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Netbook and hulu or netflix

by blackflame451 / March 10, 2009 6:08 AM PDT

I have been looking at getting a dell mini 9 but I was curious if anyone had any experience with netflix or hulu on the dell mini 9. I would also like to know if there is a better netbook under 300 that would be a better choice for playing netflix and hulu on?

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Have you used one yet?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 10, 2009 6:14 AM PDT

I'll likely pop for the newer dual core Atoms when they arrive but the current crop is quite nice.
Bob

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No choke on Flash.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 6, 2009 2:52 AM PDT
In reply to: Have you used one yet?

It's just an Atom n270 at 1.66GHz but I'm still wondering if people are trying this out or not.

So far, so good. The only app that seems to take a dive is a video conference app. But that didn't run well on some Pentium M laptops.
Bob

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N280
by blackflame451 / May 6, 2009 4:04 AM PDT
In reply to: No choke on Flash.

I'm curious if the Atom n280's is that much better then the n270's. Either way i cant wait on the Ion to come out so that i don't have to worry as much about video on a netbook.

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netbook + streaming videos
by grinningevild / May 3, 2009 5:11 PM PDT

asus 1000HE - fullscreen hulu lags a little bit, netflix streaming is pretty smooth

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I've heard that flash chokes up a lot of netbooks
by minimalist / May 4, 2009 10:04 AM PDT

so be careful (the Engadget guys were talking about this problem on a recent podcast).

This is a huge problem if you ask me. Online streaming is one of the main reasons people get these devices so why put processors that can;t handle something as common as flash?

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