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Intel, partners to finalize universal stylus standard in December

Intel Corp. and its partners from the Universal Stylus Initiative (USI) plan to finalize the first specification of an active stylus compatible with a variety of devices already this December. The first products featuring the USI 1.0 standard are expected to become available already in late 2015 or early 2016. Different …

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Dell is launching a Windows tablet of its own

On the back of news that Dell and Microsoft have teamed up to push the Surface Pro 3 for enterprise use, leaked internal slides show that Dell has a Windows tablet of its own up its sleeve. The XPS 12 is going to be a Surface-like Windows tablet, with an …

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Alienware updates X51 line up with Skylake

Following on from Dell’s refresh of its Alienware gaming laptop line, the X51 slim desktops have also received a hardware update, bringing things over to Intel’s latest Skylake platform and even adding in all-in-one water cooling units to keep the temperatures down. The Alienware X51 desktop systems have been around …

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The Alienware 18 is coming back, other laptops updated

Dell has gone ahead and refreshed the hardware inside of its Alienware gaming laptops, while also bringing back the massive Alienware 18. New features are also being added in, including support for USB Type-C and even Thunderbolt 3. However, the laptops aren’t being updated to Intel’s new Skylake platform, sticking …

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Dell to ship Windows 10 devices on day one in US

Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system officially launches on the 29th of July, though system manufacturers already have access to the day one version in order to prepare devices. Dell is one of the PC makers prepared for the 29th of July, with devices ready to ship on launch day. While …

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Tech giants side with Samsung in Apple patent suit

Several massive tech firms including the likes of Google, Facebook, HP, Dell and eBay have all apparently sided with Samsung in its on-going patent dispute with Apple. According to a new report, the companies filed a ‘friend of the court’ briefing earlier this month, speaking out against the ruling that …

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John Byrne to take over global sales strategy for Dell

While the market is still reacting to AMD’s latest financial announcement and a lowering of revenue expectation, its former chief sales officer John Byrne has landed at Dell in Austin, Texas. What is the role likely to involve and will there be any implications for his former employer? John Byrne spent more …

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Dell Vostro 15 3549 Laptop Review

The Dell Vostro 15 3549 is described as an affordable business laptop, and on paper the specifications certainly seem to suggest we have the makings of a decent portable PC. There is a Broadwell-U CPU, 4GB RAM and a 15.6″ HD display – along with a fairly standard 500GB hard …

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Dell remains world’s top supplier of PC displays

Despite of relatively weak sales of PC monitors in the fourth quarter of 2014, Dell managed to retain its No. 1 position on the market, according to a new report from International Data Corp. Among the top five display suppliers only two actually produce liquid crystal display panels for them, …

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Ex AMD CEO Rory Read joins Dell as COO

Rory Read, a former chief executive office of Advanced Micro Devices, on Monday joined Dell as the chief operating officer. Among other things, Mr. Read will be responsible for sales of commercial systems at Dell. Rory Read, who spent nearly three decades at IBM and Lenovo, will become chief operating …

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Dell starts accepting bitcoin payments in UK

Dell has announced that it plans to start accepting bitcoins as a form of payment in the UK, following a successful trial of the digital currency over in the US. Dell initially began accepting crypto-currency as a form of payment in July last year but it was a US only …

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Intel: As AMD exited the server market, ARM chips get chances

At present Intel Corp. controls shipments of around 98 microprocessors for servers on the planet. Advanced Micro Devices is no longer a significant competitor for the chip giant, but a crowd of ARM-based chip developers seems to be. Server customers and makers need alternative processors to Intel Xeon, which is …

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Dell’s new XPS 13 and XPS 15 revealed

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At CES today Dell announced refreshes of it’s XPS 13 and XPS 15 Ultrabooks, with the XPS 13 seemingly getting most of the attention. The reason for this is that Dell is claiming that the XPS 13 is the smallest 13-inch Ultrabook available today, along with the stunning virtually borderless “infinity display” that …

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More display makers to offer 5K UHD monitors in 2015

As 4K ultra-high-definition monitors migrate to mainstream price points, 5K UHD displays are set to become a new de-facto standard for ultra-premium segment. Apple and Dell will not be alone with 5K (5120*2880) ultra-high-definition displays next year as more makers are going to join them, according to a media report. …

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Alienware begins to ship its Alpha PC gaming console

Alienware has started shipments of its Alpha system, which was once supposed to become the first Steam Machine. The Alienware Alpha small form-factor PC gaming console is designed as an ultimate gaming solution for the living room. The system’s price starts at $549. Alienware Alpha is based on dual-core /quad-core …

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Dell 5K monitor to launch soon for under $2000

Back in September Dell first showed off its 27 Inch 5K monitor, although at the time the company didn’t release many details about the product. However, Dell is currently gearing up to release the 5120×2880 ultra HD monitor soon with the price expected to come in under $2000. Considering that …

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Alienware’s Area 51 triangular PC is now available

Alienware’s strange looking, triangular PC, which was shown off at trade shows earlier this year, is now available to buy. The Area 51 pre-built PC can sport up to three GTX 980s, paired up with an extreme edition Intel Core i7 5930k. As you would expect, the base model is pretty …

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Alienware to launch external graphics adapter for laptops

You can get some pretty decent gaming laptops these days but they’ll never be able to quite compete with a fully fledged desktop system, which is why Alienware has decided to launch a new desktop graphics card adapter for those who choose to game on a desktop replacement laptop. This isn’t …

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Apple is now the fifth largest PC maker in the world

Apparently Apple is now the fifth largest PC maker in the world according to a new report. The company managed to beat out Asus for a global top five spot, the International Data Corporation’s latest quarterly PC shipment report states. The IDC’s study also shows that the worldwide PC market …

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