Tag: Gadgets

Poll of the Week – Which Mini Laptop Would You Buy?

Finding the Perfect Travel Companion

I have a birthday coming up and I’m gong to treat myself to a new Netbook computer. I really want a super small machine that I can carry everywhere in my bag. I want to be able to write, check email, read my RSS feeds, etc. There are a lot of things that can be done with very minimal software and web-based applications. The biggest problem that I have is the storage. A few gigs is just not enough for my needs. I want one with a real hard drive that has lots of storage. I don’t need a top notch gaming rig, but I do need all of my photos, music, and files.

netbooks

It seems like there is a new Netbook announced every day. Asus EEE, MSI Wind, HP Mini Note, Dell Inspiron Mini, and on and on and on. They all look so cute, small, and fun.

I’ve looked at many in person and all of them (I think) online and I still can’t make a decision.  There are a few that made a great impression, but they all have some flaw(s) that scares me away.

Here is the most thorough blow-by-blow Netbook comparison that I’ve seen.

Cnet’s Crave has a Top 10 List comparing some of the top Netbooks in the field.

I have it narrowed down to a few contenders:

HP Mini Note

Dell Inspiron Mini

MSI Wind

Asus EEE PC 901

Asus EEE PC 1000

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Great Tech and Gadget Sites for Women

Strong Enough for a Man, but Made for a Woman

Female Tech and Gadget sites on VitaminCM.com I read a lot of Tech and Gadget sites (198 feeds and counting) and 95% of them are written by men, for men. That’s great, if you’re a guy (which I am). What about the ladies? Don’t they deserve some Gadget Love? Don’t they want to know what’s going on with Facebook, Google, or Apple? Sure they do!

It just so happens that there are a bunch of excellent Tech and Gadget blogs written by women, with women in mind. Here’s my little secret: They’re usually pretty cool for guys too. At least this guy.

If there’s a special lady in your life (or if you are one) that likes her tech without a side of testosterone, here are a few sites for her.

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