Dealzmodo: $300 MSI Wind or Acer Aspire at Microcenter

If you don't have big plans this weekend, Microcenter will be selling both the MSI Wind » 11/18/08 4:00pm 11/18/08 4:00pm and for $300 in-store only on November 22nd. After recent price reductions, both 1.6GHz Atom systems retail for $350. But as we all learned in grade school, $50 is $50. And if you can ever save $50, that's just more money you can…

Dealzmodo: MSI Wind Now $350 at Best Buy

Here's a fantastic deal that appears to be a permanent price reduction. The MSI Wind, which we reviewed » 11/04/08 11:45am 11/04/08 11:45am and like a lot, recently arrived at for $399. Not bad. But now the price has been dropped down to $350. Even with the hitting this December, the original Wind is a very nice machine (10" screen, XP, 1.6GHz Atom),…

MSI Wind Scores 30% Performance Boost in Free Update

Overclocking is nothing new, but rarely is it promoted by a PC manufacturer, let alone in a netbook. But MSI has released the v1.09 BIOS update for their Wind mini-notebook » 10/24/08 2:01pm 10/24/08 2:01pm that allows users to function key toggle an 8%, 15% or 24% automatic overclock that can translate to a (as independently tested). You'll notice…

MSI's 3.5G-Packing Wind U120 Netbook Coming In November For Around $550

Earlier this month we peeked at official shots » 10/20/08 10:00am 10/20/08 10:00am of the MSI Wind's 3.5G-equipped refresh, the 10" U120. Now news from Taiwan is that the U120 will hit the wild in November at $552 (converted) in both white and black, with an Intel Atom N270 processor, 1GB memory and a 120GB hard drive loaded with Windows XP in addition…

Dealzmodo: MSI Wind Now Available for $430

MSI keeps upping the rebates on their Wind U110 netbooks, probably to stay competitive with the cheaper Acer Aspire One. If you're interested, the 3-cell battery Wind, good for about 2 hours » 10/10/08 2:00pm 10/10/08 2:00pm of battery life, can be picked up for $430 after rebates. (A 6-cell Aspire One is just $400). The Wind has 120GB of storage as…

A First Look at the MSI 'Wind 2' U120

MSI hasn't been shy about their Wind U120, a 10" netbook that should pack a 120GB hard drive, SSD options, 802.11n Wi-Fi and 3G (HSDPA) fun. But from these first official shots of the unofficial sequel to the praised MSI Wind, we see that not much has changed about the exterior beyond adding a new two-tone style with… » 10/09/08 11:15am 10/09/08 11:15am

Zero-Cost Gadget Upgrades For the Next Great Depression

Hanging out at sites like Giz may have instilled in you an insatiable, pocket-emptying gadget habit. But now we're entering a new era-the old guys on the TV are saying that soon we may not even have pockets, let alone money for them. Don't panic though: You've probably got a wealth of gadgetry sitting… » 10/07/08 2:30pm 10/07/08 2:30pm