Dell Launches Nickelodeon Edition Netbooks
Wednesday, August 12, 2009 by Island Dog | Discussion: WinCustomize News
Dell made a really cool announcement yesterday.
“If you've got young kids at home like I do, you know the answer to that question is the one and only SpongeBob SquarePants. I'm betting you can probably sing the rest of the theme song as well. Why am I talking about this? Because we're partnering with Nickelodeon, Whyville.net, Walmart and others to introduce a netbook for kids.
It's or first product that focused on kids. Since it's a netbook that weighs less than three pounds, it's easy for kids to bring it from room to room or in the car during a road trip. From a spec standpoint, the Nickelodeon edition is based on our popular Inspiron Mini 10v. Kids (or their parents) will be able to choose from three different Design Studio designs: SpongeBob, iCarly or Green Slime (pictured below—click image to see a larger version). “
And of course Stardock partnered with them to create the interface and skins!
Reply #2 Wednesday, August 12, 2009 3:38 PM
Reply #3 Wednesday, August 12, 2009 3:51 PM
Great work, SD! When I see this I think of all the kiddies who'll be putting a foot higher on the ladder of education with the help of this netbook. I love it, and I'm so proud to have supported one of the corporations which is involved in making this beauty a tasty piece of eye candy!
Congrats on your participating in a truly worthy project! Also...makes me wonder with which other wonderful projects you guys are linked.
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Reply #1 Wednesday, August 12, 2009 12:18 PM
Okay, so the fact that this happened isn't all that amazing. What is amazing is that Nickelodeon is still around and that Dell sees this as a viable customer base. Now that's pretty amazing.
So who will be buying these netbooks?