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Acer Aspire 7600U Review

Acer Aspire 7600U Review

All-in-one PCs have always seemed a little weird, at least to me. They don't take up as much space as a traditional computer with a tower and a monitor, but they're not exactly portable. They also tend to be pretty expensive, though the hardware hidden away behind the screen isn't always the best. With the new Acer Aspire 7600U, things get even more strange, with this particular all-in-one sporting a 27-inch touchscreen to go along with Windows 8, which comes installed from the get-go. It's certainly impressive from a design perspective, but can the hardware inside keep the warm and fuzzy feelings going, or is this PC a little too underwhelming to justify it's expensive price tag? Read on to find out.

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Acer Aspire S7 Review

Acer Aspire S7 Review

The larger of the two big-hitters in the Acer Aspire S7 series Ultrabooks sits here on our desk like a high-powered glass-covered knife, ready to bring the best we've seen in touchscreen-toting Windows 8-optimized notebook action to the market. This machine has been delivered to our doorstep in its most powerful configuration, all $1,649 USD of it - complete with a 3rd Generation (Ivy Bridge) Intel Core i7-3517U Processor clocked in at 1.9GHz. The 13.3-inch display here is a beastly Full HD 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution widescreen CineCrystal LED-backlit bit of technology with 10 finger touch and a 16:9 aspect ratio. Now we've got to see if this is enough to match up with that price - or if after all is said and done, the price will be the last of your thoughts in this next-generation experience!

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Acer C7 Chromebook Review

Acer C7 Chromebook Review

The Acer C7 Chromebook is the most recent addition to the Chromebook universe and one of Google's chosen few to be featured on their very own Chomebook portal. This device sits aside the Samsung Series 3 Chromebook as one of three (the other being a slightly higher-powered Samsung Chromebook 550.) This device reduces the baseline price of a Chromebook in general down to $199 and brings with it a slightly thicker and less MacBook Air-looking solution than Samsung's Series 3 - but where does that extra $50 USD go?

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Acer C7 Chromebook unveiled for $199

Acer C7 Chromebook unveiled for $199

In a move that will certainly have those of you thinking about getting a Chomebook jumping for joy, Acer and Google have announced a new C7 Chromebook for $199. This lovely machine is ready to take on the Samsung Series 3 Chromebook with a price that under-cuts that machine by $50! This machine has an 11.6-inch display and many of the same perks that come with the Samsung machine, starting with 100GB free storage for 2 years on Google Drive.

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Acer Windows RT hardware depends on Microsoft’s Surface performance

Acer Windows RT hardware depends on Microsoft’s Surface performance

If you were thinking of continuing your Acer collection of computers with a Windows RT tablet, you'll likely have to wait at least until next year while the manufacturer delays their plans and waits out the Microsoft Surface wave. With the Surface RT, reviewed by SlashGear just this past week, Acer is seeing a situation happen that includes items like Microsoft's Times Square launch and is keeping their own efforts a secret for now. Acer's own President has made it clear this week that they aren't stopping research, but they are putting Windows RT-toting hardware on hold.

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Acer Q3 2012 earnings show measly sum pre-Windows 8 launch

Acer Q3 2012 earnings show measly sum pre-Windows 8 launch

With a net profit of just T$68 million ($2.3 million USD) this current reporting quarter, Acer appears to be having some pre-Windows 8 jitters. In this PC market that's not doing particularly well no matter which way you spin it, it seems as though the imminent launch of Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system is having more than just a tiny effect on sales across the PC universe. Sales figures will be expanded upon later this week - on Thursday, the 24th, mind you, perhaps well hidden behind the Windows 8 launch event taking place that same day.

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Acer Aspire ME and XC desktops get refreshed for Windows 8

Acer Aspire ME and XC desktops get refreshed for Windows 8

Acer has revamped its Aspire ME and XC Series desktops in time for Windows 8, with the new PCs offering Microsoft's latest OS in a choice of form-factors and with pricing from under $400. The Acer Aspire ME micro tower packs a choice of Core i5 or Core i7 processor, along with up to 10GB of DDR3 memory (16GB max), up to 2TB of stoeage, and a useful charging bay on top with USB ports and a handy nook to store and rejuice your smartphone.

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Acer Aspire 5600U and 7600U AIO PCs plus touch displays get Win8 finger-friendly

Acer Aspire 5600U and 7600U AIO PCs plus touch displays get Win8 finger-friendly

Acer has outed a pair of new all-in-one PCs, freshly tuned to handle Windows 8's finger-friendly touchscreen interface, along with some touchscreen displays for those wanting to get in on the digit action. The Acer Aspire 5600U and 7600U desktops pack a 23-inch and 27-inch touchscreen respectively, each running at Full HD resolution, and are powered by up to Intel Core i5 3210M 3.1GHz processors with 8GB of memory and Blu-ray (optional on the smaller AIO).

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