Five Best All-In-One Computers

If you're looking for a space-saving, powerful PC, and you either don't want to build or you're buying for someone else, an all-in-one computer is a decent bet. They come with everything you need to get to work, are easy to set up, and can be just as good as traditional desktops. This week, we're looking at five of… » 3/08/15 1:52pm 3/08/15 1:52pm

Turning the Alienware Alpha Into a Steam Machine

There's nothing quite like the Alienware Alpha. For just $500, it's a competent Windows gaming PC. But it should have been the flagship Steam Machine. The Alpha was designed to be a Linux game console with a gamepad good enough to replace a mouse and keyboard. As easy to use as PlayStation or Xbox, but with more… » 2/20/15 3:00pm 2/20/15 3:00pm

The New Dell Chromebook 11 Fixes What Wasn't Broken

You may have heard of the Dell Chromebook 11. It's one of the very best Chromebooks you can buy. In fact, we think it is the best—a perfect compromise of product and price. So reasonably, it'd be exciting to hear that Dell has a new Chromebook 11. Version 2.0. Well, don't jump for joy because this isn't the Chromebook… » 2/12/15 9:00am 2/12/15 9:00am

​Can a Cheap Windows Tablet Replace Your Desktop? 

It started as an offhand brag, but turned into a dare. I was telling my Gizmodo colleagues why I loved my Windows 8 tablet: it's fast, it's cheap, it's a fully fledged PC. Hell, I said, I could probably hook it up to a monitor and use it as my workhorse for a week. » 2/06/15 1:00pm 2/06/15 1:00pm

Dell XPS 13 Review (2015): The Windows Laptop To Beat

Are you thinking of buying a Windows laptop? Don't, until you've read this review. The new Dell XPS 13 isn't perfect, but it's freaking incredible for the $800 you'll spend to bring one home. » 1/27/15 1:00pm 1/27/15 1:00pm

Dell Venue 8 7000 Review: A Terrible Name For an Incredible Tablet 

Late last year, Dell announced the most interesting Android tablet in years. It has great guts in a thin body with striking design, topped off with one horrible name. But it's so much more than just a pretty face and a hot body. » 1/19/15 3:50pm 1/19/15 3:50pm

You Can Now Buy Dell's Incredible Android Tablet

Remember when Dell made Android tablets interesting again? Four months later, you can finally buy the Dell Venue 8 7000 tablet. While it's still listed as "coming soon" on Dell's website, Best Buy is now carrying the slate which wowed us with a beautiful screen, crazy camera, and ultra-thin chassis. It'll set you back… » 1/06/15 6:08pm 1/06/15 6:08pm

Dell's New XPS 13 Sounds Like The Laptop Of My Dreams

15 hours of battery life. A gorgeous 13-inch display that looks like it's floating in air. Silky carbon fiber sandwiched between shiny aluminum. Starting at just $800. My only question about the new Dell XPS 13: what's the catch? » 1/06/15 1:00pm 1/06/15 1:00pm

Alienware 13 Review: The First Futureproof Gaming Laptop

I've owned a grand total of two gaming laptops. It was depressing how quickly they aged. But the new Alienware 13 may not suffer the same fate. It's the first gaming laptop that lets you connect a external desktop graphics card for freaking awesome, truly unheard-of speed. » 10/27/14 9:00pm 10/27/14 9:00pm

While You Weren't Looking, Dell Made Android Tablets Interesting Again

Apple! Apple! Apple! Yesterday, you were probably too busy gawking at Cupertino's precious new watch and giant smartphones to notice anything else that happened in the world of technology. There's no shame in that. But if you were paying attention to the 2014 Intel Developers Conference in San Francisco, you might… » 9/10/14 8:50pm 9/10/14 8:50pm

Dell's 27-Inch 5K Monitor Is Like Filet Mignon For Your Eyeballs

For those who like to really spoil their eyes, Dell's new 27-inch monitor services them a whopping resolution of 5120×2880. That works out to 14.7 million pixels in total, and 218 PPI. That's just a hair shy of the 15-inch MacBook Pro's 220 PPI, on a display that's nearly twice the diagonal lenth. Wowza. » 9/05/14 8:30am 9/05/14 8:30am

Recovered ISIS Laptop Reveals Terror Group's Bio-Warfare Plans

When fighters belonging to a moderate Syrian rebel force raided an ISIS hideout earlier this year, they could never have expected to come away with a haul as valuable as this. What they found wasn't weapons or ammo or money, it was a laptop. A laptop filled with thousands of hidden files filled containing schemes,… » 8/29/14 1:09pm 8/29/14 1:09pm

Five Best Budget Computer Mice

A good computer mouse doesn't have to cost a ton of money, especially if you need it to travel, or you're on a budget. This week we're looking at five of the best mice on the market for around $20, based on your nominations. » 6/29/14 12:16pm 6/29/14 12:16pm

You Might Actually Be Able to Afford a 4K Monitor Soon

These days, any mention of 4K immediately conjures up images of crystal-clear definition—-and absurdly exorbitant price tags. Well, that's quickly changing. Dell's new UltraSharp 28-inch 4K screen can be yours for less than $700 when it ships later this month, and it's not alone. » 1/09/14 11:00am 1/09/14 11:00am

Your Worst Customer Service Horror Stories

While my own Verizon horror story did work out in the end (replacement phone received, $500 penalty avoided, woohoo), not many people have a globe-spanning soapbox like Gizmodo upon which to kvetch. Here are ten of the most stupendously terrible cases of customer service our readers have had to endure. » 12/27/13 11:00am 12/27/13 11:00am

8 Questions About Dell's Cat Urine Recall

Do you own a Dell Latitude 643u ultrabook? Does your Dell Latitude 643u Ultrabook smell like cat urine? And do you, in fact, not own a cat? Well, then, we have some good news for you, friends. Dell has officially issued a recall for their recent fleet of cat pee computers, and it's giving away the non-odoriferous… » 10/30/13 3:54pm 10/30/13 3:54pm

Snowden Reportedly Started Stealing Spy Documents While Working at Dell

The neverending Edward Snowden saga is getting some new characters with a new Reuters report that tracks the origins of his secret document-stashing not to the NSA but to former employer Dell Computer. Wait, Dell? What do they have to do with spying? You'd be surprised. » 8/16/13 1:56pm 8/16/13 1:56pm

Dell's XPS All-in-One Turns into an 18-inch Tablet... That Actually…

So, this sounds nuts, but Dell's new 18-inch desktop-cum-tablet actually feels... light. Like something that isn't insane to hold and carry around and, more importantly, like something that might have a chance at being more than a gimmick. » 3/13/13 8:00am 3/13/13 8:00am

HP Gets Real Underminey In Response To Dell Going Private

Did you hear that Dell is going private? HP sure did! And the Palo Alto company would like you to know that it has serious thoughts about the whole thing that you definitely didn't ask for but seriously everybody listen up for real this is important: » 2/05/13 11:41am 2/05/13 11:41am