Weekly Wrapup: Notebook, Tablet and Smartphone News & Reviews (June 3rd)

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Thanks to Computex 2011 in Taipei we have a large collection of new notebooks to share with you. We also have some new news about smartphones and tablets, including an in-depth look at the HP TouchPad from Computex. Don’t forget, if you signed up for our reader meetup tonight, you should grab your ticket and get to the venue for your […]

Hot Notebooks and Laptops From May 2011 [Notebook Reviews]

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May is over and we are spilling into the dog days of June, but we wanted to highlight a collection of notebook reviews from May that will help you find the best notebook or laptop for your summer and back to school purchases. In May we reviewed 7 notebooks and a collection of popular notebook accessories which […]

Ever Wanted An HTC Smartphone Running WebOS? Well, You Might Just Get It

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Unless he misunderstood the question, it seems like HP’s CEO Leo Apotheker is open to licensing his company’s mobile software, webOS, to companies like HTC. His statements were made during the All Things D 9 conference today and seemed to infer a willingness to possibly expand the reach of webOS beyond HP-made devices. Here is […]

HP TouchPad Gets Demoed at Computex (Video)

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HP has still yet to give us anything substantial on the HP TouchPad, its webOS tablet device that it announced back in February. Lucky for us, SanDisk was more than willing to show off the new device giving a detailed video tour of the tablet at this year’s Computex conference in Taipei. The video touches […]

HP TouchPad Coming in June to WalMart, OfficeMax in July, and with 3G, 4G

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There’s a lot of news, or rather leaks, on the webOS front with HP’s debut consumer tablet since the computer giant had acquired Palm. The company’s webOS TouchPad tablet is expected to launch in June at WalMart while office retailer OfficeMax will be selling the tablet in July, according to the latest leaked computer screenshots […]

HP TouchPad Tablet to Retail for $599 at Walmart?

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A leaked screenshot of the Walmart inventory system shows that the 32 GB model of HP’s webOS TouchPad tablet will retail for $599 when it launches. The system also lists other TouchPad accessories, including the tablet-specific inductive charging Touchstone dock for $79.88, a Bluetooth keyboard for $69.88, and a TouchPad case for $49.88. The TouchPad […]

HP Pulls an Apple: Gives TouchPad to Sales Team to Sell More TouchPad

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HP may be taking a page from Apple’s playbook by doling out TouchPads to its sales team for use, which would hopefully showcase webOS’s features to enterprise IT customers who may want to buy those tablets and deploy them in their own organizations. The TouchPad will be used by HP’s own sales team to communicate […]

Developer Log Reveals webOS Netbook, Keyboard-Less Phone?

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A webOS developer has noticed two un-announced and un-named devices pop up in his developer log files using the webOS operating system from HP, which had acquired Palm. The first device utilizes the same 1,024 X 768 screen that’s been announced for the HP TouchPad tablet, but will also come with a non-sliding keyboard. Though […]

HP TouchPad Coming Soon to Best Buy

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Right now, it’s unclear how long this teaser page for the HP TouchPad has been up for, but this is the first we’ve seen of it and so it might be the first time many of you have seen it as well. In any event, HP’s upcoming tablet device has appeared over on Best Buy’s […]

Will the HP Pre 3 Support a ‘Tap to Focus’ Camera?

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HP may be working on enhancing the camera experience on the webOS flagship Pre 3 smartphone with its new 5-a megapixel autofocus camera. While a 5-megapixel autofocus camera isn’t anything to write home about–the iPhone 4 has sported such a feature for nearly a year now, the camera experience on webOS may none the less […]

Weekly Wrapup: Notebook, Tablet and Smartphone News (May 13th)

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This was a busy week for smartphones and tablets with Google I/O 2011 and a collection of other announcements. In case you missed the news and reviews, we have rounded up the most popular items for you to digest quickly. We also have our top picks for notebook reviews and news to give you some afternoon reading. […]

HP Veer 4G to Be Free at Best Buy, Now Available for Pre-Order

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AT&T’s upcoming HP Veer 4G , which will be coming out on May 15th, will be available for free from Best Buy with pre-orders for the upcoming webOS smartphone starting today at physical Best Buy retail locations. If you were intrigued by the device but didn’t want to fork over the $100 to get it, […]

A World Phone HP Pre 3 Headed to Verizon?

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An HP Pre 3 webOS smartphone was seen passing through the FCC with support for CDMA, EV-DO, GSM, and UMTS radios suggesting that the device is a world-phone CDMA model for Verizon Wireless. Though the world-phone CDMA module would be compatible with U.S. carrier Sprint as well, a recent leak on Pre Central shows the […]

HP Slate 500 Tablet PC- Very Negative Review

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The HP Slate 500 has had a pretty rough road so far. GBM co-founder Rob Bushway got his hands on the device and was not pleased with it at all. He summed up his feelings with a headline that simply reads “HP Slate 500 Tablet PC – Don’t Waste Your Money.” Rob didn’t like the […]

Apple Targeting Audiophiles with Latest Hire

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According to a Twitter message, Apple may have hired Tomlinson Holman, a University of Southern California audio professor and the brains behind sound-house THX. The move would help Apple compete better against other computing and mobile computing brands that have better acoustics integration, like HTC and Nokia smartphones with Dolby sound, Lenovo computers with Dolby […]

HP Veer 4G Coming to AT&T on May 15th for $100

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AT&T has officially announced the release date and pricing of the HP Veer 4G, one of the new webOS powered handsets that HP announced alongside the HP Pre 3 and the HP TouchPad at a launch event back in February. Just recently, the HP Veer 4G had shown up in a photo displaying its AT&T […]

White HP Veer 4G for AT&T Gets Pictured

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It’s no secret that the HP Veer 4G is coming to shelves here in the United States. However, it is, or should we say, it was a mystery as to whom it might be headed to. Well, Pocketnow has stumbled upon an image of a white variant of the HP Veer 4G and it’s going […]

HP TouchPad Appears at The FCC

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HP’s webOS tablet, the HP TouchPad, has shown up in a filing at the FCC which means that the device should be on track for its launch which will come at some point this summer. The TouchPad’s filing unfortunately doesn’t reveal much at all as most of the information within it will remain confidential for […]