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Black Friday 2017 Deals


Black Friday 2017

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are soon approaching, and with them your chance to pick up some of the best tech deals for your holiday shopping. In order to make your shopping life easier, we have put together some of the best deals from the top retailers below.

Dell Venue 8 7000 receives Android 5.0 Lollipop


Dell Venue 8 7000 receives Android 5.0 Lollipop

The Dell Venue 8 7000 is now receiving the Android 5.0 Lollipop update, which brings several new features and improvements to the tablet, both under and above the hood.

Dell Venue 10 7000 is an Android tablet aimed at productivity


Dell Venue 10 7000 with keyboard

The Dell Venue 10 7000 is an Android tablet aimed at business customers, similar to the amazingly thin Dell Venue 8 7000 which was launched back in January. In many ways, the new tablet is highly similar to its smaller brother, but there are some notable differences to take into account as well.

Dell Venue 8 7840 goes on sale at Best Buy: world's thinnest tablet, first with Intel RealSense


Dell Venue 8 7840

Meet the , an Android tablet which takes on the Apple iPad Air 2 as the world's thinnest tablet. It is also the first device to feature Intel RealSense camera

Black Friday 2014 Deals


Black Friday 2014

Another year has gone by and Black Friday is right around the corner, which means that folks are busy looking for great deals to fill their Christmas shopping list. This year we are hoping to put together a list of top deals to help you find smartphones, tablets, wearables, and other tech from your favorite retailers, carriers, online destinations, and more.

Dell launches Venue 8 Pro 3000 and Pro 5000 Windows tablets


Dell launches Venue 8 Pro 3000 and Pro 5000 Windows tablets

Dell has introduced two new Windows 8.1 tablets - the and the . Both tablets are geared towards personal and professional users, giving you the freedom to choose the one which works best for you.

Dell Venue 8 7840


Dell Venue 8 7840 - SpecsDell Venue 8 7840 (rear)

The Dell Venue 8 7840 is an Android tablet which features an 8.4 inch display, 16GB of internal storage which can be expanded through microSD, an 8 megapixel rear camera, a 2 megapixel front camera and a 2.3GHz quad-core Intel Atom processor with 2GB of RAM.

The full Dell Venue 8 7840 specifications follow:

Alienware Alpha Console lets you play PC games on your TV


Alienware Alpha Console with Xbox 360 controller

Alienware, the American computer hardware outfit owned by Dell Inc., has announced that it will be releasing its first machine powered by Steam in November. The device, which will be known as the Alienware Alpha looks likely to be the first commercially available Steam Machine when it launches. However rather than being built on top of Valve’s SteamOS, the Alpha hardware will be reliant on Microsoft’s Windows 8.1 operating system.

The Alienware Alpha Console will run a version of Windows 8.1 which will be pre-programmed to boot directly into Steam's Big Picture Mode. The console will also ship with a Wireless Xbox 360 controller instead of the Steam Machine controllers. The entire user-interface of the Alpha box is accessible through the Xbox 360 controller, with users also having the option to plug in a mouse to access the "Desktop Mode" of the machine, essentially turning Alienware’s box into a standard computer.

The entry-level Alpha option will ship with an Intel Core i3 processor, complete with 4GB of RAM and a 500GB internal HDD. As with most PCs on the market, the Alpha will also have a set of configurable options that include an i5 and i7 CPU choice, internal storage up to 2TB and the option of doubling up on the included RAM to take the total to an extremely capable 8GB.

While the Alienware Alpha wont be comparable to regular Steam devices which will run SteamOS natively, it is still a powerful and configurable way for users to access their favorite Steam games on a computer connected to a TV. Additionally the company has promised that all existing Windows compatible peripherals will work seamlessly with the Alpha, so that’s at least some good news.

Pre-orders of the Alpha are available now, with prices starting at $550.00 and shipping beginning this coming November. Would you consider picking up an Alienware Alpha instead of a SteamOS powered machine?

Alienware Alpha Console

Alienware Alpha Console UI


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Dell Venue 8 (2014)


Dell Venue 8Dell Venue 8

The Dell Venue 8 is an Android 4.4 KitKat tablet which features a 7 inch touch display, 16GB of internal storage which can be expanded through microSD, a 5MP rear camera, a secondary camera for video calls and a 2.13GHz dual-core 64-bit Intel Atom Z3480 processor with 1GB of RAM.

The full Dell Venue 8 specifications follow:

Dell Venue 7 (2014)


Dell Venue 7Dell Venue 7

The Dell Venue 7 is an Android 4.4 KitKat tablet which features a 7 inch touch display and a 1.6GHz dual-core 64-bit Intel Atom Z3460 processor.

The full Dell Venue 7 specifications follow:

Dell announces two new Android tablets at Computex with 64-bit Intel CPUs



With the open nature of Android, it isn't surprising that almost every manufacturer has a device on their lineup. Dell is one such manufacturer, who has unveiled two new tablets at the ongoing Computex 2014 in Taiwan. The tablets are known as the and the .

