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Dell’s Four Hour Sale Today Only (Get ’em in Pink)

Yesterday I received an odd email from Dell. Not odd in the sense that I doubted its authenticity, but odd in the sense of what the message was promoting:

A Four Hour Sale on laptops for today, Wednesday, Feb. 24.

The sale starts at 2 PM CST and ends at 6 PM CST on the aforementioned date. They are promoting 3 laptops in particular:

inspiron1420The Dell Inspiron 1420 laptop: For this laptop they said “Hurry 4 hours only! Save $245 on this Inspiron 1420 laptop. Now just $499 after instant discount. Offer ends 2/24/09 6:00 PM CT.” Give it a click if you’re interested in taking a look-see. It’s available in 5 different colors: Pink ($5 is sent to Susan G Komen for the Cure), Brown, Red, Blue, and Green. It has an Intel Pentium Dual Core  processor (Technically speaking it has 1.86GHz clock speed, operates on a 533Mhz Front System Bus, and has a 1MB cache on the chip). It has a 14.1 inch screen, a hefty 3 GB of RAM (Memory) and a good sized 160 GB hard drive for holding all your files. It runs on Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium Edition which isn’t all as bad as people make it out to be. For productivity it comes with Microsoft Works. If you need to burn discs it has a CD / DVD writer (DVD+/-RW Drive). For your Internet it has the standard Wired and Wireless 802.11g Mini Card found in many laptops today. A friend of mine has one of these computers and he keeps it in the kitchen for the whole family to use.

xps-m1330The Dell XPS M1330 laptop is built for gaming. Throw away the home dektop because this is all the computer many people will ever need.  It comes in Pink ($5 to Susan G Komen for the Cure), Tuxedo Black and Midnight Blue. It runs on Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64 bit edition (that means extra processing power over the traditional 32 bit systems) with an Intel Core 2 Duo processor (It’s the T6600 with a 2.2GHz clock speed, a 800Mhz Front System Bus (FSB), and a 2MB cache on the chip to speed up procesing jobs). It comes with a 2.0 Megapixel Webcam built-in, with 4GB DDR2 SD RAM (Memory), a huge 320GB SATA Hard Drive, a CD/DVD burner (DVD+/-RW Drive) and wired and wireless internet capability. As I said, this is a gaming computer and it comes with a NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS video adapter with 128 MB of video RAM. It’s also good for video wherever you go, and it has a long lasting 56Whr Lithium Ion Battery, High Definition Audio, and Bluetooth connectivity.  Hot stuff. And lest I forget: Hurry 4 hours only! Save $250 on this XPS M1330 laptop. Now just $799 after instant discount. Offer ends 2/24/09 6:00 PM CT.

inspiron1525The Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop. Ah, the trusty Inspiron 1525.  It’s coming to the end of its online model life, and will soon be replaced by the Inspiron 15 Feb 26 as a matter of fact), and its going out in style with a Limited Time Offer of a Free Memory and Hard Drive Upgrade! Colorwise, it comes in Jet Black, Promise Pink (No extra cost and Dell will donate $5.00 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure), Midnight Blue, Espresso Brown, Chill Pattern, and the sexy Street Pattern (shown). But it’s what’s on the inside that counts: Intel Core 2 Duo processor (The T6400 with a 2.0GHz clock speed, 800Mhz FSB (Front System Bus), and 2MB cache on the chip), Windows Vista Home Basic Edition SP1, Microsoft Works, a Glossy, widescreen 15.4 inch display (1280×800), 3GB Shared Dual Channel DDR2 RAM (Memory), a 320GB SATA Hard Drive, a CD / DVD Writer (DVD+/-RW Drive), Wireless Internet through a 802.11g Mini-Card, Bluetooth connectivity, High Definition Audio, Dell Remote Access for  free basic service, and 2 GB Dell Online Backup for 1 year ot keep your important files safe and sound. Find out more with the link that follows: Hurry 4 hours only! Save $315 on this Inspiron 1525 laptop. Now just $549 after instant discount. Offer ends 2/24/09 6:00 PM CT.

Thanks for your attention! See you soon!




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Last Day of Dell’s “10 Days of Deals”

Today is the last day for Dell’s “10 Days of Deals”.  Click the image at right to check them out. Today’s specials are:

Sling Media Slingbox Solo: Reg. $179, Today only $149! Watch and control your favorite TV source with the Slingbox Solo that ensures TV entertainment – anywhere you go! Plus you can cut clips from your favorite programs and share them online with family and friends. Using an Internet connected computer or compatible mobile phone, you can watch and control your home TV, DVR, digital cable box, or satellite receiver anywhere around your home. Additionally, it comes bundled with AC Adapter, Ethernet/Network Cable, Composite AV Cable, Remote Control IR Cable. With a Slingbox Solo, you will never be separated from your favorite TV shows, sports broadcasts, breaking news stories, digital video recordings, or video on demand!

