Best Buy offering $150 32GB TouchPad with HP notebook purchase

By on October 31, 2011 at 9:25 PM.

Best Buy offering $150 32GB TouchPad with HP notebook purchase

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try again. Best Buy announced on Monday that customers who purchase an HP or Compaq laptop, desktop or all-in-one computer can opt to purchase an HP TouchPad tablet for an additional $149. The deal, which gives a small breath of life to a tablet that has already been killed-off by HP, kicks off on November 1st. Interested buyers can also purchase the TouchPad for $599.99, the tablet’s initial launch price, without buying an HP computer. As a quick refresher, the TouchPad offers a 9.7-inch XGA display, 32GB of storage, a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and support for 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi and NFC. Read on for the full press release from Best Buy. More →

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HP to announce spin-out of PC business during tonight's earnings call, report claims

By on August 18, 2011 at 12:30 PM.

HP to announce spin-out of PC business during tonight's earnings call, report claims

Hewlett-Packard will announce on Thursday evening that it is separating its PC division into a new, separate company, Bloomberg reported on Thursday. HP, the world’s No. 1 PC vendor, will announce that it has acquired software giant Autonomy Corp. and its PC hardware business will be spun out into its own business. According to Bloomberg, HP may have spent approximately $10 billion on Autonomy. HP is scheduled to report its second-quarter earnings following market close on Thursday. More →

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