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Acer Offering Free Windows 8 Pro Upgrades

Acer will be offering their customers a free upgrade to Windows 8 if they purchase a Windows 7 powered machine now. They will refund the $14.99 that Microsoft are charging for the upgrade

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Win an Acer Iconia W500 Windows 7 Tablet

I’m half way through my competition now to win a cool Acer Iconia W500 Windows 7 tablet plus loads of Microsoft Press books, and now the really cool prizes are being given…

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Which is the Best Desktop Replacement Laptop?

I’ve reviewed a few desktop replacement laptops in the last few months that span the entire gamut of price, performance and build quality.  Desktop replacements can be extremely useful, especially…

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Acer Unveils their First Windows Phone Device

Amidst the flurry of press revolving around the Nokia Windows Phone launch yesterday, Acer has finally unveiled their first Windows Phone device, the Acer Allegro. The Allegro is a lower-end…

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Acer Aspire Ethos 8951G Review

Desktop replacement laptops generally fall into two categories, ones that genuinely are credible replacements for desktop computers, and ones that fall some way short.  In recent months I’ve reviewed two desktop…

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Win a Windows 7 Tablet + Microsoft Press Books

Over on my Facebook page I’ve started a great competiton where the grand prize is an Acer Iconia Tab W500 Windows 7 Tablet. The competition runs for six weeks and has some…

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Acer show off the W4 Windows Phone

Acer have been showing off their new W4 Windows Phone today with Engadget snapping the first images of the device.  It sports a 3.6 inch screen and a 1GHz processor, 8Gb of…

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Acer Iconia Tab W500 Windows 7 Tablet Review

Acer’s website describes the W500 as “the latest, lightest and most enjoyable way of enjoying the best of both worlds” for it’s tablet form factor and optional keyboard dock.  It’s a Windows…

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First Acer Windows Phone Revealed, Offers Much of the Same

Acer have now unveiled their first upcoming Windows Phone, the W4.  It’s certainly a very good looking handset, reminiscent of the existing Samsung Focus.  It’s a familiar story inside as…

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Acer reveals dual-touchscreen Windows 7 laptop

We’ve seen a device like this before with the limited edition Toshiba Libretto W100 a couple of months ago.  Now though Acer have released a larger Windows 7 laptop-style device…

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Acer To Ship Dual Core Netbooks With Windows 7, Android Dual-OS

According to Digitimes, Acer just announced plans on its netbook launch press conference to ship all future dual-core netbooks with a dual operating system. The two operating systems that will…

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Acer Aspire One D260 to dual-boot Android and Windows 7… Why?

Earlier this year Lenovo announced a fantastic new laptop with a pop-out screen, the SkyLight Smartbook.  The laptop part of the device ran Windows 7 and the tablet screen device…

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Microsoft VP dismisses Android as “an experiment”

Steve Guggenheimer, Microsoft’s OEM Vice-President has not pulled his punches this week when talking about Google’s Android operating system.  In an interview with the Wall St Journal, he openly dismissed…

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Acer #2 PC Maker – Upbeat on Sales Due to Windows7

Computer maker ACER has announced that it’s PC Sales have improved due to the release of Windows 7.

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Microsoft Special Offers For Computers with Windows7

Microsoft with Partners, Dell, Acer, and BestBuy and other computer and laptop makers are offering a 7 day program to buy their products with Windows 7 installed. Offer ends on October 28. Some offers are only good for 24 hours.

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A New OS Leads to New PCs

Acer and HP, among others, do not want you upgrading your current computer to Windows 7. Maybe that’s a little dramatic – let me clarify. Often, when a new OS…

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Windows 7 Release 23 October?

Acer has confirmed October 23 as the release date for Windows 7 according to the technology news site Pocketlint. We already mentioned earlier today that Microsoft was aiming for a…

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