Dell Made An Ad For A Combined Windows 8/Mac OS X Laptop

Come on, guys. Really? A cheap-looking, pie-in-the-sky Hackintosh? People are going to hate this thing. That’s what anyone with common sense should have been saying to Dell’s marketing team when they decided to release a clip of a combined Mac OS X/Windows 8 machine, but nope, it made it onto the internet anyway.

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 $US700 when it ships later this month, and it’s not alone.

American Customer Service Horror Stories

While my own Verizon horror story did work out in the end (replacement phone received, $US500 penalty avoided, woohoo), not many people have a globe-spanning soapbox like Gizmodo upon which to kvetch. Here are 10 of the most stupendously terrible cases of customer service Giz US readers have had to endure. Let us know your Aussie tales in the comments.

Tablets In 2014: What Can We Expect?

By some estimates, as many as 7 million Australians currently use a tablet. And tablets could make up half of first-time computer purchases by 2017, according to recent Gartner research. But the real question is: what shiny new tablet will you be streaming 2014’s World Cup on? Let’s preview upcoming tablets — known and rumoured — along with the processor, display and operating system technologies that will drive them. UPDATED

2014's Laptops, Ultrabooks And Hybrids: What Should We Expect?

Let’s pull out the roadmaps and gauge how developments in processors, display and operating systems are shaping the slimmer, faster, more power-efficient laptops of 2014.

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 replacement parts for free.

Dell's Project Ophelia Australian Hands-On: This Isn't What You Think It Is

Dell’s Project Ophelia HDMI stick is real, and we’ve been hands-on with it. Steel yourself, however, dear readers: it’s not exactly meant for ordinary consumers like you or I.

Dell XPS 11 Windows 8 Convertible Slated For November In Australia

Along with its new ‘Venue’ line of Surface-competitor tablets, Dell is also introducing another hybrid Ultrabook in its XPS range. Unlike the XPS 12 Duo’s weird back-flipping hinge, this 11.6-incher uses a more common rotating/flip-over screen to go from laptop to tablet.

Dell's Tablet Blitz Includes 'Venue 11 Pro' — A Surface Pro Rival For Australia

Remember Dell’s ill-fated Venue smartphones? Probably not. But the Venue line has just been reborn in dramatic fashion with Dell’s two new Windows 8.1 tablets announced for Australia in November.