TweakTown
Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
6,072 Reviews & Articles | 38,997 News Posts

HP embraces Android with all-in-one desktop PC for businesses

Hewlett-Packard is embracing Android with a cost-effective, Android-powered all-in-one PC for businesses (hpq)

| Computer Systems News | Posted: Jan 6, 2014 7:42 am

Hewlett-Packard started the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) by launching the company's first Google Android-powered all-in-one desktop PC for businesses. The Slate 21 Pro has a $399 price tag and includes a 21.5" HD touchscreen (1920x1080), NVIDIA Tegra 4 quad-core CPU, Bluetooth 4.0, 2GB RAM, and a 16GB solid state drive. It runs Android 4.3. Cloud-based apps are used to provide business productivity, and an auto-sync feature to Android smartphones and tables makes it easier to share files.

 

All apps can be viewed in landscape and portrait mode, thanks to clever back-end changes provided by the No. 2 global PC manufacturer.

 

Microsoft has plenty to cheer about with PC OEMs showing off Windows 8/8.1 devices, but Android's rise in the mobile and desktop market is concerning. The Google Chrome OS is seeing wider adoption, while OEMs also dabbles bringing Android to the desktop. Meanwhile, AIOs are continuing to increase in popularity among consumers, but there is much work to be done to increase adoption in the business sector.

NEWS SOURCES:Venturebeat.com

Related Tags

Further Reading: Read and find more Computer Systems news at our Computer Systems news index page.

Do you get our news RSS feed? Get It!

Got an opinion on this news? Post a comment below!

Latest Tech News Posts

View More News Posts

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases