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  • Blog Post: Vista Service Pack One

    You may have heard some of the early rumblings about Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) back in May. In August, Nick White on the Vista blog team officially announced it's existence, and late last month, Microsoft began a private beta of it. I wanted to share some basic details about SP1. It includes a number...
  • Blog Post: Latitude XFR D630: A Laptop for Harsh Environments

    Today, customers in the United States who are in need of a rugged laptop can order the Latitude XFR D630 . It builds on the Latitude ATG D620 by offering new laptop technology in a chassis that's more rugged than ever before. It meets the Department of Defense's rigid MIL-STD 810F specifications...
  • Blog Post: Details on Dell's New AMD Desktops

    At Tech Day yesterday , we launched 4 Dimension systems . All four of these systems (Dimension E520, C521, E521, and XPS 210) are meant for customers who want to do more than send emails or surf the web. All are good options for consumer and small business customers interested in multimedia like digital...
  • Blog Post: GPGPU Technology and the ATI Radeon 4670 Comes to the Studio XPS 16

    One of today's top entertainment laptops , the Studio XPS 16, just got better. We've recently added a new graphics option, the ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4670 1GB ($100), one of the best mobile graphics solutions out there before you enter the high end gaming graphics realm. Today's laptop...
  • Blog Post: Dell's 3008WFP Widescreen LCD Display Debuts @ CES

    I'm a bit late on this, so you've probably already seen it in places like Gizmodo or HotHardware , but Dell's 3008WFP 30" widescreen is available for order, at a starting price of $1999. So, what's the big deal? Peformance and connectivity. It's our second first monitor that...
  • Blog Post: State of the LAN Party II

    In case you missed part 1, check it out here . Thousands of led lights flashing and blinking illuminate the otherwise dark room at the LAN party. At first glance you might think everyone is playing on a uniformed system, but with a simple question; what kind of rig do you have, you will find out how...
  • Blog Post: Because One Size Does Not Fit All—Dell’s Latitude 2100 Touch Screen Notebook

    The education market has embraced netbooks in recent months mainly because of their affordable price points and ability to run basic software applications that students and teachers are using in the classroom. However, these netbooks were designed for the general public – not for students. Today...
  • Blog Post: Dell Weekly Recap & Customer Spotlight (June 7 Edition)

    Dell Weekly Recap: News & Customer Spotlight Welcome to the latest edition of Dell’s Weekly Recap, your guide to the week's Dell-related news and happenings. TOP STORY OF THE WEEK Dell XPS 11 Combines the Best of Lenovo's Yoga and Microsoft's Surface Unlike Acer...
  • Blog Post: March of the Dell Core i7 Laptops

    For those of you who keep up with the technology industry, you may have caught some of the buzz from that Intel's annual round up known as Intel Developer's Forum ( IDF ) in San Francisco. One of today's highpoints is Intel serving notice they have raised the bar in mobile performance by...
  • Blog Post: Dell Streak’s Next Stop: LA Auto Show

    On Nov. 19, the Dell Streak is headed to the LA Auto Show for a little more limelight on the Deep Orange tour. As some of you may have read, the Streak was recently showcased as the infotainment hub of Deep Orange , a new hybrid concept car built by graduate students at Clemson University-International...
  • Blog Post: Latitude ATG Treks Cross Country with Trans-Americas Journey

    The Trans-Americas Journey is not your traditional roadtrip. After years in journalism, writer Karen Catchpole and photographer Eric Mohl took a sharp departure from the beaten path to create the Trans-Americas Journey , a three-year 100,000+ mile trek across North, Central and South America. And for...
  • Blog Post: Weekly Recap: Dell in the News - August 31th edition

    Welcome to the latest edition of the Weekly Recap, your guide to the week's Dell-related news and happenings. Story of the Week Dell covers all the Windows 8 bases with new XPS models ZDNet – August 30, 2012 If you want to know what this fall's Windows 8 hardware menu will look like...
  • Blog Post: Improving Battery Standards

    In an earlier post , Lionel mentioned an organization called IPC, and asked me to share some details about the group, my role in it, and to discuss the upcoming tech summit , which happens next month in San Jose. I talked about this recently with eWEEK , but wanted to share more perspective. The IPC...
  • Blog Post: 戴尔为何选择蓝光技术?

