November, 2007

Direct2Dell

The Official Dell Corporate Blog
  • Notebook AC Adapter Survey

    If I've learned anything from surfing customers' blogs over the last year and a half, I've learned one thing: customers do have a voice at Dell. When you meet people for the first time, usually the conversation drifts towards what each of you "do for...
  • XPS M1530: Like the M1330 But Bigger

    Today, the XPS M1530 is available for order worldwide. It features all of the design elements that have made the XPS M1330 a success, but it also brings a larger 15.4" display and a more powerful graphics card option— NVIDIA's 8600M GT...
  • XPS One: New Dell All-in-One PC

    Take your pick... you might have seen some notices on Engadget , Gizmodo or Crave that the XPS One was available for pre-order. If you missed those, you may have seen the PC Magazine review , where it earned a 4.5 star rating and an Editors' Choice...
  • Dell Still Committed to Ubuntu

    Some of you have been asking me about the Inquirer's recent story that we were dumping support for Ubuntu in the U.K. Let me just get this out of the way—the Inquirer was wrong. Now to be fair, the Inquirer did publish an update story after speaking...
  • A New Look for Direct2Dell & IdeaStorm

    Over the weekend, both Direct2Dell and IdeaStorm will get a facelift. With this change, we will join the Dell Community Forum and StudioDell in sharing a new design for a more consistent look and feel across your Dell community experience. These changes...
  • Broadening Customer Choice at Dell

    Over the past year we have demonstrated our commitment to delivering more customer choice and listening to customers: We've added Ubuntu to consumer systems We'llsoon offer SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop on commercial OptiPlex systems...
  • Share Your Stories About IT Complexity

    Everyone in technology knows that IT is too complex. By announcing its Simplify IT initiatives, Dell has certainly gone on record saying we're doing something about it. While IT complexity is a serious subject, actual stories are often pretty funny...
  • Dell to Acquire EqualLogic

    Our customers will be dealing with an enormous increase in data over the next few years. To put this in perspective, the world generated about 161 exabytes of data last year and we expect this to go up six-fold in the next four years. This increases...
  • New Conexant hsf and dcg modem drivers Available for Download

    Linux device drivers for Conexant hsf soft modems and dcg USB modems are now available for download here . Note that we are making 32-bit and 64-bit debs, 32-bit and 64-bit RPMs, and a tarball available for Dell customers to download and use. The 32...
  • Blu-ray & Vista

    A while back, Peter Gutmann published a report discussing content protection under Vista ; that report has led to some discussion in the blogosphere about Blu-ray playback. I wanted to take a few minutes to clarify some things. Much of the discussion...