Dell and Microsoft See (Product) Red for Valentine's Day

If I've learned two things in life, it's that it's noble to jump on some bandwagons, and some things just look sexy in red. That's why I was pretty happy to see that Microsoft and Dell were joining the (Product) Red charity for global AIDS relief, and that for every one of the sweet new red XPS One's that are sold,… » 1/23/08 9:11am 1/23/08 9:11am

Dell's Aluminum Laptops Causing Electric Shocks?

The folks at CNET were surprised to discover that using some Dell laptops can result in electric shocks that "vary in strength from a gentle tingle to a sudden jolt." They also noticed that the shocks occur when connecting peripherals to the laptops. It appears that the offending devices have been isolated to versions… » 1/17/08 9:00pm 1/17/08 9:00pm

Dell Listens to People, Adds Higher Res Screens to XPS M1530

Dell's XPS M1530 is no slouch on the specs front, so the crummy low-res screen you were stuck with was a mildly bewildering (non-)choice. Cue power of the internets, and Dell's open ear via IdeaStorm, and we now have two higher-res options before the launch: WXGA+ (1440 x 900) and WSXGA+ (1680 x 1050). Well played,… » 12/21/07 7:30pm 12/21/07 7:30pm

Dell XPS M1530 15-inch Core 2 Duo Laptop Unveiled, Available Now

The Dell XPS M1530 laptop that had most of its details leaked early last month was made official this morning, delivering a 15-inch version of the popular XPS M1330 to the masses. It features a 15.4-inch WXGA display, a slot-loading DVD-RW (or Blu-ray) drive, is available with a 64GB SSD and weighs in at a respectable… » 11/27/07 12:40pm 11/27/07 12:40pm