Second only to IBM worldwide in technology hardware and services, Hewlett Packard has come a long way from their humble beginnings in that Palo Alto garage. Though still headquartered in Silicon Valley, they now dominate the global laptop market. As you might expect, HP boasts an impressive and diverse range of laptops to cover every possible requirement for the discerning user. HP has had a resurgence in the last couple of years, especially with its fantastic, highly-rated products that are both beautifully designed and are very functional for everyday use. Another big plus for potential buyers is the quality and reliability of HP’s after-sales support.