Deals of the Day (5-09-2016)

In the market for some cheap computers, and don’t mind buying refurbished products that come with a 90-day warranty rather than one that lasts for 12 months? Then you might want to check out Newegg’s refurbished device sale. The retailer is offering deep discounts on a wide range of products. Some notebooks, tablets, and 2-in-1s […]

Lilbits (4-22-2013): Microsoft might bring back the Start Button

One of the most noticeable differences between Windows 7 and Windows 8 is that Microsoft’s newest operating system replaces the classic Start Menu with a new full-page Start Screen. The Start button is also gone. Instead you can bring up the Start Screen using gestures or by pulling your mouse cursor to the lower left […]

Acer Aspire One 522 features AMD Ontario C-50, Radeon 6250 graphics

It’s steady as she goes for Acer, with the Aspire One 522 stepping out from the shadows in the shell they first introduced with the AOD255. The 522 will run AMD’s Fusion platform, featuring the company’s C-50 APU with dual 1GHz cores (which sip a scant 9W total) and integrated Radeon 6250 graphics with full […]

Acer launches WiMAX netbook… in Japan

Acer has introduced three updated laptop models in Japan with built-in support for 4G WiMAX mobile broadband.That includes versions of thr 13.3 inch Acer Aspire AS3820, the 11.6 inch Aspire AS1830, and the 10.1 inch Acer Aspire ONe AOD255. As far as I can tell, that makes the Acer Aspire One AOD-255-A01B the first netbook […]

Laser One notebook Aspires to be the best Acer clone it can be

You’d be forgiven if you took one look at the new Laser One Chinese laptop and thought it was yet another variation of Acer’s Aspire One 10 inch netbook series. I’m pretty sure that’s what the manufacturer wants you to think after all. But als, it’s just another cheap knockoff. Shanzhaiben reports that the Laser […]

Discontinued Acer Aspire 532g with ION 2 graphics up for pre-order?

Update: Amazon giveth and Amazon taketh away. The product page has been removed. Either it was posted in error, or Amazon decided it didn’t want to take pre-orders for a product that might not ship until the holiday season or later… or never. Well that’s interesting. Just last week I received confirmation from Acer that […]