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Written By: James Rintamaki on February 12, 2010 30 Comments
Dell Mini 1012 Review

The Dell Inspiron Mini 1012 is Dell’s first netbook to utilize Intel’s latest Pinetrail platform by using the Atom N450.  Does the N450 result in a significant improvement over the previous Dell Mini 10/10v’s Atom N270/N280/Z530?  Yes – better battery life and better performance.  Is the 1012 any better than the 10/10v?  Yes, keep reading […]

Written By: James Rintamaki on February 6, 2010 141 Comments
How to dismantle and upgrade Dell Mini 1012

Follow the HD video or picture guide to learn how to dismantle and upgrade the Dell Mini 1012 netbook

Written By: James Rintamaki on November 25, 2009 14 Comments
Gateway LT2005u 10” Netbook Review

If you are looking to get the best (new, not used or refurbished), basic netbook at the cheapest price possible, the Gateway LT2005u ranks among the top

Written By: James Rintamaki on August 19, 2009 54 Comments
Dell Inspiron Mini 10 vs 10v Review

When debating to buy the Mini 10 vs Mini 10v, it mostly comes down to whether you want HDMI (with 1GB max) or VGA (but with 2GB max) – Read on to learn more!

Written By: James Rintamaki on July 24, 2009 165 Comments
How to upgrade Dell Mini 10v memory

A video and picture guide to upgrading the memory in the Dell Mini 10v from 1GB to 2GB. Basically, there is no easy access memory door, so you have to dismantle the entire laptop to get to the underside of the mother board. All you need are some mini screw drivers and patience!

Written By: James Rintamaki on July 2, 2009 No Comment
Acer Aspire One 10 AOA150 10.1″ Netbook Review

Acer’s Aspire One 10 is cheap, lightweight, and well built but suffers from lower than average battery life, small size keyboard, and no bluetooth. Continue on for more!

Written By: James Rintamaki on June 24, 2009 16 Comments
Lenovo IdeaPad S10-2 Hands On Review

If the Lenovo Ideapad S10 is the male, the new S10-2 would be the sleek and slender female – it’s made from (mostly) the same parts but with a different exterior.  The S10-2 was redesigned from the S10 to have a glossy screen and lid, more defined curved edges, 4mm thinner, 5.5oz lighter, and larger […]

Written By: James Rintamaki on October 12, 2008 One Comment
Lenovo IdeaPad S10 (1st Gen) Mini-Review

So here we have the Lenovo IdeaPad S10 (netbook) review.  I was hoping to do a more in depth review about it, but I forgot I started to write this review back in November (2008) and just now happened cross it – that, and at that time I had bought about 10 other laptops/netbooks, so […]

Written By: James Rintamaki on September 25, 2008 25 Comments
Dell Inspiron Mini 9 Usage Review

So no sooner had I bought and brought home my Acer Aspire One,  I was able to get in on an order for some Dell Inspiron Mini 9’s!  Well, the other night they finally arrived and here I am to give you my review!  What do I think in a one liner?  Compared to the […]

Written By: James Rintamaki on September 12, 2008 11 Comments
Acer Aspire One – Actual Usage Review (XP, 120gb, 3 cell)

I recently moved to the Baltimore/Washington area and have opted to use the trains to get to and from work, so I was looking for a ultra portable laptop to take with me on my commute.  At the time, I had a Dell Latitude D630 and though it’s weighs about 5 pounds, I wanted something […]

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