Republican Presidential Candidate Carly Fiorina was fired as CEO of Hewlett-Packard in 2005, after stock prices plummeted by half and she laid off 30,000 workers. Now HP is back in the news with more mass layoffs, and a Gizmodo reader wrote in with how bad it really is.
Cheap laptops are getting better every year. The $200 HP Stream 11 is a perfect example of that. What do you get for a couple extra $100 bills? The new 11-inch Pavilion x360. It’s a sleek backflipping laptop/tablet hybrid that sounds like surprising value for the money.
Laptops are about compromise. You can't fit everything inside. Thin machines always mean less processing power, or maybe less battery life. If you ask me, the HP Omen makes the wrong compromises. But gosh, does this gorgeous gaming laptop do so many things right.
The $200 HP Stream is the bargain-basement laptop to beat. But what if you want a desktop instead? Take a peek at the new HP Stream Mini. At just over 2 inches tall, 1.6 pounds light, and a mere $180 out of your wallet, this tiny pastel blue nettop packs a surprising amount of value into the case.
iTunes' dominant position atop the digital music market is not happenstance. Donald A. Norman discusses how, through the integration of its products, design and service, Apple became a media distribution juggernaut.
Now that HP owns Palm, it's been made it clear they have little interest in selling Windows Home Server boxes. Zero interest, actually—they've announced they're selling the rest of the inventory they've got, and never looking back.
Oracle has hired private investigators to find out where in the world HP's new CEO Leo Apotheker is hiding, Reuters reports.
With David Packard's birthday passing last week, and HP's recent leadership woes, we at Gizmodo feel it's time to remember early HP's innovative founding culture. We bring you an inspiring excerpt from Packard's book, with a foreword by his son.
Foxconn, the Taiwanese manufacturing titan troubled by a spate of suicides at its Shenzhen factory-city, held a rally for its workers who were given t-shirts, pom-pons, and—inexplicably—Spider-Man costumes.
Jodie Fisher, the former HP contractor who sued former HP CEO Mark Hurd for sexual harassment, stated this evening that she is "surprised and saddened" he is without a job. And she was a softcore porn and reality TV actress.
HP CEO Mark Hurd resigned over a sexual harassment allegation leveled by a former HP contractor. The company says an investigation by outside counsel found no sexual harassment violation, though there were violations of HP's Standards of Business Conduct. Updated
HP's new ZR30w S-IPS LCD display has a color resolution of 30-bits per pixel, resulting in some 1.07 billion displayable colors. If you're keeping count, that's about 64 times as many as you can see on an average LCD.
According to Digitimes, Hewlett-Packard and Dell have "significantly reduced their investments" in the development and production of 10" Pine Trail netbooks. HP might cut the size altogether, Digitimes reports, focusing instead on its 11.6" netbooks. Sales for the 10" machines haven't been strong—Dell's 10" did,…
Yesterday HP announced the V1020h, a 720p-recording, SDHC card-reading pocketcam. It has a built-in USB plug and an HDMI port for sharing, but the real noteworthy tidbit here is the pricetag: $109.
In today's Remainders: a heart-shaped humidifier; David Blaine talks to TED MED; HP shows off a gigantic touch screen, minus the touch; and this month's miserable designer phone, brought to you by Versace.
In today's Remainders: HP and Microsoft have their heads in the clouds; XBox 360 gets pedal power; Clear gives you new ways to enjoy WiMax; and Drake's Equation explains why you're alone in the Universe.