Weekly Wrap Up: Notebook, Tablet and Smart Phone News for April 29th

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This week we saw a Verizon 4G LTE outage push back the Samsung Droid Charge, the release of new Dell Precision mobile workstations, release of the Droid Incredible 2 and much more. We also have a great roundup of Mother’s Day Tech Gifts that includes eReaders, smartphones and notebooks. This list includes Mother approved gifts […]

Dell Bets that Android Tablets Will Outpace iPads

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Computer maker Dell is hedging its bet on the mobility space with tablets and smartphones as venues for growth into the future. An optimistic Michael Dell had sat down with the Wall Street Journal to reveal his insights and thoughts about the changing and evolving PC market into what rival Apple has called the post-PC […]

Dell 10-Inch Android Tablet Will Be Called Streak Pro

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Until today, it had been unknown as to whether Dell’s upcoming 10-inch Android tablet would fall into its Streak line of devices. Well, that question has been answered by a leaked document that says that the device’s name will be, drum roll, the Dell Streak Pro. That’s right, this summer, Dell will be releasing a […]

Dell Streak 7 Wi-Fi Tablet Now Shipping at Amazon

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It looks like Amazon has begun shipping a Dell device before Dell itself as the Dell Streak 7 Wi-Fi only version has begun shipping in the United States for a pretty cool price tag of $380. The Wi-Fi only model of the Dell Streak 7 has been up for pre-order since the end of March […]

Daily Deal: Save $196 on Multitouch Dell Vostro 3500

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Dell Small Business is offering a Dell Vostro 3500 with Multitouch display for $859 after an instant $196 discount and includes free 3-5 day shipping and 1 year of next business day on site service. The Dell Vostro 3500 multitouch comes with a 2.53GHz Intel Core i5 processor with TurboBoost, 4GB DDR3 RAM, a 500GB hard drive and […]

Dell 10-Inch Android Tablet Reportedly Set To Arrive This Summer

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Earlier this week, Forbes reported that Dell’s upcoming Windows 7 10-inch tablet had been delayed until sometime in the fall. Unfortunately, that is still the case, however it looks like Dell might have another 10-inch tablet out this summer, a device that will be flavored with Android. The tablet, which was shown off briefly back […]

Deal of they Day: Save $721 on the Dell Precision M4500

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Dell is discounting the extremely powerful Dell Precision M4500 Mobile Workstation for a limited time. The M4500 can be purchased for $1,549 after an instant $721 discount and has enough power to handle even incredibly demanding tasks on the go. This deal also includes free shipping. The Precision M4500 is a mobile workstation which means it is […]

Weekly Wrap Up: Notebook, Tablet and Smart Phone News for April 1

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Despite all of the April Fools jokes running wild on the Internet today, there is a lot of real notebook, tablet and smart phone news worth checking out. Notebook News For the Week of April 1st: We kicked off World Backup Day with a collection of deals on services and storage that will help you […]

Dell exec claims iPad too expensive for enterprise. Sounds familiar…

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In an interview with CIO Australia, Dell head of enterprise marketing, Andy Lark, described the iPad as being too expensive for the enterprise market due to the closed nature of the platform and the added costs of peripherals, claiming it can run up to $1600. Funny thing is, Dell’s own enterprise tablet started 50% higher. […]

Dell Streak 7 WiFi-Only Model Up for Pre-Order

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In addition to the Dell Streak 7 for T-Mobile USA’s network, Dell is prepping a WiFi-only model of the 7-inch Android 2.2 tablet with a WVGA resolution. The Streak 7′s WVGA resolution may be a disappointment for some as it’s the standard smartphone resolution for higher-end devices, but is seen as being low for a […]

Weekly Wrap Up: Notebook, Tablet and Smart Phone News for March 18th

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Another busy week has wrapped up and we’ve boiled down the essential news, reviews and how tos to the best of the week so that you know what’s going on in the world of notebook, netbooks, tablets and smart phones. Notebook News For the Week of March 18th: This week we saw a collection of […]

Acer, Toshiba 10-Inch Android Tablets Coming to U.S. for Under $500?

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In addition to HTC bringing a 10-inch slate and the HP webOS TouchPad pricing leak, it looks like a slew of tablets will be getting released this summer for under $500 from Acer and Toshiba, according to a leaked document obtained by PreCentral. In April, Acer will release a 7-inch Android 2.3 Gingerbread tablet with […]

Week in Review: 25 Sandy Bridge Notebooks Announced, Coming Soon

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This week was one of the busiest we’ve seen in a while with 25 new notebooks or refreshed notebooks being announced this week from Apple, Dell, HP, Lenovo and Sony. The new notebooks ran the gamut from consumer devices to corporate work stations and range from $579 to $2,199 for the base models. There’s even […]

Android 2.2 Froyo Update Now Available for AT&T-Branded Dell Streak 5 Tablet

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The AT&T version Dell Streak 5, a 5-inch tablet-smartphone hybrid from Dell, is finally getting its upgrade to Android 2.2 Froyo, up from Android 1.6. While Dell has been offering the Android 2.2 Froyo upgrade on various variants of the 5-inch Dell Streak, the AT&T-locked and branded device is finally getting its treatment to Android […]

Windows Phone 7 Copy & Paste Already Appearing on Retail Devices

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The Microsoft Windows Phone 7 NoDo update, which is said to bring copy and paste functionality that was absent at the platform’s debut late last year, is already showing up in some shipping devices. According to WPCentral, retail units of the Dell Venue Pro in India are now being delivered with the NoDo update pre-installed. […]

Dell Streak Marketing Stunt Results in Dozens of 911 Calls, Arrests

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Two Dell employees decided to pull an internal marketing stunt to promote the Dell Streak at its Round Rock campus that resembled a terrorist attack. I’ve heard that the Streak family of tablets is low, but I didn’t realize it was so low that Dell would have to sink to these depths. Two Dell employees […]

Dell Streak 7: Another Device Without Enough Juice

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Reviews of the Dell Streak 7 are rolling and battery life looks to be the device’s Achilles heel. You can make a tablet sleek, sexy and powerful, but who cares if you have to constantly keep on the lookout for a power outlet? You would’ve thought that Dell would’ve learned this lesson by now, with countless consumers […]

5-Inch Dell Streak Gets Android 3.0 Honeycomb Port

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While the Dell Streak, which was launched with Android 1.6 at a time when Android 2.2 was starting to become en vogue, was hindered by a dated OS at the time of its release, enterprising developers and hackers have figured out how to port and hack Android 3.0 Honeycomb to the 5-inch slate device. The […]