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A French Connection: HP Grenoble
Hewlett-Packard’s Grenoble, France, facility was founded in 1970. It would later become a key facility for the production of Hewlett-Packard PCs for the European market.
A Step in the Right Direction: The HP 9836C
The HP 9836C shows the gradual development of Hewlett-Packard’s personal calculators into personal computers. The keyboard, CPU and disk drives were all part of a self-contained unit, but the monitor ...
Enter the Floppy Disk: The 9855M
The advent of flexible (or “floppy”) disks made data storage and transfer far easier and proved crucial to the success of personal computers. This 9855M drive from Hewlett-Packard used 8″ disks, the f ...
Getting a Grip: HP 9807A Integral PC
The HP Integral PC (model 9807A) was a “luggable” workstation, meaning that it was designed to be carried from place to place but needed to be plugged into an AC power outlet to operate — it did not h ...
Going to the Dark Side: Star Wars Laptop
To celebrate the return of the Star Wars film franchise, Hewlett-Packard offered a special edition laptop whose design was inspired by the Galactic Empire. In addition to the graphics that adorned the ...
HP 5030: Enter the Pavilion
The HP 5030 was the beginning of Pavilion, the first line of Hewlett-Packard computers designed and priced specifically for home and home office use. The first Pavilions were desktops, but the brand g ...
HP 9100A: The Premiere of the PC
One of the most important inventions of the twentieth century, the 9100A was the world’s first commercially available programmable desktop calculator and the first commercial scientific calculator, me ...
HP 9830A: The Dawn of the Desktop
The 9830A programmable calculator was arguably Hewlett-Packard’s first desktop PC, which would also make it one of the earliest devices in the history of desktop computing. At the top of Hewlett-Packa ...
HP Jornada 420: A Window Into the Future
The Jornada 420 changed what people thought was possible from portable electronics. It was the first device with a color screen to combine Windows software and e-mail capability in a package that coul ...
HP Omnibook 300: One of the Great Ones
The Omnibook 300 “superportable” had revolutionary capability relative to its size. It was the first laptop to come with Microsoft Windows and Word preinstalled on its ROM, speeding up its operation a ...