First HP OEM App in Windows 8 Store: HP Scan and Capture


HP has just joined the OEM queue in the Store with their first App in Windows 8 Store. Just like the name suggests, this is the app to act as your Metro UI to your HP All-In-Ones devices. HP Provides a comprehensive list of compatible devices in their description in the Store as follows:

Easily capture photos and documents

Scan documents from flatbed or document feeder

Zoom, rotate, and preview captured photos and documents

Easily capture photos and documents

HP Scan and Capture is a simple and fun application that captures photos or documents from an HP All-in-One or your computer’s built-in camera.  These images can be previewed, saved, printed or shared to other applications.
List of supported devices (network only):
• HP Color LaserJet CM2320n MFP
• HP Deskjet 1050 J410 series
• HP Deskjet 2050 J510 series
• HP Deskjet 2510 series
• HP Deskjet 3050 J610 series
• HP Deskjet 3050A J611 series
• HP Deskjet 3070 B611 series
• HP Deskjet 3520 series
• HP Deskjet 4610 series
• HP Deskjet 4620 series
• HP Deskjet 5520 series
• HP Deskjet Ink Adv 2060 K110
• HP ENVY 100 D410 series
• HP ENVY 110 series
• HP LaserJet 100 colorMFP M175nw
• HP LaserJet 200 color MFP M275
• HP LaserJet CM1415fnw
• HP LaserJet M1530
• HP LJ300-400 color MFP M375-M475
• HP Officejet 4610 series
• HP Officejet 4620 series
• HP Officejet 6500
• HP Officejet 6600
• HP Officejet 6700
• HP Officejet 7500 E910
• HP Officejet Pro 8500 A910
• HP Officejet Pro 8600
• HP Photosmart 5510 series
• HP Photosmart 5510d series
• HP Photosmart 5520 series
• HP Photosmart 6510 series
• HP Photosmart 7510 series
• HP Photosmart Plus B210 series

Create single or multi-page PDFs
Save images as JPEG files
Scan from flatbed or ADF
Preview, save, and print images
Zoom-in and out on a selected image for viewing
Rotate one or more images
Automatically find wireless and LAN connected HP All-in-Ones on a local network.
Automatically setup supported devices – discover and set-up your wireless All-in-One without scanner driver installation or complex network configuration.

For those of you that are customers of HP, you’ll want to get this gem, it doesn’t cost you a cent. Download via this link:

Source: Windows 8 Store

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Samsung Wags Finger At webOS


The rumors can now be put to rest about Samsung purchasing webOS. The Korea-based company will not be pursuing HP’s failed adopted child. How do we know this? Samsung’s CEO Choi Gee Sung let it be known at the IFA that the company has not intentions in purchasing the mobile operating system. Not only that, but Sung also mentioned that he disapproves of the latest fad that has swept the tech manufacturing industry when it comes to “acquiring an operating system.” It seems like every tech giant needs one nowadays.

Now will Samsung hold fast to their word? Only time will tell.

That’s A Wrap (Up)


Well it’s been a bit since we last updated you guys on what has been happening in the tech world. Things can get a little busy on our end. But without further ado, here are some things that have caught our eyes over the past few days:

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