Feeds

HP ups its IQ

Firm's IQ now at 800

3 Big data security analytics techniques

HP has broadened its IQ, with the unveiling of its latest addition to a range of touch-sensitive all-in-one PC-TVs.

HP_IQ800

HP's IQ800: comes with a wireless keyboard and mouse

The new IQ800 TouchSmart PC range, which consists of the IQ804 and flagship IQ816, rests somewhere between a TV and a desktop PC. It's a few steps up from the previous model, the IQ770: it's based around a 25.5in, 1900 x 1200 display, alongside expandable storage, an integrated webcam and built-in TV tuner.

HP designed the PC to work with its existing TouchSmart mini-operating system, which is akin to Windows Media Center in that it allows users to do everything multimedia. For example, TouchSmart lets you organise your photos, play movies, surf the web and listen to music.

iPhone users will also find TouchSmart’s style of navigation strikingly similar to the fingertip zoom-in, zoom-out style of navigation used on the Apple phone.

HP_IQ800_02

The monitor can also be wall mounted

Under the hood of IQ804 is a 2.1GHz Intel Core 2 Duo CPU, alongside a 4GB memory and an Nvidia GeForce 9300M GS graphics chip. The machine also has a 500GB hard drive and DVD burner, but no Blu-ray option.

The rival IQ816 adds in the Blu-ray reader, retains the 2.1GHz Core 2 Duo CPU and ups the storage capacity to 750GB. It has a GeForce 9600M GS graphics chip too. Both models allow users to expand storage capacity through HP's own Pocket Media Bay slot-in drives.

Both models connect into your home’s wireless network over Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n, and Bluetooth’s also on-board for short-range data transfers.

Although HP’s designed clearly designed the IQ800 range to be a stylish bit of home multimedia kit, it’s a shame to see that the machine’s only available in one body colour option. Fortunately the piano black gloss frame with silver trim is both elegant and stylish.

HP’s IQ800 TouchSmart PC range will be available across the UK in November, with prices staring at around £1500 ($2700/€1885).

SANS - Survey on application security programs

More from The Register

next story
Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner hacked in just 4 DAYS
Sammy's newbie cooked slower than iPhone, also costs more to build
Leaked pics show EMBIGGENED iPhone 6 screen
Fat-fingered fanbois rejoice over Chinternet snaps
Oh no, Joe: WinPhone users already griping over 8.1 mega-update
Hang on. Which bit of Developer Preview don't you understand?
Microsoft lobs pre-release Windows Phone 8.1 at devs who dare
App makers can load it before anyone else, but if they do they're stuck with it
Rounded corners? Pah! Amazon's '3D phone has eye-tracking tech'
Now THAT'S what we call a proper new feature
Feast your PUNY eyes on highest resolution phone display EVER
Too much pixel dust for your strained eyeballs to handle
Zucker punched: Google gobbles Facebook-wooed Titan Aerospace
Up, up and away in my beautiful balloon flying broadband-bot
US mobile firms cave on kill switch, agree to install anti-theft code
Slow and kludgy rollout will protect corporate profits
Sony battery recall as VAIO goes out with a bang, not a whimper
The perils of having Panasonic as a partner
prev story

Whitepapers

Top three mobile application threats
Learn about three of the top mobile application security threats facing businesses today and recommendations on how to mitigate the risk.
Combat fraud and increase customer satisfaction
Based on their experience using HP ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager for IT security operations, Finansbank moved to HP ArcSight ESM for fraud management.
The benefits of software based PBX
Why you should break free from your proprietary PBX and how to leverage your existing server hardware.
Five 3D headsets to be won!
We were so impressed by the Durovis Dive headset we’ve asked the company to give some away to Reg readers.
SANS - Survey on application security programs
In this whitepaper learn about the state of application security programs and practices of 488 surveyed respondents, and discover how mature and effective these programs are.