad to be available June 22nd, $500 for 16GB?

Posted in HP by Conner Flynn on June 8th, 2011

This isn’t official, but Synnex has possibly leaked some info on the HP Touchpad. According to some listings on its website, the HP TouchPad is estimated to be available on June 22nd in both 16GB and 32GB capacities for $499.99 and $599.99.

If you are looking for accessories, an HP-branded TouchPad case is also listed. Of course, that date is an ETA not an actual release date, but it’s pretty close to the last official word out of HP. Shouldn’t be long now anyway.

HP TouchPad at OfficeMax on July 17th?

Posted in HP by Conner Flynn on May 30th, 2011

It looks like OfficeMax may be getting the HP TouchPad in July. If the document above is the real thing, HP’s new 9.7-inch tablet will be available at the retailer on July 17th in 3G and 4G versions.

That’s a bit strange because the company hasn’t made any mention of WiMAX or LTE compatibility. Rumor is that it might have a $600 price tag for the 32GB model. None of this is confirmed so we will just have to wait and see.

HP TouchPad 32GB WiFi Now Available At Walmart

Posted in HP by Conner Flynn on May 22nd, 2011

That’s right. Now when you are stocking up on all of your other supplies at Walmart, you can also pick up the HP TouchPad 32GB WiFi for $599. To refresh your memory, the HP TouchPad features a 9.7-inch (1024x 768) touchscreen display, a fast 1.2GHz Snapdragon processor and a front-facing 1.3-megapixel camera.

Other features include an accelerometer, a light sensor, Bluetooth, a micro-USB port, a 3.5mm headset jack and a 6300mAh battery. At least you can get it all at one place.

HP Pavilion g6s laptop with Sandy Bridge

Posted in HP by Conner Flynn on May 22nd, 2011

HP has already announced several new Sandy Bridge laptops this month and here is another. The Pavilion g6s features a 15.6-inch display with 1,366 x 768 resolution and your choice of Core i3, i5 or i7 Sandy Bridge processors.

Some other specs include up 6GB of RAM, up to a 750GB hard drive, optional Radeon HD 6470M graphics, even your choice of four different color options. It will also have a starting price of just $550.

HP x2301 Ultra-thin LCD Monitor

Posted in HP by Conner Flynn on May 16th, 2011

We are used to our monitors being pretty thin these days, but not this thin. HP has introduced an ultra-thin LCD monitor that measures just 9.8mm thick. It weighs 7.7Lbs and the HP x2301 features a 1980×1080 (1080p) resolution with a 8,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, a 3ms GtG response time, and BrightView technology.

The x2301 is also mercury- and arsenic-free with Energy Star 5.0 and EPEAT Silver certifications. That means it is also great for the environment. This LCD display can also display 72% of the color gamut. Other features include DVI, HDMI and VGA ports. The HP x2301 is available on June 10, 2011 for $279.99.

HP outs Elite L2201x super slim 22-inch monitor

Posted in HP by Reuben Drake on May 10th, 2011

Are you looking for a slim monitor? How does a 22-incher sound? That’s the screen size, not the slimness. The Elite L2201x LED-backlit display measures just 0.4-inches thick. It features a 1920 x 1080 display, 5000:1 contrast ratio, and a DisplayPort.

It may not be the slimmest screen ever offered, but it looks pretty sexy and it’s just $250, which isn’t bad at all. The Elite L2201x arrives in the US on June 1st.

HP Veer 4G shown in white

Posted in HP by Conner Flynn on May 1st, 2011

The HP Veer 4G, a.k.a. the Palm Veer, will be coming to AT&T in white. White is in right now for phones thanks to the trendsetting white iPhone. Until now, we’ve only seen the Veer in all black and this would be the first white webOS device ever.

The Veer features an 800MHz processor and a 2.6-inch, 400 x 320 resolution screen. It will officially launch early next week. We aren’t sure which version of webOS Veer will be running. Some say 2.2, others 2.1, maybe it will have webOS 2.3.