HP says dual fans and a huge bottom vent let the Omen go full-bore with its core i7 CPU and Nvidia GTX GPU. But will it make Razer or Alienware fans think twice?
With powerful imaging tech above, and a touch-enabled work surface below, HP's new $1900 computer is extremely, vividly, palpably hands-on.
Could the 3D scanner on top of HP's TopShot LaserJet Pro M275 be the roots of the fabled Sprout PC? Perhaps we'll find out soon.
Chromebooks are moving beyond basic browsing. Samsung's $250, aluminum-reinforced Chromebook 2 is designed to take a school's worth of rough handling, and it'll appeal to consumers as well.
With MirrorLink, this device will be able to plug-and-play with compatible cars and apps, making driving with a phone much safer. Android Auto? Same deal, but it’s not here yet (ahem).
No mainstream new cars have CarPlay yet (the Ferrari doesn't count), so it's a small, sweet victory that older cars can get it now if they have or install one of these systems.
HP puts some truly distinctive features into its new generation of Chromebooks. The Chromebook 14 packs a Tegra K1 processor and 250MB of free T-Mobile 4G broadband for the life of the product. The Chromebook 11 sports a Celeron CPU, a slimmer design and more color choices.
Take an 11-inch Chromebook, add a touchscreen with a 300-degree hinge, and you suddenly have a model that's versatile and interesting. Too bad it can't be a tablet, though.
Low-cost Chromebooks have fairly little to brag about. The Chromebook C200 is typical in many ways, but its stamina in our tests makes it one of the better choices in this price range.
Nvidia’s 32-bit, quad-core chip with a whopping 192 graphics cores will power this 13-inch Chromebook, promising both unprecedented graphics performance and an unusually long battery life of up to 13 hours. An HD-display version will cost $280, and two different Full-HD versions will cost $300 and $380.
It's not a gimmick, it's a game-changer. More than 30 GM cars in the 2015 model year will have 4G LTE. That connectivity will transform the automotive experience for the driver as well as the passengers.
But how many shopping bags can you fit in this thing? Not many.
Just plug this dongle into your car's OBD-II port, and you could get cheaper insurance plus useful driving and other data from the app. Metromile's intriguing business model comes to California.
It's just a silly photo put out by Ford in honor of Embrace Your Geekness, some made-up, so-called holiday. The scary part? Some geek just might try it.
In a demo cockpit at Google I/O, the company demonstrated how your Android phone could provide calendar, contact and road-trip data to improve your daily drive—and make it a lot safer.