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Dell’s line of Linux laptops expands to include new MacBook Pro competitor

Dell’s Precision M3800 mobile workstation launched recently, and rejoice Linux lovers! The powerful, flexible MacBook Pro competitor is also available with Ubuntu Linux thanks to Dell’s Project Sputnik endeavor. If you’d prefer a sleeker Linux laptop, you can still pick up an XPS 13 Ultrabook with Linux, and yes, the latest, super-sleek version of the […]

Dell’s new M3800 mobile workstation takes another shot at Apple

HP? Lenovo? Feh. Dell doesn’t seem too worried about its traditional PC competitors these days. Instead, the now privately-owned PC maker seems intent on taking the fight to Apple. Case in point: Dell’s newly announced Precision M3800 mobile workstation, which the company unveiled at the Sundance film festival in Utah. As part of the announcement, […]

Dell XPS 13 wows, but it could hurt your pocket

Dell’s XPS 13 laptop elicited a “wow” the first time I saw it. The jubilation was similar to seeing the first MacBook Air pulled out of a manila envelope in 2008. Dell’s reputation isn’t based on building sleek laptops, but the XPS 13 is the company’s thinnest, lightest and coolest laptop ever. Dell has incorporated […]

Dell declares the updated XPS 13 the ‘world’s smallest 13-inch laptop’

One of these days I’m apparently going to unfold a piece of printer paper and find out it’s secretly a laptop. That’s the feeling I get when I see Dell throwing around claims like “smallest 13-inch laptop in the world” in reference to the new XPS 13. (Don’t confuse it with the “lightest 13.3-inch laptop […]

Dell hits 15 hours of battery life and beyond with XPS 13 laptop

Dell has slimmed down and sped up its new laptops, but the 15 hours or more of battery life offered by its XPS 13 ultraportable stands out. The XPS 13 is a showcase for some of the innovations Dell is offering to make PCs more attractive and user friendly. It’s up to 15 millimeters thick, […]

Dell Inspiron 3542, Reviewing The Value Powerhouse

The Dell Inspiron series has always been a popular and desired choice for average users due to its very reasonable prices and satisfying specs. They weren’t the best looking notebooks around in the past, because of their thickness and substandard design. But things have changed. Nowadays Dell offers laptops with decent built and sophisticated appearance […]

Dell to put depth-sensing 3D cameras in more Android, Windows devices

Dell will bring virtual reality to more Windows and Android devices next year, replacing 2D cameras with depth-sensing 3D cameras. The depth-sensing camera is for more than just selfies and Skype videoconferencing. It is able to go deep inside images to track depth and provide information such as distance between objects. Dell later this month […]

Dell’s Alienware 13 laptop lets gamers use powerful desktop graphics cards

Dell’s Alienware 13 laptop attaches to powerful external desktop graphics cards, achieving what many laptop makers have been chasing for years. Starting at US$999, the Dell laptop has a proprietary connector at the rear to which the newest off-the-shelf Nvidia and AMD graphics cards can be plugged. Dell is among the first laptop makers to […]

Dell Chromebook 11 review: Fast, smart and portable – what more do you want from a Google Chromebook?

Price: 239 Rating: 8 It might be Dell’s first attempt at a Chromebook, but the Chromebook 11 ticks all our boxes as a fast, cheap and reliable laptop.See also:Which laptop to buy: 2014 laptop buying advice, and the best laptops of 2014. Another newcomer to the Chromebook shores is PC behemoth Dell. The Chromebook 11 […]

Dell pushes laptop chip clock speed to 4.4GHz in Alienware 18

Dell is cranking up laptop performance with an overclocked 4.4GHz Intel Core i7 chip in its new Alienware 18 laptop, which is targeted at gamers. The company on Thursday also announced an Alienware 17 laptop with optional Core i7 chips with clock speeds surpassing the 4.0GHz threshold. Processors running at that frequency are rare in […]

Dell Inspiron 11 series 3000 review: This Yoga-like 2-in-1 laptop delivers solid value

Dell’s Inspiron 11 3000 series is a hybrid whose obvious competition is the extremely similar Lenovo Yoga 2 11. Both are touchscreen tablet/laptop hybrids whose two halves pivot 360 degrees to achieve multiple configurations. But while they closely resemble each other in many ways, the Inspiron 11 series 3000 outperforms and outlasts the Yoga 2 […]

Dell’s PC, tablet innovations draw attention

In a copycat PC industry, Dell is trying to attract attention with the innovative features and technology firsts that it is bringing to PCs and tablets. Dell is adding new hardware and software features that could make an otherwise mundane PC or tablet more attractive to customers. Buyers may have to pay more for the […]

