The Insanely Cheap Acer TravelMate 2428

Laptop manufacturers are racing to see who can build the fastest, finest notebooks boasting Intel Duo Core processors or the latest 64-bit AMD processors. These are the machines for people and businesses who can drop mad bills for the latest technology and not blink. At the other end of the pricing spectrum, is there any similar madcap development? Yes, there […]

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Review of Acer Ferrari 1000

Acer sponsorship of the Scuderia Ferrari racing team brings the compact Acer Ferrari 1000 Laptop. Featuring Carbon Fiber lid, fierce candy red trim, and the speed-invoking Ferrari logo. The similarities do not stop at the exterior, as the Ferrari 1000 is filled with power, thanks to its AMD Turion Dual Core chip and 768 MB RAM. Light weight, it weighs […]

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Bargains at the Shop!

Here’s one for our discerning UK bargain hunters. Looking for a notebook computer deal lower than a limbo bar at a jockey disco? Well before you drive 30 tedious minutes to the nearest computer superstore, why not give the folks at Laptop shop a quick look over? These chaps have been trading online since 1998, and now have over 250,000 […]

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Mobile Wars – The Turion Strikes Back

It’s no secret that Advanced Micro Devices, commonly referred to by the acronym AMD, received a fat lip from Intel last year over who was the daddy when it came to mobile chips for laptops. Now the “Turion” flavour of processor is finally being put to use after it was unveiled at CES in January. Essentially the chip is a […]

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Acer Ferrari Used to Digitise Sermons

Laptops certainly have changed the world, to move away from a desktop and a cumbersome PC, is as liberating as running naked through the glass houses at Kew gardens (sorry if I stepped on your petunias chaps), and of course they are as versatile as a Swiss army knife – should I write another article or hack down a few […]

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Ace(r)s High in PC Poker!

Sunday, January 08, 2005 By Ian Bandy Taiwanese laptop builder Acer are all set to take over the world. Like any sensible country they are starting with the good old United States of America, which is widely considered the world’s largest and most competitive PC market. The trouble is that very few Taiwanese technology companies seem to make it over […]

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