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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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Dell Streak 10 Pro hits China

Dell Streak 10 Pro hits China

Yesterday the Steak Pro was nothing more than a somewhat grainy leaked photo that was floating around the web. Today the Steak 10 Pro is officially official and has landed in China for purchase. The tablet is looking to offer the ability for pros to manage both parts of their life with the business needs and the consumer home needs addressed in one tablet. The little tablet runs Android 3.1 Gingerbread and has a 10.1-inch screen.

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Dell Streak Android Tablet Pulled Temporarily For Some Updates

Dell Streak Android Tablet Pulled Temporarily For Some Updates

The Dell Streak bills itself as an Android tablet with a 5-inch size getting close to being a smartphone. But, it neither has the pocketability of a smartphone nor the larger screen size of a tablet. And, seeing that most new tablets don't dip under 7-inches, it's safe to say that the 5-inch form factor hasn't caught on in popularity. Hence, when Dell recently pulled the Streak from store shelves, it was believed to be discontinued. But that's not the case, according to a store rep.

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Apple’s iPad Owned By 82 Percent Of U.S. Tablet Users, Yet The Daily Loses $10 Million

Apple’s iPad Owned By 82 Percent Of U.S. Tablet Users, Yet The Daily Loses $10 Million

A recent study conducted by the Nielsen company has revealed several interesting numbers on current tablet usage in the U.S. and in particular about the usage of the Apple iPad. The survey polled only tablet owners in the U.S. and discovered that 82 percent of them owned an Apple iPad. This number is a huge lead ahead of competing tablets such as the Samsung Galaxy Tab and the Motorola XOOM.

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WiFi only Dell Streak lands WiFi cert

WiFi only Dell Streak lands WiFi cert

The Dell Streak 7 on the market right now has been around for a while and packs in both WiFi and 3G connectivity. Before the product hit the market for geeks to buy, the thing turned up for its WiFi certification over at Wi-fi.org. That certification noted the model number and the dual-mode radio inside for 3G and WiFi.

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Dell Announces Creation of 10 Inch Android Tablet

Dell Announces Creation of 10 Inch Android Tablet

At the "Dell Means Business" Press Conference, Dell announced the largest consumer product line they have ever launched, with 39 products in the works. The products include include laptops, tablets, desktops, and workstations.  The interesting mention was the 10 inch Android Tablet and maybe a Windows 7 Tablet.

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Dell Streak 7 In-Production Commercial Leaks Out

Dell Streak 7 In-Production Commercial Leaks Out

Earlier today, a tablet device from Dell earned its WiFi certification, and immediately after got tossed around the rumor mill for a bit. While some thought it was the Opus One, a tablet with some similar specifications as the already-released Dell Streak 5-inch tablet, others thought it was the 7-inch variation, previously known as the Looking Glass. Well, if this in-production commercial is any indicator, then it looks like it is the 7-inch variation, but unfortunately the device isn't called the Looking Glass. Instead, Dell went with something safe: This is the Dell Streak 7.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: December 3 2010

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: December 3 2010

Oh man. Yesterday we learned about a new form of life, but Julian Assange of WikiLeaks wasn't satisfied. He wanted ALIENS. So what's he do today? He announces the next WikiLeaks cable to have UFOs in it. Wowie! Then we find out there's going to be some World of Warcraft on Android devices via GameString, a Professor in NYC installs a camera in the back of his head, and we review the super cute funny little device the Sony Ericsson LiveView - kawaii! Finally, Google pays someone $1 compensation in a Street View privacy case. Cash! All this and a whole lot more on SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up!

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The Daily Slash: November 23 2010

The Daily Slash: November 23 2010

Oh you beast, Acer, you are such a beast. How dare you sillies release a slew of tablets right before a holiday when I'm going to get so much good food to eat? I can't believe it! But we'll still write about it. All of it, in a row. Then we've got a fancy review of the rough and ready Motorola Defy, a hands-on video of Marvell's Android tablet, a questioning article pondering designer 3D glasses, and another review on the Droid Pro! Android beats out Symbian in Asia, Skyfire 3.0 launches with Facebook Connect, and our big huge "A Week With" NOOKcolor continues with what might be the most important part of the whole device: reading! All this and MORE on The Daily Slash!

Also World War III may have just started in North and South Korea. No biggie.

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