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Dell Debuts 10.1-inch Latitude 2100 Netbook for Education

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Dell today brings Latitude 2100 to little students and their activities in class. The new Latitude 2100 netbook is also well suited for any business or public institution that needs affordable, durable, Internet-ready devices for e-mail and collaboration. It harbors traditional netbook internals, with kid-friendly design, along with options for a carrying handle, shoulder strap, antimicrobial keyboard, and even a touchscreen LCD. A 10.1-inch LCD screen, an Intel Atom N270 CPU and a choice of three operating systems - Microsoft Windows XP Home, Vista Home Basic or Linux Ubuntu - give live to the netbook. Standard models come with a 3-cell battery and weight 1.32 kg. The base Latitude 2100 configuration retails now at $369.

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nice strap :ohwell:
 
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That strap doesn't seem safe. And it seems to be just like the other netbooks. Cool nifty design on it though.
 
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eee PC for me please!
 

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Great design. I think this will be a success:

1./ Simple market target: schoolchildren
2./ Rugged
3./ "Primary" colours

This is OLPC for the 1st world countries.
 
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Remember how the original EEE PC was aimed at kids? It brought many great ideas together, and now the idea has evolved. Hopefully, since this is "child friendly" it will be more resistant to being knocked about, and maybe the keyboard and trackpad will be better.
If its cheap, rugged, and easy to use then it'd make a great netbook for children and adults.
 
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Remember how the original EEE PC was aimed at kids? It brought many great ideas together, and now the idea has evolved. Hopefully, since this is "child friendly" it will be more resistant to being knocked about, and maybe the keyboard and trackpad will be better.
If its cheap, rugged, and easy to use then it'd make a great netbook for children and adults.
Are you sure the original EEE PC was aimed at kids? Any evidence of that? I seem to remember all the promo shots always being featured with adults.

Now, the OLPC was aimed at kids, of course, sure you're not thinking about that?
 
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Nice, I could actually see myself buying one of these. Of course with all the upgrades it will be $1000 but actually well worth it.

I'm playing with the customizer now, well see if it's worth it in the end.
 
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leave it to Dell to cater to the masses by making an atom based lappy look like a purse :ohwell:
 
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^^ they should have done a hello-kitty-pink
 
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^^ they should have done a hello-kitty-pink
don't they have custom paint jobs? I'm surprised they don't, no really, I'm really surprised. I could totally see a bunch of hot dumb asian exchange students carrying those around.:cool: