Tag Archives: HP

  • Microsoft & Manufacturers Team to Produce Ultra-Cheap Laptops

    In an obvious effort to combat the growing popularity of Chromebooks, Microsoft is helping hardware manufacturers to build low-priced Windows laptops. Microsoft is using Windows 8.1 With Bing, which was unveiled earlier this year, to spread Windows to more low-cost PCs and tablets. The OS is the same as Windows 8.1 except with Bing as […]

  • DCTech News and Views

    AT&T Set to Acquire DirecTV for Almost $50 Billion Seems most transactions these days are counted in the billions. Rumors of the DirecTV acquisition have been circulating for the past few weeks and AT&T has finally confirmed the details. The deal came together at roughly $95 per share, which tots up to $48.5 billion dollars. […]

  • Geek Facts for October 4th – Sputnik, HP and Palm

    In 1957, the Space Age began when Russia launched Sputnik I into Earth orbit. Sputnik I was the world’s first artificial satellite. It was about the size of a beach ball and weighed only 183.9 lbs. (83.6 kg.). It took about 98 minutes to orbit the Earth. Learn more at http://history.nasa.gov/sputnik/. In 1979, 
Hewlett-Packard released […]

  • Geek Fact for September 7th

    In 1912, David Packard, co-founder of Hewlett-Packard, was born. With Bill Hewlett, David Packard was co-founder of Hewlett-Packard Company. HP’s first product was a resistance-capacitance audio oscillator based on a design developed by Hewlett when he was in graduate school. Packard left the company in 1969 to become U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense in the […]

  • Geek Fact for February 1st

    In 2003, the Space Shuttle Columbia was destroyed over Texas when returning to Earth, killing all seven crew members. The crew consisted of Shuttle Commander Rick D. Husband; Shuttle Pilot William C. McCool; Payload Commander Michael P. Anderson
; Mission Specialists David M. Brown, Kalpana Chawla and Laurel Clark;
 and Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon. Learn more […]

  • HP offers 30% off coupons through 9/24/11

    This just in… HP has 20%, 25%, and 30% off coupons valid through September 24th, 2011. 30% coupons from HP are almost unheard of and offer a great bargain for anyone looking for a new PC or laptop. You can look at this as 30% off, or a great opportunity to get much more computer […]