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Acer TravelMate Spin B3 budget education laptop coming in April for $330 and up

In addition to launching four new Chromebooks during this week’s BETT 2021 education show, Acer is adding a new small, low-power, and rugged Windows laptop to its line of classroom-friendly PCs. The new Acer TravelMate Spin B3 is a convertible laptop with an 11.6 inch touchscreen display, a 360-degree hinge, and an Intel “Jasper Lake” Celeron or […]

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Acer’s 2021 gaming laptops include the 3.75 pound Predator Triton 300 SE with Tiger Lake-H

Acer is introducing a compact gaming laptop that measures 0.7 inches thick and weighs 3.75 pounds, but which packs a lot of horsepower into a fairly small package. The Acer Predator Triton 300 SE supports up to an 11th-gen Intel Core i7 H35-series processor, up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 mobile graphics, and up to a […]

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Acer Aspire laptops with Ryzen 5000 coming in March for $550 and up

Acer is refreshing its mainstream laptop lineup with two new notebooks packing AMD 5000 series processors. The new Acer Aspire 5 (A515-45) is a 15.6 inch laptop features Radeon RX 640 graphics and ships in March for $550 and up, while the new Acer Aspire 7 (A715-42G) pairs AMD’s new Ryzen 5000 mobile processor with NVIDIA GeForce GTX […]

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Intel Evo certified Chromebooks with Tiger Lake processors are coming soon

The first Chromebooks with 11th-gen Intel “Tiger Lake” processors are coming soon, and some will be the first Intel Evo-certified Chromebooks. The Intel Evo platform debuted in 2020, with Intel providing a set of experience goals for laptops with long battery life, fast charging, quick resume from sleep, and other features. Since then more than […]

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Acer Chromebook Spin 514 with Ryzen 3000U coming in February for $480 and up

Acer’s first Chromebook with AMD Ryzen processors are coming next month. The Acer Chromebook Spin 514 is a 3.4 pound convertible with a 14 inch touchscreen display and a 360-degree hinge that lets you use the Chrome OS computer in laptop or tablet modes. The Chromebook Spin 514 will be available starting in February for […]

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Acer gaming laptops with Tiger Lake-H chips show up a little early

Intel hasn’t officially introduced any Tiger Lake-H series processors yet, but it sure looks like they’re coming soon, because a pair of unannounced Acer Nitro 5 gaming laptop with 35-watt, 11th-gen Intel Core chips showed up recently at the Acer Netherlands website. With the virtual Consumer Electronics Show scheduled to begin next week, I suspect […]

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Meet the first laptops with Intel Iris Xe MAX discrete graphics

Intel’s integrated graphics technology has gotten a lot better in recent years, with the company’s 11th-gen Intel Tiger Lake processors offering graphics performance that’s close to what you’d get from an entry-level NVIDIA discrete GPU. But Intel isn’t stopping with integrated graphics – this summer the company announced plans to enter the discrete graphics space […]

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Acer Aspire 5 laptops get a Tiger Lake/NVIDIA GeForce MX450 spec bump

Acer’s latest Aspire 5 laptops feature full HD displays, support for up to an Intel Core i7-1165G7 processor, and up to NVIDIA GeForce MX450 graphics, and  prices starting as low as $500. The new laptops are set to go on sale starting in December with screen sizes ranging from 14 to 17 inches. The smallest […]

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Acer Spin 3 and Spin 5 convertible laptops with Intel Tiger Lake coming Feb 2021 for $850 and up

Acer is updating its Spin line of convertible notebooks with two new models sporting high-resolution displays and Intel Tiger Lake processors. The new 13.5 inch Acer Spin 5 (SP513-55N(A)) with a 3:2 aspect ratio touchscreen display is coming in February 2021 for $1000 and up, while the new Acer Spin 3 (SP313-51N) with a 13.3 inch […]

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Acer Chromebox CXI4 with Intel Comet Lake coming in early 2021 for $260

Acer is updating Chromebox line of small form-factor desktop computers powered by Chrome OS with a new model sporting 10th-gen Intel Comet Lake processor options. The new Acer Chromebox CXI4 is set to hit the streets in the first quarter of 2021, when it will sell for $260 and up. Entry-level pricing will only get you […]

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Porsche Design Acer Book RS is a luxury notebook with Intel Tiger Lake and NVIDIA graphics

The Porsche Design Acer Book RS is a thin and light laptop with an all-metal body featuring an aluminum body and a carbon fiber lid meant to evoke the design of Porsche motorsports vehicles. It’s also an Intel EVO-certified device that was co-engineered with Intel, and under the hood the laptop is powered by an […]

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Acer Swift 3X laptop with Intel’s discrete GPU coming in December for $900 and up

The Acer Swift 3X is a 3 pound notebook with a 14 inch display, an Intel Tiger Lake processor… and Intel Iris Xe MAX discrete graphics. It’s one of the first laptops to feature Intel’s new discrete graphics solution, and you won’t have to pay an arm and a leg to get your hands on one. The […]