Alienware announces their new monster flagship, the Aurora R15

Alienware released this “family photo” of their new desktop, QD-OLED monitor, and new compact gaming keyboard. (Source: Alienware) Alienware recently introduced their new flagship desktop, the Aurora R15, alongside a new keyboard and tenkeyless keyboard. Customers will have the option to load their Aurora R15s with Nvidia’s new generation of RTX 40 series GPUs and Intel’s new Raptor Lake processors. … Read more

Two new Dell Alienware monitors on the horizon

Gamers, if you are looking for new gaming monitors offering fast refresh rates, your wait is almost over. Dell has announced two new additions to its Alienware monitor line: a 27-inch and a 25-inch offering. Both feature a built-in retractable hanger located on the top left side of the monitor to conveniently place your headset. Because, well, gamers like to … Read more

Bentley and Seequent expand subsurface geomodelling portfolio

Last March, Bentley Systems acquired Seequent in a billion-dollar deal that certainly impressed us. At the time Bentley, Seequent, and its partners in the deal Accel-KKR said the deal would be accretive. And it clearly was Bentley’s new subsidiary, Seequent, which operates in Christchurch, New Zealand quickly acquired Danish geospatial imaging company Aarhus Geosoft and most recently has announced plans … Read more

The case for desktop workstations

Jon Peddie Research (JPR) recently reported that the overall workstation market volume in Q1’21 grew about 27.7% YoY, a milestone for workstation sales. The strong rebound in workstation shipments was no surprise, as positive signs regarding the pandemic by mid-quarter (in the US and EMEA particularly), along with successful deployment of vaccines (though geographically varying) clearly improved purchasing outlooks among … Read more

Dell’s upgrades for workstations promise more connection and collaboration

Reflecting a trend in attitudes and awareness, Dell’s latest PC and workstation updates are directed at creative artists with the same enthusiasm that it traditionally had for designers, engineers, and scientists. This is not exactly new. Dell and HP always battled for the high end of creativity—movie makers, VFX, video production, and audio engineers but the tech industry has come … Read more