HP has revealed a business-centric tablet, the ElitePad 900. This tablet runs Windows 8 Metro and desktop version. It features 1280×800 display, weight 1.5 pounds, Intel Clover Trail chip, machined-aluminum back, Gorilla Glass 2 front, 1080P front camera, 8MP rear camera, expansion jack with USB, HDMI and other connectivity ports.
This tablet is aimed at business users and it might be priced in the $700 range. The ElitePad 900 will be out by January 2013.
HP has embraced Apple by creating the TouchPad which is almost identical to iPad. The HP TouchPad will retail this Friday for $499 for the 10-inch tablet with a 4:3 aspect ratio. It will feature a single hardware button on the front, a front-facing camera, and a sleep/wake button at the top. The TouchPad is much thicker, and heavier than the iPad.
HP’s new HP TouchSmart610 and TouchSmart 9300 can recline the touchscreen 60 degrees up or down and swivel it 180 degrees.
The 610 will be available on February 9th for $899 and up, while the 9300 price is not available yet.
Will the new HP Topaz tablet be the iPad killer? If Apple’s iPad is a PC, it is now the third largest seller in the world. Engadget previewed it last week but now we have more info on the specs.
The HP Topaz tablet will be sold as TouchPad. This tablet will feature WebOS, a 9.7-inch 1024×768 multitouch display protected by oleophobic Gorilla Glass, a 1.2GHz processor and it is powered by Qualcomm’s dual-core MSM8660.
The device measures 190 x 240 x 13.7mm, weighs around 1.5lbs, eight hours of battery life, options of 16GB, 32GB or 64GB of built-in flash, 512MB RAM, has a front-facing 1.3-megapixel camera, two Beats Audio speakers, as well as 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR connectivity. Optional WWAN for HSPA and LTE are expected with CDMA possible later. Sensors include an accelerometer, eCompass, a 3-axis Gyro for gaming, a light sensor, and a microphone.
HP Slate 500 tablet is now official and running Windows 7. The tablet will feature an 8.9-inch (1024×600) display, a 1.86GHz Atom Z540 CPU, 2GB of RAM, a 64 GB SSD, a Broadcom Crystal HD chip for playing 1080p video, a front-facing camera for video conferencing, a rear-facing camera (3-megapixels), and one USB port. The external dock that comes bundled with the tablet packs two more USB ports and HDMI out $800 by the end of this year.
Hewlett-Packard has finally announced webOS 2.0 and the Palm Pre 2 and it will begin shipping this Friday in France.
HP’s webOS 2.0 will run Adobe Flash 10.1 beta, multitasking and ‘Just Type’ will allow you. to start a message or note without opening an application. Other features are Skype mobile, a new Favorites application, Facebook, integrated support for accessing documents from Microsoft Office, Google Docs, and Dropbox.
The new PalmPre 2 will feature a 3.1-inch 480×320 pixel glass multitouch display, a 1 GHz processor, a slide-out physical QWERTY keypad, a 5 megapixel video-capable camera, integrated GPS, 802.11b/g/ Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR wireless networking, 16 GB of integrated storage, and create a Wi-Fi hotspot for up to five other devices.
Check out this student contest video for HP Printer called HP: Hit Print
Recently Hewlett-Packard (HP), one of the world’s biggest personal computer maker bought out Palm for about $1.2 billion. Now what would HP do with their Slate tablet?
HP is expected to release previously Palm webOS tablet called the Hurricane in the third quarter of this year. This will be a direct challenge to the iPad, but the device would be a threat to Microsoft since HP has canceled Slate running on Windows 7.
Hewlett-Packard (HP), one of the world’s biggest personal computer maker will buy out Palm for about $1.2 billion. Palm released the Palm Pre and Pixi smartphone but the company is loosing money and market share to bigger rival companies like Apple and HTC. Is this a good deal for HP? Now what would HP do with their own iPAQ smartphone?
Hewlett-Packard is releasing the “iPad Killer”, a tablet PC running Microsoft Windows 7 that is capable of supporting Adobe Flash.
HP claims that their tablet will offer a more complete computing experience than Apple’s iPad. The tablet will have: a camera, USB ports, SD memory extension, Flash and running on Windows 7. Check out the new video.