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  • Dell XPS 11 convertible Ultrabook official
    Laptops

    Dell XPS 11 convertible Ultrabook official

    By 4 June 2013

    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...

  • Dell XPS range refreshed, new Ultrabook, all-in-one and desktop
    Laptops

    Dell XPS range refreshed, new Ultrabook, all-in-one and desktop

    By 4 June 2013

    Dell has launched an updated version of its XPS 12, XPS 27 all-in-one and XPS 8500 desktop. The new XPS devices all come with Intel's just-announced Haswell processors and, for the laptops, bigger batteries and NFC. The XPS 12 will now allegedly last...

  • Dell XPS 12 review
    Laptops 5 out of 5

    Dell XPS 12 review

    By 3 June 2013

    It's indisputable that Dell is going through a pretty tough time of things at the moment. The firm has suffered massive a massive drop in profits as the PC sector continues to decline, and gets replaced with tablets, phones and other smart devices. Dell...

  • Dell XPS 11 to take on Lenovo Yoga
    Laptops

    Dell XPS 11 to take on Lenovo Yoga

    By 3 June 2013

    Dell plans to launch a new laptop-come-tablet called the XPS 11 later this year that will feature a hinged keyboard, letting it fold back on itself in a way similar to the Lenovo Yoga, an exec for the company has confirmed. Talking to The Wall Street...

  • PC shipments see the steepest decline ever - blame tablets and smartphones
    Tablets

    PC shipments see the steepest decline ever - blame tablets and smartphones

    By 10 April 2013

    PC shipments worldwide during the first quarter of 2013 totalled 76.3 million, leading to the biggest decline for the market yet, as customers turn their attention (and money) towards smartphones and tablets. According to the IDC, which has been tracking...

  • Dell XPS 18 pictures and hands-on
    Tablets

    Dell XPS 18 pictures and hands-on

    By 13 March 2013

    If the current supersize trend is anything to go by then we're in for plenty more giant tablet-meet-desktop-PC concepts this year. Dell's thrown its hat in the ring with the announcement of the XPS 18 - an 18.4-inch Windows 8 tablet meets desktop combination...

  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean: When is it coming to my phone?
    Phones

    Android 4.1 Jelly Bean: When is it coming to my phone?

    By 11 February 2013

    Google has announced the launch of the latest version of Android: Google Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, in San Francisco as part of the Google I/O event on Wednesday. That’s all very well and good, but when is it coming to your Android smartphone? Will the...

  • Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook now available in Full HD 1080p
    Online

    Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook now available in Full HD 1080p

    By 6 February 2013

    When we reviewed the Dell XPS 13 in April of last year, we were quite the fans. The now private company Dell wants to continue expanding on the powerful ultrabook by increasing the screen resolution for the pixel junkies in the crowd.  Announced at CES...

  • Dell buyout goes through, Microsoft now partner
    Laptops

    Dell buyout goes through, Microsoft now partner

    By 5 February 2013

    Dell has announced that it has gone private, buying back the stock from shareholders at $13.65 a share in a transaction worth $24.4 billion. The price represents a premium of 25 per cent over Dell’s closing share price of $10.88 on 11 January, the last...

  • Microsoft to participate in Dell buyout with $1bn-$3bn investment
    Online

    Microsoft to participate in Dell buyout with $1bn-$3bn investment

    By 22 January 2013

    Following recent rumours that Texas-based PC manufacturer Dell is set to remove itself from public trade and go private as a company, a new report says Microsoft is looking to help with the buyout.  According to CNBC's David Faber, Redmond-based Microsoft...

  • Dell going private? Stock soars on back of rumours
    Online

    Dell going private? Stock soars on back of rumours

    By 14 January 2013

    Texas-based PC manufacturer Dell is set to remove itself from public trade and go private with the assistance of private equity firms, according to sources in the know.  Bloomberg reports that the change is being sought after the company lost a third...

  • Dell updates Inspiron laptops, goes thinner and longer
    Laptops

    Dell updates Inspiron laptops, goes thinner and longer

    By 9 January 2013

    Dell has introduced its new line of Inspiron laptops at CES 2013, promising improved battery life and performance in a thinner form factor. The Inspiron 15 and 17 feature 15 and 17-inch screens respectively, and offer the choice of Intel's i3, i5, and...

