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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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    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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    We already knew that the Falcon would fly, but it seems that it's undergoing a change of call letters. The HP Elite hardware lineup has usually featured Windows playing on a fairly large canvas. Our picture above is one from our hands-on of the ElitePad back in 2012. But Evan Blass says that the third time around, it'll be on a smartphone. Windows 10 Mobile-powered HP Falcon is coming to market as the HP Elite x3. — Evan Blass (@evleaks) February 12, 2016 Famed industry backchannel tapper Evan Blass is expecting that what we saw on that "HP Falcon" GFXBench diagnostics page might convert ...

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    It’s time for tech misogyny to come to an end at last, as one by one, the key players of the fledgling wearable industry realize they can also sell wrist-worn gadgets to our better halves, daughters, mothers, and sisters. Ladies, take your pick between the rose gold second-gen Moto 360, Huawei Watch Elegant and Jewel, Samsung Gear S2 Classic “New Edition”, and just-unveiled Isaac Mizrahi smartwatch in silver or gold engineered by HP. Of course, women don’t necessarily need intelligent timepieces designed just for them, as some may prefer a unisex, standard, non-flashy product. But ...

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    "We cannot confirm nor deny the existence of a product called Falcon." Michael Fisher did his best CIA impression on the Pocketnow Weekly when dishing out on HP's ambiguous answer to the question of whether the company would put up a crazy-looking Windows 10 Mobile phone. And there's another similarly crazy-looking Windows 10 Mobile phone that may or may not be on the horizon, this one supposedly being tested Microsoft. This is a GFXBench diagnostics page for a "Windows Phone" device supporting the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset. Any other spec shouldn't really mean much to us at this ...

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    CES 2016 has officially started, and, as it is usually the case with trade shows, it is pretty much over. Companies are generally unveiling products and services, making announcements, and gathering media at their press events prior to the official start of the show. However, that doesn't mean that Day 3 (which is the official day one of CES) was a boring one. Check out the most important things that saw the light of day, rounded up for you below, in case you missed any of the action. Alcatel OneTouch Alcatel OneTouch already announced a line-up of Pixi products, powered by Android (and ...

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    The CES 2016 frenzy continues, this time around, with new HP computers. The company announced a slew of computers and laptops, alongside a collaboration with HTC, regarding its latest Vive model. HP will deliver a certified virtual reality ready desktop PC for gamers, the HP ENVY Phoenix, pictured above. Powering the Vive by HTC, the two products are promised to deliver "the most immersive room scale VR solution available today". Priced starting $1,700, the ENVY Phoenix will launch on January 16, with customisable configurations that include options for Intel Core i7 K-series ...

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    Update: We'll see you next week at CES 2016 in Las Vegas! That's if we remember to do the podcast in the first place... The stretch between Christmas/Hanukkah and New Year's is a farce. Even with CES 2016 looming on the horizon and PR pitches landing like buzzword-filled mortars at every compass point, getting any kind of work done with a belly full of holiday food and the crackling anticipation of New Year's Eve is just impossible. So for this final episode of the year, we're turning the wheel over to you, listeners and viewers, by taking any questions you want via email and ...

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    Mention “HP” and “smartphone” in the same sentence, and you're likely to get some funny looks, as if you're dredging up old memories of the last days of webOS – at least on mobile devices, anyway. But earlier this month, we started seeing evidence that HP might be thinking of returning to the smartphone game, and could do so with a bang: the specs attached to the hardware codenamed the HP Falcon described a handset with a 5.8-inch quad-HD display and beefy Snapdragon 820 SoC. Still we weren't quite sure what to make of the find, especially with those seemingly high-end specs ...

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    Update: BB-8 is overr8'd. See you next week! An Android tablet that doesn't quite belong. HTC news on both sides of the good/bad divide. An ugly-as-sin Apple accessory. And a Droid Turbo 2 that looks like Star Wars' own BB-8! Where are you going to find talk like this anywhere else on the internet? If you answered "anywhere I look," you're right indeed ... but you ended up here so welcome to the party. All of the above – plus your listener mail – awaits on episode 178 of the Pocketnow Weekly! Watch the video broadcast from 1:30pm Eastern on December 11 (click here for your ...

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    A decades-old rule of journalism says never to end a news headline in a question mark. But the latest scoop on Microsoft’s prospective Windows 10 Mobile growth plans is too puzzling to provide any sort of guarantees, yet too juicy to be altogether ignored. What comes after the Lumia 950 and 950 XL? A pair of 960 flagships with Snapdragon 820 processing power seems like the safest bet, though a business-oriented Surface Phone is also a possibility. How about a hero device from a third-party manufacturer? Now that would be a major shocker, as well as a clear sign the Android/iOS platform ...

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    We haven’t heard much about HP’s smart wearable plans since the introduction of that swanky Michael Bastian-designed Chronowing more than a year ago, and given the PC giant recently underwent a major reorganization, also bleeding money like crazy, we just assumed all Apple Watch-rivaling dreams were shelved. But then, out of nowhere, Hewlett-Packard announced a collaboration with a relatively well-known Swiss watchmaker called Movado last week, and today, India’s Titan gets an invitation to the “Engineered by HP Program” too. The aim remains to combine fashion, simplicity and ...

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