mini 9

  • CrunchDeals: Dell Mini 9 Netbook $177 (btw, it's a refurb)

    Jump on the netbook bandwagon on the cheap side with this Dell Mini 9 refurbished netbook. It’s the low end Ubuntu model with only a 1.6GHz Atom, 512MB of RAM, and 4GB SSD but it’s only $179. Because it’s right from Dell, however, buyers still get a 1 year warranty and 24/7 tech support. Just use coupon code $C$TXXP1CT3BLC (via) to bring the advertised price of $209 down to a… Read More

  • Buffalo outs Inspiron Mini 9 16/32GB SSD drives

    Now that Dell officially offers a 32GB SSD for only a $100, these Buffalo modules are more for the Mini 9 early adaptors that wants in on the larger capacity SSD action. The two drives should be available soon – read: sometime this month – with the 16GB going for 5565 yen ($59 USD) and the 32GB going for 9870 yen ($106 USD). Read More

  • Dell adds 32GB SSD option to Mini 9 netbook

    So it’s not an official touchscreen option; this is better. Dell now allows Mini 9 buyers to spend $100 to upgrade from the standard 4GB SSD option to a 32GB solid state drive. Total price with SSD option installed: $449. Nice. Read More

  • Dell Inspiron Mini 9 now in pink, red

    The well-received Dell Inspiron Mini 9 is now available in two more colors, if that type of thing matters to you. (I’m colorblind.) Yup, now you can run Windows XP on the bite sized Mini 9 in red and pink. It’s the same machine otherwise: up to 32GB solid state storage, 1.60GHz Intel Atom processor, 512MB RAM, etc. You know the drill. What concerns me is that this info isn’t… Read More

  • Dell Vostro A90: a netbook for the suits

    Dell has taken the Inspiron Mini 9 netbook and dressed it up for the business types. The innards are exactly the same as the pedestrian counterpart with an Intel 1.6 Atom CPU, 8GB SSD, 1GB of RAM and a 8.9-inch screen. So far the stark black netbook is announced only for the Japanese market and carries an astonishing high price of ¥92,830 ($999 USD), and unless this netbook fad takes off… Read More

  • Oh, netbooks: Mini 12 spotted on Dell's Web site

    Looks like Dell is getting ready to release the Mini 12, a netbook in the Mini 9 mold, but, you know, with a 12-inch screen. CMS Report speculates that the netbook could be released as early as this week or next. Dell.com already has a few references to the Mini 12, including a non-functioning link to its user manual. Considering the Mini 9 was well-received, there’s no reason not to… Read More

  • Install, run Mac OS X Leopard on your Dell Mini 9 netbook

    A bloke at UneasySilence has managed to install Leopard on his Dell Mini 9. Even better, he’s listed all the steps, so if you’re hankering for a quick weekend project (and you have a Mini 9), this may just do the trick. Note that it does include downloading a specialized version of Leopard off The Pirate Bay, which may or may not be illegal. Who cares, I say. A quick search for… Read More

  • Photos of the Dell Mini 9's interior

    The Dell Mini 9 appears to not completely suck, which is good news for the netbook crowd, I suppose. But—and I’m sure you’ve all been wondering about this—what does it look like on the inside? How does Dell manage to fit so much into such a tiny space? As luck would have it, Dell actually has provided photos and illustrations of the Mini 9’s interior. Unless… Read More