Sean Portnoy

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Sean Portnoy started his tech writing career at ZDNet nearly a decade ago. He then spent several years as an editor at Computer Shopper magazine, most recently serving as online executive editor. He received a B.A. from Brown University and an M.A. from the University of Southern California.

Sean Portnoy is a freelance technology journalist; currently, all work that Sean does is on a contractural basis. Sean has also written corporate communications documents for CA.Sean does not accept gifts from companies he covers. All hardware products he writes about are purchased with his own funds or are review units covered under formal loan agreements and are returned after the review is complete.

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Dell Vostro 460 is first business desktop with Intel's Sandy Bridge processors inside

Dell Vostro 460 is first business desktop with Intel's Sandy Bridge processors inside

Most of the desktops that have been announced that feature Intel's new Sandy Bridge processors have been gaming computers, but Dell has just launched the Vostro 460, the first business-class desktop using the new chips.Clearly designed for biz users who need more power than from the typical corporate desktop, the Vostro 460 packs the Core i5-2400 quad-core processor by default, but you can also upgrade to the Core i7-2600 for some hyperthreading action.

January 11, 2011 by in Dell

Dell prepping a workstation that actually looks good?

Dell prepping a workstation that actually looks good?

Usually tucked under the desk in a tiny cubicle, the humble workstation gets no love when it comes to industrial design. But the last bastion of the beige box may be getting a rather nice face lift, courtesy of Dell, if some images found on the Internet and supplied to Engadget are the real deal.

December 14, 2010 by in Dell