Daily Deals (2-19-2021)

Best Buy is running a 3-day sale on Microsoft products including Surface laptops and tablets, although many of the best deals are also matched by the Microsoft Store. Meanwhile there are two good deals on 14 inch laptops with Intel Tiger Lake chips – Walmart is selling an HP Pavilion 14 with a Core i5-1135G7 […]

Review: Acer Swift 3 with Ryzen 7 4700U is a $650 laptop that punches above its class

The Acer Swift 3 line of laptops are thin, light, and designed to offer a good balance of performance, mobility, and price – and the latest version seems to very much deliver on that promise. The Acer Swift 3 (SF314-42-R9YN) is a 14 inch laptop that weighs less than 2.7 pounds, measures just over 0.6 inches thick […]

Acer unveils Swift 3 and Aspire 5 laptops with Ryzen 4000U series processors for $520 and up

Acer’s first laptops with AMD Ryzen 4000 U-series processors are on the way, with the new Acer Swift 3 (SF314-42) thin and light 14-inch laptop set to ship in April for $630, followed by a 15.6 inch Acer Aspire 5 (A515-44) coming in June for $520 and up. The new Swift 3 laptop weighs 2.6 pounds, measures […]

Acer Swift 3 “Project Athena” laptop with 10th-gen Intel Core coming in March for $699 and up

When Intel unveiled its Project Athena initiative last year, the company said the goal was to provide a set of guidelines for PC makers to meet in order to deliver a solid user experience for thin and light laptops and 2-in-1 computers with long battery life and responsive performance — but it turns out that […]

Acer Swift 3 thin & light laptop with AMD Ryzen 4000 coming in May for $599 and up

Acer is unveiling two new members of the Swift 3 laptop lineup at CES this week. One is a “Project Athena” laptop co-engineered with Intel and featuring an Intel Ice Lake processor. The other is the AMD Ryzen-powered Acer Swift 3 (SF314-42) which will be available in North America in May for $599 and up. It’s […]

Daily Deals (9-13-2019)

The new Apple iPad with a 10.2 inch display won’t be available for another two weeks, but it’s already up for pre-order — and Amazon is already shaving $30 off the list price of a 128GB WiFi-only model. Meanwhile, if you’re looking for a fairly capable thin and light Windows computers, B&H has you covered […]