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Turn any display into a virtual PC with Dell's HDMI stick

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's $499 Windows 8 tablet looks like a win for business

Dell announced a new Latitude 10 Windows 8 tablet--built for business and starting at a price that's hard to ignore.

Apple MacBooks lead in laptop features and reliability

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.

Apple and Lenovo desktop PCs tops in satisfaction

In our reader survey evaluating desktop satisfaction and reliability, performance was the most critical feature.

45,000 PCWorld readers name the brands they love (and love to hate)

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.

Dell software aims to automate mobile device management

To handle the explosion of mobile devices in the enterprise, Dell this week unveiled plans for a server designed to automate a wide range of mobile management jobs for mid-range business customers.

Dell scraps Android smartphones in favor of Windows 8 tablets

The company’s VP of global operations says the Android smartphone ecosystem needs a lot of investment in order to be really successful

Dell's acquisitions not yet paying dividends

Dell's lack of an integration strategy, coupled with a challenging economy, is hurting the company's sales and bottom line.

Windows 8 hybrid laptops will be scarce through the holidays

While demand for hybrid devices is tepid, as with Windows 8 PCs in general, the dearth of hardware is putting a damper on the potential success of the unique PC models.

Rapid Review: Dell XPS 12

With the now-shipping Windows 8 fully controllable by touch as well as mouse and keyboard, you're bound to see some innovative portable designs such as the Dell XPS 12 Convertible Touch Ultrabook that take advantage of touch. In the XPS 12's case you can rotate its 12.5-inch touchscreen to face outward when the laptop is closed, turning it into a tablet. Clever, though the company might have taken it a step further.

Rapid Review: Dell XPS 12

With the now-shipping Windows 8 fully controllable by touch as well as mouse and keyboard, you're bound to see some innovative portable designs such as the Dell XPS 12 Convertible Touch Ultrabook that take advantage of touch. In the XPS 12's case you can rotate its 12.5-inch touchscreen to face outward when the laptop is closed, turning it into a tablet. Clever, though the company might have taken it a step further.

Dell's 'Sputnik' Ubuntu Linux ultrabook: First in a new line?

Testers are asking for a 'big brother version' of the company's new 'XPS 13, Developer Edition,' Dell says.