HP Nixes the TouchPad and Its webOS-powered Smartphones

HP TouchPad Portrait / Landscape Mode GraphicWow, the just announced news that HP plans on discontinuing its TouchPad and WebOS smartphones products is causing quite a ripple in the technosphere at the moment. People don't know what to make of the announcement. A platform that had so much promise and was intent on competing with the big boys with a truly [...]

HP Shows Why Its TouchPad Tablet is Different (and Better) Than the Competition

HP TouchPad Demo - Better TogetherRight now HP needs all the help it can get in letting the public know it's serious about the tablet space. As such, we're willing to give a helping hand. For the most part it seems many are excited by the possibility of what webOS on the TouchPad can bring. It's an open development platform, it offers [...]

HP Open to Licensing webOS to Third Parties and Rivals

HP TouchPad Portrait / Landscape Mode GraphicHewlett-Packard CEO Léo Apotheker told attendees of the D9 Conference today that HP sees webOS moving outside its hardware borders. In fact, not only are they interested in seeing webOS on home appliances and on partner products in the small business and enterprise space, but possibly running on hardware of rival companies. When asked if [...]

HP Intros the First Wi-Fi Mouse for Your PC

HP Wi-Fi Mobile MouseThis is actually a pretty wild concept. HP has figured out a way to use Wi-Fi for pair and operating a PC mouse wirelessly. What's more, the technology allows the 5-button mouse to work from up to 30 feet away and last for 9 months (twice the life of a similar Bluetooth mouse). Sign me [...]

HP’s New TouchPad Takes Aim at the iPad

HP TouchPad Portrait / Landscape Mode GraphicIf you missed it earlier, HP had a big event and announcement. The company unveiled its new line of webOS devices. Later this year customers will be able to pick up a revamped, HP-branded Pre, called the Pre 3, a new micro sized phone called the Veer, and a new iPad rival dubbed the TouchPad. [...]

AirPrint has 12 Compatible Printers (All from HP)

AirPrint Wireless GraphicInteresting timing. DLNA put out a press release this past Tuesday that customers now have 40 DLNA certified printer models to choose from in 2010. Then, the following day, Business Insider posted that iOS 4.2's new AirPrint function has exactly 12 compatible printers (7 work out of the box) — all from HP. Seems like if [...]

DLNA Certified Printers Jump from 14 to 40 Models in 2010, Expect Even More for 2011

HP Photosmart Premium with TouchSmart WebThe Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) is announcing that the number of DLNA certified printers available to consumers in 2010 jumped nearly 200% since 2009, with the help of market leaders HP, Samsung, and Epson. The vision is to have all DLNA certified devices, either Web or networked connected, be able to print to any [...]

HP Announces Wireless TV Connect Solution for Notebooks

HP Wireless TV Connect SystemWe've seen Intel's Wireless Display technology... now HP is getting into the game with the HP Wireless TV Connect adapter for notebooks (MSRP $199) that can stream 1080p video (most other solutions can only handle 720p video), including copy protected content like Blu-ray movies. The catch for this leap in capability: users have to attach [...]