Submitted by -Mezzo- 974d ago | article

Dude, you're getting a $50 computer: The reinvention of Dell

Fox News - Bye, bye, desktop. Hello, thumbtop?

After becoming a household name by selling a gazillion PCs since the '90s, Dell’s influence and reputation have waned in recent years. To be sure, the Texas-based company still moves a lot of desktops to companies and office workers, where keyboards and mice still hold favor. But Dell’s consumer business is quickly being replaced by smartphones and tablets made by other manufacturers, namely Apple, Samsung and Amazon. What’s a PC maker to do? (Dell, PC hardware)

-Mezzo-  +   975d ago
At $50, who wouldn't be interested in this. I know i am.
fatstarr  +   975d ago
we dont need people bandwagoning on android for everything, it cheapens it and makes it so stale. its smart and schools would literally hop onto it, but giving a choice of os would make it a better deal.

schools would go apeshit to get a super functional computer for 50-100, its kinda hopping off of the raspberri pi's success tho.
DivineHand125  +   974d ago
False title
No where in the article it mentioned that Dell's mini pc will cost $50. Also this type of product has been around for sometime now where you can get an android mini PC that connects to your Tv/monitor via HDMI. They have run on rechargeable batteries that can be charged by either USB or HDMI. These products were targeted at the people who wanted to turn their regular HDTv to a SmartTv and manage to save a bundle in the process. Examples of these devices where the MK802 and MK808 Android Mini PC, Zealz GK802 Quad Core Android Mini PC and the iMito MX2 Mini PC. Ofcourse there are allot more than i mentioned but dell is late to the game.
#3 (Edited 974d ago ) | Agree(0) | Disagree(1) | Report | Reply
kingPoS  +   974d ago
I hope it's not heavy, I don't want to lose an HDMI jack due to excessive wear. An extender of sorts would be nice.

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
New stories

Sony Acquires Hand and Finger Recognition Company SoftKinetic

8h ago - VRFocus reports on the news that Sony has acquired SoftKinetic, a company that is working on hand... | Hi-tech

Mixcder Basso Zero Sport wireless bluetooth headphones review – Not bad for $30 -KnowTechie

10h ago - When Kevin Raposo of KnowTechie was given the opportunity to review Mixcder’s $30 Basso Zero Spor... | Audio

Top 5 Movies To See This Month

Now - The month of September has Johnny Depp portraying an enraged criminal, a group of climbers trying to make it home safely, and the return of the sur... | Promoted post

Uncorporeal Brings Real People into VR with Lightfield Capture

16h ago - VRFocus reports on the news that Uncorporeal Systems is working on bringing real actors into virt... | Culture

RIAA and MPAA Report Notorious Piracy Sites to U.S. Government

21h ago - The RIAA and MPAA have submitted their lists of most "notorious" pirate sites to the U.S. Governm... | Culture

Amazon Shuts Down Its Music Importer Software, Points Users To Amazon Music App Instead

21h ago - Streaming has been eating away into digital and CD sales for years, as consumers turn to online s... | Web