Michael Dell has teamed up with investment firm Silver Lake to buy computer maker Dell, the company he founded as a 19-year-old in 1984, in a deal valued at about $24.4 billion.
This compact business PC packs a lot of features and performance into not much space and has top-notch warranty, security, and service options.
Dell is planning to release by mid-year a computer that's all of 3.5 inches long and 1.5 inches wide. It's not much bigger in girth than a USB stick, and is similar in design.
Microsoft is reportedly offering to take a significant stake in helping take Dell private. A partnership would benefit both companies.
This gorgeous all-in-one sacrifices usability in favor of aesthetics.
Plug Dell's dongle into a monitor or HDTV with a mouse and keyboard, and you'll get secure access to Android apps, cloud services, or your own remote PC. Whether this will be a good deal remains to be seen.
Dell announced a new Latitude 10 Windows 8 tablet--built for business and starting at a price that's hard to ignore.
Apple continues to dominate the world of laptops. When we surveyed our readers, they gave the company the highest scores in almost all of our satisfaction measurements.
In our reader survey evaluating desktop satisfaction and reliability, performance was the most critical feature.
Who makes the most reliable computers and gadgets? We asked a small army of PCWorld readers to rate the companies that made their desktops, laptops, smartphones, tablets and printers. The results might change your perceptions of which companies to trust.