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Dell XPS 15 (2017) review: The best 15-inch laptop in its class
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Dell XPS 15 (2017) review: The best 15-inch laptop in its class

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Windows laptops have a bit of an identity problem. Everyone knows about MacBooks, but a lot of people who ask us for advice don't even know where to start when looking to Windows after seeing the latest MacBook prices.The Dell XPS 15 is that place to... >>

Dell XPS 27 (2017) preview: Audiophiles, this 4K touchscreen AIO is for you

Dell XPS 27 (2017) preview: Audiophiles, this 4K touchscreen AIO is for you

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Not everybody wants a laptop, especially people who are audiophiles and desire more than tiny speakers crammed into a slim form factor.But that doesn't mean they want a tower setup either. For those type of niche people, Dell has something new: the 2017... >>

Dell unveils XPS 13 2-in-1 laptop at CES 2017

Dell unveils XPS 13 2-in-1 laptop at CES 2017

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We only caught our first glimpse of the XPS 13 2-in-1 laptop earlier today but Dell has used the first day of CES to officially unveil the new model. The XPS 13 2-in-1 actually has four usable modes: laptop, tablet, stand and tent and Dell claims it's... >>

This is the first official image of the Dell XPS 13 2-in-1

This is the first official image of the Dell XPS 13 2-in-1

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Dell has already confirmed it would be releasing a new 2-in-1 version of the XPS 13 this year and it should be officially unveiled at CES 2017 this week. Fortunately, we already know what it will look like thanks to a leaked image on Dell's Canadian website.... >>

Dell Stack would combine all Windows 10 computing experiences into one mobile device

Dell Stack would combine all Windows 10 computing experiences into one mobile device

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A Venture Beat report from Evan Blass, the often reliable Twitter tipster, has laid out alleged plans for a Dell/Intel partnership to create a Windows 10 ecosystem of products. Windows 10 Mobile review: A new hope? Blass says the two companies started... >>

Dell made its own Surface Studio-like PC with dual screens and a Dial

Dell made its own Surface Studio-like PC with dual screens and a Dial

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One week after Microsoft showed up Apple by unveiling a touchscreen, foldable, drafting-table-like PC for creatives, Dell has teased that it made a similar all-in-one machine, and it even comes with a Dial-like input device.At the Adobe MAX conference,... >>

Dell’s 2016 XPS 13 arrives with new Rose Gold finish

Dell’s 2016 XPS 13 arrives with new Rose Gold finish

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Dell’s XPS 13 laptop has always been a serious competitor to Apple’s MacBook Air and the latest version comes in a new Apple-like Rose Gold colour finish. One of our favourite features of the previous version, the virtually borderless display, makes... >>

Now Dell is hiking prices for all its products due to Brexit

Now Dell is hiking prices for all its products due to Brexit

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If you want to buy a Dell laptop, you better get it now.Mere days after OnePlus responded to the recent drop in value of the British Pound by raising the price of its OnePlus 3 smartphone, Dell has now confirmed to The Register that it too will increase... >>

Dell Latitude 7000 review: Design means business, battery life doesn't
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Dell Latitude 7000 review: Design means business, battery life doesn't

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For years we've heard tablets are killing laptops. But would we trade in our MacBooks for an iPad and an on-screen keyboard? Only if the alternative was having to ram an Apple Pencil down each fingernail.The Dell Latitude 7000 2-in-1 is a 12.5-inch device... >>

Dell Venue 10 Pro 5056 review: Not a sell-out show
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Dell Venue 10 Pro 5056 review: Not a sell-out show

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What are budget tablets about these days? Should they be the sort of devices you can slip into a small bag and carry around with you 24/7; light enough so you can hold them in one hand; cheap enough so you won't fall into a month-long depression when... >>

Dell XPS 15 (2016) review: Pursuing perfection
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Dell XPS 15 (2016) review: Pursuing perfection

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Laptops can usually be split into one of a few different camps. There are chunky gaming laptops that'll give you back-ache, but can handle running The Witcher 3 like no other. There are super-ultra slim laptops with amazing battery life. Or those fancy... >>

Dell XPS 15 adds infinity display for 2016 model, XPS 13 sees power bump

Dell XPS 15 adds infinity display for 2016 model, XPS 13 sees power bump

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In 2014 Dell introduced its infinity display: a near edge-to-edge screen with minimal bezel, as found on the XPS 13 laptop. It not only looked gorgeous but helped to keep the form factor down. Now, for the 2016 range its the turn of the larger XPS 15... >>

