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Default Is it hachintoshable? - 08-18-2009, 07:13 PM

Title says it all....
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Default 08-18-2009, 07:23 PM

I do not think Dell has released any detailed product specifications... so it is hard to tell.

Honestly, basically any machine these days is "Hackintosh-able" depending on your knowledge level and how much work you want to put into making the thing fully compatible with OSX

Obviously, I understand what you are asking... and it is not possible to tell yet because nobody knows the exact hardware specs. Once those are released (or leaked) then we will be able to tell the compatibility of the hardware with OSX and see if it is fully supported by OSX and how much "hacking" will need to be done.


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Default 08-18-2009, 07:28 PM

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I do not think Dell has released any detailed product specifications... so it is hard to tell.

Honestly, basically any machine these days is "Hackintosh-able" depending on your knowledge level and how much work you want to put into making the thing fully compatible with OSX

Obviously, I understand what you are asking... and it is not possible to tell yet because nobody knows the exact hardware specs. Once those are released (or leaked) then we will be able to tell the compatibility of the hardware with OSX and see if it is fully supported by OSX and how much "hacking" will need to be done.
Tech specs are here:

Dell Inspiron 11z Laptop Product Details
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Default 08-18-2009, 07:33 PM

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Not sure if your link was legit or not... but the "adfarm" links are blocked by my work content filter.

The real link would be appreciated. lol.


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Default 08-18-2009, 07:51 PM

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Seems to be the same link...

http://adfarm.mediaplex.com/ad/ck/2402-32946-3840-0?!mpro=http://lt.dell.com/lt/lt.aspx?CID=5212&LID=122756&DGC=AF&DGSeg=DHS&ACD=7 8888&DURL=http://www.dell.com/content/products/productdetails.aspx/inspiron-11z?c=us&cs=19&l=en&s=dhs

I took out all that garbage and was able to get to the product page using this :

"www.dell.com/content/products/productdetails.aspx/inspiron-11z?c=us&cs=19&l=en&s=dhs]Dell Inspiron 11z Laptop Product Details"

*EDIT* : seems as if MyDellMini is the one adding the jargon into the HTML links when they are rendered for the posts on the forum, because it automatically changed mine as well shame.... I entered it as plain text now.


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Default 08-18-2009, 07:58 PM

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Not sure if your link was legit or not... but the "adfarm" links are blocked by my work content filter.

The real link would be appreciated. lol.
That was the real link. Go look it up on Dell's website if you don't believe it.

There's no need to be nasty - I didn't do anything wrong.
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Default 08-18-2009, 08:05 PM

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That was the real link. Go look it up on Dell's website if you don't believe it.

There's no need to be nasty - I didn't do anything wrong.
I was not being nasty. I was actually being light-hearted and joking about it.

I can post the screenshot of my work content filter blocking it, if you want. hahaha...

And I explained myself above and said that the link was not an issue to begin with, but MyDellMini must add that extra jargon into the link (which is some MediaFarm crap or something).


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Default 08-19-2009, 03:37 AM

3 cell battery running a Celeron? I bet it gets almost 2 hours of battery life!
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Default 08-19-2009, 03:37 AM

To save people some trouble: C/P'ed from Dell's site

Processors
Intel® Celeron® 723 (1.2GHz, 800MHz, 1MB cache)

Operating System
Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium SP1 32-Bit
For more details on Dell systems that run Windows Vista, see Dell Home & Home Office | Windows Vista.

Memory
2GB6 DDR2 800MHz, SODIMM
Chipset
Intel® GS45 + ISH9M SFF-enhanced

Graphics
Intel® GS45 Integrated Graphics

LCD Display
11.6" 1366 x 768 HD TLF WLED
Audio and Speakers
Main Speakers (quantity): 2 x 1.0W
Microphone ÔÇô Integrated single digital microphone bundled with camera
Hard Drives
250GB2 5400rpm 2.5" SATA Hard Disk Drive

Optical Drives
External only
Power
3-cell 24WHr Li-Ion Battery
Camera
Integrated 1.3M Pixel Webcam
Wireless
Dell 1397 WLAN 802.11a/b/g - Half mini-card
Ports, Slots, Chassis
Left Ports
Integrated network connector 10/100 LAN (RJ45)
HDMI connector
1 x Power Share USB

Right Ports
Kensington lock
AC Power-in
2X USB
3-in-1 Card Reader (SD/SMMC/MS)
Audio jacks (1 line-out, 1 Mic-in)

Dimensions & Weight
Width: 11.5" (292mm)
Height: 0.92" (235mm) front / 1.02" (258mm) back (with 3 cell battery)
Depth: 8.43" (214mm)
Weight: Starting weight of 3.05lbs (1.385kg)7 (3 cell battery). Weights will vary depending on configurations and manufacturing variability.


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