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Dell’s refresh of the XPS 13 2-in-1 series dips its toes into Intel’s Amber Lake

Intel said its “Amber Lake” Y-series processors would arrive later this year. One month later, the Chilean arm of Dell leaked an upcoming 13-inch XPS 2-in-1 device sporting five CPU options, two of which are Amber Lake chips.
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Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 ‘urgent’ update calms noisy fans for quieter computing

The Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 has a brand-new BIOS update available which fixes one of the few issues we had with the system. Once installed, the convertible laptop's fans will be far less noisy during charging.
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Dell Inspiron Gaming Desktop 5676 packs AMD CPUs and graphics cards

The Dell Inspiron Gaming Desktop 5676 upgrades the first-generation Ryzen CPU of its predecessor to its sequel and pairs it up with an RX 500-series graphics card for affordable, mid-tier gaming performance.
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Dell is reportedly working on its dual-screen version of the Surface Phone

Dell's project Januss is a dual-screen computer that could arrive later this year, even before Microsoft unveils its long-rumored Surface Phone! Januss will use Qualcomm's Snapdragon processor and comes with an LTE modem.
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When rendering video, the Alienware Area-51 R5 is literally a time machine

To get an idea for just how powerful the fully loaded Alienware Area-51 R5 truly is, we devised a whole new benchmark using Adobe Premiere Pro and an unsuspecting MacBook Pro 15. Come watch what happens.
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Dell has a new Developer Edition mobile workstation with Ubuntu, 3 more on way

Dell's Barton George introduced four new Developer Edition mobile workstations shipping with Ubuntu. First is the Precision 3530 available now starting at $942 followed by the Precision 5530, 7530, and 7730 models "coming soon."
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Dell rings the starting bell on its wide-ranging Memorial Day sale

Dell's Memorial Day sale has cut the prices of some of its most exciting laptops, desktops, displays, and accessories, with some hardware now available at hundreds of dollars less than their standard retail price.
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The XPS 15 2-in-1 and Spectre x360 feature similar hardware, but one is better

In the battle for the best convertible laptop sporting Intel's new G-series CPU with AMD Vega graphics, we pit the HP Spectre x360 15 vs. Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 to see which comes out on top.
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Can Razer's sleek Blade Stealth hope to beat Dell's refined XPS 13?

Pitting the Razer Blade Stealth vs. Dell XPS 13 sees two of the best mid-range, mainstream laptops battle it our for the crown of our favorite laptop in the world. Which will come out on top?
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These cheap laptops will make you wonder why anyone spends more

Looking for a budget notebook for school, work, or play? The best budget laptops - including our top pick, the Asus ZenBook UX330UA - will get the job done without digging too deep into your pockets.
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Committed to Dell for your next laptop? Here are the best you can buy

Picking the best Dell laptop is have because Dell produces so many good laptops. Still, there are some that rise above the rest. Whether for battery life, looks, or all round performance, these are our favorites.
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You can stuff a hefty Core i9 six-core CPU in Dell’s new refreshed XPS 15 laptop

After its initial appearance in early April, Dell's refreshed XPS 15 laptop for 2018 is now available starting at $999. The updated laptop includes an eighth-gen Intel Core processor and a discrete GPU on select configurations.
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Dell, HP may be building premium Chromebooks to compete with Google Pixelbook

Dell, HP, and three other manufacturers may be building premium Chromebooks to combat Google's Pixelbook. The rumor is based on a master board design reportedly used by the Chrome OS team for a new wave of enterprise Chromebooks.
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Dell’s new patent application shows how a two-screen laptop deals with DRM

A patent application published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office reveals a dual-screen laptop design by Dell supporting standard 2-in-1 form factors. But the bulk of Dell's patent centers on content protected by DRM.
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Upcoming XPS notebooks could have niche 3:2-aspect ratio monitors

Dell's XPS range of laptops may look a little different with the next generation, as Dell is reportedly interested in exploring the potential of less conventional aspect ratios, like 3:2 and more.
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The untold story of how the XPS 13 defied odds to become the world’s best laptop

Before 2015, Dell was most well-known for selling to enterprise customers. So how did the most forward-thinking, game-changing laptop come from the company known for making your dad’s office computer in the 90s? Some resilience, bold…
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Acer, Dell slash gaming laptop prices to make room for new Intel models

Acer and Dell are slashing gaming laptop prices for a limited time. Acer is selling the Nitro 5 with a Core i5-7300HQ processor and a discrete GTX 1050 Ti graphics chip for dirt-cheap. Dell has a similar model with a GTX 1060.
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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.