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Dell Latitude XT2 Tablet PC details confirmed in latest leak

Dell Latitude XT2 Tablet PC details confirmed in latest leak

Details of Dell's upcoming Latitude XT2 Tablet PC have emerged, courtesy of a service manual on the company's own site.  Unlike its predecessor, the Dell Latitude XT, this new model will have support for up to 5GB of DDR3 memory, use a 1.8-inch SATA drive, have a range of new ports and revert to integrated graphics (in this case Intel's GMA X4500) rather than a separate ATI card.

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Dell respond to netbook battery issue: software to blame

Dell respond to netbook battery issue: software to blame

After user reports surfaced last week regarding the standard battery on the Dell Inspiron Mini 9 netbook being smaller than advertised, Dell have responded to claims that some power packs have only three, not four cells.  In a comment on our original post, Dell employee Jay Pinkert blames the third-party software being used to report on the batteries and suggests that Dell has confirmed that this is the case.

Dell Inspiron Mini 12 now featured Ubuntu and XP

Dell Inspiron Mini 12 now featured Ubuntu and XP

Dell had 2nd thought about their Inspiron Mini 12, perhaps the fixed 1GB memory couldn't handle the bulky vista they thought it would. They have expanded the netbook-sized notebook with Linux and legacy XP options. Showing a little love for open source user by knocking off $50 to $499 with Ubuntu installed system featuring the following standard options : 1.33GHz Atom processor, 1GB of memory and a 40GB hard drive. The XP option with similar features has the standard cost of $549.

Comparing both systems, the Ubuntu’s Mini 12 having the same three-cell battery lasts twice as long as oppose to the XP version, it’s rated for up to six-hours use. Configurable system features and color options are available on both systems as well.

Dell Inspiron Mini 9 gets added options

Dell Inspiron Mini 9 gets added options

If you've been interested in the Dell Inspiron Mini 9 but were waiting for a few more additional features to be added, then you're in luck. What was previously only available outside the US is now available in the states.

You can add on 3G to your Mini 9 during the customization process now. Selecting this option makes it so a 7.2Mbps HSPA card is installed in your new computer, making it so you can have access to AT&T's network. You can add this feature for $125, but if you sign up for a two-year data plan, you'll get a $120 discount on the spot.

You also now have the option of adding a 32GB solid state drive. You'll have to shell out an extra $100, but for the added durability and safety of your information, it's probably worth it. All new options are available today.

Dell Inspiron Mini 9 gets 32GB SSD & new color options in Japan

Dell Inspiron Mini 9 gets 32GB SSD & new color options in Japan

Dell's Inspiron Mini 9 netbook has been the recipient of a storage upgrade in Japan, together with a few new splashes of color.  As of Tuesday November 18th, the 8.9-inch netbook will be available with red and pink lids, as well as the original white and black options.  The storage change, meanwhile, is in the shape of the "Platinum Package" which throws out the standard flash memory in favor of a 32GB SSD.

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