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HP (Hewlett-Packard) was founded in 1939 and started off as a small, electronics company. The company grew and is now a huge computer hardware/software company. Their products include computers, printers, scanners, cameras, servers, mobile phones and much more. In 2010 HP bought smartphone software and hardware company, Palm, for 1.2 billion dollars. Read on for the latest HP related news, reviews and videos:

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    The big camera fix that the HP Elite x3 supposedly needed to get pre-sales back up and running has come to end users who already have the phone. Word from Windows Central forum users is that the Elite x3 has the Windows 10 Anniversary Update including the Double Tap to Wake feature, multiple tweaks and fixes that cover, among other things, that camera issue. The Windows Device Recovery Tool has the package for users to download, but there's an OTA out, too. Source: Windows Central

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    The Elite x3's initial rush to market has HP reeling the Windows 10 Mobile phone back just a bit. While the US is seeing some sales action going on, some Microsoft Stores are holding back. In particular, there's one in Virginia that won't sell the high-power, business-focused device until mid-October. Windows Central was notified that a tipster got word "that the Elite x3 cannot be sold until October 11th." Inventory is in stock rooms, but the main roadblock happens to be camera issues that HP is trying to fix. The Microsoft Store websites for the US and Canada have listed the phone for ...

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    The HP Elite x3 is beginning to let loose of its pre-orders period globally — though each country has to play it by ear — and it looks like the UK side of operations is ready to get away from the qualifying heat and shoot for the real thing. Both HP and Microsoft are offering the phone for its revised £706.80 price with delivery wait times as low as two days. HP's site is warning people of low stock, but that's all the word from HP. It's still the only meaningful Windows 10 Mobile phone that has a Snapdragon 820 out there. Might as well get comfy with it. Source: HP, Microsoft Via: ...

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    While HP and Microsoft tried their best to make it clear off the bat that the Elite x3 isn’t meant to put Windows 10 Mobile on the consumer OS map, it’s hard for the masses to not get excited about a phablet so much better than the Lumia 950 XL, at least on paper. Unfortunately, the HP Elite x3 provides features and specs perfect for both business and everyday power users… at a prohibitive price as far as the latter group is concerned. If you perhaps hoped Redmond would steer the ship away from a guaranteed collision at the eleventh hour stateside and up north, we’re sad to report ...

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    If you think that £750 was a bit over the top to fork over for a Windows 10 Mobile phone with a desk dock, well, Microsoft thinks so as well. Then again, maybe its lowering the price of the HP Elite x3 Business Pack because it had to move back its release date of the product. First boxes were supposed to hit the post today, but we're now seeing them going out on August 22. Furthermore, if you pre-order an Elite x3 right now, you'll be paying just a bit less than your fellow customers: £706.80 including VAT. What's four days between you and Microsoft? £43 and change, apparently. ...

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    The HP Elite x3 may soon have some awesome augmented reality capabilities similar to the Lenovo PHAB2 Pro and just like how the Microsoft HoloLens does. PCWorld talked with HP's mobility head Michael Park about how some Universal Windows Apps made for the HoloLens could be usable on the new phone some time down the developmental roadmap. While the Elite x3 has some intense silicon behind it, it does not have special camera and depth-sensing hardware built onto it. In all likelihood, we'll have to see a head- or arm-mounted peripheral come out — and if that's the case, we'll have to see ...

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    You had to have known this was coming. After all, smartwatches are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to intelligent wearable technology, with forward-thinking companies, both large and small, recently dabbling in smart shoes, belts, shirts, glasses, various headgear, and so on and so forth. A number of (mildly) intelligent smart bag prototypes were also funded on Kickstarter and tested by a handful of startups, with tech giant Hewlett-Packard now on the verge of breaking such an accessory into the mainstream landscape of smartphone, tablet and laptop-charging carry-ons. ...

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    Distributor CDW is expecting to take in shipments of the Elite x3 into its warehouse starting August 11, but that doesn't mean we'll see the phone go out to customers then. It could, but with limited stock, it doesn't sound likely. Enter HP, the company behind the Windows 10 Mobile phone. A spokesperson has relayed to Windows Central that it will probably turn on the "Add to cart" button on its HP Elite x3 product page on September 5. In fact, the word "anticipated" was used. A prior email stated the device's pricing at $699 with a headphone/Desk Dock bundle at $799. Pre-orders (and even ...

