Desktops and Notebooks: HP's PC Lineup for CES Boasts Touch Screens, HD Displays

By Chris Preimesberger  |  Posted 2011-01-04 Print this article Print
HPs PC Lineup for CES Boasts Touch Screens, HD Displays

HPs PC Lineup for CES Boasts Touch Screens, HD Displays

by Chris Preimesberger
As hundreds of thousands of people head toward windy and chilly Las Vegas to attend this week's Consumer Electronics Show 2011, vendors such as Hewlett-Packard and hundreds of others are busy setting up their displays for Jan. 6 start of the four-day event. When the exhibit hall doors open, several new desktop, notebook personal and business computers from HP, the world's largest maker of PCs, will be on display for demonstration purposes at the AMD/Wired Magazine Booth, the Intel Booth, and the Pepcom and Showstoppers media events. The biggest advancements in the new HP computers involve touch screens (with??íthe new MultiTouch feature) and more powerful processors. The new touch screens will be made available in larger 22- and 23-inch monitor sizes. HP also will be showing a new HP 100B All-in-One personal computer for small businesses with prices starting at a mere $499. Some new thin clients are also on the docket. Finally, HP will be showing off some new Pavilion business and entertainment-oriented laptops and Envy personal notebooks.
Chris Preimesberger Chris Preimesberger was named Editor-in-Chief of Features & Analysis at eWEEK in November 2011. Previously he served eWEEK as Senior Writer, covering a range of IT sectors that include data center systems, cloud computing, storage, virtualization, green IT, e-discovery and IT governance. His blog, Storage Station, is considered a go-to information source. Chris won a national Folio Award for magazine writing in November 2011 for a cover story on and CEO-founder Marc Benioff, and he has served as a judge for the SIIA Codie Awards since 2005. In previous IT journalism, Chris was a founding editor of both IT Manager's Journal and and was managing editor of Software Development magazine. His diverse resume also includes: sportswriter for the Los Angeles Daily News, covering NCAA and NBA basketball, television critic for the Palo Alto Times Tribune, and Sports Information Director at Stanford University. He has served as a correspondent for The Associated Press, covering Stanford and NCAA tournament basketball, since 1983. He has covered a number of major events, including the 1984 Democratic National Convention, a Presidential press conference at the White House in 1993, the Emmy Awards (three times), two Rose Bowls, the Fiesta Bowl, several NCAA men's and women's basketball tournaments, a Formula One Grand Prix auto race, a heavyweight boxing championship bout (Ali vs. Spinks, 1978), and the 1985 Super Bowl. A 1975 graduate of Pepperdine University in Malibu, Calif., Chris has won more than a dozen regional and national awards for his work. He and his wife, Rebecca, have four children and reside in Redwood City, Calif.Follow on Twitter: editingwhiz

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