Late last month, we published our yearly holiday guide for people interested in buying tablets. We took a look at what we considered to be the best tablets running iOS, Android, and Windows as these have become the three dominant operating systems among tablets. That said, users are likely more familiar with iOS and Android tablets than they are with ones that run Windows, myself included. To get a better feel for the Windows tablet market, particularly the low-cost options, today we're looking at the HP Stream 7. Read on for our full review, and see what you can get for $119.
High-End Laptop Recommendations
Our holiday guides have covered a lot of products so far, and just on the laptop side of things we've looked at budget laptops, Chromebooks, and mainstream...
Jarred Walton 2 days ago
The low cost Windows laptop world has been a rather frustrating experience over the last several years. Manufacturers created big, bulky designs packed with low resolution TN displays and...
Brett Howse 3 days ago
The HP z27x is loaded with features. Beyond the usual features like a USB hub and multiple inputs it offers multiple color space support for AdobeRGB, DCI P3, and...
Chris Heinonen on 12/2/2014
[Note: prices are changing a lot right now; there are sales that come and go, and some of the prices we quote will inevitably change. Please view these recommendations...
Jarred Walton on 12/1/2014
If you want something more than a tablet, the cheapest options are undoubtedly Chromebooks. These are basically the least expensive laptops you can find, and while we're working on...
Jarred Walton on 11/26/2014
HP today announced the availability of their new Omen laptop, a name that hearkens to their acquisition of Voodoo PC clear back in 2006. It's been a while since...
Jarred Walton on 11/4/2014
The newly formed HP Inc took the wraps off a fairly unique PC. The Sprout is a traditional all-in-one computer that has been coupled with a 3D camera system...
Brett Howse on 10/30/2014
After a weekend of rumors spurred on by a Wall Street Journal report, HP has confirmed this morning that the company intends to split in half next year. The...
Ryan Smith on 10/6/2014
Yesterday HP announced retail availability of two ARM based servers, the ProLiant m400 and m800. Each are offered in a server cartridge as part of the Moonshot System. A...
Stephen Barrett on 9/30/2014
Several weeks ago, Hewlet-Packard announced the HP Stream 14” Notebook. The Stream series is HP’s version of the low cost Windows laptop, meant to compete head to head with...
Brett Howse on 9/29/2014
While AMD's Kaveri APUs initially launched on the desktop at the beginning of the year, for many the APUs looked like a better fit for laptops and notebooks. In...
Jarred Walton on 7/28/2014
Recently HP invited journalists from a variety of publications down to their Houston location for a tour of the Science Labs – facilities and labs dedicated to designing, testing...
Jarred Walton on 7/1/2014
What do you get when you cross an Ultrabook with enterprise features including an optional professional OpenGL GPU? This is apparently the question HP's engineers were asking, and the...
Jarred Walton on 6/20/2014
We reviewed HP's Chromebook 11 a while back in the WiFi-only variety and found it to be an interesting value play for Chromebooks, even though the Exynos 5250 left...
Brian Klug on 1/15/2014
Over the past decade, we've seen a dramatic slowing in the rate of performance increases on PCs and laptops. Where it was typical to see a doubling in performance...
Jarred Walton on 11/28/2013
We’re in the midst of a netbook renaissance. Armed with lighter weight OSes, faster hardware and a better appreciation for what matters in a consumer device, OEMs are giving...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 10/15/2013
Since the launch of Windows 8, many users have been waiting for something that does a better job of spanning the gap between laptops/Ultrabooks and tablets. We’ve seen sliders...
Jarred Walton on 9/19/2013
Several weeks ago, HP announced their second Tegra 4 powered device, the HP Slatebook x2 10.1” hybrid with a 1080p display. Their first Tegra 4 device was announced back...
Jarred Walton on 9/19/2013
HP offers another premium ultrabook experience with a 1080p IPS touch-enabled display, but is it everything it could be?
Dustin Sklavos on 5/27/2013