Dell XPS 12 hands-on: 4K screen 2-in-1 takes on Surface Pro 4, coming 2016

Dell XPS 12 hands-on: 4K screen 2-in-1 takes on Surface Pro 4, coming 2016

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When we think of Dell's XPS line we think laptops. But that's all about to change with the introduction of the 2016 Dell XPS 12 - a 2-in-1 tablet with keyboard dock that's feature-packed and looks set to take on the Microsoft Surface Pro 4. We got to... >>

Dell Chromebook 13 announced: Intel Core i5, 12-hour battery, business secure and more

Dell Chromebook 13 announced: Intel Core i5, 12-hour battery, business secure and more

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Dell has teamed up with Google to create its latest Chromebook 13. The plan was to create a sleek design that's powerful enough for business use.The design is aimed at the premium end with a carbon fibre weave cover, magnesium alloy palm rest and aluminium... >>

Dell Latitude 12 Rugged Tablet can survive insane conditions

Dell Latitude 12 Rugged Tablet can survive insane conditions

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Panasonic has carved something of a niche for itself over the years in supplying rugged tablet devices for extreme workplaces but it now faces serious rivalry from Dell as the US firm wants to muscle in on the action.Joining an existing line-up of super... >>

Computex 2015 in pictures: Elephant PCs, heated inner-soles, and a belt that charges your phone

Computex 2015 in pictures: Elephant PCs, heated inner-soles, and a belt that charges your phone

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Computer 2015, in Taipei, is one of Asia's largest computer trade shows and gives manufacturers a chance to showcase their latest creations, be it a super thin ultrabook or a brand new smartwatch.The main press conferences held across the week by companies... >>

Dell XPS 13 review (2015): To infinity and beyond
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Dell XPS 13 review (2015): To infinity and beyond

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After company privatisation and realigning its focus for the business market, Dell has only gone and launched the most desirable 13-inch consumer laptop that we've ever seen: the 2015 version of the XPS 13.But business, consumer, whatever label is put... >>

Hands-on: Dell Venue 8 7000 review: World's thinnest tablet shows off 6mm chassis, 2K screen and camera smarts

Hands-on: Dell Venue 8 7000 review: World's thinnest tablet shows off 6mm chassis, 2K screen and camera smarts

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Thin is big business. And at just 6mm thick, the Dell Venue 8 7000 can call itself the world's thinnest tablet, which is a big deal. It's slimmer than the Apple iPad Air 2, which has certainly gained our attention.Having first seen the tablet unveiled... >>

Dell Smart Desk concept: Taking interactive display technology into the future

Dell Smart Desk concept: Taking interactive display technology into the future

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We've all seen Tom Cruise chucking screens around with gesture-based control in the 2002 movie Minority Report. Although that probably doesn't reflect an average day at work for most of us in 2014, Dell's Smart Desk concept is designed to enhance professional... >>

Apple eat your heart out, Dell unveils 5K resolution 27-inch PC monitor

Apple eat your heart out, Dell unveils 5K resolution 27-inch PC monitor

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Move over 4K, Dell has unveiled its UltraSharp 27 Monitor, the world's first individual panel with a 5K resolution.That means a whopping 5120 x 2880 pixels across its 27-inch surface which is seven times the pixel density of a 1080p monitor or TV. 
It's... >>

Hands-on: Dell Venue 11 Pro 7000 review: The Intel Core M Microsoft Surface challenger

Hands-on: Dell Venue 11 Pro 7000 review: The Intel Core M Microsoft Surface challenger

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The Dell Venue series isn't new by any measure, but the unveiling of the 11 Pro 7000 hybrid goes to show that Dell still has plenty of tricks up its sleeve. It's beat Microsoft to the punch with Intel Core M technology but, oddly, the Pro 7000 isn't slimmer... >>

Dell announces world's thinnest tablet: The Dell Venue 8 7000 Series is just 6mm thick

Dell announces world's thinnest tablet: The Dell Venue 8 7000 Series is just 6mm thick

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Dell chose the Intel Developers Forum in San Francisco to unveil what it's calling the world's thinnest tablet: the Dell Venue 8 7000 Series.The company certainly chose its moment. With Apple unveiling its iPhone 6 at the same time over in Cupertino,... >>

Dell Inspiron 11 3000 pictures and hands-on

Dell Inspiron 11 3000 pictures and hands-on

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Dell announced a couple of new laptops at Computex 2014  and Pocket-lint managed to track down the Inspiron 11-inch and get a play with it. The Inspiron 11 3000 is a 2-in-1 hinged device - much like the Lenovo Yoga. The device can operate as a laptop,... >>

Dell Venue 8 (2014) Intel-powered tablet promises not to break the bank

Dell Venue 8 (2014) Intel-powered tablet promises not to break the bank

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Dell has upgraded its tablet offerings with a new Venue 8 Android slate. The tablet is thinner, lighter and faster than its predecessor.Powering the Venue 8 is a 2.1GHz Intel Atom Z3480 Merrifield processor backed by 1GB of RAM. The Venue 8 has 16GB of... >>

