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Dell preps a 2-in-1 version of its iconic XPS 13 laptop

Dell’s XPS 13 has a loyal following for a good reason: it’s a solid mix of portability and speed framed by that eye-catching, near-borderless display. It’s ‘just’ a conventional laptop, however, which rules it out if you want a 2-in-1 like Lenovo’s Yoga series or HP’s Spectre x360. You won’t have to give up that […]

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New in our buyer’s guide: Dell’s XPS 13 2-in-1 and much more!

Engadget With spring here — and an erratic winter quickly fading from memory — we’ve finally refreshed our buyer’s guide with a healthy heaping of gear. This year, slim and flexible is still the norm for laptops, with Dell’s XPS 13 2-in-1 and Lenovo’s Yoga 910 offering great overall quality for their respective prices. If […]

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Dell’s first HDR display is aimed squarely at video editors

Dell HDR10 and Dolby Vision are the two main competing standards for high dynamic range displays. Today, Dell lent its support to the former as it announced its first HDR10-compliant display, the Dell UltraSharp 27 4K HDR Monitor. Dell revealed the new device at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show today, along with two […]

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Dell’s 2-in-1 Latitude 7285 ditches the charging cable

After packing 10 speakers into a desktop all-in-one, Dell has another cord-cutting trick up its sleeve. The Latitude 7285 2-in-1 is a hybrid laptop and detachable tablet that also happens to be the first such device to offer a wireless-charging keyboard base. Of course, you’ll need to buy Dell’s new desktop wireless charging pad to […]

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PC shipments were still in the pits this holiday

Christopher Pearce/Getty Images So much for the PC world recovering from 2015’s holiday disaster. Both Gartner and IDC estimate that worldwide computer shipments were down year-over-year in the fourth quarter of 2016. The decline wasn’t nearly as bad as it was a year ago (1.5 percent with IDC’s methodology, 3.7 percent with Gartner’s), but that’s […]

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Dell unveils 2-in-1 Latitude and Chromebook laptops for schools

This year marks a first for Dell’s education-focused computer family: 2-in-1 laptops. Like the company’s other computers destined for schools, the Dell Latitude and Chromebook 11 Convertibles are built to withstand classrooms and student abuse. They both sport the same basic design — rubberized shock protection for falls, sealed keyboards to handle spills and lots […]

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The making of Dell’s XPS 13 2-in-1

By Mark Spoonauer It’s the laptop that made Windows notebooks cool — and knocked the MacBook Air off its pedestal — thanks in large part to the machine’s head-turning borderless screen. But when Dell launched the XPS 13 in 2015, many observers believed the company simply scored an exclusive part with the new screen. Wrong. […]

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Dell’s 8K monitor is available for $5,000

dell Dell introduced its 31.5-inch 8K monitor at CES, which the company claims is the world’s first consumer screen to meet such a ridiculous resolution. While it took a backseat to the artist-aimed Canvas at the tech show, the Ultrasharp 32 is finally available on Dell’s online store for initial shipping in mid-April. Assuming you’ve […]

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Best and worst gaming laptop brands 2017

Laptop Magazine Choosing the right notebook is hard, but selecting the perfect gaming laptop is even more challenging. In addition to specs like the processor, graphics card and storage drives, you need to consider the special sauce that each manufacturer adds to its systems in the form of design, software, keyboards and even warranty coverage. […]

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What to expect at CES 2017

Getty It’s easy to be cynical about CES. Every year, hundreds of companies head to Las Vegas to hawk their wares to the tech press, which gulps them down like fast food. The big companies mostly spend their time showing off untold numbers of TVs that look excellent but aren’t all that different from what […]