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Wednesday 18 November 2009
Mac devotees have had the opportunity to experience no-frills computing with the Mac Mini for four years. Now PC purists have the chance to have a go too. The Inspiron Zino HD from Dell is just the thing if you already own a display, USB keyboard and mouse and don't fancy paying full whack for a whole new package. Available in 10 different hues (which each cost an extra £20), if you're willing to spend more than the basic £299 price, you can tart up this mini desktop computer and add a Blu-ray disc drive. Not bad when you consider the Mac Mini's starting price is £499, and the choice of under-the-hood additions means that you won't end up paying for any extras that you don't need. A handy buy if you're tempted to turn your living room into something approaching a multi-media hub without parking a PC on the sofa. Euro.dell.com/uk
Friday 13 November 2009
Intel, the world's largest microchip maker, is to pay $1.25bn to its smaller rival Advanced Micro Devices to end more than a decade of bitter patent and competition disputes between them.
Thursday 24 September 2009
An employee of Perot Systems, which announced a $3.9bn takeover by Dell on Monday, was last night charged with insider trading by the stock market regulator.
Tuesday 22 September 2009
Wednesday 26 August 2009
Monday 24 August 2009
Where Dell's first netbook entry into the NZ market, the Inspiron Mini 9 didn't set any hearts aflutter, its latest netbook effort, the Inspiron Mini 10 may cause some fibrillation, managing to both look great and strike the right balance between portability and usability.
Wednesday 15 July 2009
Dell says that the US personal computer market has reached its low point but that the timing of a global turnaround in the technology industry remains anyone's guess.
Friday 26 June 2009
Putting headphones on the world was a terminally divisive act: locked into their own soundscape, each person is now an island. This is the premise on which East Neuk Festival, up in Fife, an hour's drive from Edinburgh, has commissioned three new works from composer Martin Parker, for the instruments on which they will be played are, quite simply, headphones. Festival audiences will be able to rent them and mp3 players, and take the music with them to listen to, in the places that inspired them: a harbour-side bench overlooking the bay at Elie, a holy cave in Pittenweem, and a leafy dell with spiritual overtones behind a church.
Thursday 02 April 2009
The 10- and 11-year-olds in Year 6 were shuffling into assembly, mumbling and muttering as they went, when suddenly a voice told them: "In my assembly you line up outside and I let you in – and get your hands out of your pockets."
Thursday 19 March 2009
PC maker Dell is thumbing its nose at the recession, this week launching a new top-of-the line range of laptops which will cost UK buyers a minimum of £1,649.
Friday 06 March 2009
Jacob Rees-Mogg, the tweedy Conservative candidate for the new parliamentary seat of North-East Somerset, has been caught red-handed trying to rip off the Sun newspaper in his latest campaign leaflet.
Wednesday 25 February 2009
Sunday 18 January 2009
The credit crunch is hitting the average punter hard but an order book of more than 120 for the electrically powered Lightning car, which costs around £125,000, suggests some people still have cash to splash.
Friday 09 January 2009
Thursday 08 January 2009
Computer giant Dell is to axe 1,900 jobs at its flagship manufacturing plant, the company confirmed today.
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