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Dell Venue 7 and 8 aim to undercut Nexus 7 with Intel innards

Dell Venue 7 and 8 aim to undercut Nexus 7 with Intel innards

With a gush of product releases this week the folks at Dell have come with more than just Windows - they've got a set of Dell Venue tablets running Android as well. Here we're seeing the Dell 7 come with a 7-inch display while the Venue 8 works with work with an 8-inch screen, both of them fully touch-enabled and both of them appearing with optional 4G connectivity. What's key with these releases for the company is making certain they'll be able to compete with the most popular tablet on the market today - the Nexus 7 from Google.

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Dell smartwatch hinted as company invests in wearable R&D

Dell smartwatch hinted as company invests in wearable R&D

Dell is "exploring" wearables designs, with hints that a Dell smartwatch could be in the pipeline as the company again tries to tackle the competitive mobile market. "Looking ahead five years, we expect devices and form factors to continue to change" Dell global VP of personal computing, Sam Burd, told The Guardian, echoing recent research which suggested desktop sales would continue to pale while ultrabooks, tablets, smartphones, and other form-factors rose in prominence. "There's a lot of discussion about how that fits into wearable devices like we've seen with Google Glass and watches."

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Dell dumps smartphones worldwide as Windows touch takes focus

Dell dumps smartphones worldwide as Windows touch takes focus

Dell has ditched its global smartphone business, stepping out of the handset game as it instead focuses on Windows tablets and its traditional PC and laptop ranges. Confirmed by Dell consumer business chief Jeff Clarke at the Dell World conference yesterday, Forbes reports, the smartphone segment had soured for the firm because "it needs a lot of investments to really be successful" the exec argued. Part of that investment is in finding out exactly how to monetize Android, something Dell says it found impossible.

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Jorno foldable Bluetooth keyboard turns up on Kickstarter

Jorno foldable Bluetooth keyboard turns up on Kickstarter

Almost exactly two years ago, we first talked about the Jorno foldable mobile Bluetooth keyboard. At the time, the keyboard was expected to hit the market in 2011. The little keyboard was even supposed to be up for pre-order, but for whatever reason it never shipped. The guys behind the folding Bluetooth keyboard have taken to Kickstarter to raise the money needed to bring the product to market after all this time.

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Dell Streak 7 discontinued

Dell Streak 7 discontinued

Dell has been trying its hand in the Android tablet market and so far has only been able to make a slight rustle in the category. The company launched an Android tablet with a 5-inch screen called the Streak 5 and it also has the Streak 7 with a larger 7-inch screen. The Streak 5 was discontinued in August of this year. Dell has now quietly discontinued the Streak 7 as well.

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Lenovo 5-inch IdeaPad Android tablet leaks

Lenovo 5-inch IdeaPad Android tablet leaks

Lenovo is apparently readying a 5-inch dual-core tablet, running Android on a slate more suited to pockets than handbags and briefcases. Set to go on sale as part of Lenovo's new IdeaTab brand - or as the LePad in China - according to Engadget's tipster, the compact tablet hasn't been fully detailed yet, though it's confirmed to have both USB and HDMI connectivity.

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Dell and Baidu are working together on tablet computers and mobile phones

Dell and Baidu are working together on tablet computers and mobile phones

In China, the Baidu search engine is the most popular and widely used. Google operates in China as well, but is second place behind Baidu. China is also one of the fastest growing markets for tablets and has one of the largest mobile phone using populations on the planet. Dell is teaming up with Baidu to make new mobile phones and tablet computers for the Chinese market.

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SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – August 14, 2011

SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – August 14, 2011

This past week brought more patent litigation drama along with new rumors for the exciting gadgets to come in the next few months. Sales of Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 have been blocked in Europe after Apple won a preliminary injunction on the tablet. Apple became the world's largest company briefly when its market valuation surpassed that of Exxon Mobile. Windows Phone Mango is now rumored for a September 1 launch with Nokia confirming closure of its US Symbian and feature phone operations. The first screenshots of Android Ice Cream Sandwich leaked with its roll-out likely in November. And there's much much more. Continue after the cut for the full video and roundup list.

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