Dell Inspiron 13 7000 Series 2-in-1 debuts at Computex

Dell Inspiron 13 7000 Series 2-in-1 debuts at Computex

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Dell has announced an addition to its Inspiron 7000 Series range that embraces the tablet age with a 2-in-1 design.The Dell Inspiron 13 7000 Series 2-in-1 is a Windows 8.1 laptop come tablet device with a 13.3-inch touchscreen display that can rotate... >>

Google outs new Intel-powered Chromebook lineup from Lenovo, Asus, Dell, Acer, Toshiba, HP, and LG

Google outs new Intel-powered Chromebook lineup from Lenovo, Asus, Dell, Acer, Toshiba, HP, and LG

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Google has announced a huge new lineup of Chromebook computers powered by Intel chips."Spring has finally arrived in the U.S. And with the new growth the season brings, we’re happy to expand our Chromebook family. Together with Intel, today we’re... >>

Dell XPS 13 review (2014)
4.5 stars

Dell XPS 13 review (2014)

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When Dell unleashed the XPS 13 it was one of the few Ultrabook devices that could stand up against the strength of the Apple MacBook Air. Not all of us are Apple users, of course, so the prospect of a slim, light, attractive and powerful Windows portable... >>

Dell joins alliance to ditch the cord, offer wireless charging for laptops

Dell joins alliance to ditch the cord, offer wireless charging for laptops

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Dell is trying to regain significant market share in the PC market after a few struggling years, and it's hoping that joining a new alliance will help shake things up. The now-private company announced on Thursday it has joined the Alliance for Wireless... >>

Alienware will ship its X51 Steam Machine in September

Alienware will ship its X51 Steam Machine in September

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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.Alienware... >>

PC sales saw worst decline ever in 2013, according to analyst

PC sales saw worst decline ever in 2013, according to analyst

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Research firm Gartner says the PC market saw its worst decline yet in 2013, as customers looked to smartphones and tablets for electronic comfort.The fourth quarter, a traditionally rampant buying time for PCs, dipped more than 6.9 per cent in 2013 compared... >>

Dell compares itself to Skype, Dropbox, and other startups in first ad since going private

Dell compares itself to Skype, Dropbox, and other startups in first ad since going private

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Dell's now private, and it has a fresh, sentimental advertisement to show people just how its humble beginnings will undoubtedly help shape the company in the new year and beyond.The buyout of Dell Computers by its founder Michael Dell and the private... >>

Dell's first Chromebook 11 is aimed at schools, launches in January

Dell's first Chromebook 11 is aimed at schools, launches in January

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Dell is joining the likes of HP and Asus in the Chromebook market come January 2014 in the US and UK. Its first device, the Chromebook 11, is aimed at school teachers, students and administrators, at a low price of £159/$300 for the 2GB of RAM system.While... >>

Dell 4K monitor at 24-inches with 3840 x 2160 resolution now available for $1,399

Dell 4K monitor at 24-inches with 3840 x 2160 resolution now available for $1,399

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The age of 4K is well and truly upon us with TVs available to buy, tablets on their way, and Sony spearheading content downloads. Now a 24-inch monitor with 4K resolution, called UltraSharp 24, has been revealed by Dell.READ: Sony's 4K video download... >>

Dell responds after customers claim laptop smells like 'cat urine'

Dell responds after customers claim laptop smells like 'cat urine'

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Several Dell Latitude 6430u Ultrabook users have reported their machine having the "smell of cat urine." A lengthy support thread dating back to August surfaced on Dell's website, creating a bit of Wednesday afternoon hilarity among the tech community. "The... >>

It's official: Dell goes private, completes transaction

It's official: Dell goes private, completes transaction

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Dell just announced that it has completed its go-private transaction, and is now a private company.Michael Dell, Dell's founder, chairman and CEO, and Silver Lake Partners, a leading global technology investment firm, have officially acquired Dell. Dell... >>

Dell's new Venue tablets and XPS 15 now available online

Dell's new Venue tablets and XPS 15 now available online

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Dell introduced its new tablet portfolio and XPS laptops earlier this month, and now the company has made some of them available online for purchase worldwide.The Dell Venue 7, Venue 8 and Venue 8 Pro tablets, as well as the new XPS 15 laptop, can now... >>

Dell XPS 15 pictures and eyes-on with the UltraSharp display

Dell XPS 15 pictures and eyes-on with the UltraSharp display

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Dell has announced an update to its XPS line, with the XPS 15 benefiting not only from the latest Haswell Intel Core processors, but also an UltraSharp high-resolution display.The Dell XPS 15 stands as an obvious competitor to the 15-inch MacBook Pro... >>

