Going from a Tablet to an Ultrabook™

You’ve probably all heard the hype by now: tablets are set to overtake the laptop market by 2015, with sales of tablets pushing expensive laptops out as the number-one tech purchase. You can thank Apple for that hype—sales of the iPad were astronomical at one point, opening the door for literally hundreds of other manufacturers to make tablets.

The New Acer Aspire V7

When writing a review of a new Ultrabook or notebook computer, I always start with the basics. What does this “new” Ultrabook or notebook bring to the table? Why would I ever consider ditching my nine-year-old laptop— which has served me fairly well despite having an ancient 320GB hard drive and no Wireless N capability—for something else?

Computex 2013 Honorable Mentions

The highly successful Computex 2013 show in Taipei wrapped up its week-long showcase of new and upcoming laptops and tablets, and we have brought some of the highlights to you. We wanted to mention a few items that we didn’t get to talk about since, which were showcased at the event.

Acer Revamps the Aspire S7 Series Ultrabooks

At last year’s Computex, Acer introduced their Aspire S7 Series Ultrabooks, which turned out to be solid examples of what Ultrabooks should be. The Acer Aspire S7 Series Ultrabooks provided reliable performance in a super-slim, ultra-portable design.

New C7 Chromebooks from Acer

If you’re looking to set your personal computing experience apart from the abundance of usual Windows and Mac computers, Acer has released two Chromebooks that provide you with a unique user experience: the Acer C710-2487 C7 Series 11.6” Chromebook Computer and the Acer C710-2055 C7 Series 11.6” Chromebook Computer.

Ultrabook™ and Video Editing Go Hand-in-Hand

With the explosion of social media sharing sites and the continued growth of popular video-based sites like YouTube, Vimeo, and Vines, it’s no surprise that a lot of people are now getting into making, producing, and editing their own homegrown videos. And although you may not find a lot of Coppolas or Kubricks among the crowd, personal video editing is definitely a growing trend.

Ultrabook™ and Windows 8: A Multi-Touch Experience

In the past, consumers shopping for a portable computing solution were forced to choose between either a tablet with a touchscreen interface and a virtual keyboard or a more traditional clamshell notebook computer with a tactile keyboard. Recently however, Intel® has asked the question, why should the consumer have to choose?

Getting Married? Get an Ultrabook™!

This summer, as wedding season quickly peaks, it’s paramount that you, your partner and your family cover every detail of your wedding with diligence and care. With perseverance and a little luck, you’ll enjoy fine weather and the entire day will go off without too many hitches, hiccups, or headaches.

Acer Aspire V5 Series Notebooks

With more and more notebook computers running Windows 8 entering the market, it can be a little overwhelming to pick the right one for you. Luckily, the Acer Aspire V5 Series notebooks offer different options for different needs. Read on to find out which Acer Aspire V5 Series notebook with Windows 8 is right for you.

Acer Aspires to be the Best Ultrabook™

The term "Ultrabook™" is thrown around so much these days that it’s becoming as commonplace as the term "notebook." And like the term "notebook," it’s becoming harder and harder to distinguish from a field of so many notable contenders. One way to do that is to make Ultrabooks™ that stand out from the pack. Acer may just have accomplished that feat.


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