Sony Bravia 52″ LCD HDTV: Reg. $2,799, today only $2,199! Enhance your digital home entertainment with the Bravia 52″ LCD HDTV from Sony. This TV incorporates Advanced Contrast Enhancer (ACE) which uses real-time image processing to dynamically adjust backlight levels for improved contrast without masking details. It also features Motionflow technology that uses special algorithms designed to reduce judder and deliver a smoother, sharper picture with more natural motion of the original film. Additionally, the TV works on the BRAVIA Engine to reduce noise and produce sharp, vibrant, life-like images. Its Digital Media Extender (DMe ) offers a digital connection path for Internet Video Link, as well as other modules you can add in the future.

XPS M1530 Laptop: Reg. $1,600, today, only $1,099! Includes an Intel® Core 2 Duo Processor T8300 (2.4GHz/800Mhz FSB, 3MB Cache), Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium Edition SP1, 2Yr Ltd Hardware Warranty, InHome Service after Remote Diagnosis, High Resolution, glossy widescreen 15.4 inch LCD & 2MP Camera, 4GB Shared Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM at 667MHz, 320GB 5400rpm SATA Hard Drive, Slot Load DVD+/-RW (DVD/CD read/write), 256MB NVIDIA® GeForce® 8600M GT video adapter, Dell Wireless 1395 802.11g Mini Card, High Definition Audio 2.0, amd a Finger Print Reader. Personalize with software & accessories, McAfee SecurityCenter 15-months, Dell Online Backup 30GB for 1 year, and more.

Inspiron 1525 Laptop: Reg. $678, today only $499! Incloudes an Intel® Celeron® 550 (2.0GHz, 533Mhz, 1M L2 Cache), Genuine Windows Vista® Home Basic Edition SP1, Microsoft® Works Plus 2008, 1Yr Ltd Hardware Warranty and Mail In Service, Glossy, widescreen 15.4 inch display, 2GB Shared Dual Channel DDR2 at 667MHz, 120GB SATA Hard Drive, Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X3100, CD / DVD Writer (DVD+/-RW Drive), Dell Wireless 1395 802.11g Mini-Card, and High Definition Audio 2.0. Other options and upgrades available. (Picture shows special edition artwork by New York City artist Mike Ming. http://www.mikeming.com/)


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10 Days of Deals at Dell

Try to say that 10 times fast.

Click the image at right to see Dell’s “10 Days of Deals” page with savings on computers, monitors, Blu-ray disc players. Each day through October 14 through 23rd will feature discounts and savings on different products, so check back each day. Here’s a list of some upcoming products.

Day One:

Dell's Studio Hybrid mini-desktop

Get a new Dell Studio Hybrid computer for $699 after $180 off!  The studio hybrid is small, powerful, and economical. It takes up 70% less space and uses 70% less power. It comes with an Intel Core 2 Duo CPU (the T5750 with 2.00GHz clock speed, and 667Mhz FSB), Windows Vista Home Premium, 1Yr Limited Hardware Warranty, InHome Service after Remote Diagnosis, Dell SE198WFP 19 inch Widescreen Flat Panel Monitor, 2GB RAM/Memory (Shared Dual Channel DDR2 at 667MHz), a 250GB SATA Hard Drive for storage, a CD/DVD Burner (Dual Layer DVD+/-RW Drive), and a Dell Wireless Desktop Keyboard & Mouse. Upgrades available.

Get a Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop for $499 after $150 off!  It comes with an Intel Celeron 550 CPU (2.0GHz, 533Mhz), Windows Vista Home Basic, Microsoft Works, 1Yr Ltd Hardware Warranty and Mail In Service, a glossy, widescreen 15.4 inch display, 2GB RAM/Memory (Shared Dual Channel DDR2 at 667MHz), a 250GB SATA Hard Drive, a CD / DVD Writer (DVD+/-RW Drive), Dell Wireless Internet 802.11g Mini-Card, and High Definition Audio. Upgrades available.

Day Two:

Get a Sony BDP-S350 Blu-ray Disc Player for $269 after $30 off!  Get the superb picture and sound quality only available on a blu-rayu disc player. CNET had this to say about the BDP-S350, “the combination of its small design, solid feature set, and excellent image quality make the Sony BDP-S350 a worthwhile standalone Blu-ray player–especially if you can find it for less than $300”. And her it is, under $300. Speaking for myself, this is the price I’ve been waiting for, a blu-ray player under $300.

Get $120 off on a Dell E248WP 24″ widescreen flat LCD monitor for $299! It has 1920 x 1200 native resolution for stunning detail without compromising desk space, a 5 millisecond response time which helps reduce ghosting and motion blur when gaming or watching movies, a 1000:1 contrast ratio for darker blacks and sharper images, crisp text, better color saturation and greater detail for HD entertainment.

There are more items available which I’ve not mentioned here.

Coming up on Oct. 16:

The Phillips DVD Home Theater System, Canon Rebel EOS XSi digital SLR camera, the Inspiron mini 9 laptop, and the Studio Desktop Mini 9 bundle computer system.


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