Dell Venue 11 Pro pictures and hands-on: Surface Pro 2 rival

Dell Venue 11 Pro pictures and hands-on: Surface Pro 2 rival

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The Dell Venue 11 Pro wants to be the Windows tablet that will do everything you need from a PC. Launched alongside an (almost) pocketable 8-inch version, we suspect that many will be looking at the Venue 11 Pro in the same way they look at the Surface... >>

Dell Venue 8 Pro pictures and hands-on: Pocketable Windows 8.1 power

Dell Venue 8 Pro pictures and hands-on: Pocketable Windows 8.1 power

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Dell has officially announced the Dell Venue 8 Pro tablet, reviving an old family name with the launch of two tablets at 8 and 10.8 inches. The smaller of the two models was first seen at IDF 2013, but we got the chance to play with a pre-production sample... >>

Dell XPS 15, 13, 11 updates bring UltraSharp displays, Haswell power

Dell XPS 15, 13, 11 updates bring UltraSharp displays, Haswell power

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Dell has announced refreshes to its XPS line of Ultrabooks, with the XPS 15 is getting a 3600 x 1800 resolution display, hardware updates for the XPS 13 and formal announcement of the XPS 11. Starting at the top, the Dell XPS 15 is a powerhouse, with... >>

Dell Venue 8 Pro and Venue 11 Pro tablets puts Windows power at your fingertips

Dell Venue 8 Pro and Venue 11 Pro tablets puts Windows power at your fingertips

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Dell has revived the Venue name, officially announcing the Dell Venue 8 Pro and Dell Venue 11 Pro tablets at a press event in New York.The tablets offer high-end specs, delivering a Windows 8.1 package with plenty of power, portability and flexibility.The... >>

It's official: Dell gets regulatory approval to go private

It's official: Dell gets regulatory approval to go private

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Dell has just announced that it has completed all of its pre-merger regulatory clearances, meaning the deal to go private in 2014 is now done and official.The clearances were for the consummation of the merger transaction in which Michael Dell, Dell’s... >>

Dell CEO: 'Another significant wave' of tablets due in coming weeks

Dell CEO: 'Another significant wave' of tablets due in coming weeks

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Dell plans to introduce new tablets in the coming weeks, according to new reports.Michael Dell, chief executive officer of Dell, talked with AllThingsD on Wednesday about going private and what's next for the company, and one of his more interesting quotes... >>

MasterPass: make credit card payments at home by swiping on your NFC laptop, literally

MasterPass: make credit card payments at home by swiping on your NFC laptop, literally

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When it comes to paying for goods we're already big fans of touch-to-pay NFC, available on a range of credit and debit cards and a growing number of participating stores. One quick tap - assuming the bill is not more than £20 - and that's it, all paid... >>

Dell 'Venue' product line earmarked for 2 October New York launch

Dell 'Venue' product line earmarked for 2 October New York launch

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Neil Hand, Dell vice-president of tablets and performance, gave a sneak peek of the forthcoming Dell 'Venue' product line today at the Intel Developers' Forum in San Francisco. And we're not talking about the 2011 Venue smartphone.An unnamed 8-inch... >>

Dell reports Q2 earnings, with profits falling 72 per cent ahead of potential buyout

Dell reports Q2 earnings, with profits falling 72 per cent ahead of potential buyout

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Longtime computer manufacturer Dell has produced some struggling Q2 earnings, ahead of a vote by the board to decide whether the company goes private or not.Dell announced on Thursday a not-too-shabby $14.5 billion in revenue for the quarter (flat from... >>

Gorilla Glass coming to touch-enabled laptops, Dell already on board

Gorilla Glass coming to touch-enabled laptops, Dell already on board

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Corning, the chaps who make your phone screen tougher than a tough thing trying to be tough, have released yet another tough product, this time for touch-enabled laptops.Called Gorilla Glass NBT, Corning presumably seeing a rise in Windows 8 touch-enabled... >>

Dell looking to enter wearable computing market, to take on iWatch and Google Glass

Dell looking to enter wearable computing market, to take on iWatch and Google Glass

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Dell has revealed that it is looking to enter the wearable computing sector with an device of its own.Much has been talked about the rumoured Apple's iWatch and Google Glass in the past year. Now a Dell executive has claimed that his company is looking... >>

Dell XPS 11 convertible Ultrabook official

Dell XPS 11 convertible Ultrabook official

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Rumours of a smaller Dell XPS convertible Ultrabook have turned out to be true. The just-announced Dell XPS 11 will be the smallest laptop in the XPS line-up and should sit only slightly bigger than some tablets.It features a Quad HD 2560 x 1440 resolution... >>