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


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


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?


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


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


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


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


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


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 […]

Dell Streak 10 Teased…Again


While most of the Dell’s presentation in San Francisco today focused on its Latitude, Precision and Vostro notebooks, there were a couple of slides highlighting Streak and Venue devices. A Dell executive even flashed the Streak 10…sort of. The Dell Streak 10 you see in the photo above is nothing more than a block of […]

Dell Latitude XT3 Convertible Tablet PC on Video


Today Dell was showing off its new line of Latitude business notebooks and the Vostro V130 ultraportable notebook for small businesses.  Towards the end of the presentation, a Dell spokesperson glossed over the new Latitude XT3, a convertible Tablet PC. Remember those? The Latitude XT3 is a lot different than the XT2, which came before it. […]

Dell Streak 7 for T-Mobile: More Miss Than Hit?


According to Kevin Tofel of GigaOm Mobile who has reviewed the Dell Streak 7 for T-Mobile USA as the carrier’s first 4G HSPA+ tablet, the Android 2.2 Froyo slate has a lot of potential, but Dell had not made use of the potential resulting in a device that’s more of a miss than a hit. […]

Dell Streak 7 to Cost $200 with T-Mobile Contract, $450 Without

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T-Mobile USA has gone on to set the record with its pricing for the Dell Streak 7 tablet. The U.S. carrier will be offering the NVIDIA Tegra 2-powered HSPA+ tablet for a low $200 on a two-year contract and $450 without any contracts. The Dell Streak 7, like the Galaxy Tab that it hopes to […]

T-Mobile USA Release Dates for LG G-Slate, Dell Streak 7, Galaxy S 4G


A recently leaked document with important release dates for upcoming high profile phones and tablets for wireless carrier T-Mobile USA was obtained by TmoNews. That document confirms the anticipated release dates for the LG G-Slate tablet, the Dell Streak 7, as well as the Galaxy S 4G, also referred to by some as the Vibrant […]

T-Mobile to Retire Galaxy Tab, Bring Dell Streak 7 February 2?


The Dell Streak 7, Dell’s 7-inch tablet, may be slated to hit T-Mobile USA on February 2nd as the GSM carrier’s first 4G-enabled tablet. The Dell Streak 7 will be an HSPA+ tablet that will support up to 21 Mbps theoretical download speeds. According to TmoNews, the introduction of the Dell Streak 7 will also […]

T-Mobile Dell Streak 7 Hands-On Video


At the Consumer Electronics Show, T-Mobile announced that it will be upgrading its 4G network to support faster 42 Mbps download speeds along with two new tablet devices–the LG G-Slate and the Dell Streak 7, which is a larger cousin to the 5-inch Dell Streak on AT&T’s network. The new 7-inch Streak will only be […]

Dell Venue and Streak 7 getting smudgy at CES 2011


As I write this, Xavier and Josh are checking out the mobile wares from Dell at CES 2011. While they snap photos and get hands-on impressions, we have the official word from Dell on what their Venue smartphone and Streak 7 tablet will offer.

Will T-Mobile Launch the 7-Inch Dell Streak at CES?


Leaked images of Dell’s 7-inch tablet has emerged, and this time the Android tablet with Dell’s Stage user interface is shown with T-Mobile branding, suggesting that an announcement may be probable at CES. The 7-inch Dell Streak would join Dell’s original 5-inch Streak as Dell continues to expand its presence in the mobile space with […]