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  • Dell employees asked to take unpaid leave
    Online

    Dell employees asked to take unpaid leave

    By 6 November 2008

    Dell has asked its employees to consider taking up to 5 days of unpaid leave in the next 3 months. The computing giant has already made 8900 job cuts but is now having to ask staff to make sacrifices as well as imposing a global recruitment freeze. An...

  • Alienware launches M17
    Gaming

    Alienware launches M17

    By 4 November 2008

    Alienware has launched the M17 notebook, that's said to "push gaming performance limits through state of the art technology." Available in the US and Europe, the 17-inch Alienware M17 is powered by the world’s first mobile quad-core processor, the Intel...

  • Dell and Universal Music team up on MP3 bundles
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    Dell and Universal Music team up on MP3 bundles

    By 27 October 2008

    In the States, Dell and Universal Music Group have teamed to provide pre-loaded song bundles of different genres of music. Described as "a simple, economical way to jump-start a digital music library" individuals will be able to select a variety of optional...

  • Dell Inspiron Mini 12 launches
    Laptops

    Dell Inspiron Mini 12 launches

    By 27 October 2008

    Dell has added to its new "Mini" line, that so far sees just a 9-inch model, with the introduction of the Inspiron Mini 12. Dell says the the Mini 12 is "ideal for teens, tweens, travelers and 'Tweeters' to surf the web, chat with friends, blog, stream...

  • Best Email Device 2008 nominations
    Phones

    Best Email Device 2008 nominations

    By 13 October 2008

    Here are the nominations for Best Email Device in The Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards: BlackBerry Bold Nokia E71 PocketSurfer 2R Dell Mini Inspiron 9 T-Mobile G1 with Google The Pocket-lint awards are the longest running gadget awards in the UK (that...

  • Best Laptop 2008 nominations
    Laptops

    Best Laptop 2008 nominations

    By 13 October 2008

    Here are the nominations for Best Laptop in The Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards: MSI Wind Toshiba Portege R500 Dell Inspiron 1525 Acer Aspire 6920G Samsung Q310 The Pocket-lint awards are the longest running gadget awards in the UK (that we know of)...

  • Dell Studio 15 notebook review
    Laptops 3.5 out of 5

    Dell Studio 15 notebook review

    By 8 October 2008

    Dell took the world by storm when it introduced its portable XPS range last year. The portables gathered so many plaudits it was inevitable the line would be broadened. The Studio line takes the same styling as the XPS machines but uses cheaper components...

  • Dell Inspiron Mini 9 from Vodafone notebook review
    Online 4 out of 5

    Dell Inspiron Mini 9 from Vodafone notebook review

    By 6 October 2008

    The Dell Inspiron Mini 9 is the latest contender to the netbook throne, but can the inclusion of HSDPA connectivity via a built-in SIM from Vodafone be the masterstroke? We get surfing to find out. The Dell Mini 9 is, like the MSI Wind, is glossy, small...

  • Dell Inspiron Mini 9 available now from free
    Phones

    Dell Inspiron Mini 9 available now from free

    By 6 October 2008

    Dell's new netbook, the Inspiron Mini 9, that we've brought you tons of news on, is now available in the UK. As we've reported would be the case, thanks to an exclusive deal with Vodafone, the diminutive device is available now from free. The Vodafone...

  • Dell quietly unveils the S2309W HD monitor
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    Dell quietly unveils the S2309W HD monitor

    By 29 September 2008

    This is the latest 23-inch monitor from Dell, which delivers no less than 1080p HD viewing. The S2309W is currently only on Dell's Canadian site, so we don't know whether it will be coming to the rest of the world or not, but, in the meantime, here are...

  • Dell Studio 17 notebook    review
    Laptops 4.5 out of 5

    Dell Studio 17 notebook review

    By 29 September 2008

    Dell has always had clear lines between its product ranges, such as Inspiron for consumers and Latitude for business. Now, we have the Studio line, which sits awkwardly between Inspiron and XPS and even overlaps some segments. The Studio 17 clearly takes...

  • All Dell laptops to get LED displays by 2010
    Laptops

    All Dell laptops to get LED displays by 2010

    By 25 September 2008

    Dell has announced plans to change all of its new laptop displays to light-emitting diode - LED - in the next 12 months, a move that the company says will be a "major achievement in its commitment to become the ‘greenest’ technology company on the...

