Despite the dearth of plasma and OLED news, the TVs of CES 2014 managed to innovate more than ever. Lots of pixels and curvatures took the headlines, but we also noticed trends that could actually lead to better LED LCD picture quality.
The Consumer Electronics Show is all about TVs, and this year we expect the usual slew of announcements and buzzwords, as well as one conspicuous absentee: Panasonic plasma.
HP is crashing the smart phone party with a new operating system and a new handset, developing the booty it claimed from its acquisition of Palm.
HP delivers the open-source version of WebOS in beta, with the hope of putting previous criticisms to rest.
Palm releases an early WebOS 2.0 SDK developers and Verizon Palm Pixi Plus owners get 3D gaming with WebOS 1.4.5. Get all the details here.
Hewlett-Packard announces a 9.7-inch WebOS tablet, the HP TouchPad.
HP is set to announce one or more webOS tablets on 9 February. An HP boss has confirmed that a range of products will make an appearance at a launch event in San Francisco.
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Hewlett-Packard's move to keep its PC unit makes sense for now, but low margins, hard-drive shortages, and tablet cannibalization are just around the corner.
HP has confirmed that the first smart phones running webOS, the software it gobbled up by acquiring Palm, will make their debut at the beginning of next year.