Dell Mini 9 Offers 3G Option for $120 (and Hefty Subscription)

As we've been waiting for, the Dell Mini 9 is now available with an HSDPA/EDGE 3G upgrade option. Priced at $125 ($120 of which is refundable with a 2-year AT&T agreement starting at $60/month), XP versions of new Mini 9s (not Mini 12s) can include the Dell Wireless 5530 HSDPA Internal Mini-card by Ericsson. We'll need… » 11/25/08 11:39am 11/25/08 11:39am

Fix for Screwed Up Ubuntu Dell Inspiron Mini 9 Disk Partitions

Dell has just posted an update that should take care of the annoying partition error in Ubuntu Inspiron Mini 9s » 10/24/08 8:10pm 10/24/08 8:10pm that would cause systems with 8GB or 16GB storage to only have 4GB of formatted disk space. Run the update manager, install the patch, restart your system and voila, you have all the space you paid for. []

Dell Inspiron Mini 9 Ships with Annoying Disk Partition Error

Bad news greeted new Dell Inspiron Mini 9 owners this week, in the form of a partition error that limited the amount of available disk space on the machine's 8GB and 16GB solid state drive. The problem limits the machines to using only 4GB of space, regardless of drive size, and only affected machines that shipped with … » 10/19/08 3:30pm 10/19/08 3:30pm

Add an Integrated GPS Receiver to Hackable Dell Mini 9

Modders prodding around inside the Dell Inspiron Mini 9 » 10/07/08 2:29pm 10/07/08 2:29pm have discovered that there is a lot of potential to add new functionality thanks to some areas with empty space. That having been said, MyDellMini member Tom Beauchamp used a pocket next to the Bluetooth adapter to add a super-small GPS receiver. If using your PC …

Acer Aspire One With Integrated 3G

According to BGR, The 8.9" Aspire One netbook is expected to be available with integrated 3G starting this November in Taiwan. The upgrade will cost an additional $95 over the standard model, but there is no word on when we might see a similar bundle arriving in the States. However, integrated 3G was always part of the… » 9/08/08 2:40pm 9/08/08 2:40pm

Dell Inspiron Mini 9 Available Now: Windows XP $399, Ubuntu $349

The way Dell introduced the Inspiron Mini 9 was pretty inspired, so it's almost been depressing watching the steady stream of leaks deflate it into a now familiar device, even though it's only being released today. As leaked, inside is an Intel Atom Diamondville processor and it has a 1024x600 LED-backlit screen with… » 9/04/08 1:47am 9/04/08 1:47am