Mix and match with the new Dell Inspiron R range

If you're the kind of dude that simply loved changing your phone's fascia when that was all the rage, then you may be excited to hear about the new Dell Inspiron R range - which come with interchangeable Switch lids from Design Studio.

The 2011 Inspiron 15R and the 17R (one has a 15-inch screen and one comes with a 17-inch one - we think highly enough of you to assume that you'll be able to work out what's what) aren't all about their funky appearances though - they also pack the second generation Intel i Core chips.

You've got a choice of the Sandy Bridge i3, i5 or i7 CPUs and you'll also be able to make use of up to 13 hours of battery life with the 9-cell battery option.

HD movie watching is taken care of by the inclusion of Intel Wireless Display technology, which gives you wireless projection of 1080p video and 5.1 surround sound to your home cinema setup, and you can also have a Blu-ray drive built-in, if you want to.

Back to the Switch lids, and the machines come with the standard black ones but there are 23 others to choose from and there will be more coming soon (including a (Product)Red) one).

On sale now, the Dell Inspiron 15R starts from £479 and the 17R £529. The lids cost £29 upwards.