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Dell Inspiron Duo and Audio Dock up for Microsoft pre-order

Dell Inspiron Duo and Audio Dock up for Microsoft pre-order

Dell's Inspiron Duo convertible netbook has found itself a pre-order listing at the Microsoft Store. The 10.1-inch netbook - which has a rotating touchscreen that can be flipped around and the laptop used in the slate form-factor - is priced at $549, while the Dell Inspiron Duo Audio Station dock is $49 (down from its RRP of $99).

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 46 2010

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 46 2010

Hey gang, welcome to this week's edition of the SlashGear Week in Review! This is the last edition before Thanksgiving in the US, so if you celebrate the holiday have a great one! We put up our review of the T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Tab this past Sunday. We figure that the Tab has more flexibility in some areas than the iPad but has an overall rougher feel.

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Dell Inspiron Duo official: $549 from early December [Video]

Dell Inspiron Duo official: $549 from early December [Video]

Dell has come clean on the Dell Inspiron Duo convertible hybrid netbook/tablet, which will begin shipping in the first week of December 2010. The 10.1-inch tablet will kick off at $549, which gets you Intel's dual-core Atom N550 processor paired with 2GB of RAM, a 250GB hard-drive and Broadcom's Crystal HD video accelerator; the display, meanwhile, is a 1,366 x 768 capacitive touchscreen.

Video demo after the cut

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Jolibook netbook to be £279 at UK launch

Jolibook netbook to be £279 at UK launch

We're gradually piecing the details together about Jolicloud's netbook launch; according to yesterday's news, the Jolibook - which is based on an Intel dual-core 1.5GHz Atom N550 CPU but runs a custom Linux-based OS rather than Windows 7 - will drop in the UK tomorrow, and now we know for how much. NetbookNews has discovered the Jolibook will be £279 ($444) when it arrives on UK shelves.

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Jolicloud Jolibook netbook hits UK on Friday tips WSJ

Jolicloud Jolibook netbook hits UK on Friday tips WSJ

Jolicloud's Jolibook netbook is set to go on sale this coming Friday in the UK, according to the WSJ's sources, ahead of broader availability soon after. Pricing for the netbook is yet to be confirmed, but is said to be "very competitively priced" and " under most rival netbooks yet delivering a pretty powerful package."

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Dell Inspiron Duo hybrid netbook on sale November 23?

Dell Inspiron Duo hybrid netbook on sale November 23?

Dell's Inspiron Duo screen-flipping tablet could launch as early as next week, if CNET's sources are to be believed, though hard specifications for the 10-inch hybrid netbook are still unclear. Powered by a dual-core Intel Atom processor, and running Windows 7, the Inspiron Duo's eye-catching trick is its rotating screen: the netbook can be opened and used with a regular laptop form-factor, or the multitouch panel swivelled around and the lid closed, turning it into a slate.

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HP Mini 1103 netbook due December from $299

HP Mini 1103 netbook due December from $299

HP has pushed out a new netbook, the HP Mini 1103, targeted at businesses and mobile users and expected to drop this December for $299. Powered by Intel's Atom N455 (1.66GHz) and N475 (1.83GHz) processors, the Mini 1103 has a 10.1-inch WSVGA display, up to 2GB of RAM, either 160GB or 320GB 7,200rpm hard-drives and GMA 3150 graphics.

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Jolicloud Jolibook Official Press Photos Now Available (2 Sizes?)

Jolicloud Jolibook Official Press Photos Now Available (2 Sizes?)

Up until now, there's only been a set of little-to-see teaser images of this little lady, but now there's official press shots of the 10.1 inch netbook being released through Flickr. It's a cute little bugger with a lovely cartoony top and - what's that? One of these backs appears to be bigger than the other. If you take a look at the laptop with the bigger battery, you'll notice that an ever-so-slightly amount of the edges of the picture are bent around the left and right sides or gone, where on the non-giant-battery image shows more. Two different sizes?

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Sony VAIO Signature Collection Unveiled

Sony VAIO Signature Collection Unveiled

Sony has decided that if you're starting your holiday shopping, they might as well throw out some goodies out there for you to stare at, perhaps even contemplate buying. The company has just unveiled their brand new Sony VAIO Signature Collection for 2010, and as you can see from the image below, there's a lot of shine there. And, as you might imagine, Sony's covered the size (and price) ranges, making sure that there's something for everyone. Or at least making a whole-hearted shot for it.

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Microsoft admits tablets are cannibalizing netbooks

Microsoft admits tablets are cannibalizing netbooks

Microsoft has publicly admitted that tablets are cannibalizing netbooks, finally agreeing with what analysts, pundits and the general public have been saying for the past twelve months. SeattlePI sat down with Microsoft's general manager for Windows product management, Gavriella Schuster, who confirmed that netbooks are "definitely getting cannibalized."

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Dell Inspiron Duo gets official video teaser

Dell Inspiron Duo gets official video teaser

We've already seen Dell's twisty tablet-netbook, the Inspiron Duo, flip its touchscreen on video, but now Dell has posted a teaser of their own. The clip doesn't exactly tell all about the Inspiron Duo, but we do get to see the netbook slotting into its JBL speaker-dock and working in both tablet and netbook modes.

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Orange MiFi 3352 gets official, plus 3G-enabled Samsung N150 netbook

Orange MiFi 3352 gets official, plus 3G-enabled Samsung N150 netbook

The Novatel Wireless MiFi 3352 we spotted undergoing GCF testing last week has been made official, with the 3G mobile hotspot launching on Orange UK.  Full specifications for the MiFi 3352 are unknown - the carrier tells us battery life is "generally about 5 hours" - but according to the press release it has the same on-board app support as the MiFi 2352, together with some "customisable widgets."

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