31 May 2012
Dell challenges iMac with its largest ever all-in-one
Dell has introduced its largest ever all-in-one PC to the New Zealand market, in a direct challenge to the top-end iMac.
In its most basic form, the XPS One 27 offers a 27-inch, 2560x1440 pixel ‘Full Quad HD’ screen, an intel Core i5 processor, 4GB of RAM and 1TB of memory. Consumers looking for more can upgrade to 8GB of memory, and again to a core i7 processor and a 2TB hard drive.
Other optional extras include a graphics card from NVIDIA and a slot-load Blu-ray disc drive. Sound comes from built-in Infinity speakers and Waves MaxxAudio 4, and there’s a full HD webcam with an integrated dual digital microphone array for video chat.
Running Windows 7 Home Premium, the XPS One 27 starts at $2399, with the top-end model discounted from $3499 to $2999 until June 28 as a special launch promo. Go here for more details.
Data requests to Apple, Google, Facebook and Microsoft triple as surveillance escalates
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NICE announces AI ethics framework as industry booms
"NICE is proud to take the lead in ensuring the use of robots for the betterment of humankind, articulating the ethical principles that act as guidelines for the development of our own AI-driven innovations and across the RPA field."
Police drop technology designed to predict motorists
The first report from police on safe use of computer algorithms behind their high-tech crimefighting tools reveals they were developing one to predict motorists' likelihood of getting into serious trouble on the road in the next three years.