Dell Streak car and AV docks go on sale

Posted in Dell by Conner Flynn on June 14th, 2010

Dell has a new selection of cables, plugs, adapters, and cases for your new Streak, which is available in the UK and will be available for us this summer. The HDMI dock may exist, but right now Dell is only listing an AV dock without going into the TV connectivity options.

There’s a kickstand-equipped wallet case, a spare battery and sync cables, and an international travel kit. Prices start at £24 ($35) and the car- and TV-enabling docks will cost you £55 ($80) each.

Dell Streak docking station with HDMI output

Posted in Dell by Conner Flynn on June 3rd, 2010

What’s this? Some pictures of the docking station and an interesting case for the upcoming Dell Streak have now surfaced. A docking station for a 5-inch device was a given, but it’s awesome that the docking station offers an HDMI connector, allowing you to hook the device up to a larger display.

Other connectors in the dock include a line-out port and USB. There’s also the protective case for the Streak, with a built-in kickstand so you can enjoy your videos.

Dell introduces new Studio XPS 7100 Desktop Computers

Posted in Dell by Conner Flynn on May 16th, 2010

With laptops being such a part of our daily lives, we still need a desktop for serious work sometimes. So Dell is on it and has announced its new Studio XPS 7100 line of desktop computers. They are powered by a bunch of processors from AMD, including the quad-core Phenom II X4 or hexa-core Phenom II X6 processor.

Pricing starts at $499, and you can already begin shopping for this desktop computer right now. Configuration options include: AMD hexa-core and quad-core processors, Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, Professional 64-bit or Ultimate 64-bit, 2GB RAM upgradable up to 16GB, Integrated ATI HD4200 graphics, or HD5450, 5770 or 5870 graphic cards, SATA HDD up to 1.5TB, Optional Blu-ray drive, Optional Wi-Fi b/g/n and Optional Bluetooth.

Dell Streak Tablet hits the US in late Summer with AT&T

Posted in Dell by Conner Flynn on May 14th, 2010

Also known as the Mini 5, the Streak will be launching first in Europe with O2 Telefonica, and then “later this summer” with AT&T in the States, according to CEO Michael Dell. NOT on a Baseball field, wearing nothing but a cap.

Dell showed the device off at the Citrix Synergy conference. We know that it runs Android, but they won’t say which version it will actually be. Screen-size is a 5-inch capacitive display, and there’s also be a 5-megapixel camera.

Dell unveils compact WM311 wireless mouse

Posted in Dell by Conner Flynn on May 10th, 2010

If you’re looking for something new in a mouse, check out Dell’s new WM311 wireless mouse. It’s compact and not bad looking, plus it’s nice and cheap at just $30.

This handy travel-friendly mouse delivers 1000 dpi optical tracking, a nano USB receiver with “concealed, fold-up storage,” and comes in black, red, white or blue. As far as cheap mouse products go, you could do much worse.

Dell drops new Inspiron notebooks

Posted in Dell by Shane McGlaun on May 3rd, 2010

Dell has added a couple new notebooks to its line of Inspiron machines. The new machines have many of the same features and the only real difference is screen size.

The Inspiron 15R has a 15-inch screen and the 17R has a 17-inch screen. Both of the machines have Intel Core i3 and i5 CPU options. Both also run Windows 7 and come in black, red, blue, and pink colors.

Dell Looking Glass 7-inch tablet

Posted in Dell by Conner Flynn on April 25th, 2010

Dell has unveiled the specifications of their upcoming Dell Looking Glass 7-inch tablet. The tablet is powered by nVidia Tegra 2 and the Android-based device features a 7-inch touch-sensitive display with 800×600 resolution, a 4GB RAM, a 4GB flash storage, an SDHC card slot for expandable storage up to 32GB, a 1.3MP webcam, Bluetooth, 3G and even an optional TV tuner.

The Dell Looking Glass tablet will arrive in November for an unknown price. It’s not clear if you’ll be able to make phone calls on the Looking Glass or not, but it looks like this one is targeted at iPad buyers instead of iPhone customers.

Dell Lightning Windows Phone 7 device leaks

Posted in Dell by Conner Flynn on April 22nd, 2010

The Dell Lightning is a Windows Phone 7 portrait slider. Specs on this bad boy include: a 1GHz QSD8250 Snapdragon processor, WVGA 4.1-inch OLED display, AT&T and T-Mobile 3G, five megapixel autofocus camera, 1GB of flash with 512MB RAM plus 8GB of storage on a MicroSD card, GPS, accelerometer, compass, FM radio, and full Flash support including video playback.