Report: Dell, HP held merger talks with EMC as PC hardware makers scramble to get out

With more and more computing hardware moving into the tablet and smartphone spaces, old giants like Dell, EMC, and Hewlett-Packard are exploring merger talks, according to a report. The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday night that EMC had called off a year-long round of talk that would have merged the company with Hewlett-Packard, according to […]

Dell laptops listed with Intel’s unreleased Broadwell PC chips

It’s been a long wait for mainstream PCs that use Intel Core processors based on the Broadwell architecture, but Dell has listed laptops that could ship with the unreleased chips early next year. Models of Dell’s Latitude 14 3000 (14-inch screen) and Latitude 15 3000 (15-inch screen) will have “5th Generation Intel Celeron, Core up […]

Dell packs Core M chip in Latitude 13 7000 tablet/laptop

Dell is packing new technologies like Intel’s Core M chip in its Latitude 13 7000 tablet/laptop hybrid, which the company believes is a better laptop replacement than other products like Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3. The Latitude 13 7000 is a 13.3-inch tablet, but when attached to a keyboard dock it transforms into a laptop that […]

Dell brings Google’s Chrome OS to desktops

Dell will ship its first desktops with Google’s Chrome operating system this month. The company’s two Chromebox desktops are small, almost identical in features and can be easily held in one hand. Both rely on Internet services and apps provided through the Chrome OS, but have different usage models. At US$179, the Dell Chromebox is […]

Dell Precision M2800 review: powerful mobile workstation for graphics, video or 3D design is big and heavy

Price: £1971.34 inc VAT Rating: 8 Dell has been making an effort to slim down many of its larger 15- and 17-inch laptops recently, but the Precision M2800 is very much a high-end mobile workstation that focuses on performance rather than aesthetics.See also: Best laptops of 2014 Dell quotes a weight of 2.5 kg for […]

Dell halts Chromebook online sales, cites rising demand

Dell’s only Chromebook is at least temporarily unavailable for online purchase through the company’s website, only seven months after the model started shipping. Facing rising commercial demand for the devices, Dell has not been able to keep up with orders. The Chromebook 11, which shipped in December, is listed as unavailable on Dell’s Chromebook website, […]

Dell XPS 15 review: thin and light Ultrabook with amazing Quad HD display takes on (and beats) the MacBook Pro

Price: 1499 Rating: 8 It might not have the eye-catching convertible design of its stablemate, the flipping-screen Dell XPS 12, but the 3200 x 1800 display of the latest version of the Dell XPS 15 ensures that it provides plenty of visual appeal of its own. With a weight of just 2.01 kg, it’s also […]

New Dell Inspiron 15 3531 Laptop for $224.99 and Lower After Coupon

If you need a really cheap laptop, check out this deal you can get on the Dell Inspiron 15 3531 laptop.  If you click here and sign up for a mystery coupon then Dell will email either a 10%, 15% or 30% off coupon code that you can use at checkout.  If you get even […]

Dell Chromebook 11

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Dell targets younger audience with 360-degree laptops and thin, light All-in-One PCs

Dell needs an image makeover, according to Jonathan Guttell, Director of Global Consumer Messaging at the now privately held PC manufacturer. “Seventy percent of family computer-buying decisions are driven by high-school and college kids. And their perception is that Dell makes the products that they use in school or that their parents use at work,” […]

Dell brings Ubuntu to tablets with new Inspiron hybrids

The Linux-based Ubuntu OS is finding its way into tablets with Dell’s latest Inspiron hybrids, which can function as tablets and laptops. The PC maker is offering Ubuntu as an OS option alongside Windows 8 on its new hybrids, the Inspiron 11 3000, which has an 11.6-inch screen, and Inspiron 13 7000, which has a […]

Dell Inspiron 15 Non-Touch Laptop for $250 at Dell.com

Dell.com has Dell Inspiron 15 Non-Touch Laptop for $250 and to add to that shipping is free, this is all part of the Dell.com Memorial Weekend Sale.  Here are the specsSpecs for this most basic of basic 15” laptop models from Dell: Screen: 15.6″ 1366×768 LED Processor: 4th Generation Intel Celeron 2955U 1.4GHz CPU Memory: […]

Dell to make line of PCs with recycled plastics

Dell is making a line of PCs using plastics obtained by expanding its recycling program. The company has expanded the hardware take-back program to more places worldwide, aiming to collect and reuse more extracted plastic and metals in PCs, monitors, hardware panels and other products. Dell’s OptiPlex 3030 all-in-one, which will ship next month, will […]