The Apple iPad has garnered a great deal of attention, but Dell is working on a device that will offer many of the same features in a more pocketable design. The Mini 5 will run Google's Android OS on a 1 GHz processor and sport a 5-inch touchscreen.
Reports have been around for some time about Dell's upcoming tablet-shaped device with a 5-inch touchscreen and Google's Android OS. Michael Dell now says this model -- the Dell Mini 5 -- is going to hit the market in the next few months.
Following in the footsteps of all its top rivals, AT&T has promised to offer its first smartphones running Google's Android OS. These will be produced by Motorola, Dell, and HTC, and will reach store shelves by the middle of this year.
Dell's first smartphone was released this year, and this will apparently be followed by many more. The company has reorganized to create a new division focused on this class of devices.
Dell's first Android smartphone just took another step toward being released in the U.S.: it has received FCC approval. And the version being approved has features not seen in this device before, possibly making it more appealing.
An extensive study overseen by the World Health Organization has found that cell phone use may cause a slight but measurable increase in several types of tumors, some of which are dangerous.
New details have emerged on Dell's upcoming Mobile Internet Device, the Streak. This will be a small portable computer -- possibly coming to AT&T -- with a variety of wireless access options and a focus on accessing the Web and e-mail.
Michael Dell has left open the possibility that his company might release an Android-based phone outside of China next year. This has raised the hopes of those who would like to see this company enter the U.S. smartphone market.
The "Dellphone" is no longer just a rumor. The mini3i will be an Android-based smartphone with an entry-level feature set. However, it's not clear if many Westerners will get the opportunity to use this device.
So far, Android hasn't lived up to its hype, but Brighthand's Ed Hardy predicts that by the end of this year there will be so many models running Google's mobile operating system on the market that no one will be able to doubt that it's here to stay.
Dell is developing a pocket-size device designed to let users access the Internet but not make phone calls, according to a major U.S. newspaper. This will reportedly run Google's operating system.
Dell has made no secret that it's working on a smartphone running Google's Android, and now what appears to be an image of this device has appeared on the Web.
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