Laptops are at a point right now where they should all be more or less excellent. Ultrabooks are into their third year of relevance, and the screens and processors that are widely available are good enough that you can piecemeal together a perfectly acceptable laptop from chaff, more or less. So making a great one is…
If you're in the market for a small new Windows laptop, today may be your day. The Microsoft Store has slashed the price of Acer's 11.6-inch Aspire S7 to $900—a hefty $300 saving on the standard price.
We've been playing with Windows 8 for a while now—but not yet on a machine designed from the start to run on the new OS. Next week, when Acer's Aspire S7 ultrabook launches, all that will change. Is this 11-inch wisp of a laptop a worthy debut for Windows 8?