Dell expects PC backlogs
Supply chain problems getting worse
Dell Technologies said it expects PC backlog to balloon in the first quarter due to supply chain constraints and reported a quarterly profit miss.
Dell designs a laptop which can be fixed and recycled
Tame Apple Press calls foul
While Apple is doing its best to make its gadgets unfixable, other than by its staff or by using its expensive packs, Dell announced a new design concept for a laptop that's long lived, easy to take apart and fix.
Jobs tried to convince Dell to license Mac software to run on Intel-based PCs
Tried to say it was better than Windows
Michael Dell has an amusing anecdote about Steve Jobs – the fruity cargo cult leader had a crack at telling him the Mac software was better than Windows.
Dell sued over “misleading” Alienware gaming laptop
Not as upgradable as it claimed
A California man has filed for a class action lawsuit against PC manufacturer Dell, claiming that the company "intentionally misled and deceived" buyers of its Alienware Area 51-m R1 gaming laptop.
Dell releases HCI on PowerEdge servers
Includes an EPYC flavour
Grey box shifter Dell has released its EMC VxRail hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) systems with enhanced performance based on recently launched Dell EMC PowerEdge servers.
Dell and HP warn that chip shortages will cause them trouble
Still beat Wall Street
Dell and HP reported quarterly revenue that beat Wall Street estimates but both warned that chip shortages could cause them problems.
Millions of Dells need an upgrade
Michael finally fixed a 12-year-old vulnerability
Hundreds of millions of Dell desktops, laptops, notebooks, and tablets will need to update their Dell DBUtil driver to fix a 12-year-old vulnerability that exposes systems to attacks.
Dell spins off VMware stake
Debt reduction plan
Dell has said it will spin off its 81 percent stake in cloud computing software maker VMware, in a move that will help the PC maker reduce its debt.
Dell builds monitor with Teams button
Coming to a lockdown near you
Dell is launching three new monitors next month, and all of them come with a dedicated Microsoft Teams button to capitalise on the home video conferencing market.
Dell brings in EPYC
VxRail systems hit the streets
Tin box shifter Dell has released two new VxRail systems and introduced AMD EPYC processors.