Dell’s global VP of personal computing, Sam Burd recently spoke to The Guardian and detailed some of the company’s plans for the future. He claims that tablets sales aren’t that hot and that the company is exploring ideas.


Those ideas include wearable devices, such as the rumored smartwatches that big names like Samsung, Apple and Google are said to be working on. Smartwatches have gradually overtaken other forms of wearable tech on the market in terms of sales and this has lead to many big names jumping on the bandwagon. Even non-tech brands are joining it. No wonder you see review site full of takes on those unfamiliar yet great quality smartwatches. Dell is supposed to have sold hundreds of thousands of Windows 8 and Windows RT slates, models like Latitude 10 and XPS 10. They actually are the holders of a nice record, as the Dell XPS 10 is probably the cheapest big screen Windows 8 tablet out there, at $300.

The same Dell official predicts a sales boost as the corporate orders come in and Windows matures, probably via the Win 8.1 update. I’m still waiting for Windows 8/Windows Phone 8 to reach other devices, such as smartwatches or maybe a pair of goggles rivaling the Google Glass…