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  • Dell working on iTunes rival?
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    Dell working on iTunes rival?

    By 18 August 2008

    Rumours suggesting Dell has put a team to work in designing a new PMP might be unfounded, however all those busy worker bees have, it seems been put to work on another project. According to Gizmodo, Dell is looking to take on iTunes, with software from...

  • Dell Inspiron 1525 notebook review
    Laptops 4.5 out of 5

    Dell Inspiron 1525 notebook review

    By 18 August 2008

    There was a time that if you wanted to buy a Dell notebook you’d have to order it online and wait for it to be delivered. Thankfully, those days of waiting are over as in recent months Dell has changed its business model to incorporate in-store sales....

  • Apple now worth more than Google
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    Apple now worth more than Google

    By 15 August 2008

    We have it from Digital Daily and Mac Rumours that Apple is now worth more money than Google. According to the online reports, Apple's "market capitalisation at $159.37 billion is now worth more than Google's which is at $157.56 billion". Apple's fit...

  • Nvidia chip problem - scandal mounting
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    Nvidia chip problem - scandal mounting

    By 14 August 2008

    Those clever chaps over at The Inquirer have fresh information on the Nvidia chip scandal, which has so far been claimed to have affected 34 HP and Dell laptops. Initially, Nvidia admitted the problem, which can cause overheating, when it had to take...

  • Dell Latitude ON lets you get emails without boot up
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    Dell Latitude ON lets you get emails without boot up

    By 12 August 2008

    Dell has previewed a new technology that will allow users to access core elements of their laptop without having to boot up windows. Called Dell Latitude ON, the new technology, which will be coming the two of the seven new models announced today will...

  • Dell revamps Latitude laptop range
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    Dell revamps Latitude laptop range

    By 12 August 2008

    Dell has today announced a new line of Latitude laptops on Tuesday, but failed, as Pocket-lint reported earlier, to officially launch the much rumoured netbook shown off by Michael Dell eariler in the year. The new Latitude systems, which promise a whopping...

  • No Dell netbook today
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    No Dell netbook today

    By 12 August 2008

    Dell has confirmed to Pocket-lint that it will not be launching its much rumoured netbook model today. According to our source on the inside, the new Mobility range, which is due to be announced later today will be a new range of business laptops rather...

  • Dell tries to trademark "cloud computing"
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    Dell tries to trademark "cloud computing"

    By 4 August 2008

    Dell is attempting to trademark the term "cloud computing", according to a document on the US Patent and Trademark Office's website. Dell describes cloud computing as "custom manufacture of computer hardware for use in data centres and mega-scale computing...

  • Dell to launch cheap iPod rival?
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    Dell to launch cheap iPod rival?

    By 30 July 2008

    Dell has apparently been hard at work over the last few months on an iPod rival that's due to launch within weeks. The Wall Street Journal has it on good authority that the company has been busy testing a digital music player, according to "several" Dell...

  • Massive number of HP and Dell laptops affected by fault
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    Massive number of HP and Dell laptops affected by fault

    By 29 July 2008

    A fault with Nvidia chips could see up to 34 lines of laptops from HP and Dell suffering from a black screen or booting problems. Dell has admitted that laptop models going back to November 2007 may be affected by a flaw with their chipsets. It explained...

  • Dell confirms Studio Hybrid desktop
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    Dell confirms Studio Hybrid desktop

    By 29 July 2008

    Dell has confirmed the Studio Hybrid, possibly the worst kept of secrets, with pictures and stories appearing across the Internet in previous months. Appealing to their consumer customers, Dell have shifted focus to exterior design, moving away from dull...

  • Dell Latitude XT tablet PC review
    Laptops 4 out of 5

    Dell Latitude XT tablet PC review

    By 28 July 2008

    Tablet PC as a platform has never really caught the imagination as much as Microsoft imagined it would. The result being that it is seen as a niche product selling predominantly to business users. Dell's entry into this market should raise the profile...

  • Dell giving away 360 Elites with XPS purchases
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    Dell giving away 360 Elites with XPS purchases

    By 25 July 2008

    American Dell customers looking at buying an XPS notebook or desktop gaming PC, are in for a bit of a treat after the company decided to chuck in a free Xbox 360 Elite with every purchase. Obviously in an attempt to help boost sales on its flagship gaming...

