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Acer Reveal New C7 Chromebook, yours for just £199

Acer Reveal New C7 Chromebook, yours for just £199

Thought we were done with Chromebooks? Well, we aren’t. Acer have just unveiled their brand new C7 Chromebook with prices from just £199, in a rather obvious move to compete against Samsung’s Series 3 Chromebook which retails for £229, a machine released just last month which has already – and inevitably – transformed the way Chromebooks will be priced in the future. Much like all Chromebooks, Acer’s model ships with Chrome OS out of the box. That means that cloud computing and working mostly online are this products bag. It features an 11.6-inch (1,366 x 768) display and a 320GB HDD. Powering the machine … Continue reading

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ACER Aspire S5-391 13.3″ Ultrabook, a Great Looking Premium Machine

ACER Aspire S5-391 13.3″ Ultrabook, a Great Looking Premium Machine

  If you have been shopping around for the very best looking Ultrabooks this year you will have almost certainly come across a number of great looking machines. The Asus Zenbook as a key example features a gorgeous wedge shaped design made up from lustrous aluminium whilst the Lenovo Carbon X1 makes use of black carbon fibre to provide a professional yet super tough aesthetic. Acer machines do however deserve a lot of praise too yet they have not had the wild publicity of those two mentioned Ultrabooks above. The Acer S5 is perhaps Acers best looking Ultrabook and the … Continue reading

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ACER M3-581T 15.6″ Ultrabook on Sale at Comet for £499.99

ACER M3-581T 15.6″ Ultrabook on Sale at Comet for £499.99

  Are you looking for an extremely affordable, 15.6-inch laptop which carries the Ultrabook name (thus being thin, light and amply powered)? Well UK retailer Comet currently have the ACER M3-581T 15.6″ Ultrabook on sale for just £499.99 online, which is an incredibly good price for an Ultrabook which usually retails for +£100 more at retail stores. There is no catch to this price, and Comet are not asking for you to claim cash back or trade in anything of yours which is old. Quite simply, you will get a decent Ultrabook for under £5o0, providing you act fairly briskly because … Continue reading

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Ultrabooks with a Touch Screen, what are your options?

Ultrabooks with a Touch Screen, what are your options?

The computing world is on the precipice of change, the timely exit of the long serving and widely enjoyed Windows 7 signals a sea change not only in software, but for the first time in a long time, hardware. Windows 8 does away with the iconic start menu in place for a fancy new touch friendly launch screen in the style of Windows Phone 7/8, leading PC manufacturers to seek out new input methods for use with the new OS, namely touch screens. Recently at IFA, we saw a plethora of new designs, from flipping screens through sliders and a whole host of detachable screens-come-tablets but … Continue reading

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Touch-enabled Business Ultrabooks not Coming Until 2013, says Acer

Touch-enabled Business Ultrabooks not Coming Until 2013, says Acer

In a recent interview with technology website ZDNET, Acer President Jim Wong has noted that the company will not be looking to introduce professional orientated touchscreen Ultrabooks until the back end of 2013. At this years IFA event in Berlin we saw a wealth of computer manufacturers update their existing Ultrabook product lines to include a touch screen, as well as reveal new hybrid Ultrabooks aimed at merging the full functionality of a Windows based ultra-portable with the playfulness of a tablet computer. Despite all of the storms and conversations created from the above however one thing was notably missing, and that thing … Continue reading

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Acer Announces TimelineUltra M3 Touch and Aspire V5 Touch Ultrabooks

Acer Announces TimelineUltra M3 Touch and Aspire V5 Touch Ultrabooks

Acer have announced two new updates to pre-existing Ultrabook models in the name of the TimelineUltra M3 Touch and Aspire V5 Touch.  If you have been tuning in closely to our coverage of IFA Berlin you’ll have probably noticed the following; there are two main types of Ultrabook release going on, the first being fully fledged hybrid Ultrabooks and the second being updates to pre-existing Ultrabooks with the new models now featuring a touchscreen. In the case of the M3 and V5, Acer have made updates to products which have been on the market for a number of months prior … Continue reading

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Samsung, Acer and Dell back Ultrabooks (PR)

Samsung, Acer and Dell back Ultrabooks (PR)

Ultrabooks just keep on getting better and better, and with a wealth of solid options on the market currently including Ultrabooks for under £700 and Ultrabooks with dedicated graphics, touch-screen Ultrabooks will be making a major appearance in 2013 with thanks to Windows 8′s tile based interface, a feature which is a sure fire way for Intel and manufacturers to grab consumer attention. Samsung, Acer and Dell India back the above too, with Samsung recently stating in a press release that “Ultrabooks address the unique needs of consumers who need superior performance with extreme portability. Consumers, who have this need, are primary buyers … Continue reading

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