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Dell drops Windows RT as XPS 10 tablet quietly discontinued

Dell drops Windows RT as XPS 10 tablet quietly discontinued

Dell has quietly axed its XPS 10 tablet, the Windows RT-based 10-inch slate that offered a keyboard dock and ARM processor architecture for longer battery life, though it's not certain whether it's a final shift for the company away from the ailing Windows 8 variant. Announced in August last year - in fact we first went hands-on all the way back at IFA 2012 - the XPS 10 promised up to 20 hours of runtime on a single charge thanks to its frugal Qualcomm chipset, but sales proved disappointing and Dell was left unimpressed by the spot Windows RT was carving in the market.

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Dell Inspiron 11 3000 series touts Haswell chip, 8-hour battery life

Dell Inspiron 11 3000 series touts Haswell chip, 8-hour battery life

Dell has just outed the Inpsiron 11 3000 series, a brand new notebook that sports Intel's latest generation of Core processors. This budget-priced notebook intends to get an edge over its bigger and more powerful siblings by utilizing Haswell's improved performance while keeping battery life at optimum efficiency.

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Dell bought out by Michael Dell: going private within months

Dell bought out by Michael Dell: going private within months

After a long bit of deliberation (or so it would seem), the board of directors for Dell have decided to agree to an offer from Michael Dell to take the company private. This deal is said to be valued at $24.9 billion USD and is being made in partnership with investment firm Silver Lake Partners. For consumers, this could mean things are about to make a drastic turn for device releases in the not-too-distant future.

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Alienware Aurora gaming desktop gets Intel Ivy Bridge-E and next gen graphics

Alienware Aurora gaming desktop gets Intel Ivy Bridge-E and next gen graphics

Years ago, Dell Computer gobbled up boutique gaming PC manufacturer Alienware. Dell has been manufacturing Alienware gaming notebooks and desktops ever since. This week Dell announced some interesting upgrades to its Alienware Aurora gaming desktop including new Ivy Bridge-E CPUs and advanced graphics.

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Dell Venue tablet 2013: Bay Trail keeps OEM in consumer tech

Dell Venue tablet 2013: Bay Trail keeps OEM in consumer tech

Though the company made clear that they're out on smartphones for the time being (back in 2012), Dell has been revealed to be a headliner here in 2013 for a Windows tablet running Intel's new Bay Trail processor. Not one whole heck of a lot is known about this device at the moment, as Dell has only just shown the machine off at Intel's event for Bay Trail with scant detail, but we do know this: this is a move for Dell that's required a large amount of consideration. It's not as if the company has been doing well in the tablet market as of late.

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Dell Precision M4800 and M6800 mobile workstations with Quad HD+ IGZO promises higher resolution than MacBook Pro Retina

Dell Precision M4800 and M6800 mobile workstations with Quad HD+ IGZO promises higher resolution than MacBook Pro Retina

Dell makes computers for all sorts of needs and all sorts of users. In the professional world, design pros have need for powerful mobile workstations to be able to work on the go. Dell has unveiled a pair of high-end mobile workstations called the Precision M4800 and M6800.

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Dell whips out new touchscreen monitors starting at $250

Dell whips out new touchscreen monitors starting at $250

If you're a fan of Windows 8 and you want to take advantage of all the touch features that the operating system has, but you use a desktop computer Dell has some new computer monitors you may be interested in. Dell has announced the launch of three new touchscreen monitors aimed at Windows 8 users looking for gesture support and touchscreen interactivity for their desktop computers.

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Dell Latitude 3000, 5000, and 7000 Series laptops begin rolling out next month

Dell Latitude 3000, 5000, and 7000 Series laptops begin rolling out next month

Earlier this month, Dell's Latitude 7000 Series appeared in part on the PC maker's website, with it coming some images and specifications about the ultrabook. Now the line has officially been launched alongside two others: the Latitude 3000 and Latitude 5000 Series notebooks. While the 7000 Series is available now, the rest will begin rolling out in September.

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Dell Latitude 7000 ultrabooks unveiled with Intel Haswell inside

Dell Latitude 7000 ultrabooks unveiled with Intel Haswell inside

Dell has done as anticipated and rolled out the carpet for a couple of new laptops, the Dell Latitude 7000 12.5- and 14-inch ultrabooks. Inside, users will find Intel Haswell processors, with the laptops themselves looking very similar to many older models from Dell's Latitude lineup. Both models of the 7000 series are available now, with the smaller model being priced at $1170 and the 14-inch at $1050.

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Dell Project Ophelia aims for Chromecast market with Android HDMI stick

Dell Project Ophelia aims for Chromecast market with Android HDMI stick

Hold both Dell's Project Ophelia and Google's Chromecast in one hand and you might think they're made for the same purpose. Both of them connect with full-sized HDMI, both work with Google's software inside, and both are being delivered inside 2013. This dell device isn't just made for video, though, and we've seen it before - this week it's being delivered to product testers on its way to its final hardware iteration.

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Corning Gorilla Glass NBT arrives for touchscreen laptops

Corning Gorilla Glass NBT arrives for touchscreen laptops

We've mostly seen Corning's toughened Gorilla Glass used on mobile devices like smartphones and tablets to prevent scratching and the like. While a few laptops have Gorilla Glass installed, Corning is wanting to break into that market even further, and have introduced Gorilla Glass NBT specifically made for touchscreen laptops.

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Dell Precision M3800 workstation surfaces in official “Coming Soon” page

Dell Precision M3800 workstation surfaces in official “Coming Soon” page

Last week, a Dell spokesperson confirmed to SlashGear that the company was working on the Dell Precision M3800, with plans to unveil it later in the year. Images and specs for the powerhouse laptop appeared online, but now Dell has an official page up giving us a somewhat detailed look at the machine, including specs and a couple videos.

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