Kicking the Tires on Dell’s Remote Access

Like a lot of bloggers, I'm online for many hours every day. I use my Dell-issued laptop mostly during the day XPS 720 on the weekend and off-hours. That usually translates into transferring files back and forth or via a USB drive or my Wi-Fi network at home. … READ MORE

Lionel Menchaca October 7, 2008

A Little More on Dell’s Little Projector

Several days ago we introduced our pocket-size projector, the Dell M109S. At the time, Randy Gibson did a blog post about it over on YourBlog. But, since I had been getting a few inquiries about it from back in July when Engadget had blogged about it, I thought … READ MORE

Lionel Menchaca October 2, 2008

More on Our New Vostro Systems

Since we launched our new Vostro systems last week, I’ve been meeting with customers and analysts like Gartner and IDC to get their feedback and to talk about product design features. Overall, they agree with our assessment of customer need and are very positive about our channel expansion, … READ MORE

Kirk Schell September 3, 2008

Dell XPS 1530n and Studio 15n Now Available with Ubuntu 8.04

Today is the day. For customers in the United States who interested in compelling notebooks with 15.4” Hi-def widescreen displays the Dell XPS M1530n and Studio 15n notebooks are now available with Ubuntu 8.04 factory installed. US customers can check out these systems and more at (or click on the Ubuntu … READ MORE

Daniel Judd August 7, 2008

Latitude ATG Treks Cross Country with Trans-Americas Journey

The Trans-Americas Journey is not your traditional roadtrip. After years in journalism, writer Karen Catchpole and photographer Eric Mohl took a sharp departure from the beaten path to create the Trans-Americas Journey, a three-year 100,000+ mile trek across North, Central and South America. And for this type of … READ MORE

Anna Hutchinson August 3, 2008

Update on Laptop Battery Availability

About four months ago, I blogged about a fire at LG Chem battery plant. Back then, we discussed its potential impact on the constrained global supply of Li-ion cells used in laptop battery packs. Recently, I've been getting direct e-mails and comments from Direct2Dell readers like jonlijoo about … READ MORE

Lionel Menchaca July 24, 2008

Latitude XT Software Update is Here

Since my post about multi-touch coming to Latitude XT customers via a software update. Several sites like GottaBeMobile, jkOnTheRun and Gizmodo mentioned it, and Joanna Stern from Laptop Magazine even published a pretty solid overview and video demo of the new functionality. Now let me get to it… … READ MORE

Lionel Menchaca July 15, 2008
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