SHINY VIDEO REVIEW: Dell Inspiron Mini 10

Here Zara takes a look at the latest netbook offering from Dell, the Inspiron Mini 10:

Here’s a quick spec check for anything you may have missed:

  • Intel Atom Processor Z520 (1.33GHz, 533MHz) 1GB RAM
  • 10.1-inch WSVGA Truelife LCD display
  • 1024MB 533MHz DDR2 SDRAM
  • 160GB (5,400rpm) SATA hard drive

You can pick one of these up direct from Dell for £299. They also do a version with a slightly faster processor (1.60GHz, 533MHz) which is usually £329, but is available for £309 until 24th June.

Dell intros Inspiron 1525 15.4-inch notebook: thinner, smaller, lighter, with new designs


Dell has announced the launch of its new Inspiron 1525 notebook computers, boasting they’re smaller (by 25%), slimmer, and lighter (by 250g) than the previous generation.

The notebook boasts a 15.4-inch display, and can be customised with “four new cool patterns” for the back of the display — Blossom, Chill, Commotion and Street.

Features include optional wireless and mobile broadband, Dell MediaDirect technology for one-touch instant access to music, photos and videos, and select Microsoft Office programmes like Calendar and Contacts, without turning on the notebook, optional webcam, and ExpressCard Travel Remote.

Dell launch Inspiron 6400n and 530n notebooks with Ubuntu Linux preinstalled

linux_penguin.gifDell continues its push into Linux-based computers with the launch of two Inspiron notebooks in Europe.

The 6400n and 530n will come with the Ubuntu 7.04 Linux operating system ready installed. According to Dell, over 30,000 community members at the Ideastorm website asked for Dell to consider launching systems with the Linux operating system, with 100,000 participating in a follow-up survey to determine which Linux system to offer.