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Forum: News 06-22-2009, 06:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 38,855
Posted By Fanfoot
Exclamation New Intel GMA 500 drivers finally show its potential

Looks like the latest 1105 build for the GMA 500 (Z-series Atoms, so Dell Mini 10, not 10v) finally shows some of the potential that was claimed for this chip all along--Aero, full screen Flash,...
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2009, 12:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,186
Posted By Fanfoot
Question Flash HD and netbooks

Right now the situation with HD Flash content (Hulu in HD say) on netbooks isn't looking so good. Your typical netbook stutters and can't play it back smoothly. This appears to be true whether...
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2009, 12:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,598
Posted By Fanfoot
Thumbs down Ion doesn't help with Flash HD problems

Since Anandtech did benchmarking of the dual-core 330 with an Ion and found even that didn't handle Flash HD smoothly (e.g. Hulu in HD), I'm not feeling the move to Ion for the moment. Also, the Ion...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 03-17-2009, 12:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,441
Posted By Fanfoot
Re: Nvidia Ion in future Mini 10?

Turns out the MSI does NOT have HD3200 on board. Sorry. Original posters has retracted the story.
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 02-06-2009, 12:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,227
Posted By Fanfoot
More Dell Mini 10 Details surface [Engadget]

From Engadget (http://www.engadget.com/2009/02/05/more-dell-mini-10-details-colors-surface/)

http://i278.photobucket.com/albums/kk108/cinders0808/dellmini10md6.jpg

So:

- choice of 1.3 or...
Forum: News 02-06-2009, 12:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,146
Posted By Fanfoot
More Dell Mini 10 Details surface

[news-img:uw0chzlq]http://img141.imageshack.us/img141/4291/dellmini10md6oj2.jpg[/news-img:uw0chzlq]

So:

- choice of 1.3 or 1.6GHz Silverthorne Processor (Z-series, usually paid with Poulsbo)
-...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 01-26-2009, 11:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,615
Posted By Fanfoot
Unhappy Okay, how about a speaker upgrade?

Check out the article at:

http://www.liliputing.com/2009/01/bet-you-didnt-know-netbook-speakers-were-upgradable.html#disqus_thread

which discusses a speaker upgrade somebody on has done on the...
Forum: Beginners Questions 01-15-2009, 06:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,859
Posted By Fanfoot
Re: Thanks MyDellMini Forum (esp Type11)

Glad you're happy. The forum here is pretty great!
Forum: Beginners Questions 01-15-2009, 06:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,892
Posted By Fanfoot
Re: Mini 9 Wireless/Mobile Broadband Issue

No idea really.

However, I would start trying random things and see if anything helped.

You could just reseat your WLAN card in the back. Doubt that's it though. Make sure the antenna...
Forum: Beginners Questions 01-15-2009, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,808
Posted By Fanfoot
Re: newbie question

Personally I never upgrade IE6 to IE7. I tell Windows Update not to bother me about that update again, and leave IE6 installed. I generally use Firefox for almost everything, only using IE...
Forum: News 01-15-2009, 06:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,649
Posted By Fanfoot
Re: Dell Mini 10 Hands On

Ditto. I have a 15" Thinkpad for work with a 1920x1080 screen, which is what we're talking about here, and while it is GREAT when its hooked up to my 24" monitor in my cube, working on it by itself...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 01-15-2009, 01:37 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 42,794
Posted By Fanfoot
Re: Dell Mini 10 - First Thoughts

I think that's all there is. Probably won't see anything more until the thing gets closer to launch. Can only assume that is within the next few months, given that otherwise it wouldn't make sense...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 01-14-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 42,794
Posted By Fanfoot
Re: Dell Mini 10 - First Thoughts

Its just the usual technology problem, things are ALWAYS advancing. You just have to figure out when to buy, and try and live with it.

If you buy a Mini 10 in a few months when it comes out, you...
Forum: News 01-14-2009, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,872
Posted By Fanfoot
Re: Dell Adamo Hands On

Cool. Does that mean that you could power an external eSata drive via a cable to this port? Cuz thats one of the most obvious negatives of using eSata given that otherwise the speed is much...
Forum: News 01-14-2009, 06:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,872
Posted By Fanfoot
Re: Dell Adamo Hands On

Looks like a standard eSata port to me... not sure what that logo is though...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 01-12-2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 42,794
Posted By Fanfoot
Re: Dell Mini 10 - First Thoughts

Its odd that we've had two actual "hands on" posts, Engadget and Laptop Mag, and still we have confusion about a lot of things... are they embargoed from talking about this stuff or something?

-...
Forum: News 01-10-2009, 12:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,872
Posted By Fanfoot
Smile Re: Dell Adamo Hands On

There are much better pictures at notebookreview.com, including this one:

http://www.notebookreview.com/assets/40074.jpg

which clearly shows:

Ethernet, eSata, USB, USB, DisplayPort and...
Forum: News 01-09-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,872
Posted By Fanfoot
Re: Dell Adamo Hands On

Okay, so here's the back... obviously its got two USB ports and Ethernet, but what are the other two? Display port and eSata? Anybody?
...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 01-09-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 42,794
Posted By Fanfoot
Re: Dell Mini 10 - First Thoughts

Well, I'm very interested, and might buy one.

From the pictures, here's what the ports look like:
rhs: headphone/mic, some video connector (not VGA), USB, USB, Ethernet
lhs: kensington,...
Forum: News 01-09-2009, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,415
Posted By Fanfoot
Re: Live Dell Press Conference Coverage

Much better pics of Adamo up on Engadget now. Still no specs other than its not an Atom.

http://www.blogcdn.com/www.engadget.com/media/2009/01/2008-12-09delladam-6.jpg

See......
Forum: News 12-22-2008, 04:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 15,718
Posted By Fanfoot
Re: Consumer Reports netbook comparison

I assume the HP 1000 in the 8.9" form factor is the same as the 1000 10" version, except that the screen is a little smaller (ie. a thicker bezel). Assuming this is true, then, the HP clearly has a...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 12-21-2008, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,957
Posted By Fanfoot
Lightbulb Re: I love this RunCore drive!

Another positive RunCore experience. 32GB RunCore. Very fast, feels like any other laptop now, unlike my STEC. I formatted as NTFS for the reliability and of course support for > 4GB files. I did...
Forum: General Discussion 12-20-2008, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,118
Posted By Fanfoot
Re: The Atom gets Ion powered

Yeah, I like this quite a bit. Would make a nice media tank. Small, quiet, cheap. HDMI support. HD capable. Hopefully somebody will build one for under $500.00. Drop in a good 2.5" SATA drive,...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 12-20-2008, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,518
Posted By Fanfoot
Re: Runcore upgrade problems

Still working on it...

[FYI I first tried a manual clone using Acronis, then when that didn't work, tried an Automatic]

gParted Live CD clone didn't work. Got an error during the copy of the...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 12-20-2008, 02:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,518
Posted By Fanfoot
Re: Runcore upgrade problems

Yeah, I'm not willing to believe its the SSD yet. I may try a gparted clone next, since that's free. I might even be able to just dd the damn thing, assuming the sector sizes are identical (but...
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