In case you are wondering, both tablets are actually refreshed versions of last year's Venue 7 and Venue 8. The new Venue 7 features a 7 inch HD display and is powered by a 1.6GHz dual-core 64-bit Intel Atom Z3460 processor. Meanwhile the new Venue 8 features an 8 inch full HD display and is powered by a 2.13GHz dual-core 64-bit Intel Atom Z3480 processor. Both tablets feature 5MP rear cameras and Waves MAXXAudio Pro technology for "great sound quality" are common features of the new tablets. The two processors are part of Intel’s new Merrifield series that was unveiled in February at MWC 2014.

You will be able to purchase the Venue 7 and the Venue 8 through Dell.com after July 1st. The 7 inch tablet has been priced at $159.99, while the larger device will cost you just $199.99. More information on the two tablets will be revealed in teh coming months.

In addition to the Venue 7 and Venue 8, Dell also announced several tablet accessories that will likely also be launched in July: Dell Bluetooth Portable Speaker, Dell Bluetooth Keyboard Folio, Dell Venue Rotating Folio, Dell Duo Tablet Case, and the Dell Venue Cradle (for wirelessly charging the Venue 8). There’s no word on how much these will cost.


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Microsoft's ultimate guide to Windows tablets, notebooks and All-in-one PCs


Microsoft's ultimate guide to Windows tablets, notebooks and All-in-one PCs

When it comes to Windows, you get a wide selection of tablets or convertible notebooks to choose from whether its for school or work. With that in mind, Microsoft uploaded more than 20 videos to show off all the choices you have.

Download Windows USB Drivers for Samsung, HTC, ASUS, Sony, LG and other Android devices


Download Windows USB DriversAndroid is a derivative of Linux, and therefore natively works with any Linux-based system without requiring extra configurations. This also includes Mac OS X which is also a variant of Linux. However, for Windows – the most widely used PC operating system – things are little different. In Microsoft’s operating environment, any hardware component that you have attached to your system, requires proper drivers to be configured, whether it’s an internal piece of hardware or a peripheral. This becomes a problem for Android users.

Dell Venue 8 Pro receives firmware update for Touch Panel, reportedly fixes stylus issues


The Dell Venue 8 Pro (5830) is receiving a firmware update for its touch panel which brings the 1.0.4.1,A00 software version. The update is listed as 'urgent' and is said to  fix the issues that users have reportedly been facing with the Dell Active Stylus.

The Dell Venue 8 Pro is a full Windows 8.1 (32-bit) tablet with an 8 inch display , quad-core Atom processor and an affordable $299 price.

The optional battery operated Dell Active Stylus which is sold for $29.99, can be used to take notes or write out emails. While not as fast as physical keyboard, it’s often quicker than using the on-screen, virtual one, which is more common. The Dell Active Stylus takes a AAAA battery, which lasts up to one year, and it has buttons on board to simulate mouse clicks or erasing of content. Combined with the hover-sensing ability and palm rejection technology, many consumers are considering the Venue 8 Pro and Active Stylus as their go-to note taking device.



Now that Dell has reportedly fixed the issue, users should now be able to make the most of their portable Dell tablets. If any of you have the Venue 8 Pro, leave us a comment on your experience with the new update.

Dell Venue 11 Pro now available for $499



Meet the Dell Venue 11 Pro, a full Windows 8.1 tablet which includes Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 out of the box. While the Surface Pro and the Surface Pro 2 are great options for those looking for a powerful Windows tablet, the Venue 11 Pro stars at a more affordable $499, thanks to its Atom processor.

The Venue 11 Pro features a 10.8 inch full 1080p HD touch display, 64GB of internal storage, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, 8MP main camera, 2MP front facing camera and a 2.4GHz quad-core Intel Atom processor with 2GB of RAM. The Venue 11 Pro also includes a full USB 3.0 port and has a replaceable battery which is quite a treat for those that want to pack extra juice for their travels.



If you want something more powerful, Dell still has you covered with the option of upgrading to an Intel i3 dual-core CPU at 1.5GHz, 4GB of memory and improved video processing. You can also get as much as 128GB of internal storage which will cost you $799, while $849 will buy you a Venue 11 Pro with an Intel i5 CPU.

You can order your tablet right now, and it will be shipped to you in early December, in time to make your Christmas stocking.


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Dell Venue 11 Pro




The Dell Venue 11 Pro is a Windows 8 tablet with an optional keyboard dock. The device features a 10.8 inch touch display with a 1920 by 1080 pixel resolution, up to 256GB of internal storage, an 8 megapixel rear camera, a secondary 2 megapixel camera for video calls and is powered by an Intel Atom, Intel Core i3 or Intel Core i5 processor with up to Intel HD Graphics 5000 and 2GB of RAM.

