Desktops and Notebooks: A First Look at the School-Minded Dell Latitude 2100 Netbook

 
 
By Michelle Maisto  |  Posted 2009-05-19 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Summer vacation may be around the corner, but Dell has its eye on going back to school. Its new Latitude 2100 netbook was designed with elementary and junior-high classrooms in mind, and consequently it features such options as a rubber exterior and an antimicrobial keyboard, as well as a soon-to-arrive rolling media cart, for managing a classroom's worth of devices. Aiming for such a specialized niche may prove a smart move for Dell, as the Obama administration puts a new emphasis on education and educational funding, and Dell competitors such as Acer, Lenovo and MSI all have new netbooks on the market.
 
 
 

A First Look at the School-Minded Dell Latitude 2100 Netbook

by Michelle Maisto
A First Look at the School-Minded Dell Latitude 2100 Netbook
 
 
 
 
 
Michelle Maisto has been covering the enterprise mobility space for a decade, beginning with Knowledge Management, Field Force Automation and eCRM, and most recently as the editor-in-chief of Mobile Enterprise magazine. She earned an MFA in nonfiction writing from Columbia University, and in her spare time obsesses about food. Her first book, The Gastronomy of Marriage, if forthcoming from Random House in September 2009.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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