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2012: Year of the 14 inch notebook

What's the future of HP's laptops with Ivy Bridge?
Following Intel’s announcement that everything on notebooks will be ultra-low voltage beginning from their Ivy Bridge processors and their keynote this morning at Computex predicting ‘Ultrabooks’ (a creative new term coined by Intel for ultra-portable laptops with low power consumption) will fill about 40% of the market with Ivy Bridge powered, less than 0.8 inch thick, sub-$1000 laptop models by the end of next year, we’re looking at the possibility of […]


HP updates Pavilion dv4, Mini 210 and Envy 14 for 2011

HP has just announced three new consumer-level notebooks: An all new HP Pavilion dv4 laptop, HP Mini 210 netbook (updated for 2011) and evolved Envy 14 with Intel Sandy Bridge processors.
New 2011 HP Pavilion dv4
First off we have the HP Pavilion dv4 (Note the “v” in the name; don’t confuse it with the HP Pavilion dm4 series) which acts as a more affordable alternative to the recently announced (last week), slightly more upscale Pavilion dm4x. It sports a plastic […]


HP quietly launches new Envy 17/Envy 17 3D with Sandy Bridge and AMD 6000-series graphics

Feb 28 2011 add comment

Next generation HP Envy 17 and Envy 17 3D with Intel's new quad core processors and new AMD graphics have showed up on some HP websites
HP has quietly brought out their next generation Envy 17 3D, updated with Intel’s Sandy Bridge Core i7 quad core processors and 1 GB of GDDR5 AMD Radeon 6850M graphics. You get to choose between the 2.0 GHz quad core Intel Core i7-2630QM or 2.3 GHz quad core Intel Core i7-2820QM […]

The HP Envy 14

HP Envy 14 now available; pre-built and CTO, starts at $1099

Jul 4 2010 1 Comment

HP Envy 14 now available; will be built as early as July 15th
At long last, HP has finally made their Envy 14 available for order on their official website. And there’s even more positive news: you can tweak specifications to your liking via order customization and the Envy 14 (CTO options) are said to ship as early as July 15th. Things that come standard with the Envy 14 include a 14.5 inch LED-backlit display (with 1600 […]


HP Envy 15 appears again in Lady Gaga music video: Telephone with Beyonce

Mar 12 2010 7 Comments

Today is the premiere day of Lady Gaga’s new music video + mini-drama (is that the word?) combo for her single “Telephone” featuring Beyonce, as you might have already noticed if you saw “Lady Gaga” and “Telephone” popping up as two of Twitter’s top trending topics several hours ago, or around the net. I would’ve posted this earlier had I not been busy completing my review of the HP Elitebook 8440p and another notebook.
And look what we have here… the […]


HP Envy 15 Beats edition featured in Lady Gaga’s “Bad Romance”

Dec 31 2009 add comment

HP Envy 15 Beats Edition in Lady Gaga's music video

So I had meant to post this ages ago but due to a combination of Christmas, lots of HP notebook rumors this month and other things that take precedence in terms of priority, I’m only posting this now. Four HP Envy 15 Beats edition notebooks were recently featured in Lady Gaga’s Bad Romance single video.
Camera zooms into two Envy's at 2:45

The Core i7 Mobile packing, ATI Mobility […]

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