Acer Aspire One netbook gets a new skin… of crocodile leather

Let’s face it… it’s hard to make a 10 inch netbook stand out from the crowd. There are dozens of netbooks with glossy or matte lids, island-style or traditional keyboards, and a standard set of ports around the edges. Sure, we’re starting to see some variation in specs, with some models toting dual core processors […]

Acer Aspire One 521, 721 reviewed: Decent performance, meh on battery life

For the past two years, virtually every netbook released has shipped with an Intel Atom processor and integrated graphics. A few mini-laptops with 12 inch displays shook things up a bit with NVIDIA ION graphics or Broadcom HD video accelerators, but the truth is that if you look at the performance section of most of […]