    相信很多人和我一样,都对于索尼公司新近推出的 Playstation 3 兴奋不已。除了其在游戏方面的卓越表现外, PS3 对 蓝光技术 的采用也是令大家称道的原因之一。作为一款主流产品, PS3 的光驱储存采用了蓝光驱动器 BD-ROM 。从 蓝光光盘协会 成立之初,戴尔就是其成员。我们的合作伙伴包括各大消费者电子产品公司、电影公司、唱片公司和其他电脑生产商。在我们的共同努力下,蓝光有望成为继 DVD 后的下一代视听欣赏平台。前不久,戴尔在中国推出了第一台配有蓝光光驱的电脑 - XPS M1710 . 为什么戴尔会选择蓝光技术?因为蓝光能够提供下面所列的多种优势: 蓝光的储存能力超过普通...
  • Blog Post: VMworld 2010 Day Two Recap

    The first official day of VMworld is always filled with excitement and anticipation of the keynote. This year was no different with the announcement of VMware vCloud Director . For a great overview and intro to this new product, see this post from Duncan Epping of VMware's Cloud Practice . Shortly...
  • Blog Post: Updated FAQ for XPS 630 Owners

    Back in June, CNET's Rich Brown published a post on Crave where he featured a Q&A in regards to issues customers had been discussing regarding the XPS 630. The next day, Russell Thompson blogged about the XPS 630 and LightFX . Just to make sure interested customers are aware of the latest...
  • Blog Post: 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 in China We'veworked with Red Hat to simplify...
  • Blog Post: @ Web 2.0 Expo Next Week

    Tomorrow morning I'm flying out to San Francisco to attend the Web 2.0 Expo . Will be a busy few days for me, but I'm really looking forward to it. Not surprisingly, lots of good workshops going on. I plan on attending several over the course of the next few days and will blog about my experience there...
  • Blog Post: Energy Star 4.0

    We’ve been focused on building more energy-efficient products. Today we announced that our OptiPlex 740 and 745 and corporate desktops meet Energy Star 4.0 requirements. Additionally, we expect to be one of the first PC companies to complete Energy Star 4.0 compliance across multiple desktop, notebook...
  • Blog Post: Dell Announces Masters Program for Dell TechCenter

    Earlier this week I blogged about my data center colleagues over at Dell's Enterprise Technology Center (aka Dell TechCenter). They are a community of system-admins, data center managers and other technical people that are on the hunt for new ways to get more out of their data center servers, storage...
  • Blog Post: 12 Things You Need to Know about Dell PowerEdge 12th Generation Servers and Solutions

    Note from Lionel: This blog is one of a 12-part series, “12 blogs for the Dell PowerEdge 12 th Generation.” For more in the series, please check here , or click on the 12 blogs tag here . Part I: Systems Management Sally Stevens at the Dell PowerEdge 12 th generation launch event...
  • Blog Post: One Login Across Dell.com and Community

    I recently published a post about registration coming to blogs , since it was functionality we never had when we launched the blog in July 2006. Today, we’re taking that a step further to allow tighter integration between community and Dell.com . For a lot of big companies, the web is about...
  • Blog Post: Notebook “Tingle” Sensation: What's Going On?

    Several weeks ago, a user from n otebookforums.com reported concern about voltage . That post prompted other stories from folks like Engadget and Slashdot . About a week later, Mike, who’s one of our Customer Advocate team members, responded in the thread confirming that there’s no safety hazard...
  • Blog Post: Dispatches from OpenWorld: What Does Green Mean to You?

    The highlight of the Dell booth here at OpenWorld is definitely "the wall." Attendees and other exhibitors are walking up, many sort of timidly, scoping it out, reading other entries so far; it's a great conversation piece. The entries themselves, as more and more folks have come by, have provided interesting...
  • Blog Post: Blu-ray Equipped Inspiron 1525 Laptop Now Available for Under $1000

    Starting today, we're offering customers in the United States, Canada and Europe the Inspiron 1525 equipped with an optional Blu-ray drive under $1000. In the United States, that starting price is $879—specific pricing may vary in other regions. The Inspiron 1525 laptop is the one that Laptop...