HP has announced a host of computing machines -- the ruggedised EliteBook 2740p multi-touch tablet and 2540p laptop, and a bunch of new ProBooks
Updated with Core i5 and i7 processors, HP's new EliteBook 2540p and 2740p business mini-laptops get a mini-facelift.
With ruggedized features and speedy specs, HP's thin metal convertible enters the tablet fray yet again.
Surface Pro could shine if Windows 8 had been better designed to take advantage of its touch capabilities.
Hewlett-Packard is updating its line of business ultraportable laptops with Intel's latest chips.
Hewlett-Packard will release a business ultraportable that updates its successful EliteBook 2540p laptop and adds new processors, among other features.
At the iPad 2 event in San Francisco, Steve Jobs tore into the tablet PC, a relatively obscure PC product category that never caught on with consumers.
Dell is expected to roll out its "Duo" hybrid tablet-Netbook, taking careful aim at the Apple iPad. Dell's tablet converts to a Netbook--keyboard and all.
It wouldn't be for everybody, but a 12-inch MacBook would fit neatly into Apple's current lineup.
Major PC makers have close--but no direct--competitors to the 2.3-pound MacBook Air. Will Apple force the top five laptop suppliers to address this market segment? Or will Apple's cachet keep rivals at bay?