All posts tagged HP

Whatever happened to Netbooks?

Tweet Netbooks were all the rage in 2009 and a dog in 2010. The bloom came off the netbook rose early last year, possibly in anticipation of the iPad and then directly from the wildly popular tablet. Here’s an excerpt …

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Upgrading Desktop PC require work and research, but it handsomely pays off

I just bought a new desktop after eight years living on a Dell 8300 Pentium 4 for which I plunked down $2562 on April 2, 2003. This time around,

Buying a Long Overdue Desktop

[caption id="attachment_1658" align="alignright" width="240" caption="Dell Studio XPS 8100"][/caption] It's been almost eight years since I acquired my last desktop computer. It's time to go shopping for a new

Verizon Mobile Broadband Habit Forming

I've been playing with HP Mini Model 1151NR that come bundled with Verizon Mobile Broadband for a couple of weeks now and the convenience is growing on me. It's much slower than

HP Mini w/ Mobile Broadband, SmartPlanet.com

I have not posted for several days because I was busy with my new CBS Interactive blog ThinkingTech at SmartPlanet.com. Check it out. We'll cover all manner of smart

Netbooks Getting Colorful (`cept Acer)

[caption id="attachment_1032" align="alignleft" width="127" caption="Seeing red is goal of HP's Vivienne Tam edition"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_1033" align="alignright" width="240" caption="Dell Mini 10v is awash in colors"][/caption] You can have a netbook in

Cruising with Verizon VZAccess

I am cruising in the passenger seat along I-95 in Maine ready to post thanks for my Verizon VZAccess mobile broadband. It's the version that comes bundled with

Current Netbooks Morphing into Full Notebooks

PC industry researcher and analyst Stephen Baker has little use for netbooks. He argues they've nothing but weaken an industry that was already wracked by the "worst retail

Dell, HP, Lenovo Team up with China Mobile

Dell, Lenovo and HP, which all trail Asus and Acer in the booming netbook market, have committed to building in 3G capability to their respective netbooks for the

Netbooks: Is Performance the Main Issue?

I did three netbook reviews for eWeek.com a month ago and I invite you to read them. Indeed, I liked the HP Mini's terrific keyboard, and

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