Acer Aspire

In 2017, Laptops Are Cool Again

CES, the consumer electronic industry’s preeminent trade show, sets the tone for the year in tech. In 2017, for the first time in a while,

The Best Acer Laptops of CES 2017

Acer had an impressive CES 2017, launching several innovative laptops while refreshing others with new, 7th Generation Core series CPUs and Nvidia Pascal GPUs.  We were

Lenovo Ideapad 110S Review

Pros Keyboard is responsive Touchpad supports gestures Speedier than the competition Includes one-year Office 365 subscription Cons Shorter-than-average battery life Horrible webcam No 802.11ac Wi-Fi

Asus Transformer Mini T102HA Review

The Pros Bright screen; Long battery life; Surprisingly loud speakers The Cons Cramped keyboard; Sluggish performance Verdict The Asus Transformer Mini T102HA is a lightweight

HP ProBook 470 G3 review – the screen size is just one of the reasons to opt for the bigger version of the ProBoo

Pros Sturdy and rigid construction with good choice of materials Comfortable keyboard and touchpad Supports M.2 SATA SSD Good battery life for a 17-inch budget

ASUS X550VX / K550VX review – gaming on a budget

Pros Generally good keyboard and touchpad (if the drivers of the latter are updated) Excellent price/performance ratio Includes the new GeForce GTX 950M with 2GB

The Acer Aspire S7 is Now the World’s Thinnest Notebook

Acer made waves when it unveiled their 21.5-inch gaming notebook at IFA 2016, the Predator X21 — the largest gaming notebook with a curved display

Acer Aspire E 15 (E5-575G) Full review – feature-packed dirt-cheap mid-ranger

Pros Decent touchpad and keyboard experience No PWM above 17% brightness USB-C 3.1 connectivity for ultra-fast data transfer Good price/performance ratio (it’s even suitable for

Hands on: Jumper EZpad 5S review

OUR EARLY VERDICT One wonders why others have not pushed to be competition for the Surface 3 – until that happens, the Jumper EZpad 5S

HP Pavilion x360 (13-inch) Review

The Pros Solid performance; Strong speakers The Cons Dim display; Lots of bloatware Verdict The HP Pavilion x360 is a solid performer with strong speakers,

Lenovo ThinkPad E460 review – compact classic in the E lineup

Pros Robust metal construction Good sound quality Comfortable AccuType keyboard Long battery life Cons Use of PWM up to 99% brightness Poor sRGB coverage ThinkPad is one of the most

HP Pavilion 17 (2016) review – affordable, powerful, distant from its predecessor

Pros Excellent price/performance ratio Supports M.2 SATA SSDs Good IPS panel with wide sRGB coverage and high contrast ratio No PWM from 25 to 100%

Acer Aspire F15 Review

The Pros Attractive, premium-looking chassis; Good performance; Solid battery life; Fast transfer speeds The Cons Dull, dim display; Spongy keyboard Verdict The Acer Aspire F15

Acer Aspire E5-575G-53VG Review

The Pros Good productivity and gaming performance; Long battery life; USB-C port The Cons Uncomfortable keyboard and touchpad; Dim screen; A bit heavier than other

Should I Buy a Chromebook? Buying Guide and Advice

A Chromebook is a laptop of a different breed. Instead of Windows 10 or Mac OS X, Chromebooks run Google’s Chrome OS. These machines are

Acer Aspire R 15 Review

The Pros Solid performance; Bright, colorful display; Thin, lightweight design; Plenty of volume; Comfortable, responsive keyboard The Cons Slow hard drive; Display too reflective; Bloatware

Lenovo Ideapad 710S Review

The Pros Thin and light design; Bright, vivid display; Decent multitasking performance; Strong audio The Cons Confusing keyboard layout; Annoying bloatware; Slow SSD Verdict The

Acer Aspire S 13 Review

The Pros Slim and handsome design; Colorful, full-HD display; Comfortable keyboard; Long battery life; Strong overall performance The Cons Touchpad can be finicky; Some bloatware

HP Omen Enters Sub-$1000 Gaming Laptop Arena

HP has ominous intentions for budget gamers–and that’s a great thing. Following the launch of last year’s Omen gaming laptop, Starting July 10, HP is

Chromebooks vs. Windows 10 Laptops : What Should You Buy?

Chromebooks have grown from a curiosity to a force to be reckoned with. Offering a simple and stripped-down experience, Google’s Chrome OS is extremely easy

Acer Aspire One Cloudbook 14 review

PROS Decent keyboard and touchpad Excellent battery life Reasonable screen CONS Tiny storage Terrible performance KEY FEATURES 1.6GHz Intel Celeron N3050 2GB DDR3 RAM Weight:

Acer Aspire V15 Nitro Black Edition Review

Pros Sleek, elegant design; Solid graphics and overall performance; Bright, colorful display Cons Subpar battery life; Slow transfer speeds; Verdict The Acer Aspire V15 Nitro

CTL J4 Plus Chromebook for Education Review

The Pros Solid build; Great display for the money; Affordably priced The Cons Short battery life; Mediocre performance; Shallow keyboard Verdict The CTL J4 Plus

Asus ROG GL552 Review

The Pros Strong full HD gaming performance; Bright and accurate matte display; USB 3.1 Type-C Port; Speedy 7,200 RPM HDD The Cons Left vent gets

Dell Inspiron 15 3000 (2016) Review

The Pros Affordable price; Powerful audio; Solid build quality The Cons Poor performance; Dim display; Shallow keyboard; Underside heats up Verdict Booming speakers and an

Dell Inspiron 14 3000 Review

The Pros Affordable price; Modest performance; Powerful speakers The Cons Dim, limited display; Shallow keyboard Verdict For under $300, the Dell Inspiron 14 3000 offers

Dell Inspiron 13 7000 (2016) Review

THE PROS Stylish design; Solid overall performance; Strong audio THE CONS Unreliable battery life; Slow SSD; Can run hot VERDICT The Dell Inspiron 13 7000

Lenovo Ideapad 300S Review

The Pros Beautiful red chassis; Full-HD display; Responsive keyboard and touchpad; Light for its size The Cons Below-average battery life; Grainy webcam Verdict The Lenovo

Acer’s Aspire V Nitro Black Edition packs Intel’s RealSense 3D camera

You’ve probably never thought about putting a 3D camera inside of a laptop before. Acer, on the other hand, has. Today they announced their latest

Acer Switch 12 S revealed with Intel RealSense camera onboard

This week Acer has revealed the Acer Switch 12 S with a 12.5-inch IPS display and options for either 4K of Full HD (1080p) resolution).