The Dell Streak (Mini 5) gets torn down


The tiny tablet that Dell showed off but wouldn’t commit to at CES has fallen into the hands of a hacker. Not a software hacker, but one of the hardware variety who takes the little guy apart piece by piece. Seems a tad ironic given that it was a look-no-touch showing in Vegas, but this […]

Dell: Windows 7 Latitude XT Drivers Being Posted Today

I just received word from @LionelatDell and @BillatDell that Windows 7 drivers for the Latitude XT are being posted today, this includes functional N-Trig digitizer drivers. Direct link to Windows 7 N-trig drivers: 32 bit:, 64 bit: As of this writing, they are not there yet. I understand they are working on adding […]

Dell Latitude XT Tablet PC: It’s Recall Time

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The following is a guest editorial by Rob Bushway, the founder and former owner of Like many men, I take my role as a father very seriously.  It is not only my job to teach my children principles in how we live and treat each other, but also to try and model those same […]

CES 2010: Dell’s full spread


Moving faster than I can blog. Dell’s official CES press release after the jump. Lot of notebooks, just a brief mention of the little tablet and Mini 3 smartphone. Hot item is the Alienware M11x, an 11″ gaming laptop that can switch from high performance to low-powered graphics with the press of a button. Promises […]

CES 2010: Dell’s slate announcement


IAdmittedly it would be tough to make a less exciting state tablet announcement than last night’s, but Dell offered a good show for their slate tablet.  It’s a 5″ unit running Dell Android.  And that’s about all we know.  There was a short concept Video showing some amazing sharing and collaboration features, such as a […]

CES 2010: Random sights from the Dell suites


Dell has a great spread for CES. Took a tour before their big unveiling. Got my hands on their Mini 3 smartphone running Dell Android and grafitti’d an all-in-one. And there was indeed a slate tablet unveiled. Fair warning: more showy than the previous one but about as substantive.

CES 2010: Early start for Dell


Using my restless sleeping to my advantage this morning. Got off to an early start and headed to The Palms for a Dell event. Quite a ways from the convention center and the other hotels have been massive mazes, so I wasn’t taking chances on this. Turns out the meeting area is straight in, so […]

Dell Makes Google Chrome OS Available for Mini 10V


This is interesting. If you want to check out Google’s Chrome OS and have a Dell Mini 10v Netboo then you are in luck. Dell has made a build of Google Chrome OS available for download. (You can get it here.) No virtual machine needed, but the download comes in at 8GB so you’ll need […]

Dell Studio 17 Multi-Touch Demo Video

N-trig just sent over a link to a video demo of the Dell Studio 17’s Multi-touch display. We still don’t see this display option live at, but we expect to see it soon. In the video demo there’s a father and son going through a few entertainment applications on the The Dell Studio 17 […]

GBM InkShow: Dell Adamo XPS is Thin, Thin, Thin


The Dell Adamo XPS is hitting the market this month as the world’s thinnest notebook. In this GBM InkShow you’ll get to see exactly how thin it is compared to an iPhone, a quarter and another thin and light notebook. The Dell Adamo XPS is a luxury notebook that has a starting price of $1,799. […]

Dell Talks About Releasing Drivers for Latitude XT Tablet PCs

Deep from within the undisclosed location where Rob and his Dell Latitude XT are being held hostage (we’re now in Day 13) a message has surfaced from Dell. Essentially Windows 7 drivers for the Latitude XT are in development. Here’s what Dell has to say: We need to clarify some of the confusion around Windows […]

Dell Latitude XT Drivers Held Hostage: Day 9

This little “Held hostage” feature is generating a lot of comments here on GBM with some saying we’re overdoing it, and some very angry with Dell for the lack of movement. Here’s the deal. This doesn’t just involve the Windows 7 drivers for the Dell Latitude XT it involves other Dell hardware as well. All […]

Dell Latitude XT Drivers Held Hostage: Day 8

Yes, we’re 8 days into the Dell Latitude XT Drivers Held Hostage and while we have some communication going on with Dell, we still know things are on some burner that can best be described as no where near the front of the oven. Rob has posted this on the Dell’s IdeaStorm site, and from […]

Dell Latitude XT2 XFR Durability Demo Video

Dell published a quick video of the Latitude XFR XTR tablet being put through some durability tests. One thing to note about MIL-SPEC drop tests is that they call for drops onto plywood on top of concrete. I’ve dropped plenty of gadgets onto asphalt, tile and concrete, but never plywood on top of concrete.

Dell Latitude XT Drivers Held Hostage: Day 7

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Well, the saga continues and at least today we have some new information. Although I’m not sure this is going to make any Dell Latitude XT Tablet PC users happy. From his undisclosed prison cell Rob Bushway forwarded me this series of tweets from RichardatDell. From the looks of things, Latitude XT owners are now […]

Dell Latitude XT Touch Drivers Held Hostage: Day 6

Yes, another day goes by, and Rob and other Dell Latitude XT Tablet PC users are still without Windows 7 drivers. We’re not just talking touch drivers here, we’re talking any Windows 7 drivers. We’re also hearing that we may have to start a watch for the HP TX Convertible Tablet PCs as well.

Dell Latitude XT Touch Drivers Held Hostage: Day 5


Oh, no! They got Rob! Well, actually they didn’t get Rob, he, like other Dell Latitude XT users are having their Windows 7 drivers for the Latitude held hostage by Dell. We’re now into Day 5 and counting. I hope they at least give him some bread and water.

Dell Latitude XT Touch Drivers Held Hostage: Day 4


Rob Bushway keeps plugging away at Dell and the lack of drivers for the Dell Latitude XT now that Windows 7 is released. He’s been twittering about it each day since the big release day on Thursday. So, I’d thought I’d help our founder out here, and we’ll run a “Held Hostage” post each day […]