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 in pictures
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 in pictures

    By 30 November 2012

    The 9th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards saw the best and brightest from the world of technology get together for a rip-roaring bash last night in central London. A good time was had by all, winners and losers included.  As is always the case, the Pocket-lint...

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 winners announced
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 winners announced

    By 30 November 2012

    This year has been a bumper year for gadgets. In 2012 we've had the launch of the iPad mini, the Nexus 7 and 10, two full-sized iPads, dozens of devices from Asus and Samsung, and the Microsoft Surface and others - and that's just in tablets. When you...

  • Best laptop 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees
    Laptops

    Best laptop 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

    By 8 November 2012

    What a year 2012 was for the laptop. The Ultrabook became more, well, ultra and Windows 8 unveiled its live delights to the world. Apple rolled out the 15-inch Retina display MacBook Pro, with its unparalleled laptop screen resolution, putting Full HD...

  • 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...

  • Dell Latitude 10 pictures and hands-on
    Tablets

    Dell Latitude 10 pictures and hands-on

    By 19 September 2012

    Typically Dell's Latitude line of kit isn't hugely exciting, reminding us more of spreadsheets than shiny new gadgets. Just announced however is the Latitude 10 tablet, which is actually quite a beast wrapped in matte black clothing. First up there is...

  • Dell announces Latitude 10 business tablet
    Tablets

    Dell announces Latitude 10 business tablet

    By 19 September 2012

    Dell has updated its business line of Latitude kit to include a laptop, all-in-one and a tablet. The Latitude 10 uses Intel's new Atom SoC, has 2GB of RAM and features a 1366 x 768 10.1" IPS screen. It also runs on a full version of Windows 8, not RT. ...

  • Intel wants you to talk to your Ultrabook, enlists Nuance Dragon Assistant to help
    Laptops

    Intel wants you to talk to your Ultrabook, enlists Nuance Dragon Assistant to help

    By 12 September 2012

    Intel has teamed up with Nuance to bring voice dictation to the next wave of Ultrabooks expected to launch over the coming months. Like Apple's Siri and Google's Voice search offerings on mobile phones, the new software will let laptop users talk to...

  • Dell XPS 10 pictures and hands-on
    Tablets

    Dell XPS 10 pictures and hands-on

    By 30 August 2012

    Dell has gone all Windows RT with its new XPS 10 tablet. Looking a bit like a carbon fibre version of the Asus Transformer range of tablets, the XPS 10 features a detachable keyboard so you can work with or without it. Playing about with the XPS 10, the...

  • Dell XPS Duo 12 pictures and hands-on
    Laptops

    Dell XPS Duo 12 pictures and hands-on

    By 30 August 2012

    While brief, taking Dell's XPS Duo 12 for a spin was definitely fun. The Duo combines tablet and laptop by using a rotating screen which flips over. Unlike most tablets, however, inside are the internals of a normal laptop.  The result of this is a quick...

  • Dell announces XPS 10 Windows RT tablet
    Online

    Dell announces XPS 10 Windows RT tablet

    By 30 August 2012

    Dell has used the German trade show IFA to announce that its first foray into the world of Windows RT tablets will be called the XPS 10. The tablet will feature a detachable keyboard, as seems to be the trend with these Windows 8-based tablets after Microsoft...

  • Dell launches XPS Duo 12: Flip screen Windows 8 laptop
    Laptops

    Dell launches XPS Duo 12: Flip screen Windows 8 laptop

    By 30 August 2012

    Alongside a touch screen version of the XPS One 27 and the new Windows RT based XPS 10, Dell has also announced the flip screen XPS Duo 12.  Looking like a much plusher sequel to the Inspiron Duo, the flip screen computer-come-tablet runs a full version...

  • Dell XPS One 27 touch screen pictures and hands-on
    Online

    Dell XPS One 27 touch screen pictures and hands-on

    By 30 August 2012

    Remember a while ago Dell promised that it would make a touch screen version of its huge XPS One 27 all-in-one computer? Well, looks like they came good on that promise, unveiling what has to be one of the biggest touch screen computers we have seen....

  • More Windows RT manufacturers named as Microsoft Surface price revealed
    Tablets

    More Windows RT manufacturers named as Microsoft Surface price revealed

    By 15 August 2012

    Samsung, Dell and Lenovo have joined Asus as manufacturers who will build PCs running Microsoft’s Windows RT.  Windows RT is a version of Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 8 operating system but runs only on devices with ARM chips. It will also only be...