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  • abbreviation x-ray photoemission spectroscopy

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  • initialism X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy


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  • The new machine, which starts at $999 and is called the XPS 13, closely resembles Apple Inc.'s popular MacBook Air.

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  • I feel for Jeff’s past tribulations with Dell, but I’ve got to say, outside of a few minor complaints that I would have known about had I researched a bit better (my 2nd generation XPS is noisy as hell), I’ve never had an issue, and I’ve owned three Dells.

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  • As for Dell, my Dimension XPS is fine, but it sounds like a jumbo jet taking off the moment I do anything more than move the mouse … = (Why can’t Dell innovate and make computers enjoyable like Apple?

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  • Dell Inc. last week introduced a portable computer called the XPS 15z that the company calls the thinnest 15-inch laptop on the market.

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  • Dubbed the XPS 14z, it features a screen that measures 14 inches diagonally while packed into a 13-inch form, is less than one-inch thick and has about seven hours of battery life with normal use.

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  • Dell's entry, called the XPS One, will be unveiled later, though Dell is already teasing it on a page buried within its huge Web site.

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  • Dell's new ultrabook, called the XPS 13, starts at $999. -- Top News

  • It would be interesting to know what their plans are when the exhibit is over; it is made from blue foam, probably styrofoam XPS, which is often made with a blowing agent that is a serious greenhouse gas.


  • The only major upgrade in this version of the XPS is the graphics hardware.

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  • Previously known as the XPS Gen 2, if the M170 looks similar to its predecessor, that's because they're identical.

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