HP

  • HP Planning To Enter The 3D Printer Space In June

    HP Planning To Enter The 3D Printer Space In June

    HP CEO Meg Whitman casually noted that the company would have a “big technology announcement” in June related to the 3D printing space, a move that could place 3D printers into the hands of casual home and industrial users. Whitman also mentioned that the company has solved a number of 3D printing problems and expects that “the bigger market is going to be in the… Read More

  • HP Releases Another Cheap Android Tablet

    HP Releases Another Cheap Android Tablet

    HP has quietly announced a new tablet. Meet the HP 8. It’s a rather mundane tablet with a ho-hum screen and above par specs. It’s nothing special. But it’s cheap and cheap sells. The HP 8 employs a 7.85-inch screen with a 1,024 x 768 resolution, which as Engadget points out, is a few pixels less than what’s found in competitor’s tablets. Inside, there is a… Read More

  • HP Posts Modest FQ1 Beat With Revenue Of $28.2B, Adjusted EPS Of $0.90

    HP Posts Modest FQ1 Beat With Revenue Of $28.2B, Adjusted EPS Of $0.90

    Today after the close, HP reported a slight beat in its fiscal first quarter, including net revenue of $28.2 billion, and non-GAAP earnings per share of $0.90. Investors had expected $27.19 billion in revenue, and $0.84 in per-share profit, excluding items. Read More

  • Parsing HP’s Decision To Push Windows 7 More Than A Year Into The Windows 8 Era

    Parsing HP’s Decision To Push Windows 7 More Than A Year Into The Windows 8 Era

    Citing popular demand, HP is now pushing personal computers running Windows 7 over Windows 8 on its online store, a simple slight to Microsoft’s nascent Windows 8.x platform. (Update: The ever excellent Ed Bott has some good notes on what HP is not doing — running scared back into Windows 7’s arms — but more that it is refocusing its marketing notes. It’s… Read More

  • HP Sensibly Shuns U.S. To Launch Its First Android Smartphones

    HP Sensibly Shuns U.S. To Launch Its First Android Smartphones

    Once upon a time HP ruled the computing landscape. From consumer PCs to enterprise solutions, the house that Bill and David built was once the most powerful electronics company. But things are different today. So much so that HP is ignoring its home territory with its recently announced smartphones. Read More

  • Salesforce And HP Join To Offer Superpod, A Dedicated Hosted Service

    Salesforce And HP Join To Offer Superpod, A Dedicated Hosted Service

    Salesforce.com and HP are forming an alliance to create what they call a “Superpod,” which will provide customers with HP’s converged hardware to run on the SaaS provider’s infrastructure. HP CEO Meg Whitman will announce the news on stage tomorrow at Dreamforce with Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff. Read More

  • HP Chromebook 11 Review

    HP Chromebook 11 Review

    Google’s fall harvest of new products includes some new Chromebooks, including an adorable and pugnacious little whippersnapper in the HP Chromebook 11. With its smooth, unmarked white plastic lid, you could mistake it for the white polycarbonate MacBook’s younger brother – but HP’s cute little Chrome OS notebook doesn’t quite fill those mighty big boots. Read More

  • Is HP Investing Properly For A Post-PC And Post-Printer Future?

    Is HP Investing Properly For A Post-PC And Post-Printer Future?

    Yesterday HP enjoyed a sharp rally following encouraging words from its CEO, the release of its fiscal 2014 guidelines, and promise that more cash would be returned to investors. The company, its CEO Meg Whitman said, is in the midst of real turnaround. Yes, revenue will decline in fiscal 2014 from fiscal 2013 levels, margins remain an issue, and HP will generate non-GAAP EPS only in the… Read More

  • HP Admits What We Already Knew: Microsoft Is At War With Its OEM Partners

    HP Admits What We Already Knew: Microsoft Is At War With Its OEM Partners

    HP stated the obvious today, clearing the air a bit in the world of personal computing, not to mention other areas of the technology industry. Microsoft, it said, is now a competitor to its business. Of course, we knew this. HP sells software, services, and devices. So does Microsoft. Here’s the key quote: “Current [HP] partners like Intel and Microsoft are turning from partners… Read More