Posts Tagged ‘hp’

  • Video: BYOD Innovation Dinner

    April 7, 2014 • VideoComments Off

    CNBC Africa coverage of IT News Africa’s Innovation Dinner...

  • Reports show that as the global trade in counterfeit goods is growing, and Africa is increasingly being targeted (image: HP)

    Africa- a hotbed for counterfeit electronics

    April 4, 2014 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off

    Technology maker HP is hosting an Anti-Counterfeiting Africa Conference, in a bid to help educate and empower organisations across Africa against the negative effects of counterfeit trade. HP will raise awareness on the impact and consequences of counterfeit...

  • Acer's new Iconia A1-830, a 7.9-inch Android tablet (image: Acer)

    South Africa sees huge upsurge in tablet demand

    February 24, 2014 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off

    Shipments of tablet PCs to South Africa increased 107.1% year on year in the final quarter of 2013 to total 513,000 units, according to the latest insights from the International Data Corporation (IDC). The country’s traditional PC market suffered a...

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    Africa’s 5 Most Troubled Tech Executives

    January 27, 2014 • ListsComments Off

    Being in charge of a large corporation can be tricky at times, but with the right executive in the right position, most companies can be assured of profits. But while some organisations flourish without incident, others are forced to deal with unethical and...

  • HP CEO Meg Whitman (image: Shutterstock)

    Qualcomm acquires Palm from HP

    January 24, 2014 • Company News, HardwareComments Off

    Chip maker Qualcomm Incorporated and HP today announced that Qualcomm Incorporated has acquired a patent portfolio from Hewlett-Packard Company, Hewlett-Packard Development Co LP and Palm Inc. The portfolio, comprising approximately 1,400 granted patents and...

  • HP South Africa today announced the availability of the HP Officejet Pro X Series (image: HP)

    HP’s Guinness World Record printer now available in SA

    January 23, 2014 • Gadgets and Gaming, Hardware, Top StoriesComments Off

    HP South Africa today announced the availability of the HP Officejet Pro X Series, which has been named the world’s fastest desktop printer as recognised by Guinness World Records. The HP Officejet Pro X Series was Guinness World Records-certified for the...

  • Reports show that as the global trade in counterfeit goods is growing, and Africa is increasingly being targeted (image: HP)

    HP re-enters the smartphone business

    January 16, 2014 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off

    Consumer electronics and components manufacturer HP has officially revealed that the company will be re-entering the smartphone business, after Senior Director of Consumer PCs and Tablets for Asia-Pacific, Yam Su Yin hinted at thislate last year. Ron...

  • Lenovo, HP top 2013 PC sales (Image Credit:Blouin News)

    PC shipments take a major dip in 2013 – including in Africa

    January 13, 2014 • Hardware, Top StoriesComments Off

    Worldwide PC shipments totalled 82.6 million units in the fourth quarter of 2013, a 6.9 per cent decline from the fourth quarter of 2012, according to preliminary results by Gartner, Inc. This is the seventh consecutive quarter of shipment decline....

  • Botswana's Minister Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi (image: file)

    Connecting Industry to Government and Civil Society

    October 5, 2013 • EventsComments Off

    Industry giants HP, Google, Oracle & IBM are just some of the high profile global organisations attending Innovation Africa 2013 in Botswana this month. The summit, being held at the Gaborone International Convention Centre this October 15-17, will also...

  • HP unveiled a new portfolio of business notebooks (image: HP)

    HP reveals new business notebooks

    October 1, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Electronics maker HP unveiled a new portfolio of business notebooks. The EliteBook and ProBook series notebook PCs have been designed with mobility, durability and security in mind, while HP said that they have been slightly thinner than the previous range....

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    Africa’s top multinational cloud service providers

    September 13, 2013 • ListsComments Off

    Experts within Africa’s burgeoning ICT landscape agree that the business case behind cloud services is clear: it offers flexibility (both in adoption and in terms of pricing), it enables agility within companies that are conscious of liquidity in the...

  • HP launches mobile All-in-One PC

    July 2, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    HP recently announced the HP ENVY Rove 20 mobile All-in-One PC, the company’s first mobile All-in-One PC, which frees the desktop PC from the desk and allows families and friends to enjoy a shared entertainment experience with a built-in battery, unique...

  • HP to re-enter smartphone market

    July 1, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Technology manufacturer HP is best known for producing laptops, tablets and other computer peripherals, but other than a disastrous Palm launch, the company has steered clear of smartphones. However, during an interview with The Indian Express, HP’s...

  • Africa central to HP’s 2020 vision

    May 30, 2013 • Software, Top StoriesComments Off

    HP kicked off the South African leg of its worldwide Discover Performance Tour 2013 yesterday in Midrand, Gauteng, and used the opportunity to engage with local customers, partners and clients about international best practices and how these can be applied in...

  • In Pictures: ITNewsAfrica’s Innovation Dinner

    March 8, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off

    ITNewsAfrica’s most recent bi-monthly Innovation Dinner Series was held on 27 February at the Hyatt Regency in Rosebank. Under the theme ‘BYOD – re-thinking your device strategies’, the event provided an effective platform for networking among...

  • The mashup of stuff

    March 6, 2013 • OpinionComments Off

    I was recently asked by a friend about what was happening at work and specifically the IT industry. I normally respond to such requests with purpose and no hesitation. But this time he got me, because there I was trying to figure out what to say. Not that I...