New York/February 3, 2009–It’s official! The winner has been announced for the first-ever Aspire ONE Video Contest. Sponsored by Acer, the third largest manufacturer of personal computers in the world, the contest’s entries were judged by an international audience of YouTube, MySpace and FaceBook viewers and bloggers. Read more.
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IT DOESN'T MATTER if you have already shed an optical drive from your ultraportable--you still need to lose weight. When you're on the go, you normally perform only a handful of tasks, and you shouldn't have to lug an armful of extra gear. Read more.
TAIPEI, Taiwan & SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Acer, the third largest vendor in the global PC market (source: Gartner data, 4Q 2007), today presented the Aspire one, an all-new communication device designed to make online activities fast, simple and cool.
The Aspire one is a brand new product which, despite its size, is not just another notebook: it’s a stylish all-new digital device designed to deliver continuous access to the internet no matter where you are. Read more.
While there’s no shortage of variety in the netbook market, one of the most commonly recommended - and certainly most commonly searched for here on SlashGear - is the Acer Aspire One. With a slick casing, brand name recognition and relatively large degree of flexibility in specifications, even with new rivals from Dell and others, Acer is holding its own. We’ve had the Aspire One in for the past fortnight to put it through its paces; check out the full SlashGear review after the cut. Read more.
The Aspire One netbook is a very tiny notebook computer designed for basic computer tasks (Web surfing, e-mail, basic Office-like tasks). The 2.2-lb. Aspire One includes built-in wireless networking and a Webcam, runs on an Intel Atom processor (1.6 GHz), and has 512MB of RAM (upgradeable to 1GB). It runs on the Linus Linux Lite operating system, but for some reason the version we had was running Windows XP (we could have had an older version, the newer ones might have the Linux OS). Read more.
Acer became a member of the ever-expanding mini-notebook club with the Linpus Linux Lite version of the Aspire one, which we praised for its intuitive interface, fast boot time, and comfortable keyboard. The company follows up that Linux-based machine with the Windows XP–powered Acer Aspire one, a netbook with a nearly identical design that runs Microsoft’s most popular operating system. Read more.
The netbook category is relatively new and is already getting crowded with lots of competition. The first netbook to show up was the ASUS Eee and it has spawned a wealth of competitors looking for a piece of the low cost netbook market. Read more.
The Acer Aspire one provides wireless web access, streaming video, VoIP, and more. Read more.