Ultrabooks aren't necessarily just for those that want tiny ultraportables -- Acer also thinks the mainstream consumer is going to be keen on the extended battery life and slimmer profile afforded by Intel's latest mobile platform. The Aspire Timeline Ultra series is an extension of the beloved Timeline... line, in the 14- and 15-inch sizes that attract the vast majority of buyers.
Earlier this year we got our hands on the Acer Aspire Switch 10 - now the device has been rebooted with a new Full HD display at IFA 2014. Alongside this new device, the Acer Aspire Switch 11 has been revealed. These devices will both be available this Autumn.
The 2-in-1 isn’t a new platform, but it is a questionable one. Do you need a computer that snaps off into a tablet? The genre has its use cases, and Acer hopes to make a strong entry into the forum with their Aspire 10, a tablet-cum-computer offering that strikes a balance.
So many Ultrabooks in ourlaptop buyer's guide: Not one with a 15-inch screen. Which is strange, because it seemed for a while that bigger-screen ultraportables were going to become a thing; HP, Sony and ASUS all tried their hand at super-light 15-inch machines. Two years later, though, Samsung is one of the only companies that's still at it.
It's time for HP's Stream laptop , a rather striking piece of equipment with a price point that's aiming directly as the new age of low-cost notebooks. HP also makes Chromebooks, so it's not as if they're aiming to destroy the Chromebook universe entirely. On the contrary.
Contrary to earlier rumors, HP'sChromebook-like Stream 14turned out to be more expensive thanpeople had hoped forwhen it was announced a few weeks ago. Having said that, today HP is finally introducing its $199 laptop with Windows, staying in line with what a company representative had told us before in regards to the Stream line expanding beyond the 14-inch machine.
Head into the basement and dust off thatJerry Goldsmith CD, because this week, How Would You Change is looking atAcer's Aspire R7. With a hinged display, the laptop hybrid could fold down to a tablet, or be used with the screen essentially floating over the keyboard, a mode known internally as the Starship Enterprise.
Acer has introduced two new gaming laptops in the US and Canada, both in the V Nitro Black Edition Series. With these machines come sleek yet serious designs, as well as specs that will meet the needs of mostly any gamer. The smaller of the two, the V 15, will arrive next month, while the larger V 17 won't be hitting shelves until November. The Acer Aspire V 15 and V 17 Nitro Black Editions will be launching in time for the holiday season, with the former bringing a 15.6-inch display and the latter a 17.3-inch display. Both have a Full HD 1080p resolution, Intel's Core i7-4710HQ quad-core processor, and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M graphics.
If you're pining for an Ultra HD television but have been waiting for the prices to come down, Chinese maker TCL has ushered in a couple new 4K models that fit the bill. The UE5700 series in particular is aimed at the budget-conscious, with its smallest model, measuring in at 40-inches, being priced at $500 USD.
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Thin and lightgaming notebooks may be a new trend, but they're by and large the exception. Traditional gaming rigs look more like MSI's GT70 Dominator: large, heavy and questionably portable. It's an old-school gaming laptop, one that truly fits the term "desktop replacement." It's also the complete antithesis to thesleek gaming notebooksthat have swept the market in recent years.
Acer has been busy at IFA 2014 in Berlin with new product announcements; it rolled out two new tablets yesterday with the Iconia Tab 10 and the Iconia One 8 . Today, Acer has rolled out a new smartphone that aims to entertain people while they are on the go called the Acer Liquid Z500.
When it comes to ASUS, buying a full-size Android tablet has usually meant venturing past the $300 mark; even theTransformer Book T100set you back $349 when it first came out, and that was considered a steal. That's no longer a problem in 2014. ASUS' newTransformer Pad TF103Ccosts $299 with the company's signature keyboard dock included, or as much as some smaller mid-range slates.
At CEDIA Expo 2014, LG is laying out all its Ultra HD 4K TV cards. Aside from the 65-inch and 77-inch Curved UHD OLED TVs , LG is also saturating the market with both larger and smaller 4K models, in varying sizes and, of course, prices, including one that is only $999.99.