Feeds

Acer claims first discrete graphics Ultrabooks

Optical drive squeezed in too

Internet Security Threat Report 2014

CeBit 2012 Acer has been busy at the CeBit trade show this week, with announcements of a fresh 15in Ultrabook and a range of slimline notebooks.

The Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra M3 packs a 15in display with the latest Intel Core processor and a dedicated Nvidia GeForce GT640M graphics chip. The latter ending sole reliance on Intel's integrated graphics for display duties.

Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra M3

Acer lays claim to the M3 being the first 15in Ultrabook to squeeze in an optical drive – describing the HDD equipped model plus DVD spinner as a 2-spindle machine. That said, it also features the option of an SSD-only config and will 'fast-resume' in 1.5 seconds from standby.

Next up is the Acer V3 series.

These come in 14in, 15.6in and 17.3in versions and run with the latest Intel Core processors with an Nvidia GeForce GT series graphics setup.

Acer V3

There's a built-in Blu-ray drive, HDMI-out port, USB 3.0 and a multi card slot, as well as a 1600 x 900 LED-backlit display on 17in models.

The Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra M3 will hit shelves this month, although prices have yet to be set. The V-series will roll out later this year. ®

Intelligent flash storage arrays

Whitepapers

Choosing cloud Backup services
Demystify how you can address your data protection needs in your small- to medium-sized business and select the best online backup service to meet your needs.
Forging a new future with identity relationship management
Learn about ForgeRock's next generation IRM platform and how it is designed to empower CEOS's and enterprises to engage with consumers.
Security for virtualized datacentres
Legacy security solutions are inefficient due to the architectural differences between physical and virtual environments.
Reg Reader Research: SaaS based Email and Office Productivity Tools
Read this Reg reader report which provides advice and guidance for SMBs towards the use of SaaS based email and Office productivity tools.
Storage capacity and performance optimization at Mizuno USA
Mizuno USA turn to Tegile storage technology to solve both their SAN and backup issues.