Posts Tagged ‘netbook’

Linpus Sets Date With Moblin 2.0 for Netbooks

Taiwanese Linux distributor Linpus Technologies plans to make a version of Moblin 2.0 available for download next week, a move timed to coincide with the annual Computex hardware exhibition in Taipei. Linpus will show off a new version of its Linpus Linux Lite distribution based on Moblin 2.0 for the first time, including versions based […]

Acer chief predicts netbook sales to reach 50m by 2010

A lot of people are trying to get a bead on the market for netbooks and what it means for manufacturers and operating systems. According to one of the largest Taiwanese hardware companies, the netbook trend will grow more quickly than some Western analysts have predicted. Global shipments for netbooks will reach 25m – 30m […]

Acer Aspire One 531 netbook review

The new Acer Aspire One 531 is a perfect example. While the screen has received a much needed size increase, the chassis has been slimmed down considerably, with excess fat being shaved off at almost every turn. The result is a lappie that offers both a larger, more practical screen than its 8.9-inch predecessor, and […]

U2 song crashes Acer Aspire One netbook hard drives

“We’re not entirely sure how serious to take this, but apparently Acer’s hugely popular 8.9-inch Aspire One netbook will trash the hard drive if you play music through it too loudly according to some users on HardwareCult. One of the tracks it has taken a particular dislike to is U2’s Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss […]

Acer Aspire One 11.6-inch netbook planned?

Acer is set to release the most advanced Aspire One yet, moving away from the 10.1-inch models currently in the series, with an 11.6-inch model according to macles. Up until now the Acer Aspire One netbook has only seen minor technical revisions, whereas this new model is expected to be a new generation of netbook/mini-notebook […]

10-Inch Netbook Faceoff

Laptop Mag have done a review on all the new 10″ netbooks out, including the new Acer Aspire One. Anyone looking to purchase a netbook in the past year has a plethora of choices and very likely a clear idea of what a netbook is good for. However, knowing what you want out of a […]

Acer leads hot netbook market

The netbook category grew at a quarter-to-quarter rate of more than 160 percent in the third quarter, and Acer bypassed Asus as the top vendor, says a DisplaySearch study. Meanwhile, an ABI Research “Vendor Matrix” report finds Intel holding pole position among netbook processor vendors. The hot market for netbooks, also known as “mini-notes,” is […]

1024×600 Wallpaper – Aspire One

Fancy a different desktop background for your Acer Aspire One? have a look here (thx C:\) All are sized to the correct desktop resolution 1024×600 Few Samples of what you will find:     For more desktop backgrounds / wallpapers see our desktop customization forum

Acer seeks to become number one netbook maker in 2009

Acer shipped about 2.4 million units of their Aspire One netbook in the third quarter, with a total of 5-6 million Acer netbooks sold in 2008. If their forecast for next year is correct, the global market for netbooks would expand to up to 35 million units, with the Taiwanese manufacturer hoping to grab anything […]

Netbook explosion takes Acer to number 1, Asus to number 4 in EMEA

Netbook sales in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) have literally exploded in the third quarter of 2008, making Acer the top ranking PC vendor for the first time ever, while propelling Asus up the ladder into fourth place. IDC figures show that growth in notebooks overall has been strong, but the take-up of netbooks […]