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Deals of the Day (6-11-2013)

Ultrabooks may be all the rage in portable notebooks today, and there’s a lot to like about them. They have slim cases, fast processors, and speedy storage. But they’re not the only game in town. A handful of PC makers continue to offer ultraportable notebooks that don’t quite fit the definition of an ultrabook, and […]

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$50 battery doubles run-time of the Acer C7 Chromebook, V5-171 notebook, more

Several of Acer’s inexpensive 11.6 inch notebooks use the same batter. The Acer Aspire One 756, Acer TravelMate B113, and Acer Aspire V5-171 Windows laptops and the Acer C7 Chromebook all have the same 3-cell battery and typically offer between 3 and 4 hours of battery life. But if you pick up a 3rd party […]

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Deals of the Day (12-13-2012)

The Acer Aspire One 756 is a notebook with a 1.4 GHz Intel Celeron 877 processor, 4GB of RAM, a 500GB hard drive, and Windows 7. Basically it’s a slightly more powerful laptop than the Acer C7 Chromebook, but it comes with Windows instead of Chrome OS, and usually sells for about $100 more. But […]

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Yes, you can upgrade the memory, HDD on Acer’s $199 Chromebook

The Acer C7 Chromebook is one of the cheapest laptops money can buy. It sells for just $199 and features an 11.6 inch, 1366 x 768 pixel display, a 1.1 GHz Intel Celeron 847 processor and runs Google Chrome OS. But the hardware is virtually identical to what you’d find in a cheap Windows laptop. […]

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Deals of the Day (11-21-2012)

Like the idea of Acer’s $199 Chrome OS laptop… but with it came with Windows? Best Buy is selling the Acer Aspire One 756 for $230 today. It’s basically what you’d get if you took the Acer C7 Chromebook, replaced Chrome OS with Windows 7 and upgraded the CPU from a 1.1 GHz Celeron 847 […]

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Acer Aspire One 756 11.6″ notebook now available for $330 and up

The Acer Aspire One 756 is a cheap portable laptop with an 11.6 inch display and a starting price of just $330. While Acer has been offering netbooks with Intel Atom processors under the Aspire name for years, the Acer Aspire One 756 is a little different. Instead of an Atom chip, it’s available with […]