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Deals of the Day (9-25-2013)

Acer’s eBay store is always a good place to find deals on refurbished products. Right now the company is selling 11.6 inch notebooks with Chrome OS or Windows 8, and an all-in-one desktop running Google Android at low prices. The $199 desktop is also basically a 1080p monitor, but it has a TI OMAP 4430 […]

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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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Acer C7 Chromebook Review ($199 Chrome OS laptop)

A Chromebook is basically a laptop that runs Google’s Chrome Operating System. Up until recently all Chromebooks have also taken a few design cues from Google, shipping with 16GB of solid state storage instead of a large hard drive, and with a custom keyboard which has a search button instead of a Caps Lock key, […]

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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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How to install Ubuntu 12.04 on the $199 Acer C7 Chromebook

The Acer C7 Chromebook is a $199 laptop that ships with Google Chrome OS. But under the hood, it’s a lot like other laptops which can run Windows, Linux, or other operating systems — and there’s an easy way to install at least one of those operating systems. Developer Jay Lee offers a custom version […]