News tagged ‘dell’

Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013

It's Official - Dell is Going Private with Microsoft's $2 Billion Loan

It's Official - Dell is Going Private with Microsoft's $2 Billion Loan

Recent talks of Dell going private turned out to be true after all with Dell entering into an agreement to be purchased back for US$24.4 billion by Dell's founder and CEO, Michael Dell in partnership with private equity firm Silver Lake, and with assistance from Microsoft and a few financing institutions.

Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013

Microsoft May Invest Up to $3 Billion to Help Take Dell Private

Microsoft May Invest Up to $3 Billion to Help Take Dell Private

Cash-rich Microsoft is said to be in talks to help take Dell private, and may invest up to $3 billion to do so.

Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013

Dell Reportedly in Talks to Go Private

Dell Reportedly in Talks to Go Private

Dell is said to be in "serious" talks with two private-equity firms to take the company private, according to sources.

Friday, 14 Dec 2012

Dell Exits Smartphone Business

Dell Exits Smartphone Business

Dell has announced that it will quit the smartphone business and that it will focus its mobile efforts instead on tablets running the Windows 8 and Windows RT platforms.

Thursday, 3 May 2012

Dell Unveils XPS and Vostro Solutions for Families, Multimedia Professionals and Businesses

Dell Unveils XPS and Vostro Solutions for Families, Multimedia Professionals and Businesses

Dell announced that the XPS 8500 and Vostro 470 desktops are now available with Intel's Ivy Bridge processors and latest discrete graphics. Also, Dell is expanding the laptop lineup with the Inspiron Special Edition series.

Wednesday, 2 May 2012

Dell Refreshes Its Alienware M14x and M17x

Dell Refreshes Its Alienware M14x and M17x

Both include the AlienAdrenaline, which allows users to create shortcuts associated with games, or applications capable of triggering a chain of commands meant to improve system performance or to customize the experience.

Thursday, 19 Jan 2012

Dell's Alienware X51 Slim Desktop Brings Immersive HD Gaming

Dell's Alienware X51 Slim Desktop Brings Immersive HD Gaming

Dell flaunts its new Alienware X51 gaming desktop, a slim machine which delivers a 1080p HD and 3D gaming experience, and comes with a dual-orientation chassis supporting 7.1 surround-sound audio and an optional Blu-ray disc drive.

Wednesday, 11 Jan 2012

Dell's XPS 13 Ultrabook, Squeezes 13-Inch Screen in 11-Inch Body

Dell's XPS 13 Ultrabook, Squeezes 13-Inch Screen in 11-Inch Body

Finally, Dell has revealed their Ultrabook to the world at CES 2012. Set your eyes on the Dell XPS 13, a compact little machine that manages to squeeze 13-inches of screen into an 11-inch form factor. To sweeten the deal, the XPS 13 also features a modern styling found on its older silbings.

Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011

Analyst Predicts Decline of Apple's Ultra-Thin Notebook Market Share

Analyst Predicts Decline of Apple's Ultra-Thin Notebook Market Share

Analysts have predicted that Apple will lose their share of the ultra-portable segment, currently dominated by the Macbook Air, which makes up an estimated 49% of all Apple notebook sales. This prediction is reliant on the Ultrabook (as per Intel's specifications) segment picking up speed in 2012.

Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011

Dell Unveils the Alienware Aurora

Dell Unveils the Alienware Aurora

Powered by the Intel Core i7-3000 series six-core CPUs, the Aurora desktop is the first consumer system to incorporate the Intel X79 Express chipset.

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