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Acer Aspire 8942G

Acer Aspire 5940G 15.6in notebook

Review If you’re after a well-crafted machine, adorned with a range of features from a media controlling touch panel to the old favourites eSATA and ExpressCard/54, then Acer’s Aspire 5940G could well fit the bill. There’s even a fingerprint reader, a 4-pin FireWire 400 port and a whopping sub-woofer. Aspire 5940G Home entertainer …
Shaun Dormon, 30 Sep 2010
Acer Aspire Ethos 8943G

Acer Aspire Ethos 8943G 18.4in laptop

Review Stylish and powerful, the new 18.4in Aspire Ethos 8943G will appeal to those looking for a desktop replacement that doesn’t hold back on performance. Each of the four cores on the Core i7-720QM purr along at 1.6GHz, while ATI’s Mobility Radeon HD 5650 is on hand should you want to indulge in a bit of gaming. Throw in a Blu-ray …
Will Stapley, 29 Jul 2010
Acer Aspire X5900

Acer Aspire X5900

Review Acer classifies its Aspire X5900 as a prestige PC and I have to confess that I was bowled over by the looks of this sleek micro-tower. The power button is brightly lit with a white LED, while the hard drive activity light is positioned on the top of the case along with the DVD eject button. It’s all very neat. Acer Aspire …
Leo Waldock, 29 Apr 2010
Windows Vista teaser

Acer sued for shipping Vista-book with GB of memory

Two Middle Americans have sued Acer over its low-cost Aspire notebooks, claiming that the Taiwanese PC giant pre-installed Windows Vista on machines ill-equipped to run Microsoft's latest OS. With a lawsuit filed Wednesday in San Francisco, California, two residents of Fostoria, Ohio seek damages and relief from the world's …
Cade Metz, 27 Mar 2009

Acer Aspires to WiMAX with 4G laptop duo

Acer is the first company to announce a pair of WiMAX-touting notebooks so that residents of Baltimore, where Sprint has rolled out its WiMAX service, can enjoy speeds approaching 3G with 4G technology. The two models of notebook, the Aspire 4930-6862 and 6930-6771, include embedded WiMAX connectivity compatible with the Xohm …
Bill Ray, 8 Oct 2008

Acer Predator packs powerful specs, lacks skull cleaning capability

Acer wants to take a big bite out of the gaming PC business with its new system, Predator, part of its Aspire line. Actually, it looks like something out of a sci-fi movie too. But the spec's right down to Earth, with a choice of Intel Core 2 Extreme and Core 2 Quad processors, Nvidia's nForce 780i chipset, up to 8GB of …
Tony Smith, 21 May 2008

Acer unwraps 'hologram'-clad Blu-ray laptops

Acer has given its "gemstone-design" Aspire laptop line-up a polish and chiseled out two more machines. They're coloured blue, so it's no surprise perhaps that both offer optional Blu-ray Disc drives. Acer Aspire 6920 Acer's Aspire 6920G: iridescent, apparently Acer touted the machines' "holographic 3D" covering that …
Tony Smith, 14 Mar 2008

Acer Aspire 2920 budget laptop

Review It’s the size of the Aspire 2920 that first catches your eye. Measuring in at 304 x 223 x 32mm, it’s not exactly a sub-notebook or MacBook Air, but the Acer is certainly on the smaller end of the scale. The 2.04kg weight suggests that the 2920 might find a home in your hand luggage when you go travelling. The shiny black lid …
Leo Waldock, 27 Feb 2008
clock teaser

HMRC extends Aspire deal to 2017

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has decided to restructure its IT outsourcing contract. The move comes in response to HMRC's aim to cut its IT running costs by about 10 per cent by 2010-11. The Aspire contract with Capgemini and other IT service suppliers was originally signed in 2003-04 and was due to run for 10 years. It will …
Kablenet, 8 Nov 2007

Acer backs Blu-ray

IFA 07 Acer has thrown its weight behind the Blue-ray Disc to become the fifth big-name computer maker to back the next-gen optical disc format. It's launched a BD-equipped media centre PC to affirm its intentions. Acer Aspire iDea 520 Acer's iDea 520: Blu-ray on board Acer's plan to acquire Gateway will catapult the joint …
Tony Smith, 31 Aug 2007

Acer debuts ProFile pro-laptop look

Acer not only sketched out its plans for new look "nature-inspired" consumer-oriented notebooks this week, it also drew attention to its new-style "ProFile" business machines, the first if which is the ultra-portable TravelMate 6292. Acer TravelMate 6292 According to Acer, the ProFile design brings to mind the words " …
Tony Smith, 17 May 2007

Acer turns to nature to inspire Aspire

Acer yesterday parted the seas to reveal the first of a new line of "nature inspired" consumer-friendly laptops, the Aspire 5920 with its "gemstone" design, a curvy casing with a pebble-like shine. Acer Aspire 5920 Under the hood, the 5920 range packs in Intel's 'Santa Rosa' Centrino Duo platform. The series includes a …
Tony Smith, 15 May 2007

Acer sends mini PC into the living room

CeBIT Acer is to offer a living room-friendly version of its business-oriented mini PC, the Veriton 1000, the manufacturer revealed today. The standard Veriton is a compact, slimline system designed for call-centre desks and the like. But an Aspire-branded version with the management features swapped out for consumer-targeted …
Tony Smith, 16 Mar 2007

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