A Dell Smartphone Would Face Big Hurdles

Instead of rushing to compete with the entrenched iPhone and BlackBerry, Michael Dell & Co. should consider making larger mobile Internet devices, or buying Palm

Dell CEO Michael Dell has done little to dispel rumors that his company is working on a mobile computing device. In fact, he all but confirmed them while traveling in Japan on Mar. 24 when he said: "It is true that we are exploring smaller-screen devices."

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