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So I hear HP is cutting their hardware line completely. If that is the case, should I return my HP dm1z which I bought a week ago and look for something else with similar specs?
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So I hear HP is cutting their hardware line completely. If that is the case, should I return my HP dm1z which I bought a week ago and look for something else with similar specs?
The only reason I would return my laptop if I were you is if HP announced they are dropping all software support for their current machines, otherwise I have to ask why ? Your laptop works perfectly I'd imagine so I don't see a reason.
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So I hear HP is cutting their hardware line completely. If that is the case, should I return my HP dm1z which I bought a week ago and look for something else with similar specs?
I would. Not because you bought a bad computer (or that anything is wrong with it), but there is no telling how warranty support is going to be in the future.
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where did you hear hp is cutting their hardware line?
    
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World News.

All they can do is refund you if it breaks..they aren't making them now.
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where did you hear hp is cutting their hardware line?
HP is planning to sell their consumer computer division just like IBM did a long time ago.

http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20110819PR201.html

http://www.dailytech.com/HP+Looks+to...ticle22492.htm
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all i see is "HP discontinues all WebOS devices"
    
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HP is planning to sell their consumer computer division just like IBM did a long time ago.

http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20110819PR201.html

http://www.dailytech.com/HP+Looks+to...ticle22492.htm
Will there be huge sales on laptops and desktops like there was on their touchpad?
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They have confirmed the possibility of spinning of the PC division, but dont worry it will not affect your laptops warranty at all. You will still get support for years.

http://www.pcworld.com/businesscente...off_plans.html
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all i see is "HP discontinues all WebOS devices"
From that Digitimes article's title: HP to evaluate strategic alternatives for PSG; discontinue operation for webOS device and may spin off PC business

Spinning off is basically a euphemism for selling off part of the company.
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