Acer Iconia B1-A71, The $150 Tablet

Don’t get me wrong, I love my iPad, but it is quite an expensive device. The iPad Mini isn’t that much cheaper, at about $150 less for the similarly-specced version. Then again, you could always get Acer’s new Android tablet, which will set you back only $150 (USD).

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Acer Cloudmobile Smartphone: Android Livin’ in the Cloud

Have you ever wanted a phone that would allow you to easily access your files stored at home directly on your smartphone, without too much of a hassle? The new Acer Cloudmobile might be the phone that you’re looking for, since it will be able to do so.

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The Thick and Thin of MacBook Air Alternatives

080311-Sony-VaioZ.jpgA walk down the store aisle and it’s obvious not all laptops are created equal: some are thinner, a few offer desktop power in a portable form factor, others just look cooler. Right now the hype meter is reading high with the newly released MacBook Airs, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t other laptops to consider that share a slim form factor and powerful specs…

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Buying a Greener PC Part 3

072911dell-studio-hybrid-range-green-eco-pc.jpgWhile you can toil and try to build your own greener computer, there are some manufacturers who actually already offer energy efficient and greener parts sourced computers. These ready-made solutions will allow you to choose a computer that uses less energy and possibly has more recyclable parts for easier e-cycling. Not all of these options are widely known, which is a shame, but here are a few we think are worth considering the next time you’re in the market for a new machine…

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Acer Revo RL100 Finally Available Stateside

The Acer Revo RL100 Media center was released about 6 months ago in Asia, and we’re finally going to get it in the US. It’s supposed to be a digital media hub and is for those people who don’t want to have a full-on HTPC in their living room. The Revo RL100 looks pretty darn good, and is no slouch performance-wise.


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Acer Aspire Ethos Laptop’s Removable Touchpad Doubles as Remote Control

Acer just released information about their Aspire Ethos 8951G and 5951G laptop models which feature a cool idea – a removable touchpad that doubles as a remote control. It’s going to be an interesting feature and unsurprisingly, the laptops look pretty good as well.

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Google Chromebooks for $20/Month: Revolutionary, or Just Financing?

Google just announced something that’s been rumored for a few weeks. They’re going to be releasing a paid subscription model for their Chromebooks, which are laptop computers from Samsung and Acer loaded with the Chrome OS. Prices start out at $20 per month for educational clients and $28 per month for enterprise users.

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Acer Iconia Double Screen Tablet: Double Fail

I’m all for double screens and double laptops and double tablets, but it seems that Acer kind of missed the mark with their new concept device. They call this thing the Iconia and here’s why I think it will fail.

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Acer Showcases Its New Streaming Hub

Acer just released information on their new streaming hub, named the Revoview. It’s similar to the Revo, albeit in a smaller form factor. It’s basically a media storage and streaming device for your home. It can be accessed via your home network and will work with many different devices.

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Acer AspireRevo: The Perfect Home Theater PC?

040809_rg_aceraspirerevo_01.jpgWhen you are trying to find a computer for your home theater system, you try and find something that’s pretty discreet and not too box-like and big. The trouble is that most computer cases are quite big, if you don’t get a smaller Shuttle case, and take up a lot of space. They also can take up a lot of space and can basically be an eyesore to an otherwise nicely decorated room. That’s why we think that the new Acer AspireRevo might just be the perfect home theater PC.