HP awakens the force to power the Dark Side


While there are a plethora of definitions, going to the Dark Side for computer users often means switching sides with respect to operating systems. But in a bold move, Hewlett Packard (HP) has taken a page from Hollywood and has truly gone to the “Dark Side”, unveiling its Star Wars Special Editionnotebook in anticipation of Star Wars: “The Force Awakens,” the next instalment of the blockbuster franchise.

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HP SureSupply app monitors ink and toner levels

SureSupply1You’ve just arrived home to print out your proposal for your new client, but unbeknownst to you little Billy, proud of his latest school project, has just spent all afternoon printing copies for every member of the family. Needless to say the ink’s run dry by the time you get home.


Vendors jumping the gun on CES 2012 announcements

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The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) held in Vegas every January is usually the place where new products are announced and unveiled to the general public. Often, final details of new products are kept under wrap, to build suspense until the show actually begins where they are then rolled out with a bang hoping for an ooh-aah response. However, with the number of press releases hitting my inbox in advance of CES 2012 with very few embargoed until after Jan 10th, I wonder if this trend is really reversing.


Searching for HP’s next TOP CEO

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With the sudden departure of HP’s CEO Mark Hurd,  I thought, why not create a new reality show called Searching for HP’s Next Top CEO. The rules will be simple, there will be none or you can create your own .

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G4: Broadband Almost Everywhere – No Stick Required

It used to be that Internet-Ready meant that your device either had a wired either card or a wireless adapter built-in. We then saw Mobile Internet-Ready which meant a dongle, a stick or and external adapter was needed to give you access to the mobile network. Well Rogers and Hewlett-Packard HP have changed all that and you’ll have one less thing to carry around with Canada’s first 3.5G embedded notebook… READ STORY at G4TECHTV Canada