Ok, I admit I was testy, but I was surprised how hard it was to find pricing on the HP chromebook.
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Provide detailed information to assist HP in your Web-related issue: In 1999-2000, I took a leave of absence from the University of Colorado and worked for a year at what was (to me) the Digital Equipment Corp.
Research lab, although DEC had recently been acquired by Compaq and was then acquired by HP.
This was an R&D lab in Palo Alto, and we had these weekly employee meetings --- I recall Norm Jouppi and Jeff Mogul (both of whom I think are still at HP Labs) discussing topics.
One day, we had a talk about someone who did a usability analysis of the DEC/Compaq/HP/I forgot which website and they said the big thing that was different between DEC/Compaq/HP and DELL (the company to aspire to) was that on every DELL page there were directions on HOW TO BUY THINGS.
Tragically, at the end of my lovely year many of the folks from DEC-WRL went off to a small startup called Google and others went to HP Labs.
Me, I went back to Colorado, which, other than quality of life, may lead you to question my wisdom.
So, long story short, it's 2013 and I'm looking at the HP Chromebook 14". I google search and get embedded in some tech specs page. I'm trying to figure out the price and if I could buy it cheaper through HP than from Walmart (which had a BUY button). I then search once again and I'm given a load of links to tech support options and other things.
Except a BUY button.
It is good to see that HP is the Dorian Gray of web store design -- some place, there is a mirror in a dark room in which Hewlett and Packard see a picture of Michael Dell (or in this case, Walmart) eating their lunch.