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HP Unveils New Designs for Consumer Notebook PCs

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HP today revealed a redesigned consumer notebook PC portfolio that enhances the user experience with sleek looks and the latest technologies. With updates across the HP Pavilion line, the new notebooks draw inspiration from culture, art and fashion, and build on HP's MUSE (materials, usability, sensory appeal and experience) design philosophy. Introduced last May, MUSE includes a mix of materials such as metals, alloys and plastics; easy-to-use features for improved usability; a blend of artisan elements for sensory appeal; and intuitive features for simple experiences.

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Er, who cares about "exclusive wallpapers"? Seriously. Is someone going to buy one laptop over another - despite the technical differences - just by wallpapers! Shear madness!

How about the PR departments gave some REAL info, like photos of the keyboard, sockets, memory, CPU speeds, battery life, noise levels, HDD size, screen resolution, screen quality, size of battery pack, weight. Oh no! Tell me about the wallpapers that enhance the lives of users!

FEED THEM TO THE LIONS!

 
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Beats Audio, which was created by Beats by Dr. Dre co-founders Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, restores the emotion that is missing from digital music. Working in collaboration with HP, Iovine and Dr. Dre tuned and applied the signature Beats sound profile across HP's premium notebook and desktop lines to provide the optimal sound experience – the way the artist intended it – when playing music or audio through headphones or external speakers.
Am I reading this right? You have to have headphones or an external speaker source for the laptop to sound good? Really? :roll:

So what's a signature beats sound profile? Is that slang for how Dre sets his equalizer?

Er, who cares about "exclusive wallpapers"? Seriously. Is someone going to buy one laptop over another - despite the technical differences - just by wallpapers! Shear madness!
I don't know man, for the $450.00 to $600.00 range Cool wallpapers might be the differentiating factor.
 
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Not going to buy it because it has a Beats Audio label on it.
Sweet Jesus... the marketing... it burnsssss.
 
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The hoopla over the audio is overdone, but it's no reason not to buy the notebook. Before this, they had Altec Lancing logos. Toshiba has Harmon Kardon. Are either of them even slightly reminiscent of their big brothers? No, not really, but while I am no fan of Dr. Dre, that wouldn't stop me from purchasing an HP notebook with the right specs at the right price. After all, it's no worse than the atrocities commited by Creative on a daily basis! :toast:
 
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Not going to buy it because it has a Beats Audio label on it.
Sweet Jesus... the marketing... it burnsssss.
tyler perry presents the hp dr dre notebook with a side of south georgia home cooking with every purchase. well we know who they are trying to target to buy their pc's with the beats edition. now if diddy or kanye west come out with an edition. then i will never buy annother hp again lol
 
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lame

I suppose an Avatar edition label would have been more expensive. Probably on the high end laptops they will put a GAGA label ...