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Gift Ideas: Cool New Windows And Android Slate Tablets For Christmas

Not everything in the tablet space has to be an iPad: there’s fierce competition between a number of new low-cost Windows 8.1 tablets and their Android equivalents. Whether you’re giving a tablet to someone as a pure fun play, or with more productive aims in mind, there’s a little something for everyone this festive season. Here’s some tablet gift ideas to get you started.


The Best Australian 2 In 1 Laptops/Tablets: Mega Christmas Round-Up

If you want a computing device with the power of a laptop and the portability of a tablet, then you want a 2 in 1. There are dozens of great convertible and detachable 2 in 1 laptops out there, but we’ve picked a few of our favourites.


HP Stream 11 Review: $299 And Worth Every Cent

I just got finished rounding up the best Chromebooks out there, but there’s more to the world of dirt-cheap computing than Google’s browser-machines. The HP Stream is a $299 full-Windows laptop, and it’s surprisingly good.


HOT Christmas Deals: Chromecast Twin Pack, Sony Speakers, Kindle And More

More Christmas tech gear for all budgets! From Gizmodo Australia’s newly crowned Best TV Of 2014 (slashed to just $779) to sub-$100 gift options like a special Chromecast twin pack or Jabra Bluetooth streamer to safely make calls while while driving.


HP EliteBook Folio 1020: New Thin And Light Business Laptop

The new Macbook Air-esque Folio 1020 business laptop comes in two editions: standard, which weighs 1.2kg (and can be fitted with a touchscreen), and a ‘special’ edition, which weighs in at 1kg without any touchiness. Guts-wise, it’s what you’d expect from a modern high-end laptop: 8GB of RAM and SSD storage.


HP Just Built A Gaming Laptop

Once upon a time, a tiny company called VoodooPC built some of the most incredible gaming computers around. Now, its owner HP is paying homage with the Omen — the first serious gaming laptop the company has ever made.


HP's Gaudy Smartwatch Will Be Surprisingly Affordable

Here’s our first detailed look at the Hewlett-Packard “luxury” smartwatch teased a few months ago. It’s designed to look like a fancy metal rich-guy watch, but at $US350, you won’t need to be a rich guy to buy it.


HP's Sprout Is A Creation Machine With No Mouse Or Keyboard Required

Not satisfied with just revealing a printer, HP has also launched a new type of device that combines a computer, projector and scanner into one machine called Sprout. This computer is something that HP pulled from its “experimental” department.


HP Launches Its Own Super-Fast 3D Printer

Today, HP announced a new technology and 3D printer it thinks is going to revolutionise the industry. This massive machine isn’t meant to sit in your home, but rather be a new piece of tech in the arsenal of additive manufacturing. Using a new technology that HP calls “Multi Jet Fusion”, the company says printing something that would have taken days will now only take hours.


HP Is Splitting In Two

HP has officially announced that it’s splitting itself into two companies — one producing the consumer hardware and “new computing experience”, the other pushing out corporate technology.