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Android booting HP Bender surfaces in benchmark tests

15 September, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
Android booting HP Bender surfaces in benchmark tests  - read the full textIt appears that HP might be looking for a way back into the smartphone game, people . Immediately after the computer giant's CEO Meg Whitman spoke about the company releasing a smartphone eventually, an HP branded, Android ICS booting handset, dubbed Bender has appeared in GLBenchmark test result...

 

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> In reply to cnick @ 2012-09-15 19:17 from 3RQm - click to readWhat? Have Microsoft announced that they are bringing out an android phone? :-) :-) :-)

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  • 2012-09-18 08:29
  • SgvH

> In reply to the_seba @ 2012-09-17 08:33 from mNQC - click to readLOL. I'm not sure how many people are going to get the referencing here.

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  • 2012-09-17 12:41
  • nxX0

HP, welcome to the darkside!

]:)

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  • 2012-09-17 11:33
  • 3pwj

If it's preloaded ringtone is "Bite my shiny metal ass" then I'm in, big time!

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  • 2012-09-17 08:33
  • mNQC

> In reply to Linux @ 2012-09-16 09:29 from SHpb - click to readAgreed. Hard to believe that people are still so enamored with Micro$oft. They have such a monopoly in the PC OS market....now, they want to restrict the boot sector from loading alternative OS....and mobile users want the same closed source environment???

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  • 2012-09-17 00:03
  • j8wI

> In reply to HP/Dell should Win8 @ 2012-09-16 01:03 from gDj{ - click to readNNNo, down boy, android is Open Source - at least in part, this is one of the best reasons for anyone to choose it. I am tired of M$ and certain half eaten fruits fans that don't know their best interest.

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  • 2012-09-16 09:29
  • SHpb

HP is almost identical with business/office, not toy & multimedia. They should build a business-oriented device instead. Preferably a Windows one.

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  • 2012-09-16 06:46
  • tA$4
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stupid HP wasted so much money and time on PALM/WebOS...

they should have used only windows RT/phone 8 (and 7 a few years ago)!

not android because android is already flooded with competition, and also because hp is already in the PC+windows business.

they should release a smartphone with a full qwerty that flips form the side - not many options at this genere.

the same applies to dell, who thought of using android but cancelled their plans - remember that there was supposed to be a dell "hancock" device? it was supposed to have android, but dell realised that this is not suitable for them, and I am sure that they would enter the game only with windows varieties.

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  • 2012-09-16 01:03
  • gDj{

> In reply to ShyamS @ 2012-09-15 20:58 from 2TcM - click to readu forgot to mention the Copy of Macbook pro which they call Envy khikzz

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  • 2012-09-15 23:47
  • 2CdF

What's the point like they copied the iMac they may copy the iPhone as well

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  • 2012-09-15 20:58
  • 2TcM

wouldn't microsoft cry about this?

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  • 2012-09-15 20:53
  • PvYx

it is ok. why asus or acer can do this and hp can't. some day nokia will do it either

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  • 2012-09-15 20:49
  • nq4K

I am sure this is bull. Could it be a company's leadership be so retarded and in such a tailspin from the imbecilic decisions made that now, it wants back in the cell phone game. Why would you trash an ecosystem (WebOS) that likely would have been number one all over the world after spending literally billions, dismantle the support (staff and budgets) for this ecosystem only to later make your way back in with now ONLY a cell phone (not an ecosystem)? WOW. And these executives make how much a year?

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  • 2012-09-15 20:26
  • k@2R

what a weird resolution

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  • 2012-09-15 19:28
  • utGV

You buy an iconic company with an advanced mobile OS, you screw the company, you screw the os(although you paid big money for them) and now you want to come back in mobile business with another OS. Or this is fake, or it's just about an "what if" phone.

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  • 2012-09-15 19:17
  • 3RQm

> In reply to Wonder @ 2012-09-15 18:03 from 3sEj - click to readI doubt that, honestly

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  • 2012-09-15 19:12
  • 3RQm

If they built a front-end that WebOSified Android's UI enough I would give it a serious look. Highly doubt that is the case though.

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  • 2012-09-15 18:35
  • qbnL

1366*720 OK smartphones having mid-range PC resolution and hard wares...this is fuc*in awesome....soon we will have Intel i5 & i7 mobile edition android phones...

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  • 2012-09-15 18:23
  • H4qq

Hope HP can become a serious contenter in the cellphone market.

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  • 2012-09-15 18:03
  • 3sEj

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