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Dell U3415W Curved Ultrawide Monitor Unboxing

Well, the Dell U3415W monitor arrived sooner than I expected and boy, the box was absolutely massive and heavy weighing at nearly 16.5kg! I actually had to put it on the back seat of my car as it wouldn’t fit in the boot given the width of the box so this is definitely one of …

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Incoming Gadget – Dell U3415W Ultrasharp Curved 34 Inch Monitor

A little while back when I wrote about upgrading the CPU in my desktop I alluded to another upgrade involving my monitor. I’ve had my fantastic 30 inch Apple Cinema HD monitor for six years. It did cost a pretty penny as well given that 30 inch high resolution monitors were a niche market back in 2009 …

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Dell XPS 8300 Unboxing

This was an unexpected gadget but a colleague of mine recently bought a new computer to replace an aging laptop that gave up the ghost earlier in the year. Anyway, he’s handed over his Dell XPS 8300 to me to do some basic tweaking for him. So, of course, I had to unbox it. I …

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The Highlights of the Panasonic 2011 Launch Event

Hopefully you’ve had a chance to read yesterday’s blog on my adventure to the Panasonic 2011 launch event and I covered a bit of what happened during the evening. Today, I’m going to flesh out some of the highlights and what Panasonic will be rolling out to the masses this year. One major initiative from …

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Build Your Own Android Smartphone

I came across a website yesterday that allows you to customise your own Android smartphone in a very similar way to how you can customise a Dell laptop to your personal requirements. This is interesting as traditionally the only thing that you might be able to differentiate in a mobile device is the included amount …

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Microsoft Removes the Covers From Windows Phone 7

It’s been plastered all over the news today so it should come as no surprise Microsoft has officially unveiled its new Windows Phone 7 mobile operating system. A range of devices were also announced at the launch of which some of the best were: Dell Venue Pro (sporting a hardware keyboard and 4.1 AMOLED screen), …

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Desktop Operating Systems Don’t Belong on Tablets

Another quick one for tonight. Over the last decade and a bit, we have seen Microsoft attempt to get the tablet form factor to be a success in the marketplace but a Windows tablet just didn’t get any legs. I believe this is due to three reasons: Computing power at the time was insufficient for …

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