HP's Spectre XT Touchsmart Has a Screen So Beautiful, You Can't Help But …

The idea of a touchscreen shoehorned into a traditional laptop form factor still seems a bit strange, but like it or not, they're coming. And as such, HP's Spectre XT Touchsmart is a pretty good way of doing it if it has to be done. Instead of using some cheap display panel, the company opted for a 15.6-inch bonded IPS … » 8/30/12 12:00am 8/30/12 12:00am

HP Photosmart Premium Web Printer Review: Your Mom Will Love It

HP puffed its chest when announcing the Photosmart Premium web-connected touch-enabled printer, and I understand why. You can print coloring books, movie tickets and news reports without even owning a computer. It works, and works well. » 10/02/09 6:40pm 10/02/09 6:40pm

Hands-On: HP PhotoSmart Premium with TouchSmart Web

After playing around with HP's new web-enabled printer, it's clear they didn't take any shortcuts with the hardware, equipping it with a responsive, capacitive touch panel. But besides the same types who buy digital photo frames, will anyone use this? » 6/22/09 2:19pm 6/22/09 2:19pm

Windows 7 Touch Control Makes Media Center More Awesome

Visiting Microsoft's Media Center posse in Redmond, I just caught a glimpse of the Windows 7 Media Center interface with integrated touch control (no third-party software) on an HP TouchSmart. All I can say is, I've always loved the MCE user experience—it really is a highlight of Microsoft design—but adding… » 11/19/08 1:44pm 11/19/08 1:44pm

HP Touchsmart TX2 is a 12-inch Multitouch Wonder

HP's Touchsmart tx2 is the first consumer-oriented convertible notebook to feature a multitouch technology built into the display. The 12.1-inch screen uses a capacitive touchpanel that can track two points simultaneously, operates with fingers or a stylus, and comes with the Mediasmart 2.0 interface customized for the … » 11/19/08 12:01am 11/19/08 12:01am

HP Planning Touchscreen Laptops, New Netbooks and a Touch Phone, Like, …

HP does pretty well for itself nowadays, consistently leading the market in notebook sales. According to the Wall Street Journal, though, they want to diversify. A lot. In a scattershot semi-announcement, the company said it is working in three new directions. Long-rumored touchscreen notebooks, likely to feature HP's… » 10/16/08 6:31am 10/16/08 6:31am

HP Denies OS Rumor, Most Likely Confused With Upcoming Touchsmart UI

HP has denied recent rumors regarding a secret "Skunk Works" operation » 9/17/08 10:30am 9/17/08 10:30am aimed at developing their own OS to replace Vista. They believe the rumors were confused with a plan to develop a custom touch-enabled UI for their upcoming ahead of Windows 7. []

HP Touchsmart IQ816 Adds Bigger Screen, Blu-ray, VESA Wall Mount

HPs Touchsmart » 9/16/08 12:01am 9/16/08 12:01am all-in-one, launched earlier this summer, was a all-in-one PC, and now it got a few more features that sweeten the deal. The key updates for the Touchsmart IQ816 are that it now comes with a 25.5-inch LCD, Blu-ray drive and VESA wall mount capability. Other new features include a drive bay for HP's…

HP Developing Touchsmart Notebook

We liked the HP Touchsmart IQ506, the touch-controlled all-in-one PC, not just because it worked well (which it did), but because it was trying something different—not merely copying other products on the market. Now HP has revealed to the Wall Street Journal that they are aiming "to get touch-enabled notebook computers … » 8/06/08 9:15am 8/06/08 9:15am