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HP reportedly plans to ‘aggressively attack’ smartphone and tablet markets

September 28th, 2012

Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) CEO Meg Whitman recently admitted that the company will “ultimately” offer another smartphone. The executive was reluctant to give further details, however recent reports claimed HP was testing a device on the Android operating system. In a research note to investors on Thursday, per ZDNet, Jefferies analyst Peter Misek said that he believes HP will “aggressively attack” …

HP continues Windows 8 barrage with ENVY m4 and Pavilion Sleekbooks

September 20th, 2012

Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) is on a roll. The company unveiled a trio of ultra-portable Windows 8 machines late last month and then followed up with a trio of All-in-One Windows 8 PCs last week. Now, the company has announced a trio of upcoming Windows 8 notebooks alongside a number of business machines and accessories. Starting with the …

HP smartphone with HD display spotted running Ice Cream Sandwich

September 17th, 2012

Hot off news that Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) will take another stab at building a smartphone, SlashGear has learned that the company is already testing a device code-named “Bender” running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Alleged benchmark tests reveal that the Bender has a Qualcomm S4 dual-core processor clocked at 1.5GHz and a display with a 1366 x 720-pixel …

HP CEO admits company’s laptops feel like ‘bricks,’ vows to learn from Apple

September 17th, 2012

Samsung (005930) isn’t the only company that’s trying to learn from Apple’s (AAPL) design prowess. The Wall Street Journal reports that HP (HPQ) CEO Meg Whitman now admits that her company’s laptops in the past have felt more like “bricks” and that the company in general hasn’t “kept up with the innovation” in terms of making …

HP increases the number of coming job cuts to 29,000

September 10th, 2012

Earlier this year, Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) announced that it would cut 27,000 jobs, or 8% of its workforce, in an attempt to restructure the company and cut costs. According to an SEC filing on Monday, however HP has increased its number of projected layoffs to 29,000, ZDNet reports. The company said that its multi-year restructuring plan …

HP bulks up its incoming Windows 8 lineup with four new All-in-One PCs

September 10th, 2012

Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) unveiled a pair of sleek ultrabooks and a gorgeous convertible tablet late last month as its Windows 8 lineup for this holiday season began to take shape. That was only the beginning, however, and HP moved from notebooks to desktops on Monday as it announced four new All-in-One Windows 8 computers that will …

HP posts $8.9 billion Q3 loss, lowers full-year guidance

August 22nd, 2012

Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) on Wednesday reported its third-quarter earnings, falling somewhat in line with Wall Street’s expectations. Analysts expected the computer giant to report revenue of $30.1 billion and earnings of $0.98 per share excluding one-time charges, and the company posted a profit of $1.00 per share on sales of $29.7 billion, representing a 5% drop from the third quarter …

Survey finds Apple desktops are the least likely to fall apart

August 15th, 2012

Consumer Reports on Wednesday put out a big survey of thousands of desktop users and found that Apple’s (AAPL) desktops were the least likely to need serious repairs. According to the survey, just 7% of Apple desktop users reported having major repair needs for their machines, followed by 10% of HP (HPQ) desktop owners, 11% of …