Nvidia Ion 2 GPU Benchmarked As Slower Than Its Predecessor

The first Nvidia Ion 2 netbook has been benchmarked, and the early results are disappointing: the Acer Aspire One 532G's next-gen GPU managed to underperform the older Ion LE. » 2/22/10 9:56am 2/22/10 9:56am

Acer's Aspire One 532G Is First Netbook With NVIDIA's Ion 2 Graphics

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. » 2/15/10 7:02am 2/15/10 7:02am

Acer 532h Netbook With Pine Trail, Pics and Specs Leak

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. » 12/31/09 6:29am 12/31/09 6:29am

Acer's Dual-Bootin', Android Lovin' Aspire One Netbook Almost Here

As you may have heard, the 10.1-inch Aspire One D250 dual-boots between Android and, err, Windows XP. It has a 1.66GHz Atom 280 processor, 6-cell battery rated for 9 hours, and is now up for pre-order on Amazon for $350. » 10/13/09 6:50am 10/13/09 6:50am

The State of Hackintosh: Which Netbooks to Hack

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. » 7/30/09 2:00pm 7/30/09 2:00pm

Asus Wants to Walk in Apple's Shoes

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. » 6/09/09 4:40pm 6/09/09 4:40pm

Acer's Aspire One AO751h 11.6-Inch Barely-a-Netbook Officially $380

We saw Acer's new netbooks last month—they're not quite as schnice as Asus's latest Eee, but the 11.6-inch Aspire One has a full keyboard and is $50 cheaper. Full specs and prices: » 5/18/09 3:49am 5/18/09 3:49am

AT&T Subsidizing 10.1" Aspire Ones, Through Costco

Subsidized-on-contract netbooks aren't uncommon in Europe, but they're a rarity stateside. Now, as rumored, AT&T's probably going to sell more Acer Aspire Ones. Costco training materials point to the 10.1" model, available from May 11th. » 5/04/09 6:30am 5/04/09 6:30am

Custom Acer Aspire One Covered By Zen Artwork, Substantial Insurance…

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? » 4/26/09 12:00pm 4/26/09 12:00pm

Acer and Gateway's Army of Netbooks Led by 11.6-Inch Aspire One

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. » 4/07/09 8:28pm 4/07/09 8:28pm

12-Inch Aspire One to Feature Full Sized Keyboard, Long Battery

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… » 3/23/09 8:20am 3/23/09 8:20am

Purported Specs Surface for Slimline 10" Acer Aspire One

Yesterday's 10" slimline Acer Aspire One leak wasn't rich with info, leaving us nothing but our own speculations. Luckily, some guy got a hands-on with the machine, and took plenty of notes. » 2/26/09 6:41am 2/26/09 6:41am

Acer Aspire One Slims Down, Slightly

While Acer has recently introduced a 10-inch Aspire One (a form factor we've presumed to become the Aspire One's new standard), a few details has surfaced on a new, slimmer version of the netbook. » 2/25/09 8:43am 2/25/09 8:43am

Amazon's Top Selling Holiday Gifts Are Electronic and Guessable

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? » 12/29/08 8:28am 12/29/08 8:28am

Radioshack Officially Selling 3G Aspire One for $1540

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. » 12/12/08 8:42am 12/12/08 8:42am

RadioShack To Sell Acer Aspire One For $100 With AT&T Data Contract

What's better than an Acer Aspire One netbook for $300 (down $50)? One that's only $100 so long as you sign up for a two-year AT&T data plan worth $60/month or more. » 12/09/08 10:20am 12/09/08 10:20am

Dealzmodo: $300 Acer Aspire One Today Only

On most days, you can score an Acer Aspire One for $300, but it's running Linux. Today, Best Buy has the XP Aspire One for that price ($50 off). Good deal. [Best Buy via Lilliputing] » 12/08/08 1:40pm 12/08/08 1:40pm

10-inch Acer Aspire One Arriving Next Year

As of right now, the Aspire One » 11/25/08 8:20am 11/25/08 8:20am 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…