Ready to switch up your home printer? HP offers a new line of OfficeJet Pro printers for your all in one need. I went to New York to find out more about this printer back in March. I’ve been using the 9025 printer for the last two weeks, and am loving how it works! Pros […]
HP – Hewlett Packard: Started in a one-car garage in Palo Alto, CA by Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard in 1939. Since then, HP has grown to one of the largest IT companies in the world. HP created one of the most used calculators, then the Laser printer in the 80’s. Known for dominating the office and home printer and scanner market, HP has also been in the desktop, notebook and now tablet markets. HP acquired some big names in computers, including Compaq in 2001, DEC, EDS, 3Com and finally Palm in 2010.
HP Server infrastructure has grown through time, also. Currently, HP’s Converged Infrastructure brings many areas of IT together. Their Flex Network works in connecting larger campuses together. They even have POD services to place a server room where you need it for however long you need it.
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Today I look at the Pavilion x360 13 inch 4 in 1 laptop, which you can purchase here. This converts to a laptop, tablet, tent and stand for use in different situations. PRO The Pavillion x360 comes in multiple varieties. This is great because you can get the machine that will fit your need – […]
Can printers be sexy? Maybe not. But can Ink Jet printers be fast and very functional? You Bet! Let’s Geek Out at the Pros and Cons of this HP PageWide dw 577 Printer! PRO Keep in mind this is not a Laser Printer. It is an ink jet printer with a lot of technology advances […]
HP calls it their most versatile detachable PC. It’s a laptop that easily converts to a tablet and even a table tent for kiosk options. The folks at HP gave me one to play with and although I am getting compensated for this review, the review itself is my own opinion. So let’s get started […]
While at HPEDiscover this last week, I got to check out the HP Special Edition Star Wars Laptop. This is a 15.6 inch notebook decked out with Star Wars logos. Inside is a Core i5 or i7 processor, up to 16 GB RAM, up to 2 TB hard drive and GeForce 940 M Graphics processor. […]
Today I take a look at a sun $300 color laser printer that is also a scanner, fax, copier, built in apps, and more. The HP MFP M177fw is a multifunction color laser for the small to medium business. I took this printer through its paces. HP ePrinter Apps The M177fw comes with an app […]
In this second part of the HP Storage Tech Day, we learn more about StoreAll, Express Query and Storage Research at HP Labs. Richard Jacobik started us off with StoreAll and Express Query. Richard talks about how much unstructured data is out on the Internet. He notes that unstructured data is 85% of world’s data […]
HP showed off two high-end video production machines at NAB this year. The Z820 and the Z1 All-in-one workstation. Dan Bennett guided us through this Z1 workstation with the all-in-one form factor. Some great highlights included the ease of opening this all-in-one system, hydraulics so you don’t close the case too quickly and the optimization […]
During our interviews at NAB I kept hearing about the Z820 and Z1 workstations by HP. So I went right to the source to find out what makes these desktop computers so special. I met up with Dan Bannett, HP workstation lead engineer. We tore apart a HP Z820 desktop with dual Xeon processors to […]
Creating video nowadays with the right camera can bring you high quality images. Older videos or smaller camera (like GoPro) bring distortions of film grain or low light pixelation. Cinnafilm addresses these issues with a program called Dark Energy. This software helps upscale video and also clean up the imperfections. Co-Founder and COO Ernie Sanchez of Cinnafilm discusses […]
Inside a big corporation, you want to broadcast and livestream. That is where alldigital comes in. They can help you become a broadcaster. Their cloud services empower you to become just that. alldigital has configured their technologies so you can broadcast just like a Fox affiliate. Even big corporations want to broadcast to mobile and […]
When I first saw this program, I was reminded of the newsroom bulletin board. Above the board was the LED sign that scrolled new news while the board had post-it notes of information breaking when people found it. Now you can have all that on one screen with a lot more option. Broadcast Monitoring can […]
Video is critical in communications of relevant content as quickly as possible, but maintaining control of your brand and marketing message. Eric Courville of North Plains talks about recent acquisitions that allow them to merge web and marketing video production with broadcast oriented management of digital assets. The Northplains platform makes assets available under controlled management […]
Cost-effective storage space of digital possessions for production and show depends on quick, scalable search. The HP StoreAll system with the recently presented Express Inquiry, recently developed at HP Labs which can looking documents at amazing speed (FIVE HUNDRED hundred reports in a few secs). As file modifications are taking place, the kernal creates occasions […]
Ryan Brown is a filmmaker who was an Apple fan. Within the last year he decided that Apple prodcuts are not for him – especially in creating video. He needed scalability, he needed upgradability and most important, he needed reliability. That is why he switched to HP. Ryan tells his story to Andy McCaskey at […]
Last month HP released their Linear Tape Open 6 (LTO-6) tape backup standard. With tapes that can hold up to 6.25 Terrabytes and rack systems that hold up to 44.4 Petabytes, tape shows not only its relevance in Enterprise networks but also how it can stack up to a storage method. Calvin Zito joins me […]
Looking for a new car? How about an Audi RS5? We take a look at the 420 HP V8 engine. With the Audi MMI navigation plussystem, the RS5 will give you a QNX system with an embedded Google Earth client on top of their navigation system. This is all the Audi cars – Q7 – […]
Do you remember what you were doing 5 years ago today? I do. I started this website. -Jeffrey Powers, Geekazine.com It was this day in 2007 where I hit the button and started Geekazine.com. The podcast was already running (as I started it a month prior). I launched the website and did the podcast for […]
On Tuesday, Microsoft officially launched Server 2012 to the public. This was a low key launch with a landing page with keynote videos. After, we got on HP Tech Cast with a few bloggers to talk about the “Cloud OS”. Calvin Zito joins me with bloggers John Obeto, Jason Lopez and Hans Vredevoort. We talk […]
Bloggers Justin Vashisht, Chris Wahl and John Obeto join Calvin Zito and myself on this episode of HP Tech Cast. The topic this week: What the bloggers saw at HP Discover. More important, is HP going in the right direction. There were many different things to see at HP Discover. From the expo floor, to […]
I was in Houston, TX for HP Gen8 Tech Day and got to sit down with a few of the bloggers and HP Enterprise Gen8 team to talk about the advantages of upgrading to a Gen8 system. We set up a panel, which included: Tim Golden – CTO of ISS americas Brandon Fears – Product […]
In the inaugural podcast of HP TechCast, Calvin Zito talks with: Ray Lucchesi – Silverton Consulting Howard Marks – Deep storage test lab Calvin Zito – HP Storage Guy Rick Vanover – IT Pro Blogger at Rickatron They talk about the Storage Networking World (SNW) in Dallas, TX. The group discusses the changing storage area, how hard […]
HP unveiled the Envy 14 Spectre at CES, a new 14 inch Ultrabook. The Spectre comes with either Core i5 or Core i7 processor, 128 GB or 256 GB SSD, 4 or 8 GB of DDR3 RAM, Mini DisplayPort, USB 3.0, and more. The screen is made of Gorilla Glass to be a durable machine. The […]
A look at 2011 – 10 videos I created at Geekazine you might have missed out on.
HP did the right thing by bringing the PC market off the for sale list. But how is the group going to fair at this point?