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    Tech product distributor CDW has posted a product listing for the highly-anticipated HP Elite x3 and individual customers may pre-order from the site starting today. A sales representative told us that the company expects a shipment of 150 units to be taken in on August 11 (or so). The price for the phone is $799.99 while the Elite x3's Desk Dock is selling for $163.99. The Elite x3 can also be leased on a 32-month schedule at $24.96 monthly, though individual buyers need not apply — the option is for enterprise customers only. Just remember to checkout as a guest. Source: CDW Via: ...

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    We know the recent Brexit referendum badly impacted local prices of consumer electronics as diverse as the OnePlus 3 and HTC Vive, but something tells us HP and Microsoft intend to overcharge for the Elite x3 worldwide. Oh, yeah, HP told us that a little while ago via several regional branches of its official e-store, which still doesn’t completely absorb the shock of seeing the business-oriented Windows 10 phone fetch £750, VAT included, on Redmond’s British website, equating to a nice, round, heart attack-inducing $1,000. A thousand bucks for a 6-inch gadget? Can it cook dinner or ...

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    We're going to tackle ALL of your questions about the Moto Z, the Moto Z Force, and Moto Mods! Plus, we'll chat about mobile use in the military, Google's potential VR strategy, and what responsibility do companies have to provide access to encrypted devices? Make sure you're charged and ready for episode 210 of the Pocketnow Weekly! Watch the live video broadcast at 2:00pm Eastern on July 21st (click here for your local time), or check out the high-quality audio version later this week. And don't forget to shoot your listener mail to podcast [AT] pocketnow [DOT] com for a shot at ...

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    When in financial trouble, most tech outfits look to streamline their product portfolio, reduce expenses and focus on one or a few things they've been doing for a while. But that's not working in HTC’s slumping camp, so instead of further cutting back on hardware releases, the Taiwanese consumer electronics company is expanding. Forget tablets or smartwatches, as virtual reality headsets are nowadays considered the industry’s “next big thing.” HTC, alongside Oculus and Sony, wants to start trends, and it’s got gaming veteran Valve and PC heavyweight HP in its corner to help get ...

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    As HP ramps up its export operations for the latest and greatest Windows 10 Mobile phone yet, we're finding out that fans of Microsoft and hunky hardware might have to wait to get their fingerprint fix. As Windows Hello is prepared to support fingerprint-based biometric security, it seems that the manufacturer has jumped the gun a bit by having one on. In an HP QuickSpecs document for the Elite x3, there's an asterisk saying that the fingerprint reader will "not be enabled until OTA coming soon." How soon that will be, we aren't sure. Microsoft is targeting print support for sometime this ...

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    Demand in Sweden for the HP Elite x3 has been pretty brisk. At least it was fast enough to bring delivery dates for the phone back by three days so far. HP is already selling the phone in its dual-SIM configuration for a nasty 8,624 kr ($1,009) at its site for Sweden. And people could order it and get it delivered as early as July 22 — a week from when it was first made available. Since then, the earliest deliveries have been pushed back to July 25. If you want your Elite x3 really early, be prepared to pay dearly. And pay more to get it moved to where you are. HP recently decided to ...

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    A heavy-hitter has finally made itself known in the Windows 10 Mobile ecosystem. And it has a heavy-hitting price tag to go along with it. The Elite x3 is now listed in both single-SIM and dual-SIM configurations on HP's site in Spain. The single-SIM price comes close to €846 ($936) while the dual-SIM version is €882 ($976). In Germany, the single-SIM price rounds to €832 and the dual-SIM at about €868 We checked around the European Union to see what kind of price variations we'd be getting for the Snapdragon 820-toting Windows phone, given VATs. [table] Country,Single-SIM ...

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    With the Elite x3 slowly growing to be more of a beast than it has been before. And with its beastliness comes demand and HP has slowly, but surely responded to it by widening availability and letting more cats out of the bag. Apparently, one Italian outlet caught a couple. One Plaffo associate was able to attend an HP event in Milan where they asked about the Elite x3. Apparently, representatives said that Italy will see the phone on sale in September starting at €699 ($772). This has not been confirmed with a press release. It's much to pay for a Continuum-enabled Snapdragon 820 with ...

