CES 2006 Profile: Dell

Well known computer manufacturer Dell was busy at CES 2006 with three big product announcements. These announcements will add to Dell’s line up a high performance gaming computer, a widescreen entertainment focused notebook and a 30” flat panel monitor.

Dell’s new high performance gaming computer is the limited edition XPS 600 Renegade. Due to be available in the spring of this year, each unit is custom painted by car artwork specialist Mike Lavallee. Features of the XPS 600 Renegade will include an Intel Extreme Edition dual-core processor over-clocked to 4.26GHz, dual Nvidia GeForce 7800 graphics cards with quad scalable link interface technology, up to 20GB of 667MHz DD2 low-latency memory, internal memory storage options ranging up to a 500GB capacity drive and Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2.

Also rolling out of Dell’s facilities is the new Inspiron E1705, an Intel dual-core processor desktop replacement style notebook. This 17” monster with a starting price of $2,299 has a 256MB Nvidia GeForce Go 7800 graphics card, optional LCD technology which provides for a brighter, high contrast screen, one touch button access to media files, an integrated 5-in-1 media card reader, Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 and up to 2GB of 667MHz dual-channel DDR2 memory.

Rounding out Dell’s CES announcements is the $2,199 Widescreen UltraSharp 3007WFP flat panel monitor. This 30” display offers up a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1600 (WQXGA), the ability to view Web pages or documents side by side, an integrated 9-in-2 media card reader, four USB 2.0 ports and dual link DVI connectivity.


Looking for a new laptop? These 5 notebooks are on sale through Presidents’ Day

If you're ready to ditch your aging notebook, you can score some fantastic Presidents' Day savings right now on Microsoft's Surface Pro 6, Dell's XPS 13, HP's Spectre x360, Lenovo's Yoga C930, and Dell's G5 15 Gaming laptops.

You could spend $1,000 on an iPhone, or buy one of these awesome laptops instead

Finding a decent laptop is easy, but finding one under $1,000 is a bit tricky. Luckily, we've taken some of the guesswork out of picking out a budget laptop. Here are some of our favorites, the best laptops under $1,000.

In 2019, laptops are better than ever. Here are the best of the best

The best laptop should be one that checks all the boxes: Great battery life, beautiful design, and top-notch performance. The laptops we've chosen for our best laptops you can buy do all that — and throw in some extra features while…

Don’t expect to see the new Dell XPS 15 with OLED display until April

There could be a delay in the release of Dell's new laptops with OLED panels. A new tweet from Dell executive Frank Azor suggests that these new devices might not come until a month later.

The HoloLens 2 will be announced at MWC. Here's what we know about it so far

The HoloLens 2 is ripe for an announcement. Here's what Microsoft has revealed so far, what's likely in store for the next generation HoloLens, and everything that we know about this mixed reality headset.

Don't know what to do with all your old DVDs? Here's how to convert them to MP4

Given today's rapid technological advancements, physical discs are quickly becoming a thing of the past. Check out our guide on how to convert a DVD to MP4, so you can ditch discs for digital files.

In the age of Alexa and Siri, Cortana’s halo has grown dim

In a sea of voice assistants, Cortana has become almost irrelevant. The nearly five-year-old voice assistant is seeing little love from consumers, and here’s why it is dead.

Wi-Fi helps connect all of our devices at high-speed, but what exactly is it?

What is Wi-Fi? It's a technology we all use everyday to connect all of our portable devices, but understanding how it works and how far it's come from its humble beginnings is another thing entirely.
Emerging Tech

Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: Grow veggies indoors and shower more efficiently

Check out our roundup of the best new crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You may not be able to buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!

Are you one of the billions who have watched these super-popular YouTube videos?

Viral videos can quickly garner millions upon millions of views, but even they fall well behind the view counts on the most watched YouTube videos ever. Those have been watched billions of times.

Windows updates shouldn't cause problems, but if they do, here's how to fix them

Windows update not working? It's a more common problem than you might think. Fortunately, there are a few steps you can take to troubleshoot it and in this guide we'll break them down for you step by step.

Speed up your system by tweaking the startup application in Windows and MacOS

Bothered by programs that automatically start when you boot your computer, or want to add a new one to the list? Here's how to change your startup programs in Windows 7, 8, and 10, along with Apple's MacOS.

Marriott asking guests for data to see if they were victims of the Starwood hack

Marriott has created an online form to help you find out if your data was stolen in the massive Starwood hack that came to light toward the end of 2018. But take note, it requires you to submit a bunch of personal details.

Apple may go big with a redesigned 16-inch MacBook Pro, 31.6-inch 6K display

In a research note, well-respected Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo writes that there are indications the company could be releasing a 16-inch MacBook Pro, as well as a 31.6-inch 6K display in 2019.