Sometimes a big security flaw crops up in the software that ships with new computers, and that’s the situation Dell finds itself in. More importantly, so do its users after it came to light that a version of Dell’s SupportAssist software has been vulnerable since at least October of last year.
Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 laptop is official. The company announced the new hybrid notebook today, its specs, price and release date info.
Some of Dell laptops have been found with Superfish-like SSL certificate called eDellRoot, which opens up users to all manner of SSL attacks.
Dell XPS 13 is one of the best premium notebook lineup given the built quality and materials the company chooses for its popular machine, which has evolved into a beautiful piece of hardware over the course of a few years. The latest Dell XPS 13 is carrying on with that tradition, but this time it packs a striking display that has one of the slimmest bezels to be seen on a notebook in the market today. Head on after the break for more details on the display and the compact form factor it has to offer.
Although Apple dazzled us with the Retina MacBook Pro back in 2012, it has dragged its heels in bringing the rest of its product line up to scratch. The idea of a Retina iMac is one that Apple fans can only still dream about, and with the very expensive Thunderbolt display still not up to par in the resolution stakes, those looking for a super-sharp experience have been forced to look elsewhere. Dell has long since been churning out 4K monitors for ultra high-def performance, and in announcing a new 27-inch 5K display yesterday, left us wondering if Apple would ever follow suit.
Dell is one of the foremost manufacturers of desktop computers, notebooks, monitors, and other such peripherals based around computing. In recent years, it has tried with a notable amount of gusto to tap into the hybrid market, with some success. But in an ad for its latest laptop-plus-tablet, it makes the cardinal sin of showing both Windows 8 and OS X at the very same time. With a simple sideways gesture, the user seems to move from the Start Screen to a Mac app, and although there are ways of running both of these operating systems on one machine, Dell certainly didn't intend to market this fact to the world.
It's common knowledge that Apple's desktop computers are fairly popular, but according to research compiled by Parks Associates, the iMac, Mac mini and Mac Pro comprise the most sought-after product line in the desktop market - beating off competition from Dell in second place. Although the MacBook range remains extremely popular - more so than the desktop offerings from Apple - portables weren't considered in Parks' study, but even so, with some reputable brands for company including the likes of HP and Acer, it would seem the lure of a computer bearing that iconic bitten-apple logo is very strong indeed.
In a day full of leaks, details have emerged about a new Android 2.1 powered phone by Dell. Dubbed as “Thunder”, the phone features similar specs to that of its Windows Phone 7 counterpart which is known as Dell Lightning.
Netbooks since the year 2009 have stormed the world of PC market. PC hardware manufacturers are working on bringing new and improved models of this tiny form factor every other day. To help you choose which one is right for you, we have formulated a quick specs-wise comparison between the HP and Dell netbooks - HP Mini 210-1080NR vs Dell Mini 10v.