IDC and Gartner report that the PC market continued downhill during the third quarter, although IDC, at least, reported sales were better than expected.
HP expects to report a year-over-year revenue decline for its fiscal year 2014, which ends next October, though the decline “will moderate from fiscal 2013,” the company said, meaning it will fall by less.
Google and HP collaborated on the design of the new Chromebook, which ships this week.
HP's original Chromebook stands out primarily for being so big-screened, but new documents suggest a pint-sized counterpart is in the works.
The company said its EliteBook 800 laptop models are 40 percent thinner and 28 percent lighter than previous models.