Dell Uses Palm Enticement

Dell Computer Corp., fighting a price war with Gateway Inc. and others, says it will sweeten its offerings by giving a free Palm M100 hand-held computer to online buyers of notebook models.

The offer begins Monday and ends June 19 and is being made through ads in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and Investors Business Daily.

DDB, Chicago, is the agency of record for Dell, Round Rock, Texas.