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Pampered Chef: Got my new little lap top today

  1. kreaser

    kreaser Advanced Member Gold Member

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    yea me!!!! I got my new little purse size computer today and love itl...It's an Eee PC...10 inch screen with built in webcam and all,...and wireless...it's so fun and cute...got my PP3 transferred over to it and ready to go...I had to buy a mouse though, cuz I just can't function properly with those little scroll screens....my mouse is wireless too..going to try it at my shows starting next week...have 10 shows to still do this month whoohhhhhh
     
    Mar 11, 2009
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  2. I borrowed an HP Mini last week and I loved it....I was the person who said "I will never use a laptop" and here I am already own a laptop and loved the HP Mini...
     
  3. pampchefrhondab

    pampchefrhondab Senior Member

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    I wondered how these would be to use. Let us know how you like it at your shows. I'm afraid I wouldn't like the keyboard.
     
  4. lauradahl

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    My DH got me a 17" Dell for mother's day last year and I love it. Then I saw those mini's and thought they would be perfect to pack around and especially to shows. I love my Dell and absolutely love being able to directly enter orders into P3. You'll love it too...especiall with 10 shows coming up!!! It makes check out much quicker and more efficient.
     
    Mar 11, 2009
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  5. kreaser

    kreaser Advanced Member Gold Member

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    It is an asus Eee...being its the 10 inch one the key pads are the regular size of a keyboard,,ust not a numbers pad on the right side...but I do love the mouse with it...also I can change the font size to normal, large, or ex.large.for us who are "coming of age" for reading glasses..i'll let you know how the shows goes...guess I have to go get my nails shorter now
     
    Mar 11, 2009
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  6. legacypc46

    legacypc46 Senior Member Gold Member

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    I've had a mini for about 2 months and was going to post an update today...then I saw your thread, so I'm posting here.

    I love my netbook (Acer) and wouldn't give it up, but there are limitations. I specifically bought it to use at shows and for the internet while traveling...which is about all it can handle. There is only 3GB of memory, so once you add on P3 and a thorough security program like Norton, it starts to run very slow. I find I still use my desktop for all my document management.

    (If there are computer geeks here who can advice otherwise, please jump in.)
     
    Mar 12, 2009
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  7. ChefMary412

    ChefMary412 Advanced Member

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    exactly the same for me. I think it actually runs a little slow to do right at shows.
     
    Sep 6, 2009
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  8. Pedey

    Pedey Member

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    For anybody that's interested, Woot! has them today for $149.99!
    woot.com
     
    Sep 7, 2009
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  9. itsjustCarla

    itsjustCarla Advanced Member

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    was debating on one of these.....glad you started this post!
     
    Sep 7, 2009
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  10. jwpamp

    jwpamp Veteran Member

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    I was looking at the Dell 10" but I didn't purchase one because of the limitations on memory. The one on woot! would be even worse with only 512mb of RAM-- unless there is an op to upgrade or add memory on your own, P3 will probably not even work on it. And only 4GB of memory? Yikes! I would have to take a hard drive with me where ever I went!

    Of course, if you are buying it just to have around, it would be a good toy, but will be slow.

    Actually just bought my son a new Dell with 6GB of RAM and a 320GB hard drive. Along with a 1 TB Portable Hard Drive You get spoiled, you know?

    I also prefer an Intel Dual Core processor. HATE AMDs! I have only owned one in my lifetime and will NEVER do that again!

    Yes, I am a techy...I have a degree in MIS (computer science).
     
    Sep 7, 2009
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