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GALLERY: Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra Ultrabook

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Want to take a peak at Acer’s latest ultrabook – the Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra? Well, TECHGEEK.com.au have the press images for all of you to look at and possibly drool over the thin chassis. You can see those images after the jump. Gallery

GALLERY: Acer Aspire S5 Ultrabook

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Acer’s new “world thinnest” ultrabook, the Aspire S5, has been unveiled just before CES kicks off. Want to have a closer look to see how thin it is? Have a look at these press shots in our gallery, after the jump. Gallery  

Acer reveals Aspire Timeline Ultra – ultrabook with dedicated graphics

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UPDATED: An ultrabook with dedicated graphics for 3D gaming? Something unheard of, but Acer is touting that in its unveiling of the Aspire Timeline Ultra ultrabook. Coming in 14-inch and 15-inch models, it certainly packs a whole lot of performance in a tiny body. The Aspire Timeline Ultra also features 8 hours of battery life, a second-generation Intel Core processors and a DVD optical drive. It also includes its Always […]

Acer announces Aspire S5 – 13.3-inch “thinnest ultrabook”

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UPDATED: Acer’s CES 2012 press conference had three things of note – and this is one of them. The Aspire S5, being touted as the “world’s thinnest Ultrabook” with only 15mm thick at its maximal point, is a 13.3-inch laptop that promises to be fast. It features its “Green Instant On” and “Always Connect” technology for it to boot and resume from sleep faster, and to manage all of its […]

Is Lenovo, Acer going to announce a Windows 8 tablet for Q3 2012?

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Windows 8 could come as soon as the third quarter of this year, with a report claiming (citing anonymous sources) that both Acer and Lenovo are set to launch their own tablet running the OS and a new Intel platform. The platform in question is its Clover Trail platform, which is said to be preferred by “PC players” as the upcoming Medfield processor continues to miss performance targets in terms […]

Review: Acer Iconia A500

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Here is the Acer Iconia A500 tablet computer running the brand new version of Android, Honeycomb. This version of Android has been optimised for tablet’s and it has really shown. The Iconia features an NVIDIA processor, plenty of RAM and plenty of internal storage. Check out the full review of this tablet after the break.

TECHGEEK Weekly 28: The War Against Buttons

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So it turns out, our “Powered by” gets crude when I do it. Anyway, we cover the Verizon iPhone 4, Vodafone’s massive security fail and MySpace being sold off? Oh, and find out how ChatRoulette (remember that) is making some dough from an unlikely source. Stewart is sick for this episode – so officially ending his perfect attendance record. And Tom is doing the recording, and he expresses his outrage […]

Acer’s 2011 notebook lineup unveiled at CES

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Acer Aspire AS8950G Laptop (Image: Acer) Featuring Intel and AMD’s latest advancements, Acer has unveiled its new laptop lineup for the new year at CES 2011. And, since we love being nice, we have piled up the entire list of laptop announcements into one blog post for you to scan and ease your gadget craving.

TECHGEEK Podcast 20: The Big 2-0

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Yep. 20 episodes. We have actually made it this far, surprisingly, without being pulled from the internet because of our irrelevant and often nonsensical information regurgitation. Anyway, two million finds “She Loves You”, and we talk about Telstra finally being split up into two. Also, Farmville is no longer the King of Facebook applications and we get into a heated discussion of whether an iPad 2 will be out (I […]

TECHGEEK Podcast 11: Testing 1, 2, 3…

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As you may of heard, we had to delay the podcast because of our busy schedules, but doesn’t mean we have given it the axe. And yes, you will be hearing a lot of the word Bing. We’re not getting sponsored by them (hopefully we do), but yeah – hate it, blame it on Tom. As well, turns out, Tom doesn’t concentrate during a Sunday, and Terence really doesn’t like […]

Acer working on frameless laptop, touchscreen keyboard

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RUMOUR MILL: Apple’s war against keys might have another ally, though it might be taking it a bit too far. Acer is rumoured to be working on a frameless laptop that will have a touchscreen keyboard, allowing to make the laptop in an ultra-thin form-factor while reducing material costs. This rumour, however, is from Digitimes, so I would take it with a pinch of salt; but the idea isn’t farfetch […]

Intel brings app store to netbooks

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Intel has decided to follow in Android, Apple, Blackberry and Nokia’s footsteps in opening up an app store. This endeavour, however, will not be mobile phones, nor for laptops, but for the netbook laptops. Called the Intel AppUp, it will allow users to find, download and purchase software that would run fine on the Atom processor. Applications selected will run on either Windows or Moblin-based operating systems, but will also […]

Acer recalls battery

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Taiwanese PC maker, Acer, has recalled 27,000 laptop batteries after they could short circuit. Guess who makes these… SONY! Sony has been under controversy over it’s PC and Music assets. In 2004, they inserted a DRM rootkit that made a security hole. In 2006, millions and millions of batteries were recalled from Dell, Apple, Toshiba and many others. More information can be found on Acer’s website…