Dell is a Texas-based technology company founded by Michael Dell, and is the third largest PC maker in the world after HP and Lenovo. In early 2013, it announced plans for a leveraged buyout by its founder, in partnership with a group of investors and Microsoft.

Back-to-school buying buoys PC sales in Asia Pacific

Lenovo saw its market share increase 0.9 percentage point to 17.4 per cent in the quarter. Photo: AP

The Asia Pacific personal computer market fared better than expected in the three months to September thanks to demand from China and India, says research firm IDC.

Tuesday, 21 October, 2014, 8:12pm

Dell laptop owners raise stink over odour of cat's pee

It wasn't me! Photo: AFP

A noxious feline odour has some Dell customers hissing.

People who own Dell Latitude 6430u laptops are complaining that their pricey new computers are emitting a smell similar to cat urine.

Some of them said on the company’s online customer forums that the odour seems to be coming from the keyboard or palm rest.

1 Nov 2013 - 11:24am