Acer's keen on racking up lots of firsts for its netbook arm, with this Aspire One 532G having the claim of being the world's first to use NVIDIA's Ion 2 graphics technology for 1080p playback.
Murmurings of an Acer Aspire packing Intel's new Pine Trail N450 processor have been doing the rounds for a while, but finally pics and more specs have been leaked, cementing the existence of this still-unofficial model.
BoingBoing Gadgets' netbook compatibility chart is a great resource for putting Mac OS on netbooks. But before taking the Hackintosh plunge, here are the major contenders' strengths, pitfalls and quirks to consider, plus guides for when you (carefully) jump in.
There's no question, the Eee changed everything. But can Asus offer products that are on par with Apple design? According to Asustek vice chairman Jonathan Tsang, that's the aspiration.
UFO-Hayashi, famed Japanese gadget artist, applied his Midas Touch to an Acer Aspire One and gave the budget netbook a fully-loaded MacBook Air price tag. Question is, would you travel with a $3,000 netbook?
Acer is the number one maker of netbooks, so it's not surprising they've got a brand new brigade. They're all 10.1 and 11.6 inchers—the days of the 9-inch netbook are over.
UMPC Portal has gone through the trouble of putting every netbook and UMPC released in recent history into one big collage.
Acer is planning the release of an 11.6-inch Aspire One. It's a lot like the 10-inch version, but it will feature the Atom Z530 processor (as opposed to the N270), which as my pea brain understands it, features identical clocks speed to the N270/280s but lower power consumption. The system also features a GMA500…
According to a recent online survey conducted by a market research firm, AT&T is at least considering carrying netbooks in their stores.
Amazon has published a list of their top selling products from the holiday season (they broke records again with 6.3 million items ordered on December 15th alone). So can you guess the biggies?
That Radioshack ad featuring the $99 3G-equipped Acer Aspire One? That was real. And so was AT&T's wishfully priced mandatory 2-year data plan.
As of right now, the Aspire One netbook includes an 8.9-inch screen. But Acer has announced plans to release a 10-inch version by either February or March 2009. Yes, that's right in time for everyone to have purchased the original Aspire One for the holidays. It's still unclear as to whether or not the upcoming model…