hp 10-in mini?
jnatola at familycareintl.org
Tue Nov 24 01:14:40 UTC 2009
On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 06:19:50PM -0600, Doug Poland wrote:
> On Nov 23, 2009, at 16:54, Gary Kline <kline at thought.org> wrote:
> > gang,
> > I rarely glance at any come-on advertisement, but I just got
> > one by amazon that has a $380 HP Mini 10" computer for $200.
> > I want to use something about this size for my type-and-speech
> > computer. I'm thinking more of the ASUS 9" notebook. What
> > are people's thoughts on this?
> > (Yes, this is still an attempt to drive sales in a bad
> > downturn. etc. Still, altho these tiny computers many be
> > manufactured in the same plant by the same corporation, it may
> > not make any difference.)
> > anybody on-list who cares to share?
> > gary
> My wife has one of these running XP. I've booted and run both 7.1-
> RELEASE and 8.0-RC2 from external USB. It's a nice little piece of
> hardware. Unfortunately, the wireless chipset was not recognized. I
> did not pursue it any further.
thanks muchly; this helps a lot. additional question or two:
one, could you tell which chipset hp used. [i admit my
pro-hp bias given my server bias, going into its 12th year].
also, are mice and cd/dvd drives available? --or would i be
stuck with a swine in a poke??
We have been purchasing the Lenovo s-10's lately (ideapad) specs *seem*
As most of these "netbooks" are, But we are a windows shop and being an NGO
299.00 was quite appealing as was the 2.3lbs.
Ive sent them out to Africa and Latin America, I used one on a trip down
there used it for 16 hours a day without a hiccup.
But as you mentioned they do not come with optical drive bays, but with
with 4/8/16 gig flash drives no one really cares-
I have also purchased those "mini-mice" with retractable cords
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000MRQVCW for some users-
I mainly used it to connect to my servers via citrix and thought it was
Intel Atom Processor N270 1.6G
10.1 LED Glossy,1024*600
1 x 1, GB DDR2 SDRAM 1066MHz SODIMM Memory
160 GB Hard Disk Drive, 5400rpm
Integrated WiFi wireless LAN adapter
Broadcom BCM4312 M 802.11G WLAN
S10-2 series 3 cell 2600 Ah Black battery
Mind sending me the link to those 200.00 HP's
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