The Scottish Government plans to roll out Windows 8 tablet PCs from several vendors to key civil servants for use on the job.
The tablets, with starting prices from $299 to $350, include Dell’s Venue 8 Pro, Toshiba’s Encore, and Asustek’s Transformer Book T100.
Dell's XPS 10 tablet and Lenovo's Yoga 11 hybrid with Windows RT have been discontinued, but the companies will provide customers free upgrades to the latest Windows RT 8.1 when the OS comes out later this month.
IDC and Gartner report that the PC market continued downhill during the third quarter, although IDC, at least, reported sales were better than expected.
Dell sent a message that it intends to keep its PC division alive with the launch of new Venue tablets on Wednesday.
New products will run Windows 8.1 and Android; Windows RT gets the cold shoulder.
Dude you're getting a Dell Android tablet.
Dell's cleverly designed laptop/tablet improves with new CPUs. It runs faster and lasts longer, but is still premium priced.
This year's America's Cup will be remembered for Oracle Team USA's jaw-dropping comeback against Emirates New Zealand, but it should also be remembered for the huge role computers have come to play in the competition.
Dell's XPS 10 tablet models with Windows RT have been removed from the company's website.