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HP now including Box cloud storage with business desktops

Plus, Verizon's first year of LTE and updates on HTC's patent battle

December 6, 2011

HP now including Box cloud storage with business desktops On Talkin’ Cloud,  reports on the offering. “The way it works is simple: Buy an HP Compaq 6200 or 6005 Pro Series through HP’s Smart Buy program and you get 10GB of free Box storage, with the option to purchase more storage at a discounted rate. The higher-end HP Compaq 8200 Elite includes a free year of unlimited storage and enterprise sync,” he writes. What’s your opinion?

Verizon’s LTE network hits its first birthday: Disappointment of an early adopter On ZDNet,   explains his mixed feelings. “I’m a bit mixed on Verizon LTE’s first birthday. LTE is great-when it works and when it doesn’t kill your battery. But the first year for Verizon’s LTE network was a bit of a buzzkill for me. In fact, going into September I would have rated LTE as my biggest disappointment of 2011,” he writes. What’s your opinion?

U.S. trade commission delays decision on HTC On The Register, Brid-Aine Parnell gives an update on the patent dispute. “The case is one of the many patent battles being fought around the world at the moment so that Apple, Android and Microsoft on the OS side, as well as phone manufacturers, can carve out their niche in the lucrative smartphone and tablet sector. HTC, like most others, has had wins and losses in the courts, but in the marketplace, it’s losing ground,” Parnell writes. What’s your opinion?