Dell and HP advertise Intel Optane as "memory"
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Could cause confusion among customers

It appears that both Dell and HP have been caught advertising Intel's Optane SSD as "memory", or rather precisely, together with RAM, despite the fact that Optane SSDs clearly belong with storage as an addition to the HDD.

HP doing better than expected
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Notebook and desktop demand picked up

The maker of expensive printer ink HP reported better than expected quarterly revenue and raised its full year profit forecast thanks to strong demand for its notebooks and desktops.

US convicts Autonomy chief financial officer of fraud
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Inflated company value

A US court has decided that the former chief financial officer of British software company Autonomy committed wire fraud and other crimes by inflating the outfit's value before its sale to HP.

HP announces its own detachable Chrome OS tablet
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The Chromebook x2 with 12.3-inch screen and US $599.99 price tag

HP has decided there is a market for a Chrome OS-based tablet and has announced its own US $599.99-priced "detachable" tablet running on Intel's 7th generation m3-series CPU and powering that Google OS on a 12.3-inch QHD resolution IPS screen, the Chromebook X2.

HP's Snapdragon-powered Envy X2 now available again
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Demand could be high as HP is selling all it makes

It appears that people like the idea behind HP's Envy X2 "detachable PC" with Snapdragon 835 SoC as although it is now once again available, HP seems to be selling out as soon as it puts some online.

HP Snapdragon-powered Envy X2 sold out in a matter of hours
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Demand for Windows 10 always-connected PC might be real

Although many had their doubts regarding Snapdragon powered always connected notebooks/tablets, it appears that there is quite a demand as it appears that HP's Envy X2 has sold out in a matter of hours.

Qualcomm signs up Amazon and JD.com to Windows 10 on Snapdragon
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Ten new carriers signed too

Qualcomm has managed to get industry heavyweights Amazon and JD.com to start selling its Windows 10 on Snapdragon 835 devices. Microsoft will carry the devices in its retail stores too. At the same time, it locked down 10 world carriers to announce the data plans for such devices.

HP back in black
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23 February 2018

HP back in black

Figures all up

The maker of expensive printer ink which is more costly than gold reported first-quarter revenue and profit on Thursday above Wall Street estimates as it sold more personal computers and printers, helping the company raise its full-year profit forecast.

Intel 5G PCs ready in 2019
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Intel, Dell, HP, Lenovo, and Microsoft have plans

Intel and its PC sums are already thinking about rolling out 5G-equipped PCs late in 2019.

HP shoves 4K/UHD IPS monitors into its equation
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Including the first 4K/UHD EliteDisplay

In addition to new EliteBook 800 G5 series notebooks and ZBook 14u/15u G5 mobile workstations, HP has also unveiled a couple of 4K/UHD monitors, including both the first 4K/UHD EliteDisplay series monitor and a Z-series 4K/UHD 43-inch monitor.