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Dell hybrid power adapters recalled for posing shock hazard

Dell hybrid power adapters recalled for posing shock hazard

Ever since the Galaxy Note 7 started catching fire left and right, consumers have become a bit more wary of any news or even rumor that claims a product they own is prone to becoming a safety risk. However, you don't need a poorly designed smartphone to have that unfavorable experience. As Dell's fancy Hybrid Power Adapter has proven, even and especially a power brick can be a shocker, literally. Fortunately, the company has owned up to that and is recalling thousands of affected products.

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Microsoft Education news today: New notebooks, Classroom Pen

Microsoft Education news today: New notebooks, Classroom Pen

In the mix today is a whole lot of Windows 10 devices for education plus a brand new Microsoft Classroom Pen. The Microsoft Education team announced a bunch of news at the annual Bett conference this week, starting with devices, complete with big fat discounts for schools. It's almost as if Microsoft wants to make a big dinger in Google's Chromebook business - the business that used to be unquestionably dominated by Windows machines.

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Dell Latitude 7400 hands-on: Big battery in a slim package

Dell Latitude 7400 hands-on: Big battery in a slim package

A few days ago, Dell unveiled its new Latitude 7400 2-in-1 notebook. The company brought the Latitude 7400 along with it to CES 2019, giving us the opportunity to have a look at it in-person. The laptop itself is pretty sleek in its design, and it's meant to be a highly portable machine, as it only weighs in at three pounds with a total thickness of 14.89mm.

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Dell Latitude 7400 2-in-1 automatically wakes up when approached

Dell Latitude 7400 2-in-1 automatically wakes up when approached

Dell has introduced its new Latitude 7400, a 2-in-1 business laptop targeted at professionals and their unique needs. Among other things, the model sports multiple convenient security features, such as an infrared camera for Express Sign-in with Windows Hello and the ability to automatically log out of the system when the user steps away from their computer. As well, Dell has included a number of ports that eliminate the need to carry various adapters.

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Dell website was hacked, PC maker claims nothing was stolen

Dell website was hacked, PC maker claims nothing was stolen

Keep Calm and Reset Your Passwords. That’s pretty much Dell’s advice to customers that have registered an account over at its Dell.com website. It has revealed that it detected unauthorized activity on said site earlier this month that basically equated to someone trying to hack their way into the company’s customer database. Nothing was taken, the company assures, but, just in case, it might be a good idea to reset your password anyway.

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Dell Mobile Connect phone bridge no longer requires a Dell PC

Dell Mobile Connect phone bridge no longer requires a Dell PC

There seems to be a resurgent interest in tools that bridge PCs and phones together, almost making them work seamlessly with one another. But even before Microsoft made “Your Phone” an official part of Windows 10, Dell released something earlier this year simply called the Dell Mobile Connect. The name implies that it would only work with Dell computers, which was true at launch. Now it seems Dell has decided it would help to spread its brand further by making it available for all computers as long as they support a Bluetooth connection.

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2018 Dell UltraSharp displays revealed with creative intent

2018 Dell UltraSharp displays revealed with creative intent

Several new displays were revealed today in Dell's newest UltraSharp monitor collection. Most of the displays we're looking at today have the ability to connect to devices with USB-C alone, making them available to show content from a wide variety of new devices. In this first collection are the Dell UltraSharp 32 4K, 49 and 34 Curved, 24, and 27, the lot of which are made with creativity and productivity in mind.

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Dell IFA 2018 lineup has something for all kinds of users

Dell IFA 2018 lineup has something for all kinds of users

Dell is definitely pulling out all the stops, dumping a whole host of computing devices and products, both new and upgraded, even before IFA 2018 starts. We won’t blame you for drowning in the flood but there is a good reason for that. It means that there’s a Dell XPS, Vostro, Inspiron, and even a Dell monitor for any kind of user and every budget under the sun, even those who prefer to use operating systems other than Windows.

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New Dell Inspiron welcomes first premium Chromebook to the family

New Dell Inspiron welcomes first premium Chromebook to the family

IFA is just around the corner but some aren’t going to wait any longer to flaunt their new wears. Getting the ball rolling, Dell is unveiling nearly a dozen new products across its entire range. While most of them are upgrades to existing models, there is one particular notebook that’s a complete newcomer to the bunch. Joining Dell’s line of premium Inspiron notebooks is the new Inspiron Chromebook 14 2-in-1, the first premium Chrome OS device from Dell.

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Dell Gaming 24 and 27 monitors bring overclocked refresh rates, 4K and more

Dell Gaming 24 and 27 monitors bring overclocked refresh rates, 4K and more

Joining its updated Alienware PCs, Dell has introduced a pair of new gaming monitors, the Dell Monitor 24 and 27. The smaller of the two sports a Full HD resolution, while the larger has a full 4K panel. Both models are part of the new Dell G lineup, targeting gamers specifically with overclocked refresh rates, AMD FreeSync, and more.

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Alienware Aurora, Area 51 upgraded with NVIDIA RTX GPUs for 12K gaming

Alienware Aurora, Area 51 upgraded with NVIDIA RTX GPUs for 12K gaming

During Gamescom 2018, Dell introduced upgraded versions of its Alienware Aurora and Area 51 desktops, as well as the Alienware 15 and 17 laptops. Though the new models remain visually identical to their older counterparts, Dell has added NVIDIA GeForce RTX GPU options for the towers and new keyboards to the laptops. The company has also announced the start of Alienware Academy beta and more.

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Snapdragon 850 to power Dell Surface Phone, Windows 10 on ARM

Snapdragon 850 to power Dell Surface Phone, Windows 10 on ARM

Microsoft's mobile strategy isn't exactly the most consistent. It has all but officially put Windows 10 Mobile and all its smartphones under a bus but, at the same time, seem to be working on a slightly different angle to mobile computing. Yes, that's Windows 10 on ARM, which is already off to a rough start. Part of the lukewarm reception is due to the first devices' performance, which Microsoft and Qualcomm aim to correct with a new batch of Snapdragon 850 devices, including a Surface Phone from Dell.

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