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Ion-powered Acer Aspire Revo reviewed (Verdict: Atom CPU still slow)

Engadget has finally posted their review of the Acer Aspire Revo, one of the first computers out there that uses the Nvidia Ion platform, the chipset that weds an Intel Atom processor with a decent GPU. Interestingly, it seems the … Continue reading

Acer AspireRevo, a tiny PC powered by Nvidia Ion

In the excitement of putting the website backend fires out yesterday, we missed a raft of new product announcements from Acer, including the “AspireRevo”. It’s not just a ridiculous name, but instead a tiny desktop PC that is the first … Continue reading

Possible Acer smartphone with swivelable QWERTY grainily revealed

Boy Genius Report just published this grainy, grease-smeared picture of a heretofore unknown Acer smartphone, which will supposedly be announced at Mobile World Congress in a couple of weeks. The picture is immediately suspicious because of its unorthodox cropping, which … Continue reading

Lighting review of the Acer Aspire X3200 mini-desktop (Verdict: a fine beginner's HTPC)

On the surface, there’s little to really say about the Acer Aspire X3200, which is perhaps the greatest testament to the straight forward excellence in which it carries out its function as a frugal consumer’s first home theater PC. It’s … Continue reading

Acer x1200 Mini-PC looks like it could make a perfect, cheap, full-featured HTPC

Acer’s new x1200 series Mini-PCs have just been announced, and they rather sparkle as cheap and fully-featured HTPCs. The x1200 is about the same size as a hard cover book, with an AMD Dual Core processor, 4GB of RAM and … Continue reading

Acer subnote hits Europe

The Acer One hits Europe in three flavors, reports Fudzilla’s Lars-Göran Nilsson, with up to 1GB of RAM, 8GB of flash or a 120GB hard drive, Linpus Linux or Windows XP, and a $500-ish price tag. Acer’s entry in the … Continue reading

Round up: Subnotebook madness!

Yesterday was a banner day for gadget fetishists enamored with the latest spurtings from the subnotebook news orifice. In the interest of not having to write separate posts on all of this crap, we offer a round-up of everything that … Continue reading

Acer Aspire Predator gaming PC has a nifty front panel

One of my first jobs was standing in a Best Buy next to an Acer desktop machine, enticing customers to select the pocked green-and-beige computer instead of the more staid — and more attractive — models from Compaq or Packard … Continue reading