HP has announced a couple of new business tablets — the HP ProPad 600 G1 and the HP ProPad 600. The 600 and 600 G1 comes with Windows 8.1/Pro, which runs on the 64-bit Intel Atom quad-core processor.
Hewlett Packard CEO Meg Whitman made around $17.6 million in cash and stock options, according to the company’s annual proxy filing with the U.S. SEC. Most of this compensation was from stock options worth $12.7 million, including a bonus and stock awards worth around $4.4 million. Whitman’s base salary was $1. In 2014, she earned a base salary of $1.5 million.
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Hewlett Packard has announced a new laptop called the Chromebook 11 LTE, which has a retail price of $379 at Best Buy. The Chromebook 11 LTE is compatible with Verizon’s LTE network. The Chromebook 11 LTE is $100 more than the WiFi-only version. Chromebooks are heavily reliant on an Internet connection to be fully functional.
Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) is getting back into the smartphone market by launching a 6-inch and 7-inch Android phablet (smartphone that is about the size of a tablet). Unfortunately, the devices will be launching in India first. Both of the devices are running on Android Jelly Bean, has a quad-core processor, 16GB storage, and microSD slot for 32GB of expansion. The 6-inch device has a 1280×720 display and the 7-inch has a 1280×800 display. Both devices have front-facing stereo speakers, a 2 megapixel camera, and 5 megapixel rear camera. It is unknown how much the devices will cost. The 6-inch is called the Slate 6 VoiceTab and the 7-inch is called the Slate 7 VoiceTab.
Hewlett Packard is going to release a low-priced Android smartphone next week, according to 9to5 Google. The device is expected to cost around $200 and is designed for prepaid markets. In the past, Hewlett Packard CEO Meg Whitman acknowledged the importance of offering a smartphone in many countries of the world because it could be the first computing device for many individuals.
Hewlett Packard is releasing a few gadgets at CES 2014. This includes the HP Pro x2 410 hybrid PC and the HP 350 G1 notebook computer.
The HP Pro x2 410 is powered by Windows 8.1 and has an 11.6-inch high-definition screen. The cover can be detached. The 410 does not have a fan and it is around 2.5mm thick. The 410 uses Intel Core i3 and i5 processors, Beats audio, front/back webcam, and dual speakers. The 410 costs $899 and is available now in the U.S.
The HP 350 G1 notebook computer has a 15.6-inch display. It has a spill-resistant design and an optional fingerprint reader. The 350 G1 uses Intel Core i3/i5/i7 processors or Intel Pentium/Celeron processors. You can buy the 350 G1 for $399 in the U.S.
Hewlett Packard is going to be cutting 5,000 jobs on top of the 29,000 jobs that were previously announced. The 29,000 figure was increased from the 27,000 announcement that was made in May 2012.
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