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Hp Unveils Devices Built Using Memristors: Skynet, Here We Come

Hp Unveils Devices Built Using Memristors: Skynet, Here We Come
Nearly 40 years ago, Filipino-American scientist Leon O. Chua came up with the idea of a memory resistor, or memristor for short. Yesterday, April 8, Hewlett-Packard showed devices that the company made using memristors in place of transistors.

Living With the Hp Touchsmart 600: Part 3

Living With the Hp Touchsmart 600: Part 3
So my recent journey with the HP TouchSmart 600 PC is coming to an end. But before I call it a wrap, I thought I’d share with you how the TouchSmart handles itself as a music playback and management system.

Living With the Hp Touchsmart 600: Part 2

Living With the Hp Touchsmart 600: Part 2
As I mentioned the other day, I’ve been spending the last couple of weeks using the HP TouchSmart 600 PC as a standalone entertainment system. In the first part of this story, I shared my experiences with the TouchSmart’s HDTV and DVR capabilities.

Living With the Hp Touchsmart 600: Part 1

Living With the Hp Touchsmart 600: Part 1
The guys over at HP asked me to take a challenge – to see if I could live with their TouchSmart 600 computer as a serious all-in-one entertainment hub. Over the the last couple of weeks, I’ve had the chance to put the TouchSmart through its paces and will be sharing my experiences with you during the course of the week.

Contest: Win an Hp Touchsmart 600 Desktop Pc

Contest: Win an Hp Touchsmart 600 Desktop Pc
[UPDATE 3/23/2010: The contest is now closed. Congratulations to Technabob reader John McClain (no, not John McClane) on taking the prize!] How’d you like to get your hands on a brand spankin’ new HP TouchSmart 600 computer for free?

Hp Offers Up New Digital Cameras That Are Shockingly Mediocre

Hp Offers Up New Digital Cameras That Are Shockingly Mediocre
The thing with being at the top is that you often don’t take any chances. What that really means is that the top dog in many markets can make some of the most boring products known to geekdom.

HP’s Notebook Projection Companion is Compact, Bright

HP’s Notebook Projection Companion is Compact, Bright
If you’re looking for an easy way to project something off your laptop, then look no further. HP’s Notebook Projection Companion should satisfy your needs, in a really compact package. The new LED-powered HP Notebook Projection Companion will project up to 60-inches up to 8.5 feet away.

Is This Hp Webcam Racist?

Is This Hp Webcam Racist?
Meet Desi. He’s in front of an HP MediaSmart computer, which has a fancy face tracking software that allows its webcam to follow your face within the confines of the frame. Desi may look like a happy guy, but he’s definitely not.

Hp Dreamscreen 100 and 130: Digital Picture Frames on Steroids

Hp Dreamscreen 100 and 130: Digital Picture Frames on Steroids
HP’s new DreamScreen devices straddle the fine line between computer and digital picture frame. Like other digi-frames, you can view pictures without a computer. But with the DreamScreen, you can also wirelessly stream music, videos and photos from your PC or the Internet.

Hp Sends Customer a Boxful of Stupid – or Did They?

Hp Sends Customer a Boxful of Stupid – or Did They?
NotebookReview forum member chrixx ordered something from HP. He got what he asked for, but he wasn’t prepared for this: chrixx claims that that’s a 10kg (22 lbs) wooden pallet. See what I’m getting at? He orders a tiny thing, something that should only weigh “barely 300g”, and he ends up with this monstrosity: “…I had to drag this pellet [sic] from my apartment lobby, into the lift, out of the lift, into my home, cut it open, remove the contents and discard all the junk packaging.”

Hp Calculator iPhone Apps: Almost Worth Buying Just for Their Looks

Hp Calculator iPhone Apps: Almost Worth Buying Just for Their Looks
Introduced in the early 1980s, three models from HP’s much-loved 10c series calculators get a savvy transition to the 21st century with their iPhone app counterparts. The 12c and the 12c Platinum are both financial calculators, while the 15c – an out of production calculator so in demand 2nd hand units sell for as much as $400 bucks – is a high-end scientific calculator.

Hp Photosmart Printer has Its Own App Store: Print-a-Fart Apps Anyone?

Hp Photosmart Printer has Its Own App Store: Print-a-Fart Apps Anyone?
HP recently introduced their latest printer called Photosmart Premium with TouchSmart Web (henceforth called PSPWTSW), a name which if stripped of marketing speak actually reveals the printer’s capabilities: it’s a photo printer (actually it’s an all-in-one) with a 4.33″ touchscreen, and it can connect to the web via WiFi.

Microsoft Laptop Hunters Ad Asks: Are You Cool Enough to be a Mac Person? and by Cool They Mean Rich.

Microsoft Laptop Hunters Ad Asks: Are You Cool Enough to be a Mac Person? and by Cool They Mean Rich.
Microsoft launched a new series of advertisements a couple of days ago called Laptop Hunters. Here’s how it works, as explained by Brandon LeBlanc on the Windows team blog: “These new ads trace real people as they go on a hunt for a new laptop…The Laptop Hunters are not told they are taking part in an ad campaign by Microsoft.

Amazingly Preserved Hewlett-Packard Hp01 LED Calculator Watch Hits Ebay, Offers Rare Glimpse Into Geek History

Amazingly Preserved Hewlett-Packard Hp01 LED Calculator Watch Hits Ebay, Offers Rare Glimpse Into Geek History
One of the rarest bits of gadget history you can find, this beautiful specimen of the highly collectible Hewlett-Packard HP01 LED calculator watch is available for auction over on eBay. There’s just over 2 hours left in the auction so if you want to get your geek on, you’d better get your bids in fast!

Spps200 Portable Power Station:the Bmw M6 of Battery Packs

Spps200 Portable Power Station:the Bmw M6 of Battery Packs
Let it be known that I am not the one responsible for that analogy. Battery Geek Inc., makers of said battery pack, are to be commended for such an exquisite and refreshing figure of speech. So why is the SPPS200 200 Wh Portable Power Station the BMW M6 of battery packs?

Painting With Real Brushes on the Hp Touchsmart Pc

Painting With Real Brushes on the Hp Touchsmart Pc
So I picked up an HP TouchSmart IQ815 touchscreen computer over the holidays, and discovered something really cool. You can actually use the oversize screen of the TouchSmart PC as a canvas using real paint brushes.