The full Dell Venue 11 Pro specifications follow:

Dell Venue 8 Pro



The Dell Venue 8 Pro is the Windows running sibling for the Dell Venue 8. The device features an 8 inch display, 32GB of internal storage, a 5 megapixel camera, a secondary 1.2 megapixel camera for video calls and is powered by a quad-core Intel Atom processor with 2GB of RAM.

The full Dell Venue 8 Pro specifications follow:

Dell Venue 8



The Dell Venue 8 is a tablet which runs . The device features an 8 inch touch display, 16GB of internal storage, and is powered by an Intel dual-core Atom processor with 2GB of RAM.

The full Dell Venue 8 specifications follow:

Dell Venue 7



The Dell Venue 7 is an affordable tablet which runs .  The device features a 7 inch display, 16GB of internal storage and is powered by an Intel Atom processor with 2GB of RAM.

The full Dell Venue 7 specifications follow:

Upcoming Windows 8.1 tablets with Intel's Bay Trail processors



Alongside the release of Windows 8.1 next week, there will also be a new lineup of tablets powered by Intel's latest Atom chip code-named Bay Trail. These tablets which will be priced between $299 and $350, include the Dell Venue 8 Pro, Toshiba Encore, and the Asus Transformer Book T100. More models are expected to ship in the coming months.

These tablets are mainly aimed at consumers looking to browse the web and consume media, much like the iPad, and offer more than eight hours of battery life with screen sizes starting at 8 inches. Manufacturers will include accessories with these tablets allowing them to be transformed into laptops for various productivity tasks. Since they are full Windows tablets, they will be able to run both legacy Windows desktop applications and modern Windows 8 applications.

These tablets are thinner and lighter than last generation Windows 8 tablets, thanks to the advancements on Intel's processor architecture. You could always consider the Microsoft Surface 2, if you are willing to put up with the lack of legacy desktop app support in the ARM based Windows RT. ARM processor is expected to be comparable on battery life and performance to Bay Trail.

The initial batch of Bay Trail tablets will have processors with up to four cores and 32-bit versions of Windows 8.1. Software issues have prevented the immediate release of 64-bit Windows 8.1 Bay Trail tablets, but they should come early next year.


Toshiba Encore

The Toshiba Encore was the first tablet to be announced with Windows 8.1 and Bay Trail. The tablet has an 8-inch screen, weighs about 17 ounces and is 0.4 inches thick. The screen displays images at a resolution of 1280 by 800 pixels, and the company says the tablet is good for Skype videoconferencing with features that include dual-array microphones.

Toshiba hasn't shared the battery life yet, but Intel claims Bay Trail tablets will offer more than eight hours of run time and weeks of standby.

The Encore has an 8-megapixel back camera and a 2-megapixel front camera. Other features include Micro USB 2.0, Micro HDMI, and MicroSD slots. The tablet also comes with Office Home and Student 2013.

Encore starts at $329.99 with 32GB of storage, though the Windows OS will take up a large chunk of the storage. It will be available in November through Toshiba’s website and retail stores.


Dell Venue 8 Pro

The Dell Venue 8 Pro features an 8 inch display with a resolution of 1280 by 800 pixels, is 0.35 inches thick and weighs about 14 ounces according to the company. 

The tablet starts at $299.99 with 32GB of storage, and includes a 1.2-megapixel front camera and 5-megapixel back camera, and a Micro USB 2.0 and MicroSD slots. 

The Venue 8 Pro  has a unique feature with LTE connectivity in the U.S. and 3G in other countries. Dell expects the tablet to start shipping in November, and will sell optional keyboard, case and stylus accessories for the device.


Asus Transformer Book T100

The Asus Transformer Book T100 features a larger 10.1 inch display compared to the other Bay Trail tablets, and is heavier at a little more than 19 ounces.

Asus claims the tablet offers 11 hours of battery life, which should beat the 8-inch rivals with smaller batteries. 

The T100 will be sold as a tablet, but come with a detachable keyboard for laptop functionality. As a laptop, the T100 weighs just under 2.5 pounds. The T100 is priced at $349 with 32GB of storage, and $399 for 64GB of storage. 

The screen displays images at a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, and the other features include MicroSD card and Micro USB 2.0 ports. The bundled keyboard has a USB 3.0 port.

If you are interested in the Asus Transformer Book T100, you can purchase it using the following link through Amazon. The tablet will start shipping on October 18.



Hp Omni 10

Last but not least we have the HP Omni, which has a 10.1 inch display and a 1920 by 1200 pixel resolution. This makes the Omni 10 the best screen among Bay Trail tablets so far.


HP is claiming a nine-hour battery life, and the company is offering accessories such as a charging dock and Bluetooth keyboard with the device. It will become available in November, and the company has not announced prices. But with the high-resolution screen, you should expect it to be priced above $400.

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