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Acer Aspire S 13 review: An affordable ultraportable laptop (with a few quirks)

For the past few years Asus has kind of dominated the affordable ultrabook space with its Zenbook UX305 line of 13.3 inch notebooks weighing around 3 pounds or less and selling for around $699 and up. But this year Acer decided to get in on the action with the launch of the 3 pound Acer […]

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Deals of the Day (9-28-2016)

For the past four years I’ve been using a Samsung Series 9 notebook as my go-to device for on-the-go computing. Four years later I’m still amazed at how sturdy, yet thin-and-light this 2.4 pound laptop is. But the Sandy Bridge processor are non-removable battery are starting to show their age. So when The Microsoft Store launched […]

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Deals of the Day (9-21-2016)

Acer’s new thin and light Swift 7 notebook may be coming next month for $999 and up, but if you’re looking for a compact notebook that’s a whole lot cheaper, the company introduced a slightly less sleek Aspire S13 earlier this year for $699 and up. Normally that entry-level price model with a Core i3 processor and […]

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Acer launches S 13 ultrabook for $699 and up

Acer was one of the first companies to launch an ultrabook, but it’s been a little while since we’ve seen a new model from the company. That changes this month with the introduction of the new 2.9 pound Acer Aspire S 13 laptop. It launches in Europe this month for  €699, and the Aspire S […]