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Dell Developing Smartphones

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Jan 29, 2009, 8:17 PM   by Rich Brome   @rbrome
updated Jan 30, 2009, 12:20 AM

Dell may be about to enter the smartphone market as early as next month, according to the Wall Street Journal. A skunk-works team within Dell has been working on prototypes for over a year. One possible design has a sliding keyboard, while another has a simple slab design. Both Windows Mobile and Android operating systems are being considered. The first device(s) could be announced at next month's MWC trade show, although no final decisions have been made, and the effort could still be abandoned altogether before launch.




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Jan 30, 2009, 8:38 AM

I remember reading this a while back.

This is interesting news. Computer sales have been dropping over the last two years and I believe this is a move that more computer manufacters may take. The goal is to access and do everything from the palm of your hand. The computer will act more as a dock station for your handset.

However, Dell is not one of my choices. I feel with the money they have made over the years, they should be able to afford to straighten up the slanted "E" in Dell. This annoys me! If they're not into perfecting their product, I'm not buying! 😁
Yeah, some companies haven't learned how to make their profits long term. Look at GM. They cut corners left and right on most vehicles they make to maximize profits, but ended up turning out bland turds with the blingy Chevrolet badge for us to spend ...
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