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Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition comes with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition comes with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Dell debuted a few laptops aimed at gamers but it also has one that caters more to users doing some serious work. At least when that work involves maintaining servers, developing software, or simply just using Linux. Continuing their nearly decade-long partnership, Dell and Canonical are putting out yet another Ubuntu-powered laptop, this time the XPS 13 Developer Edition, that's promised to get security updates for up to ten years. Presuming the laptop does last that long, of course.

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Dell announces a ton of gaming hardware, teases XPS Desktop

Dell announces a ton of gaming hardware, teases XPS Desktop

Dell announced a bunch of new products centered around PC gaming today, and whether you game on a laptop or on a desktop, there's some kind of product aimed at you. Dell's new PC gaming products include a pair of gaming laptops, two new monitors, a desktop, and an Alienware mechanical keyboard. The company also teased the new XPS Desktop, but we're not going to learn specifics about that for awhile yet.

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Dell Mobile Adapter Speakerphones makes for odd bedfellows

Dell Mobile Adapter Speakerphones makes for odd bedfellows

There has been a sudden rise in the popularity of video conferencing and remote meetings in the past months. There has also been a rise in work from home arrangements, many of which involve keeping a laptop stationary on a desktop with multiple peripherals connected to it. Dell thought it smart to capitalize on both use cases and hit two birds with one stone with the rather unusual concept of creating a multi-port adapter that also functions as a speakerphone.

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Dell XPS 17 launches as XPS 15 gets fresh silicon

Dell XPS 17 launches as XPS 15 gets fresh silicon

Last month, Dell launched the new XPS 15 as it announced the XPS 17 for 2020. At the time, Dell didn't have a proper release date for the XPS 17, saying that it would merely launch sometime this summer with a starting price of $1,499. Fast forward to today and Dell is ready to launch the XPS 17, and it even has a surprise for those who were planning to pick one up: A release day price drop.

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Alienware Area-51m R2 is Dell’s new highest-end gaming laptop

Alienware Area-51m R2 is Dell’s new highest-end gaming laptop

The Dell-made Alienware Area-51m R2 revealed today, May 13, 2020, is Dell's highest-end gaming laptop. This machine works with an Intel 10th Gen Core S-series processors, and a choice between NVIDIA GeForce RTX Super graphics cards or AMD Radeon graphics. These laptops include "updated internal cooling technology" as well as 4K UHD display panels - all in a neat package that'll cost users three thousand dollars right out the gate.

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Dell, XPS, Alienware computer release dates and prices revealed for Spring 2020

Dell, XPS, Alienware computer release dates and prices revealed for Spring 2020

Today we're taking a look at a variety of Dell computers set for release in May, June, and "Summer" 2020. You'll find the Dell XPS 15, XPS 17, and XPS Creator Edition ready to roll soon along with the latest refreshes and editions of the Dell G3 and Dell G5 for gaming, and Alienware computers of several sorts. On the list with upgrades aplenty are the Alienware Area-51m R2, the Alienware m15 R3, and the Alienware m17 R3. There's also an Alienware Aurora R11 and a brand new Alienware 25 Gaming Monitor to boot!

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Dell Mobile Connect iPhone integration is now live in version 3.0

Dell Mobile Connect iPhone integration is now live in version 3.0

Everyone these days has a smartphone and, although not as many, most of those also have some PC (or Mac) as well. In many cases, those two worlds do not connect unless through a cloud storage intermediary. Some companies and platform makers, however, have recently tried bridging the divide, but almost always on one side of the fence or another. Dell, however, has just updated its Mobile Connect app that finally lets users integrated their iPhones more seamlessly with their Dell Windows 10 computers.

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Foldable laptops: What would you do with two times more screen?

Foldable laptops: What would you do with two times more screen?

Laptops have a new look for the new decade. CES 2020 introduced us to a handful of new foldable laptops. And yes, while laptops already fold, many of these concepts feature bending screens or dual-screen devices held together with a hinge. We really should’ve seen this coming, given the rise of folding phones in 2019.

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Alienware Concept UFO teases the PC gamer’s Nintendo Switch

Alienware Concept UFO teases the PC gamer’s Nintendo Switch

Nintendo's Switch has proved to be the portable-console hybrid gamers were waiting for, but what if you're a PC gamer instead? That's just what Dell is looking at with Alienware Concept UFO, a prototype vision of a portable games console for CES 2020 that previews one potential avenue for the company's future hardware.

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Dell Concept Duet and Concept Ori are Windows foldables for the future

Dell Concept Duet and Concept Ori are Windows foldables for the future

CES 2020 is clearly the year for foldables, with Dell bringing two clamshell concepts that it believes will preview the future of notebooks and tablets. The Dell Concept Duet and the Dell Concept Ori aren't, it's worth noting right from the start, intended for production in their current form. Instead, they're Dell's vision of what a dual-screen or a foldable screen device might look like in the not-too-distant future.

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Dell Mobile Connect adds iOS file transfers and app mirroring

Dell Mobile Connect adds iOS file transfers and app mirroring

Different companies have different ideas about how to bridge the divide between mobile and PCs. Some turn smartphones into desktops while others try to create one OS that runs on all the devices. The trend these days is to simply allow users to access their phones from their computers without having to pick up the device at all. That's what Dell's Mobile Connect has always promised and now it is extending that promise by giving iPhone owners the ability to use their apps right on their Dell Windows computers.

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Dell XPS 13 gets a tempting upgrade for CES 2020

Dell XPS 13 gets a tempting upgrade for CES 2020

With CES 2020 on the horizon, it seems that Dell has decided to get out ahead of the pack with some of its announcements. Today the company announced a new XPS 13 model that seems to target aesthetics and screen size more than anything else. Going hand-in-hand with the new XPS 13 is a Linux-based developer edition of the machine that may be a little more flexible for those looking to create software.

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