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.
Thought Acer'sAspire Switch 10tablet was a true jack-of-all-trades? It's already outclassed. The PC maker has officially revealed the Aspire Switch 12, a 12.5-inch sibling that's a little more flexible. On top of the tablet, laptop, display (screen facing out) and tent (upside-down) modes from before, the new Windows slate adds a fifth desktop mode where the keyboard is detached.
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.
Acer has just introduced its new Aspire Switch 12, a five-in-one convertible notebook that will be making its way to the United States and Canada in the first quarter of next year. Though Acer is still silent on pricing info, we do know what the machine has to offer: a Full HD display, Intel Core M processor, and detachable keyboard, among other things. The notebook can be used in traditional desktop fashion, or in one of four other modes: notebook, display, tent, and pad, according to the maker. The variety of usage modes are becoming common place, giving consumers as close to the best of both worlds as possible, at least in terms of tablet and laptop functionality. The device features a 12.5-inch Full HD 1080p display with Corning Gorilla Glass for that extra level of protection.
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 's 32-inch B326HK Ultra HD monitor is now available in the United States, and with it comes a 3840 x 2160 pixels resolution alongside the color accuracy and connectivity options needed by graphic designers, artists, photographers, gamers, and others with demanding needs. Joining the 4K resolution are wide viewing angles, environmentally-friendly design, and an ergonomic stand.
Hey, Toshiba: You're no longer theonly game in townfor big-name laptops with 4K displays. Acer hasannounceda new version of its V Nitro Black Edition portable with a 15.6-inch, 3,840 x 2,160 screen at its heart, giving you extra-sharp imagery when you're gaming or editing photos. It promises to be a better deal than its arch-nemesis.
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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