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If you've been waiting for some spankin' new designs for HP's business machines, we hate to disappoint you, but we've only got a spec bump to report here. The company just announced that it's freshening up its ProBook 4445s, 4446s and 4545s with AMD's newish Trinity-series APUs. While it was at it...

September 20th 2012 at 12:01am 0 Comments
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HP's already outed a bunch of business laptops today, but so far they've all been aimed at the enterprise level -- machines an IT manager would deploy on the order of thousands. But while it was at it, the company also refreshed its ProBook lineup for small businesses, the sort of operations that...

May 8th 2012 at 11:01pm 0 Comments
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Llano laptops are like buses. You wait two years for just one to arrive and then eleven come out at once. Yep, AMD's long-awaited hybrid CPU / GPU has finally gone official today and HP is wasting no time in introducing laptops harnessing its Accelerated Processing powers. On the consumer side, t...

June 14th 2011 at 2:34am 0 Comments
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We always have to chuckle when laptop makers talk about making business systems look more palatable to the employees toting 'em. After all, it's not like we're going to walk off the job because we don't like the looks of that black box we've been assigned. Or are we? Nonetheless, laptop manufactu...

June 8th 2011 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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No offense to the previous ProBooks s-series, but we think HP may have finally removed the last pieces of boring from the line. The new crop of business laptops – if you can even call them that anymore – are available with 13.3, 14, 15.6 and 17.3-inch display sizes, and can be configure...

March 1st 2010 at 12:01am 0 Comments
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While we don't normally find ourselves terribly jealous of laptops designed for massive rollouts at medium and large businesses, the new ProBook and 6545b (15.6-inch) and 6445b (14-inch) almost have us ready to reassess that assumption. They're pretty boring AMD-powered workhorses on the surface, b...

October 13th 2009 at 12:20am 0 Comments
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We got a chance to toy with HP's latest "pro-level" ultraportable at the tail end of last month, and while it proved to be a bit chunky, the specs list is hard to argue with. Available now for those with at least $799 (plus applicable taxes), the ProBook 4310s can be ordered up with your choice of...

July 20th 2009 at 9:56am 0 Comments