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    There’s both good and bad news to report today regarding arguably the best Windows 10 Mobile device to date, first unveiled back in February and set to officially go up for grabs in a few weeks. Starting with the good, it seems the HP Elite x3 accessories roster will not only include Desk Docks and Lap Docks the Lumia 950 XL is fully compatible with as well, but also a functionality-enhancing “passive stylus.” This “allows you to write naturally on the screen and navigate touchscreen activities”, the top foam tip mimicking your fingerprint, while the 2 mm bottom tip “helps ...

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    If you want a Chromebook of the future — you know, something that can run the Google Play Store for sure — but you're strapped for cash, perhaps you should bite your fingers and hold out for a new option from HP. The Chrombook 11 G5 is compact, slim, weighs about two-and-a-half pounds and will have speedy support for Android apps when it launches to consumers in October — though if you're, say, an educator buying bulk, B2B vendors should have them in next month. HP announced that the dual-core Intel Celeron N3060 should cut through tasks just right while stretching the battery to at ...

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    Until the Surface Phone takes center stage (or should we say if the fabled business handheld ever materializes?), the high-end Windows 10 Mobile-based hardware torch is to be passed on from the Lumia 950 XL to the HP Elite x3. Just like Microsoft’s homebrewed Continuum-supporting pioneer and the non-XL 950, the third-party Snapdragon 820 powerhouse will be able to seamlessly convert into a PC, courtesy of its own Desk Dock and Lap Dock accessories. In many ways, the latter is the more interesting peripheral, synching to the 6-inch Elite x3 either wirelessly or via USB Type-C and working ...

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    We're closer and closer to the release of the HP Elite x3, the baddest ass Windows 10 Mobile phone we have seen yet. It was originally slated to be an enterprise-only release, but the company has relented to fans with some availability planned for individuals. Meantime, the Galaxy A9 Pro may be creeping out of China with an international model to serve as an alternative to bleeding-edge flagships with its high-end, but staunchly standard feature set. Both phones are expected in the US soon with new certification papers from the Wi-Fi Alliance and the Bluetooth Special Interest Group for ...

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    As Windows 10 Mobile continues to shrink back to strictly business, please, it's been scary to watch Microsoft shed its mobile unit. And with the rumored pain to come, the wincing is near constant these days. But Microsoft definitely has takers for its hardware, mobile and all. HP has taken up the Windows 10 Mobile banner with its office-targeted, spec-packed Elite x3. One of the features that's supposed to be on the device is a fingerprint sensor — we didn't see one in our hands-on time at MWC this year. Well, the good folks at WinFuture were able to get their eyes — though not ...

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    This was a big show. Rolling 360° video bots roamed the crowded grounds of Barcelona. Windows had a blitz of new products and they all didn't come from Microsoft. Alcatel loses its (One)Touch while Sony puts the Xperia Z line to snooze. Oh yeah, there are those two big phones we're talking about in the headline. You read it, didn't you? Or have you been hiding under a rock from the rumor surge leading up to the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S7 and the LG G5. Well, whatever the case, prepare to learn a lot more than you've already found in hands-on videos and develop a sense of cynicism ...

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    Windows 10 Mobile needs a hero: a phone that makes you scream, “to hell with this Android biz; Microsoft, take my money!” After the lackluster reception Microsoft's own Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL got last year, we've been eager to identify a handset that might actually be able to get users excited about the company's latest mobile platform. Will it take a third-party manufacturer to step up and deliver? Following rumors that had been bouncing around since December, HP finally made the handset codenamed Falcon official this week at MWC 2016 as the Elite x3 – and of course, we had to ...

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    Not much talk, but a lot of anticipation was laid upon what was formerly the HP Falcon. First, it was that strangely vague benchmark. Then came a couple of quick speculation snaps. Now at MWC 2016, HP is finally bringing its Elite x3 out of the shadows. This Windows 10 Mobile phone is the first one to feature Qualcomm's latest silicon — the Snapdragon 820 — and is suited for the business type. That reflects what cloud-based customer services company Salesforce has offered up in pre-loading its CRM app. The Elite x3 also has a business-focused sales channel lined up with enterprise ...

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    Today’s growing roster of device manufacturers running the mobile iteration of Windows looks like a collection of underdogs, starting with Microsoft and finishing with VAIO or HP. Yes, Hewlett-Packard is seeking a smartphone comeback after licking its webOS wounds, once again inexplicably snubbing Android to support a dying platform. Only the Elite X3, formerly known as Falcon, actually seems to have what it takes to give the Samsung Galaxy S7 and LG G5 a run for their money, prospectively catering to business consumers like no other enterprise handheld before it. It’s the best of both ...

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