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Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 revealed at CES, coming in Spring

Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 revealed at CES, coming in Spring

By Stuart Miles

Dell has announced the launch of a new laptop at the start of CES. The new Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 will be a 15-inch version of its 2-in-1 model already available.The new model will go on sale in the UK and US in spring starting at $1,299. As with other 2-in-1... Read more

New Dell XPS 13 (2018) vs XPS 13 (2017): What’s the difference?

New Dell XPS 13 (2018) vs XPS 13 (2017): What’s the difference?

By Dan Grabham

Dell’s XPS 13 has been one of the best ultraportable laptops since it was first launched back in early 2012. It was part of Intel’s initial push into what it decided to call "ultrabooks".Now there is a 2018 model, the Dell XPS 13 (9370), which features... Read more

Dell XPS 13 (2018) initial review: The best new ultraportable to have?

Dell XPS 13 (2018) initial review: The best new ultraportable to have?

By Stuart Miles

Dell has refreshed its excellent Dell XPS 13 ultraportable laptop for 2018. This latest model ushers in a number of changes including a refreshed design, faster processor and new colour options.Pocket-lint was on hand to check out the new XPS 13 ahead... Read more

Dell Visor preview: A Windows Mixed Reality headset that will be hard to beat

Dell Visor preview: A Windows Mixed Reality headset that will be hard to beat

By Mike Lowe

The theme at this year's IFA show - the largest technology show in Europe - is all about Windows Mixed Reality, Microsoft's dive into easy-to-setup virtual reality experiences, which will debut from 17 October when a Windows 10 update arrives.And manufacturers... Read more

Dell's latest laptop wirelessly charges, but there's a catch

Dell's latest laptop wirelessly charges, but there's a catch

By Elyse Betters

Dell's new device is "the world's first" wirelessly charging laptop.Called the Dell Latitude 7285, it's a detachable 2-in-1 hybrid with a 12-inch display. It actually debuted at CES 2017 earlier this year, but now it's finally available to buy. If you're... Read more

Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 review: The convertible king?
4.5 stars

Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 review: The convertible king?

By Andrew Williams

There are a few kinds of hybrid laptop: ones with screens that pull off; those with 360-degree hinges; and (now rarer) ones whose screens flip around, almost independent of the base. Dell has had a go at the lot, but it seems to have settled on a style... Read more

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

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

By Andrew Williams

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... Read more

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

By Elyse Betters

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... Read more

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

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

By Max Langridge

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... Read more

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

By Max Langridge

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.... Read more

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

By Max Langridge

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... Read more

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

By Elyse Betters

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,... Read more

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

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

By Max Langridge

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... Read more

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

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

By Elyse Betters

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... Read more

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

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

By Andrew Williams

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... Read more

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

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

By Andrew Williams

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... Read more

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

Dell XPS 15 (2016) review: Pursuing perfection

By Andrew Williams

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... Read more

Alienware Steam Machine now available to take on PS4 and Xbox One, here are our first impressions

Alienware Steam Machine now available to take on PS4 and Xbox One, here are our first impressions

By Rik Henderson

It's been two years since gaming Valve first announced its assault on the living room with its Steam Machine console concept and we are finally able to get the first wave of devices after a stop-start journey.Alienware is one of the first out of the... Read more

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

By Mike Lowe

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... Read more

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

By Mike Lowe

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... Read more

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

By Luke Edwards

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... Read more

Dell Latitude 12 Rugged Tablet can survive insane conditions

Dell Latitude 12 Rugged Tablet can survive insane conditions

By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

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

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

By Mike Lowe

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... Read more

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

By Mike Lowe

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... Read more

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

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

By Mike Lowe

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... Read more

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

By Mike Lowe

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... Read more

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

By Mike Lowe

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... Read more

Alienware 13: Gaming laptop meets desktop when paired with Graphics Amplifier (hands-on)

Alienware 13: Gaming laptop meets desktop when paired with Graphics Amplifier (hands-on)

By Mike Lowe

Which to go for - the desktop mega rig for graphically intense sessions, or a hardcore laptop for on-the-go gaming? How about a solution combining the best of both? That's the approach of the Alienware 13 gaming laptop. Use as a mobile gaming machine,... Read more

Alienware Area-51: The mothership of desktop gaming rigs returns (hands-on)

Alienware Area-51: The mothership of desktop gaming rigs returns (hands-on)

By Mike Lowe

We rarely cover gaming rigs here at Pocket-lint, but there's something so iconic and, well, downright insane about the Alienware Area-51 that we couldn't resist. Or maybe the Greys have taken over our brains.Far from flying in from a land far away and... Read more

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

By Mike Lowe

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,... Read more

Alienware Windows-based Alpha Steam Machine pictures and hands-on

Alienware Windows-based Alpha Steam Machine pictures and hands-on

By Elyse Betters

Alienware has shown off its new Alpha Steam Machine at E3 2014 in Los Angeles, where Pocket-lint experienced a brief demo with the console and learned about a recent change in plans. Here's the big twist: Alienware's new Steam Machine actually runs Windows.By... Read more

Dell Inspiron 11 3000 pictures and hands-on

Dell Inspiron 11 3000 pictures and hands-on

By Cat Thomas

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,... Read more

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

By Luke Edwards

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... Read more

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

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

By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

Dell XPS 13 review (2014)
4.5 stars

Dell XPS 13 review (2014)

By Mike Lowe

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... Read more

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

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

By Jake Smith

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... Read more

Alienware will ship its X51 Steam Machine in September

Alienware will ship its X51 Steam Machine in September

By Jake Smith

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... Read more

Alienware X51 Steam Machine announced at CES 2014

Alienware X51 Steam Machine announced at CES 2014

By Luke Edwards

During CES, Alienware has announced it will be working with Valve to create the first Alienware Steam Machine.While details are scarce at this stage Dell subsidiary Alienware has said that it will be creating a gaming machine that remains small, like... Read more

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

By Elyse Betters

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... Read more

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

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

By Luke Edwards

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... Read more

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

By Luke Edwards

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... Read more

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

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

By Jake Smith

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... Read more

It's official: Dell goes private, completes transaction

It's official: Dell goes private, completes transaction

By Elyse Betters

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... Read more

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

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

By Elyse Betters

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... Read more

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

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

By Chris Hall

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... Read more

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

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

By Chris Hall

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... Read more

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

By Chris Hall

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... Read more

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

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

By Chris Hall

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... Read more

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

By Chris Hall

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... Read more

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

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

By Elyse Betters

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... Read more