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In some unexpected news today, HP and HyperX (formerly a division of Kingston) have jointly released a statement that HP is to acquire HyperX gaming peripherals portfolio, and the brand, for $425 million USD. Kingston retains the DRAM, Flash, and SSD products (those that are branded HyperX will probably be renamed). Perhaps it is indicative that Kingston wants to remain focused on the memory and storage markets, and divest away from a variable commodity market, while at the same time HP is looking to boost its presence in the space alongside its HP OMEN branding. Pending regulatory review, the deal is expected to go close in Q2 2021, with the acquisition accretive on a non-GAAP to HP in the first full year. The HyperX peripheral...

HP’s Security Push: Sure Sense & Endpoint Security Controller

Antivirus software is getting more robust, but so does malware. In a bid to make its PCs more secure, HP is introducing a set of hardware and software-based methods...

26 by Anton Shilov on 4/17/2019

Intel to Launch 8th Generation Intel Core vPro Notebook Processors

One of the bigger parts of Intel’s product portfolio that rarely gets a mention is the vPro product line. vPro consists of a specific combined processor and chipset portfolio...

11 by Ian Cutress on 4/16/2019

HP’s Cascade Lake Z6 & Z8 Xeon Scalable Workstations with Up to 6 TB Optane

Being one of the world’s largest workstation supplier, HP is among the first to adopt new CPUs, GPUs, and other technologies that can speed up professional workloads. This week...

5 by Anton Shilov on 4/10/2019

HP to Introduce AMOLED Envy and Spectre Laptops in April

HP is on track to start sales of laptops featuring a 15.6-inch AMOLED display in April, the company said recently. The first systems to get the innovative screens will...

41 by Anton Shilov on 3/28/2019

HP Reverb Virtual Reality Headset: A 4K HMD with 6DOF

Numerous companies are making attempts to drive VR technology to the commercial space. HP this week introduced its first AR/VR headset that was designed from the ground both for...

43 by Anton Shilov on 3/20/2019

HP Unveils ProDesk 405 G4 Desktop Mini PC: An SFF Ryzen Pro Desktop

Over the past few months we have seen increasing adoption of AMD Ryzen processors by manufacturers of ultra-compact form-factor (UCFF) desktops. At present, the number of UCFF systems powered...

27 by Anton Shilov on 3/20/2019

HP Reveals Envy x360 15 Laptops with AMD's Latest Ryzen APUs

HP on Tuesday introduced its new 15.6-inch convertible notebooks based on AMD’s Ryzen Mobile 3000-series APUs. The new HP Envy x360 15 are positioned as inexpensive 15.6-inch-class laptops for...

55 by Anton Shilov on 3/19/2019

NVIDIA’s 65-inch Big Format Gaming Display Is Here: HP OMEN X Emperium

Huge displays for entertainment and productivity are getting increasingly popular these days as prices are falling. Last year NVIDIA proposed a reference design for Big Format Gaming Displays: 65-inch...

53 by Anton Shilov on 3/14/2019

HP Expands 2018 Battery Recall Program, Delayed Announcement Due To Govt Shutdown

HP started a voluntarily recall program of around 50,000 batteries back in early 2018. This year the company expanded the program with another 78,500 battery packs as it had...

4 by Anton Shilov on 3/14/2019

HP Announces EX950 M.2 NVMe SSD

HP has announced a new high-end consumer NVMe SSD, the HP EX950. The EX950 is the successor to the very successful HP EX920, which for most of 2018 was...

13 by Billy Tallis on 1/9/2019

HP at CES 2019: HP Chromebook 14 Combines AMD and Chrome OS

When the first Chromebooks were released in 2011, they were aimed at the lower end of the market and carried matching price tags. After Google launched its Pixel laptop...

7 by Anton Shilov on 1/6/2019

HP at CES 2019: EliteDisplay E243p with Sure View Privacy Screen Debuts

Physical privacy is becoming a key point of concern among many people and organizations, which is why hardware makers are addressing concerns of their customers by incorporating various technologies...

0 by Anton Shilov on 1/6/2019

HP at CES 2019: Slim Envy USB-C Hub Debuts with Charging USB Type-A and HDMI 2.0

Having already sold tens of millions of laptops that only feature USB Type-C ports, it would seem that PC makers are finally getting into the burgeoning market for USB...

6 by Anton Shilov on 1/6/2019

HP at CES 2019: OMEN X Emperium 65-Inch 144Hz G-Sync HDR Monitor with Soundbar

Early last year NVIDIA and its partners announced the Big Format Gaming Display (BFGD) initiative, with the goal to bring to market TV-sized 4K gaming monitors with a high...

9 by Anton Shilov on 1/6/2019

HP at CES 2019: HP Spectre x360 15 Gets AMOLED Display

HP plans to release a revamped version of its current-generation Spectre x360 15 convertible laptop with a 15.6-inch AMOLED display this year, the company has revealed ahead of CES...

9 by Anton Shilov on 1/6/2019

HP at CES 2019: OMEN 15 Laptop Gets 240 Hz Monitor, New NVIDIA GPU, 802.11ax

HP today announces plans to upgrade its OMEN 15 gaming laptops with NVIDIA’s next-generation GeForce GPUs, a display panel featuring a 240 Hz refresh rate, and a new WiFi...

5 by Anton Shilov on 1/6/2019

HP Launches ProBook 400 G6 Series: Thinner & Sleeker Workhorses

HP on Wednesday introduced its sixth-generation ProBook 400-series laptops, which are aimed at small and medium businesses. Just like their direct predecessors, the new HP ProBook 400-series G6 systems...

10 by Anton Shilov on 11/28/2018

HP Launches Ultra-Thin HP Spectre 13 x360: Quad-Core i7, Gigabit LTE, 22.5 Hr Battery Life

Originally launched as stylish high-performance ultra-portables, HP’s Spectre-series laptops have quickly gained popularity among multiple user segments. As a result of this, HP’s Spectre laptops and convertibles also began...

17 by Anton Shilov on 10/24/2018

HP Launches EliteBook x360 1040 G5: Now with 14-Inch Display and 32 GB of RAM

HP on Tuesday announced its first EliteBook-branded convertible, the EliteBook x360 1040 G5. Walking a fine line between an ultraportable laptop, a convertible, and a high-end laptop, HP has...

15 by Anton Shilov on 10/23/2018

HP Unveils EliteDisplay E243d Docking Display with Webcam, GbE, & 65W Power Delivery

HP has released its first office display that can serve as a docking station for laptops equipped with a USB Type-C port. The EliteDisplay E243d has an integrated pop-up...

14 by Anton Shilov on 10/23/2018

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