Alienware archive

  • Alienware will ship its X51 Steam Machine in September
    Gaming

    Alienware will ship its X51 Steam Machine in September

    By 15 January 2014

    Alienware plans to launch its Steam Machine in September, the company announced at Valve's Steam Dev Days developer summit on Wednesday. Alienware, which is owned by Dell, is one of the first companies to partner with Valve to create a SteamOS game....

  • The Steam Machines of CES 2014: Valve, Alienware, Gigabyte, Zotac and more
    Gaming

    The Steam Machines of CES 2014: Valve, Alienware, Gigabyte, Zotac and more

    By 7 January 2014

    At the start of CES 2014 Valve announced 12 partners that will be making Steam Machines. As they've been unveiled we've been bringing you the news and now we have them here in one place. 2014 could be the year PC gaming overtakes consoles, even with...

  • Alienware X51 Steam Machine announced at CES 2014
    Gaming

    Alienware X51 Steam Machine announced at CES 2014

    By 7 January 2014

    Alienware has announced it will be working with Valve to create the first Alienware Steam Machine. While details are scarce at this stage Dell subsidiary Alienware has said that it will be creating a gaming machine that remains small, like the X51, but...

  • Alienware launches new-look laptops, Haswell processors in tow
    Laptops

    Alienware launches new-look laptops, Haswell processors in tow

    By 11 June 2013

    Alienware has given its entire product range a redesign both inside and out, launching new-look laptops and desktops with Intel Haswell processors and Nvidia 7-series GPUs. The new Alienware 14, 17 and 18 laptops all feature brushed-aluminium clamshell...

  • Best laptops available today
    Laptops

    Best laptops available today

    By 3 December 2012

    The laptop can be the most-used gadget in a person’s tech repertoire. This article is being written on one. There is never a dull moment with a decent laptop. But we aren’t interested in decent, we want the greatest. This article is all about the...

  • Best laptop 2012: 9th Pocket-lint awards contenders
    Laptops

    Best laptop 2012: 9th Pocket-lint awards contenders

    By 22 October 2012

    With 2012 stuffed fuller with tech than the inside of Phelix Baumgartner’s balloon, a little refresher might be in order. The 9th Pocket-lint awards are coming and we want your votes. If you are wondering how to nominate, you can find out here. For...

  • Alienware M17x R4 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Alienware M17x R4 review

    By 5 October 2012

    Alienware has been flying the flag for gamers for a while now. While its hardware isn’t exactly cheap, for those serious about PC gaming, it is one of the go-to brands. The M17x sits right at the top of the company’s line-up. With a 17-inch screen,...

  • Alienware M14x, M17x, and M18 get Ivy Bridge and GeForce refresh
    Laptops

    Alienware M14x, M17x, and M18 get Ivy Bridge and GeForce refresh

    By 1 May 2012

    Dell has announced that it is refreshing the M14x, M17x and M18 gaming laptops with new Nvidia GeForce and AMD Radeon HD graphics cards and Intel's new third-generation Ivy Bridge processors. The enhanced systems include: the M14x, the 3D-capable M17x,...

  • Would Alienware consider a gaming tablet?
    Gaming

    Would Alienware consider a gaming tablet?

    By 7 February 2012

    Remember Razer's slightly mad Project Fiona? Still in its infancy, it is an attempt to transfer proper gaming internals to a tablet designed specifically for that very task.  Speaking to Alienware product manager Eoin Leyden, it appears the high-end...

  • Alienware X51 pictures and hands-on
    Gaming

    Alienware X51 pictures and hands-on

    By 7 February 2012

    The Alienware X51 has arrived. Designed to be a small form factor PC that can actually handle a decent bit of gaming, it is Alienware's first attempt at a cheap(ish) desktop.  Aimed squarely at the casual PC gaming market, the X51 is a halfway house...

  • Alienware X51: Compact PC for gaming glory
    Gaming

    Alienware X51: Compact PC for gaming glory

    By 18 January 2012

    Alienware has entered the compact desktop market with the Alienware X51. Just a fraction bigger than an Xbox 360, the new hardware packs a top end Nvidia graphics card and more than enough processor grunt to run the latest games. Conventional small desktop...

  • Alienware teases new desktop, promises to be triumphant (video)
    Gaming

    Alienware teases new desktop, promises to be triumphant (video)

    By 11 January 2012

    It looks like Alienware is lining up to launch their next generation of gaming desktop, teasing with their Let Your Hero Out video. There isn't much to go on, but we can expect plenty of gaming power and breath-taking design for the new PC. The date given...

