This is the HP Envy 17, a laptop that will make you feel like Tom Cruise in Minority Report: it allows you to completely control your computer by waving your hands in the air using magicks (in the form of a little black band at the bottom of the keyboard.)
By jumping ship to AMD Fusion guts for their Pavilion dm1 laptop, HP is in the vanguard of manufacturers turning out netbook-sized PCs with full notebook performance. That means 1080p video and DirectX 11 graphics on an 11.6-inch machine.
Turns out the rumors about a 14-inch and 17-inch HP Envy have held up: today HP's expanded their higher-end consumer notebook line to include the Envy 14 and the Envy 17. And the big boy's got some juice.
According to a legit-looking leak, HP is releasing 14 and 17-inch versions of their Envy laptops. And from what we can tell, even the 17-inch Envy will exclude an integrated optical drive. And if that's the case, I have no issue, since it'd be better to use that space to squeeze in a larger battery anyway. The 15's…