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Three things to know about the Acer Aspire One Cloudbook

Three things to know about the Acer Aspire One Cloudbook

Acer has some pretty nifty laptops, but it doesn't concentrate only on the higher end of the spectrum. The maker has a lineup of Windows 10 Cloudbooks that give consumers an inexpensive way to get their hands on the latest Windows operating system. We reviewed the laptop in full yesterday, and as always, we're back with a handful of key details you should know if you're considering the laptop.

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Review: Acer Aspire One Cloudbook Windows 10 laptop

Review: Acer Aspire One Cloudbook Windows 10 laptop

Not everyone needs or wants a powerful laptop. For many, a low cost and light design are miles ahead on their list of priorities over small boosts in performance -- if the laptop can surf the web, watch videos, and download music, what's there to complain about? Still, low cost notebooks aren't that easy to come by. Netbooks went away as fast as they arrived, and though there are many budget machines out there, many run Chrome OS. Enter Acer's new Aspire One Cloudbook.

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Three things to know about the Acer Aspire Switch 10 Special

Three things to know about the Acer Aspire Switch 10 Special

Acer has a new Switch laptop in its catalog, and it features an extra durable display thanks to the inclusion of Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The machine is a hybrid — the display pops free of the hinged keyboard for extra portability whenever you’d like. We recently reviewed the laptop in full, but if you haven’t gotten the chance to read it yet, we’ve got the top three things you need to know about the convertible notebook.

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Review: Acer Aspire Switch 10 Special Edition — a small hybrid laptop

Review: Acer Aspire Switch 10 Special Edition — a small hybrid laptop

Convertible laptops have come a long way in the past couple years, deviating from the original floppy hingeless designs that are still too common in favor of a hinged, sturdy keyboard. This allows the same portability of a snap-free display while also functioning just as well as a regularly hinged laptop. Acer, as we’ve seen in the past, has embraced the hinged-convertible design, and it has demonstrated this yet again with its Acer Aspire Switch 10 Special Edition.

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Three things to know about the Acer Aspire R 13 laptop

Three things to know about the Acer Aspire R 13 laptop

As always, life is busy and maybe you haven't gotten around to reading our full Acer Aspire R 13 laptop review as a result. Make sure you check it out and/or pass it along to someone you know who's in the market for a new laptop. Until you get time to read it, though, we're back with three key things to know about the laptop -- the good, the decent, and the meh.

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Review: Acer Aspire R 13 laptop — an oddly hinged beauty

Review: Acer Aspire R 13 laptop — an oddly hinged beauty

Despite what some may say, not every new laptop is unique. Sure, the configurations may differ. Nitpick enough and you’ll find ways in which one laptop is distinguished from another. Users have certain expectations, however, about what a laptop is: it is a display hinged at the bottom to a base that holds the computer’s guts, keyboard, and ports. It is that expectation that makes Acer’s Aspire R 13 model so unique.

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This Acer Chromebook R 11 shows why Windows is afraid

This Acer Chromebook R 11 shows why Windows is afraid

Once upon a time, Chromebooks were the flimsy, uninspiring netbooks of the cloud generation. Now, they're often more interesting than "proper" computers. Case in point: 2015 has seen a number of striking convertibles, offering multiple form-factors with the sort of budget pricing that Google's Chrome OS has become notorious for.

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Acer’s clever Aspire R 13 convertible gets Skylake treatment

Acer’s clever Aspire R 13 convertible gets Skylake treatment

Acer's Aspire R 13 is one of the more interesting convertible notebooks out there. No detachable display section becoming a tablet, or even a fancy 360-degree hinge; instead, Acer gives the touchscreen a whole second pivot-point, allowing the 13-inch panel to flip around and then fold flat onto the keyboard.

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Acer targets tablet gamers with Predator 8: Hands-on

Acer targets tablet gamers with Predator 8: Hands-on

Acer teased us with a mighty Android gaming tablet a few months back, and now it's time for the Acer Predator 8 to take the stage. The 8-inch slate made its official debut at IFA 2015 this morning, pairing Intel's Atom x7 processor and a 1920 x 1200 display with some tweaks the company insists should make it a gamer's favorite.

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Acer’s Jade Primo is a ‘pocket PC’ phone running Windows 10

Acer’s Jade Primo is a ‘pocket PC’ phone running Windows 10

While Acer's presentation at IFA in Berlin has been full of new PC, laptop, and gaming rig announcements, the company also unveiled a prototype Jade Primo smartphone that they're hailing as a true "pocket PC." The device runs Windows 10, and not a modified version of the OS shrunken down to run on a mobile device like Windows Phones of the past, no, this is the same full-fledged Windows 10 that runs on desktops and laptops.

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Acer’s Predator Projector gives space-short gamers 120 inches

Acer’s Predator Projector gives space-short gamers 120 inches

Acer's Predator gaming line keeps getting bigger, though the latest product has smaller spaces in mind. The Acer Predator Projector promises up to a 120-inch display for more immersive gaming, but using ultra-short-throw technology so that you needn't have a wide room in order to actually project it.

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Acer Revo Build hands-on: Mini PC goes oddly modular

Acer Revo Build hands-on: Mini PC goes oddly modular

Building a PC isn't unusual, and even small-form-factor computers can be pieced together DIY-style, but Acer is hoping to lure even technophobes with its modular model. The Acer Revo Build, announced at IFA 2015 today, has the tiny footprint we've come to expect from a SFF chassis but splits its core features into different blocks.

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