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Laptop Buying Guide: Brand New Versus Second-Hand

Everyone wants a new laptop, but it can be hard to find the right upgrade at the right price. Another option is to pick something up second-hand – you just might be surprised by the savings.


Turning The Alienware Alpha Into A Steam Machine

There’s nothing quite like the Alienware Alpha. For $699, 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 games. That didn’t happen. So I set out to fix it.


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 11 your looking for.


Dell XPS 13 (2015) Review: 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 $1700 you’ll spend to bring one home.


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.


Dell Is Back

Dell is the company building the most interesting computers right now. Dell is making computers interesting again, period. Who would have thought?


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.


The US Chief Technologist Uses A 2013 Dell And A BlackBerry

Megan Smith left Google last year to join the Obama administration as the US chief technology officer. This woman knows her stuff: she was drafted in to help transform the digital face of government. Problem is, she has to do it with federal-approved hardware.


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

Fifteen hours of battery life. A gorgeous 13-inch display that looks like it’s floating in air. Silky carbon fibre sandwiched between shiny aluminium. Starting at just $US800. My only question about the new Dell XPS 13: what’s the catch?


Dell At CES 2015: World's Thinnest Tablet, New XPS And Alienware Laptops

CES 2015 may not have any huge wow moments — at least so far — but it’s proving to be a good place to see the world’s biggest tech brands giving their product ranges a solid refresh and reboot. Along with new Alienware gaming machines and Dell will have the world’s thinnest tablet on sale in Australia by the end of the month, with a beautiful screen to boot.