From new Surface tablets and interesting experiments, to new Office, the end of the Icon and some 'inarticulate' comments, we take a look back at highlights from this week's top tech news on Neowin.
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From the Tetris movie and Lumia launches, to product problems, the OnePlus Two, low-cost Windows devices, Windows 10, and the Borg, we take a look back at highlights from the week's top tech news.
HP has announced its new inexpensive laptops and tablets running Windows 8.1, with prices beginning at $200 and $100, respectively, to combat cheap Chromebooks and Android tablets.
From new Windows and more Windows Phones, to new devices with changing prices, bigger iPhones, and the (non-)death of Nokia, we take a look back at highlights from this week's top tech news on Neowin.
HP has announced that its Stream laptop - which was supposed to cost $199 - will actually run you $300, which makes it less desirable when compared to similar Chromebooks that have been released.
The Open webOS team - which has been working for two years to bring webOS to a wider range of devices under an open-source licence - has released a new version of the OS, with a new name too.
From another Xbox One update and the death of MSN, to Surface, Spotify, iThings, recalls and other explosive events, we take a look back at some of the highlights from this week's tech news on Neowin.
HP is recalling around six million power cords that it shipped with notebooks and accessories, citing a "risk of a fire and burn hazard to customers", after 29 instances of the cords overheating.
It has been two years since the release of Windows 8 and HP is still pushing Windows 7 machines to the consumer as Microsoft faces the harsh reality that Windows 8 will never replace Windows 7.
Earlier this year at WPC, Microsoft showed off a new range of low-end devices with entry level prices and one such device was the HP stream that will cost $199 when it goes on sale later this year.
If you're in the market for a new laptop, you should take a look at HP's latest entry, the Elitebook Folio 1040 G1, to see if the portable device is worthy of your consideration.
On stage at Computex, Microsoft showed off a number of recently launched Windows devices as well as some we hadn't seen before. Among these a HP 2-in-1 device and a 7-inch tablet from Toshiba.
HP has lowered the price of its Chromebook 11 to a near impulse level of $249 but will that be enough to move them off of store shelves or do most people still want the full desktop experience?
HP has announced it will cut an additional 11,000 to 16,000 positions from its workforce, bringing the total number of layoffs it has made since May 2012 to as much as 50,000 employees.
Following the relative success of the Slate 7, HP has followed up and released the HP 7 Plus: a fairly low specification tablet with a very reasonable $100 price tag.
Microsoft has announced a new program for U.S. school systems that will allow them to purchase Windows 8.1 devices from various OEMs with prices that start at under $300 each.
Microsoft stepped up to help a group, StartupBus Florida, by giving them free Windows 8 laptops and Surface 2 tablets after the group's laptops were stolen from their Austin, Texas rental during SXSW.
A new report claims Microsoft will help to launch a number of low cost Windows 8 tablets that will be made especially for the Indian market, to try to fight off Android dominance in that country.
HP has announced the Windows 8.1-based Pavilion x360 notebook, which features an 11.6 inch display with a hinge that allows it to flip nearly 360 degrees, similar to Lenovo's Yoga notebooks.
From 19 February, HP will limit firmware updates to customers under warranty and Care Pack Service clients. HP says the move will put the company in line with the best practices of the industry.
Its now HP's turn at revealing what they have to offer when regarding the Chromebox OS, recently announced by Google. Asus and Samsung have shown their Chromebox products, now its HP's turn.
Microsoft is a member of a new industry effort to standardize the use of ARM-based processors in servers, which suggests that the company could launch an ARM-based version of Windows Server.
HP says that it is "not dropping Windows 8" from its PC lineup in a new blog post, despite a recent online campaign that was promoting the sales of new PCs with Windows 7 installed.
Qualcomm has announced it has acquired 2,400 patents from HP, which include those that HP had previously bought when it acquired Palm back in 2010. Terms were not disclosed.
HP's Envy Recline 23 features a unique dual-hinge design that allows it to be used from a variety of angles, but does the rest of the machine live up to the design?
The home page of HP's website is currently running a promotion that has price cuts on some of their Windows 7 PCs, and using the term "back by popular demand" to describe the sale.
HP has confirmed it will release two large Android smartphones in February, the Slate 6 and Slate 7 Voice Tab, but the products will only be released in India for now.
HP has revealed in a new regulatory filing that it will lay off an additional 5,000 employees between now and October 2014, bringing the total number of planned pink slips to 34,000.
According to latest rumours, HP is planning to re-enter the smartphone market after nearly two years of absence, by launching large screen handsets (phablets) based on Android in the near future.
An official recall has now been issued for all of the chargers made for the Chromebook 11 notebook from Google and HP following many reports of the chargers overheating and melting.
An interesting security presentation described how attackers stole $60M in 60 seconds, and what can be done to help prevent this in the future. Note: Follow these directions at your own risk.
Meg Whitman gave an excellent keynote presentation, and one of topics was products that HP Labs is working on, including photonics and memrister technologies. Are these real products or purely hype?
We learned some interesting, albeit startling, security facts at HP Discover today, including the fact that most security breaches go undetected for nearly a year. What other tidbits did we learn?
HP kicked off the conference with news of a partnership with Conservation International aimed at analyzing data from the rain forest in real time using Vertica in order to help protect the environment
The HP Discover conference will be in Barcelona from December 10-12, and Neowin will be on the ground covering it live. Tune in for the latest in storage, security, big data and more!
HP and Google are no longer selling their recently launched Chromebook 11 notebook because of reports that its charger is overheating, but current owners can use any other micro-USB charger.
The server giveaway is finally here! Look inside to see how to get a chance to win not only a HP MicroServer Gen8, but also the PS1810-8G managed switch to build your very own home server network!
Today we review the latest generation of the HP MicroServer line, designed for the home and SMB market segments. Tune in later in the week to see how you can win the server for yourself!
We're getting closer to providing details on the MicroServer giveaway, but first we're examining the PS1810-8G managed switch that works in tandem with HP's latest ProLiant servers.
Research firms IDC and Gartner claim that worldwide PC shipments went down 7.6 and 8.6 percent, respectively, in the third quarter of 2013, although the downturn was not as bad as first predicted.