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    How to: Install Windows Server Essentials 2012 R2 on the EX490

    Windows Home Server has had a long history that came to a fairly abrupt ending. Now those home users with big data requirements are forced to move to Windows Server Essentials. The latest version Server Essentials 2012 R2 is still in preview, but with the announcement that Win8.1 will...
  • HP building Windows 8 tablets.. we’re heard this before..

    Remember a few years back when Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer stood on stage and held up a HP tablet that was going to compete with the iPad? Do then you’d also remember that HP’s tablet offerings completely failed. While last time it was a Windows 7-based tablet, this time...
  • Thousands buy discontinued HP TouchPad for $98

    Image credit: liza.id.au Last week HP announced they were discontinuing their failed tablet, the TouchPad. Exclusive Australian retailer Harvey Norman immediately pulled it from shelves and their website. As other countries slashed TouchPad price to run out existing stock, Australian’s began to question why the same wasn’t being done...
  • It’s a fire sale! Harvey Norman cuts 40% off HP products

    Image credit: Flickr This morning started by rumors that HP, number 1 PC manufacturer in the world, was getting out of the business and moving to enterprise. As the real details emerged the timeframe for ‘evaluating’ the future of the business was said to be 12-18 months. As the...
  • HP pivots company, focus on enterprise and cloud services

    HP have just dropped a bombshell, they are pivoting the company in a big way. During their quarterly earnings call, HP said “These are tough decisions. There are four elements to the path." "First, sector trends impacting PSG as consumers change habits. The tablet effect is real, and sales...
  • HP TouchPad announced, runs flash, front facing camera

    At their ‘Think Beyond’ event in San Francisco, HP have announced their competitor to Apple’s iPad. The spec sheet for the HP TouchPad runs very similar to the iPad, with a couple of key differences. It runs Adobe’s Flash (no mention of which version) and has a front facing...
  • HP pulls the plug on MediaSmart Home Servers

    Well things just keep getting worse for at the next version of Windows Home Server – Vail. Today, Microsoft’s biggest hardware partner for WHS has decided to pull the pin on there MediaSmart Servers. It’s a damn shame too, because they really solved an bunch of issues facing a...
  • HP Slate 500 video shows multiple issues

    HP have released details on their upcoming 8.9”, Windows 7 running, Slate 500. The HP-released video for the device below is meant to promote the device, instead shows off a number of issues with the slate. Multi-touch 17 seconds: We see a radiologist insert an SD card into the...
  • HP MediaSmart iPhone app updated

    Owners of the HP MediaSmart Home Server and an iPhone, should check the app store for updates. There’s a new and improved version of the MediaSmart iPhone app. A couple of the new features are increased speed and coverflow for audio files. For more details, checck out the pics...