  • Apple overtakes Acer for third slot in US PC market
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    Apple overtakes Acer for third slot in US PC market

    By 17 July 2008

    Macs nabbed an 8.5% share of the American PC market in the second quarter of the year, which means Apple has edged Acer out of the third place slot in national rankings, according to market research firm Gartner. Mac sales rose more than 38% to almost...

  • Dell announces "Designed for Dell"
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    Dell announces "Designed for Dell"

    By 14 July 2008

    Dell has introduced "Designed for Dell", a line of PC accessories that - at this initial launch - includes custom messenger and tote bags, audio devices, mice and hard drives. The company says the products are distinguished by colour, fit and finish that...

  • Dell launches V-family of all-in-one printers
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    Dell launches V-family of all-in-one printers

    By 14 July 2008

    Dell has launched its latest range of all-in-one inkjet printers. The company says V105, V305, and V305w feature easy-to-use print, copy and scan capabilities in compact designs. Aimed at home and home office users, the V-family printers also offer photo...

  • Dell takes a dig at Vista
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    Dell takes a dig at Vista

    By 3 July 2008

    Microsoft may have extended support for its popular XP operating system until 2014, but it still needs to push Vista. But it seems it's having problems persuading computer manufacturers to do the same. Dell has openly declared its support for the older...

  • Dell intros new "Studio" laptop brand for consumers
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    Dell intros new "Studio" laptop brand for consumers

    By 26 June 2008

    Dell has unveiled the new "Studio" brand aimed at consumers that it say offers a customised, tailored technology solution. The first Studio products are two "chic" laptops, the Studio 15 and Studio 17. Claiming to combine sleek designs and striking visual...

  • Typhoon expands touch tech lawsuit to millions of devices
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    Typhoon expands touch tech lawsuit to millions of devices

    By 24 June 2008

    Typhoon Touch Technologies, Inc. has "significantly expanded" its patent infringement suit begun in December 2007 against Dell by adding Apple, Fujitsu, Toshiba, Lenovo, Panasonic, HTC, Palm, Samsung, Nokia and LG. Typhoon’s complaint alleges that defendants...

  • Dell's answer to the Asus Eee
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    Dell's answer to the Asus Eee

    By 13 June 2008

    At the end of May, Michael Dell got a little over excited and gave a reporter a sneaky peek of his company's answer to the Asus Eee. Now, Engadget has got hold of specs and pics of the new Dell E line-up (very original name), and it looks like the concept...

  • Nvidia making chips for UMPCs
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    Nvidia making chips for UMPCs

    By 2 June 2008

    Images and info have been leaked of what looks like an Acer rival to the Asus Eee PC. And Dell has also strongly hinted that it is going to take on Acer, HP and MSI in the UMPC market - but could a whole host of other manufacturers follow using an announcement...

  • Dell rapped over delivery charges in the UK
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    Dell rapped over delivery charges in the UK

    By 30 May 2008

    Dell's not having a very good time of it at the moment. The company has just been found guity of fraud, false advertising, deceptive business practices and abusive debt collection practices in the US, and is now awaiting what is expected to be a huge...

  • Dell mini laptop to challenge Eee PC
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    Dell mini laptop to challenge Eee PC

    By 29 May 2008

    Dell has confirmed it is to go up against Asus, MSI and HP with a budget mini laptop although refrained from actually announcing any details. The new laptop, showed off by CEO Michael Dell at the All Things Digital event in the US, will come in two colours;...

  • Dell guilty of fraud, false advertising, deceptive business practices
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    Dell guilty of fraud, false advertising, deceptive business practices

    By 28 May 2008

    Dell has been found guilty of fraud, false advertising, deceptive business practices and abusive debt collection practices. In a case brought by the New York attorney general, the Albany County Supreme Court found that Dell deprived customers of technical...

  • Dell commits to increase energy efficiency by 25%
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    Dell commits to increase energy efficiency by 25%

    By 15 May 2008

    Dell has announced what it's describing as "aggressive" plans to further reduce the energy consumption of its products, avoid millions of tons of CO2 emissions worldwide and drive "unprecedented customer value". The company's laptops and desktops are...