  • Dell launches Studio desktops
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    Dell launches Studio desktops

    By 24 September 2008

    Dell has announced the launch of the Studio desktop and Studio Slim desktop - the newest additions to Dell's Studio line. With a glossy black finish the Dell Studio desktop is a traditional mini-tower chassis while the Dell Studio Slim Tower is aimed...

  • Vodafone UK first to offer 3G Dell netbook
    Phones

    Vodafone UK first to offer 3G Dell netbook

    By 18 September 2008

    Following the announcement of the deal between the two companies, it's been revealed that Vodafone UK will be the first European network operator to offer Dell's Inspiron Mini 9 netbook with built-in mobile broadband connectivity. Available from mid-October,...

  • Dell admits customers not spending
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    Dell admits customers not spending

    By 16 September 2008

    Dell has warned that consumers simply aren't spending at the moment, and has predicted even tougher times ahead. The company admitted a steep drop in profits last month and has cut 8500 jobs so far out of a planned 8900. But are more planned? Dell has...

  • Tesco offers 12-inch Dell Inspiron "web browser"
    Laptops

    Tesco offers 12-inch Dell Inspiron "web browser"

    By 12 September 2008

    Tesco appears to have leaked a new netbook from Dell, offering the machine on an "email me when it's in stock" basis for its supposed availability around 6 October. Running Linux "Ubunto", the Dell Inspiron Z530 is described by the supermarket as a 12-inch...

  • VIDEO: Dell apes Apple with laptop advert
    Laptops

    VIDEO: Dell apes Apple with laptop advert

    By 11 September 2008

    When Steve Jobs pulled out the MacBook Air from a manila envelope there was a noticeable gasp from the audience. Laptops hadn't been shown like that and it was, as it normally the case with Apple, a great way of getting the message across. Since then...

  • Vodafone to sell Dell Inspiron Mini 9
    Phones

    Vodafone to sell Dell Inspiron Mini 9

    By 4 September 2008

    Following the news of the launch of the device, Vodafone and Dell have announced that Dell’s Inspiron Mini 9 netbook will be sold with built-in mobile broadband, exclusively through Vodafone stores and online, and directly from Dell, in key European...

  • Dell boss hints at iPhone rival
    Phones

    Dell boss hints at iPhone rival

    By 4 September 2008

    Dell has hinted that it may be reconsidering an entry into the smartphone market, in particular to target Apple's iPhone. Reuters is reporting a tasty sound bite from the company's CEO that was uttered aloud by the exec at an investment conference in...

  • Dell launches Inspiron Mini 9 in the UK
    Laptops

    Dell launches Inspiron Mini 9 in the UK

    By 4 September 2008

    After weeks of leaks, and the device going on sale in the US, Dell has officially unveiled the Inspiron Mini 9 for the UK. Describing it as a "small, easy-to-carry device" it's Dell's answer to the netbook phenomenon running Windows XP Home. With a starting...

  • Dell Inspiron Mini 9 now official
    Laptops

    Dell Inspiron Mini 9 now official

    By 4 September 2008

    Dell has finally entered the netbook market, although judging by the amount of leaks in the run up to the launch you would be forgiven for thinking its already happened. Although no official word has come out of the Dell press office, that hasn't stopped...

  • Dell to launch netbook this week
    Laptops

    Dell to launch netbook this week

    By 3 September 2008

    Dell has confirmed to multiple sources it is to launch a mini-notebook, with the debut of the device expected this week. According to various sites the announcement - of an Eee rivalling ultra-portable - will be made as early as Thursday. A spokesperson...

  • Dell goes hip with Mike Ming laptops
    Laptops

    Dell goes hip with Mike Ming laptops

    By 19 August 2008

    Dell is hoping that business users will be willing to show their more creative side with the launch of some contemporary Special Art Edition designs for its Studio 15 and Studio 17 laptops. Trying to appeal to the kids, Dell, the corporate bastion that...

  • Is the Nvidia fault affecting Macs?
    Online

    Is the Nvidia fault affecting Macs?

    By 19 August 2008

    There are suggestions on the web that the problem with the faulty Nvidia chipsets, which are affecting HP and Dell laptops, may be an issue for other manufacturers as well. As we reported just last week, the team over at The Inquirer believe that laptops...

  • Dell netbook coming Friday?
    Laptops

    Dell netbook coming Friday?

    By 19 August 2008

    The Dell netbook might not have launched last week, as we reported before the launch of the Latitude laptops, but that hasn't stopped the rumour mill suggesting that it will be launching at the end of this week instead. Gizmodo is claiming sources have...