The ship date is scheduled for Q4, indicating that this is a WP7 launch device, and apparently Flash won’t make it into the OS initially. But this device is getting an upgrade to LTE in Q4 of 2011.

Dell’s 7-inch and 10-inch Streak tablets

Posted in Dell by Conner Flynn on April 18th, 2010

Leaks from an internal Dell announcement reveal that Dell is getting ready to unveil its Streak line of tablets. Yeah, that isn’t a great name. The tablet will come in two different sizes. There’s the larger 10-inch Streak that will compete with the iPad, and a smaller 7-inch version for folks who want it more portable.

That’s about all we know. The smaller Streak could arrive as early as later this year, with the large and in charge version arriving in 2011.

Dell Mini 3T1 and Mini 3iX smartphones

Posted in Dell by Conner Flynn on April 12th, 2010

Some images of the Dell Mini 3T1 and Mini 3iX were recently spotted on a Chinese regulator’s website, where they have already received network access licenses for China. That suggests their debut in that part of the world in the very near future.

The Mini 3T1 will support the Chinese 3G standard, TD-SCDMA, so it will most likely be available from China Mobile. The Mini 3iX supports 3G connectivity (WCDMA) which is used by carrier China Unicom, and has rounded corners and a large display.

Dell Adamo gets cloned

Posted in Notebooks by Conner Flynn on April 5th, 2010

The Dell Adamo will normally cost you quite a bit, but if you are more budget minded, you can still get similar style without the huge price tag. Just get a clone. As usual the folks from Shenzhen have you covered.

Looks like this one also has an aluminum chassis, but the color isn’t doing anything for us. They didn’t clone the specs though. Instead you’ll find netbook specs like an Intel Atom N450 1.66GHz processor, an 11.6″ display, 1GB RAM and a 160GB hard drive.

HP and Dell rumored to be leaving 10-inch netbook market

Posted in Computers by Shane McGlaun on April 1st, 2010

Both Dell and HP were late getting into the netbook market. The two companies ultimately offered netbooks, but by that time, they were not the most popular machines in the segment. Major computer makers were also lamenting the fact that price of the netbooks drove profits down.

DigiTimes cites sources that claim both Dell and HP are set to reduce their investment s in the 10-inch netbook market. These sources claim that HP may even vacate the market altogether.

Dell Precision M4500 now shipping with a $1,549 starting price

Posted in Dell by Conner Flynn on March 30th, 2010

Dell’s new 15-inch Precision M4500 with a Core i5-520M 2.5GHz starts at $1,549 and still packs in NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M Graphics. Realistically it will cost you a bit more. I mean, you’ll want to upgrade 2GB of slow RAM, a 1366 x 768 LCD, and there’s no WiFi at that price.

You’ll want to go for options like a secondary 64GB SSD minicard drive and Precision ON. So you can expect it to be in the $2,500+ range.

AT&T announces Dell Aero smartphone is coming soon

Posted in AT&T,Dell by Shane McGlaun on March 23rd, 2010

Dell has been peddling its Android powered Mini 3 smartphone around to carriers for a while now. It looks like AT&T has finally bit and will be offering the handset as the Dell Aero soon.

The Aero is hailed as the lightest Android smartphone around. It will operate on the AT&T 3G network and will be one of the few Android devices on AT&T.

Dell outs four new Vostro laptops

Posted in Dell by Conner Flynn on March 10th, 2010

Dell has updated its Vostro laptop line up with four new models which include: the Dell Vostro 3300, 3400, 3500, and 3700. All models have an aluminum case with three color choices available. The Dell Vostro 3300, Vostro 3400, and 3500 feature a 13.3-inch, 14-inch, and 15.6-inch LED backlit display. They pack an Intel Core i3/i5 processor with up to 8GB DDR3 memory, a 500GB hard drive, 512MB nVidia Geforce 310M graphics, a DVD burner, a 2.0MP webcam, fingerprint reader and Windows 7.

The Vostro 3700 has a 17.3-inch display, Intel’s Core i7 quad-core processor and 1GB nVidia Geforce GT330M graphics.