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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HP 2133 Mini-Note PC Round-Up

A quick round-up of HP 2133 Mini-Note PC news, since a lot of information came out today. Some of the HP pages allow you to add one of the models to your cart, however you are unable to check out at this point. There appears … Read more

Announced: Toshiba Satellite U400 / U405

Toshiba has officially announced the Toshiba Satellite U400 / U405 series, which is a replacement for the Toshiba Satellite U300 / U305 series. Back at the beginning of March, it was leaked by an Italian website. This is a consumer-oriented low-cost ultraportable, with an MSRP … Read more