HP: Top 10 smartwatches vulnerable to cyberattacks

HP IoT Research - Smartwatches

The smartwatch on your wrist may have given you a new level of convenience but it appears to do so at a cost. A new study by Hewlett-Packard’s HP Fortify security unit has found that all smartwatches come with significant security vulnerabilities, “including insufficient authentication, lack of encryption and privacy concerns.” HP tested 10 popular smartwatches along with their paired […]

Video: A closer look at the MB Chronowing

MB Chronowing

The Michael Bastian Chronowing was officially unveiled just days ago. Gilt, the online retailer that will exclusively sell the new smartwatch starting on November 7, has now posted a video that gives us a better look at how the upcoming smartwatch works. The video, narrated by none other than Bastian himself, shows how various notifications are displayed on the watch when […]

Hewlett-Packard-engineered MB Chronowing goes on sale on November 7

MB Chronowing

We first learned about Hewlett-Packard’s jump into the smartwatch business this summer. But unlike its competitors, HP partnered with U.S. designer Michael Bastian and online flash sale retailer Gilt to offer a device that combines the looks of a luxury watch with the functionality of a smartwatch. The product of that partnership was unveiled yesterday as the MB Chronowing. In […]

Confirmed: Hewlett-Packard to split into two companies? (Updated)


Hewlett-Packard is a giant in the technology sector. It offers everything from consumer printers and desktops to a host of enterprise services. One area where the company has not fared well is the mobile space. Its famed iPAQ line is no more than a chapter in its history and its Palm acquisition ended in a debacle when the company cancelled […]

US$199 Windows-powered HP Stream 14 to take on Chromebooks

HP Stream 14

Chromebooks are quickly becoming a thorn in Microsoft’s side as they threaten its Windows business by offering an inexpensive alternative. In fact, Chromebooks have made real gains especially in the U.S. education market at the expense of Windows and could soon begin to make further inroads in other sectors such as business. In response, Microsoft has been working with hardware […]

HP partners with Michael Bastian for luxury HP smartwatch

HP Bastian smartwatch

Hewlett-Packard is about to jump into the smartwatch business but it will do so in a somewhat different fashion than its competitors. The company will partner with U.S. designer Michael Bastian and online flash sale retailer Gilt to offer a device that blends the features of a smartwatch with the looks of a luxury timepiece. As you would expect, HP was responsible […]