HP – No More A Part of Tablets & Smartphone Market

HP has lately declared that it is not going to produce tablets or smartphones any more because of poor sales as well as low profit margin. HP is now going to fully concentrate on cloud-based solutions and business software and has recently acquired the U.S. software Company Autonomy for $ 10.3 billion.

HP tried really hard to get a part of the smartphones and tablets market by even acquiring of Palm and development of WebOS with their smartphones and tablets, and even few months back, HP was planning to input the WebOS feature even on their PCs. On the other hand, all these efforts were of no-good productivity for the firm, and as a result they have decided to close it for further production.

Various smartphone and tablet manufacturers like Apple and others are now counting one less rival after HP has withdrawn from the market. Therefore, the number of rivals drops down to four of them including RIM’s BlackBerry, Microsoft’s Windows 7 Phone, Google Android and Apple iOS. HP happened to be one of the primary hardware manufacturers; various others such as Asus and Acer are suffering a lot more under the ‘tablet effect’ as compared to HP, and it is truly anticipated that some of the great players would be throwing in the towel in the coming year.

HP’s WiFi Mouse: 9-Month Battery Life!

Now this really something that has made us sit back and take notice. the one and only reason whey we did not like using wireless mouse of  of yore was for the reason that it had a pathetic battery life. lately, HP has launched a winner as this is a wireless mouse that works on advanced Wi-Fi technology.

you will be amazed to know that this WiFi Wireless Mouse from HP has a battery life of around nine months! It also has five buttons that can be programmed in accordance to your needs and requirements along with a four-way tilt to make sure that you are able to navigate through it in a smooth manner.

Now, if you can compare it with the HP’s new ‘Link-5’, it will enable you to hook up your mouse, keyboard and three other gadgets that are Wi-Fi enabled to only one USB dongle.

 

Cloud Computing – A New Era

HP lately has announced a suite of brand new products and services that allow governments and businesses to control the power of cloud while making certain that they are meeting up the necessary and required availability, performance along with the levels of security. Cloud computing is an extremely imperative and significantly growing podium for Instant-On Enterprises, where everyone and everything is connected. Such enterprises ask for such IT based environments that are secure, automated, flexible, and are able to easily adjust to the everyday changing demands.

Although cloud computing offers a large number of benefits mainly including reduction in IT headcount and a pay-as-you-go model, rapid deployment of new services; however, it conventionally lacked behind in some of the areas such as ease of integration, availability and security. The brand new HP Hybrid Delivery solutions are  helpful in providing the required benefits when it comes to enterprise-grade cloud computing as it is useful in meeting the particular requirements of governments and businesses.

The managing director and senior vice president Piau Phang Foo, HP Asia Pacific and Japan states that Cloud computing is entering the mainstream and the path is being lead by HP, this is because HP holds the enterprise experience, an extensive portfolio and a globally recognized name which is helpful in leading its clients through this kind of transformation.

Cloud Print-Integrated with Google Chrome

The cloud print option is going to be an incorporated featured in the upcoming Chrome version. It has particularly aimed at improving and enhancing the simplicity and convenience of printing. This new feature has been released initially in the spring.

To make use of the Cloud Print option, while you have a Google account, you need to setup printer drivers with them in a cloud. When you keep them decentralized with Cloud Print, you can stay away from any kinds of disturbances mainly concerning printer’s setup. The documents that need to be printed can be sent to Google where they can be modified and then intended to be transformed into a hard copy.

The Apple’s AirPrint feature is somewhat compatible with the Google’s Cloud Print feature is pretty much comparable to that of Google. The ePrint function is a built-in characteristic available in the latest HP printers and it is compared to the Chrome’s new feature. With the ePrint feature, the printers are assigned with an email ID to a particular user whom you want to send documents and that can be added in the print queue.

Presently, there are no Cloud Print based printers available in the market. With the chrome’s beta version, Google has integrated this functionality. Currently, it is only supported by Windows platform; nevertheless, others are expected soon.

Cloud Print is a significant feature associated with Chrome OS. This new operating system is particularly related to transference and this is what precisely what Cloud Print was proposed for, the delegation of printing mechanics.