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September 9th, 2013

Dell UltraSharp U3014 30” Monitor Review

Dell’s new flagship monitor, the UltraSharp U3014 is everything we could possibly want.  It uses a 16:10 AH-IPS panel, boasts one of the best color rendition scores around and simply outpaces nearly everything else out there.

February 6th, 2013

Dell Releases XPS 13 Ultrabook with ‘Full HD’ Display

Dell released today a refresh to its best selling XPS 13 notebook that includes a 1080p ‘full HD’ display. This new display will offer a 1920 x 1080, up from the 1366 x 768 found on the current model. Dell says that the enhanced screen will also offer an increased colour gamet; 72% color gamut [...]

February 5th, 2013

Michael Dell Takes Dell Private

Michael Dell and a consortium of investors is taking Dell Inc. private in a $24.4-billion buyout deal. The deal, announced Tuesday morning, will be financed with cash and equity from Michael Dell, private equity firm Silver Lake, and a $2-billion loan from Microsoft. ”Dell has made solid progress executing this strategy over the past four [...]

December 3rd, 2012

Dell Releases New Cross-Platform PocketCloud Applications

With three new applications geared toward portable devices, Dell has created a simple way for users to access their cloud content anytime, anywhere. Last week Dell announced improvements to its PocketCloud system to make uploading, sharing, or recovering content easier, regardless of what device is used.  First of the three is PocketCloud Explore for iPad and Windows [...]

November 28th, 2012

Can USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt Co-Exist?

Thunderbolt hit the scene like a light drizzle. Its announcement by Intel and Apple was met with a slight air of confusion – don’t they remember FireWire? Why, oh why, would a regular user care about an extra half-second on an MP3 transfer? The situations seemed almost too similar to be credible, with a high-performance [...]

August 14th, 2012

Qualcomm to Power Samsung and Dell Windows RT Devices

As the launch of Windows 8 draws closer with every passing day, more detailed specifications on offerings by OEMs are being released or leaked out. While most OEMs are still mum to most press inquiries, The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Qualcomm chips will power offerings from both Dell and Samsung. Dell’s offering will [...]

May 9th, 2012

Dell Announces New Protection Package for XPS Laptops

Dell today announced that it is offering a new protection plan for its new XPS line of laptops: the XPS 13, XPS 14z, and XPS 15z. Along with a standard limited hardware warranty, which covers defects in materials and workmanship, this new hardware warranty includes as standard:     One year In-Home Service After Remote [...]

April 30th, 2012

Dell’s Expanded Alienware Portfolio Aims for Improved Mobile Gaming Experience

Dell announced today new offerings in its Alienware gaming brand. The Alienware systems released today by Dell come at three different price points:  at $1099 the M14x, for the gamer who requires a balance between mobility and performance; at $1499 the 3D-capable M17x, and at $1999 the M18x – for gamers who want performance over price [...]

March 8th, 2012

Can Dell Slay the Leviathan With a Windows Tablet?

Citing his company’s belief that there is “a lot of demand” for a Windows 8 tablet, Dell CEO Michael Dell told the business talk show Bloomberg West that his company is prepping a Windows 8 tablet for release the day the OS becomes available. “Having a secure Windows tablet that works with all the Windows [...]

February 8th, 2012

Dell Teams With Fongo to Launch VoIP App

Is there really a market for a Dell branded VoIP app? Today Dell Canada and Fongo announced the launch of their new mobile app, Dell Voice – a free to download full feature VoIP phone alternative that may help Canadians save money on their mobile phone bills. Users of Android and iOS devices can now [...]