hp 10-in mini?

Jean-Paul Natola 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??

	tx agn.

We have been  purchasing  the Lenovo s-10's lately (ideapad)  specs *seem*
the same;
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 
1Year Warranty 

Mind sending me the link  to those 200.00 HP's


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