Category Archives: HP

HP ePrint is disappointing

When my older low end downstairs printer needed all ink cartridges replaced at the same time, I realized that buying a new printer would actually be cheaper. HP has been trumpeting its latest crop of ink jet printers that feature … Continue reading

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HP Touchsmart IQ5xx/8xx Seagate Sata Drive Firmware Updates

HP and Compaq Desktop PCs – Preventing Non-System Disk Errors on Computers with Seagate Drives This information applies to HP and Compaq computers with Seagate 320GB, 500GB, 750GB and 1TB hard drives. Seagate recently informed HP of a potential issue … Continue reading

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Announcing the Winner – HP Magic Giveaway Contest

I am very pleased to announce that Millie Gonzales is the winner of my HP Magic Giveaway Contest with an entry that will Share the Magic with so many people for a long time to come. Her entry is below. … Continue reading

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Entries Now Closed for my HP Magic Giveaway Contest

My contest is now closed. I will be reviewing entries and notifying the winner after I make my decision. Note that other contests are still open. See the list just under my picture on the right. I will be the … Continue reading

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HP Magic Giveaway Contests Are Underway!

Contests are now underway. The list of contests, start dates, and winner announcements dates is permanently posted in the column on the right, just below my smiling face Just click HP Magic Giveaway Contest Schedule for the full story.   … Continue reading

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Thumbs Up on HP HDX18 18.4 inch 1080p high def laptop

The big news (literally) this year is 16:9 widescreen notebooks. Several vendors have introduced models, including HP. The HDX18 1099UX Premium (give this link time to load, it’s worth it) 18.4 inch notebook is a stunningly designed computer and builds … Continue reading

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Something BIG is Happening

“Tis the season to be sharing, and yours truly and 49 other sites are preparing for the HP Magic Giveaway. It’s the biggest giveaway and contest I’ve ever seen. Make it a point to check HERE December 8th for contest … Continue reading

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HP TouchSmart IQ 5xx/8xx All In One Awesomeness

As a registered geek, I never thought I’d see the day when I didn’t want to build myself an impossible screaming desktop for personal use. My real world personal desktop was getting long in the tooth (i.e., it was Circa … Continue reading

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HP x280n’s Handheld Remote Rocks

The HP MediaSmart Connect x280n ships with a handheld remote that is worthy of its own blog review. Most of the remote controls that I’ve seen shipping with Media Center Computer, Media Center Extenders, etc. are lacking in one or … Continue reading

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HP MediaSmart Connect x280n

HP was kind enough to send me an early near production version of their soon to be released (July 31) MediaSmart Connect Home Theater component. I’ve had a few minutes to take a VERY quick look and the first impression … Continue reading

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