  • Best Laptop 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards contenders
    Laptops

    Best Laptop 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards contenders

    By 2 November 2011

    The temperature has dropped, the rain's begun and a frost has left our cars chilly in the morning. All this freezing cold excitement can be caused by only one thing: no not Dr Freeze, instead the super cool 8th Pocket-lint awards are upon us.  But we...

  • Alienware M11x R3   review
    Online 3.5 out of 5

    Alienware M11x R3 review

    By 8 August 2011

    Gaming laptops don't need to be great hulking brutes. They can be small and (relatively) light while still giving you the power you need, like the Alienware M11x which packs a Sandy Bridge Core i7 and an Nvidia GT540M graphics card into an 11.6-inch frame...

  • Alienware M18x and M14x official - gamers rejoice!
    Gaming

    Alienware M18x and M14x official - gamers rejoice!

    By 20 April 2011

    Alienware has officially announced the launch of two new gaming laptops, just like we said it would, offering them up in 14- or 18-inch screen size flavours. Top of the pile is the Alienware M18x, which lays claim to the title of "most powerful 18-inch...

  • Dell Alienware m18x and Alienware m14x coming 19 April
    Laptops

    Dell Alienware m18x and Alienware m14x coming 19 April

    By 18 April 2011

    Dell is getting ready to launch it's Alienware m18x and Alienware m14x gaming laptops, Pocket-lint has learnt. While eagle-eyed visitors to the Dell Alienware site will already spot a number of holding pages for both products, Pocket-lint has been...

  • 2011 Gadget Calendar - when can you buy that new gadget from CES
    Phones

    2011 Gadget Calendar - when can you buy that new gadget from CES

    By 12 January 2011

    CES has packed up for another year, so now you know all about the new gadgets that are on the way. But when will you actually be able to get your mitts on them? We've put together a list of all the launch dates that we know about to save you scrabbling...

  • CES 2011 in 3D
    Cameras

    CES 2011 in 3D

    By 10 January 2011

    If there were two things we knew we’d be seeing at CES 2011, it was tablets and 3D. We’ve not been disappointed. We’ve been bringing you all the tablets as they come in on our CES tablet-counter but now it’s time to talk of the other; so what...

  • Alienware outs its first first 3D gaming laptop - the M17x R3
    Laptops

    Alienware outs its first first 3D gaming laptop - the M17x R3

    By 7 January 2011

    CES just wouldn't be CES without a new Alienware machine, and this year it's a real pearler. The new M17x (third revision) is Alienware’s first 3D-capable gaming laptop. To get the 3D features you'll need to go for the 20Hz, WideFHD WLED LCD display...

  • Ten best netbooks for students
    Laptops

    Ten best netbooks for students

    By 13 September 2010

    While there’s been a lot of chat of late about tablets being the next big thing in the portable, lightweight computer space, right now the average consumer still can’t beat a netbook. Small, capable, easily toted around and in most cases, affordable,...

  • Alienware M11xR2 - extra-terrestrial laptop gaming
    Online

    Alienware M11xR2 - extra-terrestrial laptop gaming

    By 19 August 2010

    Alienware doesn't mess around when it comes to its machines. They are powerful pieces of kit, jam packed with high-end tech to give a seamless gaming experience. And this counts for portable gaming as well. Recently, the Dell owned brand announced Intel...

  • Alienware M11x 11-incher gets performance boost
    Gaming

    Alienware M11x 11-incher gets performance boost

    By 9 June 2010

    All you PC gamers out there will be pleased to know that Dell has announced that it will be boosting the performance of its Alienware M11x laptop. The extra meat on the already decidedly meaty bone comes from new Intel i5 and Core i7 processor options...

  • Alienware M11x to become even more powerful
    Gaming

    Alienware M11x to become even more powerful

    By 24 May 2010

    The Alienware M11x is an absolute beast of a netbook. It runs all of the latest games without a hitch. That's because it is, according to a Dell boss-man at least, "the most powerful 11-inch notebook in the world". So the news that its processor is going...

  • Alienware M11x notebook review
    Laptops 4 out of 5

    Alienware M11x notebook review

    By 10 March 2010

    When we first heard word of the Alienware M11x, we raised an eyebrow. The company, famous for its mammoth gaming machines claimed it was planning the world's most powerful ultra-portable laptop, with an 11-inch screen but the ability to play Crysis. Surely...

  • Dell Alienware M11x priced in US and UK, UK gets spec boost
    Gaming

    Dell Alienware M11x priced in US and UK, UK gets spec boost

    By 2 February 2010

    Dell has released pricing details in the UK and the US for its new Alienware gaming laptop the Alienware M11x first announced at CES. Although on the surface gamers are likely to cry "rip-off" Britain once again when they see the $799 price tag replaced...