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Dell Inspiron Mini 9 Netbook Price Drop to $199 (One Day Only)

Dell Inspiron Mini 9 Netbook Price Drop to $199 (One Day Only)
I just got this deal in my e-mail and had to give it a mention. If you’ve been thinking about picking up one of those  compact netbook computers, today is the day to get your grubby little hands on one.

La Tosta Laptop Cooling Stand: Proof That Cheap Yet Useful Things Still Exist

La Tosta Laptop Cooling Stand: Proof That Cheap Yet Useful Things Still Exist
Laptop owning cheapskates rejoice! Like all other laptop owners, I know that you’re concerned about the heat that your laptop generates, as well as the stress on your back from countless hours of being hunched down while using your laptop.
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Computer Folder Laptop Case Holds Only a Single Document

Computer Folder Laptop Case Holds Only a Single Document
While this giant My Document folder seems to be missing an “S”, this laptop sleeve is still kinda cool. Available from the DesignBoom Shop for $30 USD.

India Working on $10 Laptop: One Very Cheap Laptop Per Indian

India Working on $10 Laptop: One Very Cheap Laptop Per Indian
The Indian government is currently working with private companies as well as several “elite technology institutions” to develop a 500 rupee ($10 USD) laptop. In contrast, the OLPC laptop’s screen alone costs $28.50 USD. The Times Online says that the project is already three years in the making, and that the Indian government expects to have a prototype of the laptop within months.

And One More Thing: Apple Upgrades White Macbook Specs

And One More Thing: Apple Upgrades White Macbook Specs
iSneaky:  The White 13-inch MacBook has been upgraded, but for some unfathomable reason Apple’s not flaunting it. It absolutely definitely surely can’t be because of the newer, more expensive Aluminum MacBooks. The most obvious upgrade is the GPU, which is now an NVIDIA GeForce 9400M (256MB), quite a substantial leap from the Intel GMA X3100 (144MB).

Wi-Far Out: Wi-Fire USB Range Extender

Wi-Far Out: Wi-Fire USB Range Extender
Wireless connectivity is the bees’ knees. In most cases however, you have to give up some of your connection speed for the convenience and neatness of being wireless. Sometimes it’s the router’s fault, but I think you’ll agree with me that the built-in receiver/transmitter in most computers, especially the ones in laptops, could be better.

Just Cooler Notebook Coolers With Built-in Speakers: Not Just Cool

Just Cooler Notebook Coolers With Built-in Speakers: Not Just Cool
I’m sure some of you have seen Brando’s quirky notebook cooling pads, the ones that have HDD slots that leave the attached drive’s butt hanging in the air. Just Cooler’s cooling pads aren’t as weird, but they have their own gimmick: their latest models have built-in speakers.

New Macbook has No Keyboard, Only a Giant Click Wheel

New Macbook has No Keyboard, Only a Giant Click Wheel
Proving once again why they call themselves America’s Finest News Source, The Onion have exclusive footage of the next illogical step in the evolution of the keyboard. Of course the best way to get exclusive news is to fabricate it.

9 to 5 Laptop Sleeve Looks Like Your Dorky Dad

9 to 5 Laptop Sleeve Looks Like Your Dorky Dad
The 9 to 5 laptop sleeve protects and serves your laptop with a tightly buttoned shirt, colorful necktie, and pocket to hold your pens. A pocket protector is strictly optional and has to be purchased separately.

Twist and Shake: the Etch-a-Sketch Laptop Carrier

Twist and Shake: the Etch-a-Sketch Laptop Carrier
You could carry your laptop around in a boring old bag, or you could be really cool and tote it in awesomely retro style with this Etch-A-Sketch laptop carrier. Crafter Betz White made this one for her brother Roger’s birthday, so she called it a Rog-A-Sketch.

“Nailed” Memory Stick – Stop: Hammer Time!

“Nailed” Memory Stick – Stop: Hammer Time!
The “nailed” memory stick makes it look like you got very frustrated with your computer, and in a fit of rage, hammered a nail into it. It sends a much different message than, say, storing your data in a chicken wing.

Water Resistant Laptop on the Cheap

Water Resistant Laptop on the Cheap
Ever find the need to use your computer while standing out in the rain? Me neither. While the handful of folks who really need to could drop a few thousand bucks on a military-grade waterproof laptop, here’s a much simpler, brute-force solution for keeping your laptop safe and dry on a rainy day.

Pitfall on Your Laptop (Kinda).

Pitfall on Your Laptop (Kinda).
Sure, you could go install a copy of Stella if you want to play Pitfall on your computer (or any other Atari 2600 game for that matter), but this handy carrying case lets you get up and running without installing any of that pesky software.

Performance-Enhancing Keyboard Skins for Your Mac

Performance-Enhancing Keyboard Skins for Your Mac
If you can’t keep your apple-shift-Ls straight from your apple-shift-Ps then these performance-enhancing keyboard shortcut skins might be just the thing for you. Designed for use with Macs in Photoshop, Aperture, and more, these skins are like the Cliff’s Notes for the modern era.

Powerbook Becomes Desktop Mac [Casemod]

Powerbook Becomes Desktop Mac [Casemod]
While it’s common for casemodders to go to great lengths to convert their desktop systems into portables, It’s not often that I see laptops transformed into desktops. But in this case, the end result is truly a major improvement over the original.

Ben Heck’s PS3 Laptop Hits the Streets [Casemod]

Ben Heck’s PS3 Laptop Hits the Streets [Casemod]
Looks like our favorite god of mods is at it again. This time, Ben Heck has really outdone himself with this amazing feat of engineering — cramming an entire Playstation 3 into a laptop. The portable PS3 features a slick, glossy black case, and a nice big 17-inch LCD screen running at 720p resolution.
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