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

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… » 8/30/12 12:00am 8/30/12 12:00am

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 smooth… » 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… » 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

Review: HP Touchsmart IQ506 PC is NOT Just an Imitation iMac

The Gadget: The Touchsmart IQ506 is HP's second gen, touch-sensitive computer. In addition to its all-in-one design, built-in webcam, TV tuner and wireless keyboard and mouse, the selling point here is the custom touch interface created by frog design. Here's why this is not just an imitation iMac.

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