Dell Vostro 1310 Announced

Dell has announced the Dell Vostro 1310, their newest 13.3-inch laptop, powered by an Intel Core 2 Duo (all the way up to the 2.6GHz T9500) and offering a choice of either Intel’s X3100 integrated graphics or NVIDIA GeForce 8400M dedicated graphics (with 128MB of … Read more

Site Update: April 13, 2008

As you can tell, I’ve upgraded the site template. It should load faster (especially on dial-up connections), it should be easier to read and navigate, and it should work and look much better in a variety of browsers and languages (through Google’s translation tools). It’s … Read more

Dell to Produce 8.9 – 9-inch Mini Notebook

Dell Mini Inspiron Update: May 28, 2008 – it is now called the Dell Mini Inspiron. The HP 2133 Mini-Note PC and Acer’s upcoming Aspire offering won’t be the only small/ultra-portable laptops joining the Asus Eee PC 900 and Fujitsu LifeBook P1620 in the 8.9 – 9-inch range for netbooks/subnotebooks

Dell appears to be on its way to producing a machine in this range – lost in the hoopla over HP’s indtruction of the 2133 Mini-Note this week, are a few tantalizing bits of news coming straight from Michael Dell himself.

The Austin-American Statesman reported that in reference to Asustek’s Eee PC and Hewlett-Packard’s Mini-Note, CEO Michael Dell said yesterday, while on a trip to Israel, that Dell would be producing a similar model sometime in the next three-six months and that it would be running Linux.

San Jose Mercury News quoted Michael Dell as saying:

“We will introduce a similar laptop…We do see opportunities for very interesting products that are smaller and lighter and address the more mobile users in a very cost-effective way….”

“Stay tuned……We will have some interesting products coming in that space over the next two quarters.”

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