Intel Ivy Bridge Goodness Coming Soon

Hello, technophiles! There’s been a lot of anticipation surrounding Intel’s next-generation processor technology, a.k.a. “Ivy Bridge.” A quick look at PC Mag’s write up on the technology goes a long way to explaining why. More power under the hood is always a good thing in the computer world. I’d like … READ MORE

John Blain April 27, 2012

Laptop Hard Drive Failure Prevention 101

Since Brian’s post about maximizing battery life was interesting to some of you, I thought I would follow with some useful tips to help you get the most out of your laptop’s hard drive. Hard drive failure is unfortunately one of the most common hardware problems a computer owner can … READ MORE

John Blain April 6, 2012

How Will the Game Change? Dell Visits UT Panel to Discuss

This week, Dell was honored to be asked to participate in the official launch of the new Game Development major within the University of Texas Computer Science department.  Key players in the gaming community gathered at UT’s Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) to celebrate the launch and discuss the future … READ MORE

John Blain January 27, 2012

Time to Smell the Roses!

Often at Dell we’re so caught up in the bustle of making the next big thing happen that we forget to pause a moment and recognize the great job people have already done. Sometimes it takes a gigantic rose to come along before we’re reminded it’s ok to enjoy the … READ MORE

John Blain November 22, 2011

Alienware Windows Aero Transparency Issue Update

Several Alienware M18x owners have reported issues with how their systems rendered the transparent Windows Aero interface. Our friends at Notebookforums reported on the issue late last month, and since then, our engineers have been diligently working on the issue. I'm happy to report some happy news to those waiting … READ MORE

John Blain September 28, 2011

Alien Invasion Scheduled for PAX Prime 2011

Yes, you read that right. Alienware Arena will be invading PAX Prime in Seattle from August 26-28. This is your chance to immerse yourself in new and unreleased content from top gaming publishers exclusively on sixteen blistering fast Alienware M17x laptops. If you’ll be in Seattle during the event you’ve … READ MORE

John Blain August 25, 2011

The AMD Radeon HD 6990M Has Landed! Alienware Fans Rejoice!

If you're a gaming aficionado like me, you probably took note of last month's announcement regarding the release of the GTX 580M on Alienware's flagship laptops. Any gamer would be proud to have two of these monster gaming cards in their gaming laptop. Not to be left behind, AMD announced … READ MORE

John Blain July 12, 2011

Alienware and NVIDIA Redefine Mobile Gaming Yet Again

Hardcore gamers are a peculiar breed, and I'm proud to count myself among them. Domination in our chosen arena is more important than anything else, and when our gaming hardware slouches, resulting in a failed kill or a lost match, that's just not acceptable. Many of us will go to … READ MORE

John Blain June 30, 2011

Design Studio and Threadless Gear Up for Summer

If you're a fan of both Dell and art, you've probably been aware that Dell Design Studio has offered Threadless designs for some time. If this is the first you've heard of it, be sure to check out Lionel's blog about the Threadless designs on Dell Design Studio here. What … READ MORE

John Blain March 21, 2011

Alienware Takes PAX East by Storm

PAX East has come and gone for a second time, and I was lucky enough to be there soaking in all the action. I'd like to say thank you to all the fans for coming out and making PAX a huge success. Without all you great fans, PAX … well… … READ MORE

John Blain March 15, 2011
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