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September 02, 2012

Acer Aspire E1 hits the sub-Php20k laptop barrier

Looks like Asus isn’t the only one making decent-looking laptops under the Php20k price category. Acer’s entry in the budget laptop (student laptop) market is the Acer Aspire E1.

February 21, 2011

Acer Iconia Dual Screen Laptop for Php70k

Acer recently unveiled a line-up of personal computing devices under the Iconia series. Among them is this 14-inch dual-screen multi-touch laptop — the Acer Iconia-484G64ns — which is already being sold at Villman.

January 25, 2011

Acer Aspire 8943G: An 18.4″ Big-Ass Laptop

Blogged about this back in August last year and was already impressed by the specs but the Acer Aspire 8943G needs to get some man-handling to really appreciate this beast of a multi-media laptop.

June 16, 2008

HP, Dell and Acer still lead in Laptop Market

A recent report from the Digitimes indicate first quarter laptop shipments for 2008  showed HP, Dell and Acer were the top 3 laptop manufacturers with 20.8%, 15.1% and 14.6% shares respectively. That represents just over 50% of total shipments or 15.67 Millions units.

July 21, 2014

Acer Aspire Switch 10 Review

The Acer Aspire Switch 10 is one of those new breed of netbooks that is small in size, modest in price, but big on features and performance. It features a 10.1-inch touchscreen display, powered by an Intel Atom quad-core CPU, capable of changing into four different modes, and starts at under Php20K. With that in […]

March 31, 2014

Acer Iconia W4 Review

More and more manufacturers are offering 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablets to the market. Acer is among the first ones, starting off with the W3 from last year. This time, they’re positioning the Iconia W4 as a netbook replacement. Check out our full review below to learn why we agreed.

March 15, 2014

Acer Iconia W4 hands-on, first impressions

A couple of days ago, Acer Philippines introduced to us their new campaign for the Acer I.T. Doctor and handed us their latest Windows 8.1 tablet, the Acer Iconia W4.

November 05, 2013

YugaTech Christmas Gadget Guide: Laptops & Ultrabooks

Ever since Microsoft brought upon a craze of hybrid convertible notebooks to the market, it got a little harder to search for the best laptop. Most consumers are confused if they need touchscreens, if Macbooks are the right choice or even if they are safe with getting a Chromebook instead. YugaTech comes to the rescue […]

October 21, 2013

Acer Aspire S7-392 2013 Review

Acer has launched the refreshed version of their Aspire S7 line. Not much was changed in the design except for the hardware upgrades, especially the Haswell chip. Check out our full review of the Acer Aspire S7 after the break.

September 02, 2013

Acer outs Liquid S2, records 4K UHD videos!

Not one to be beaten to the punch by its competitors, Acer has officially announced the “world’s first smartphone with 4K recording functionality”; the Liquid S2. But that’s not the only edge that this handset over its high-end contemporaries.

August 22, 2013

Sun offers Acer V5, Ativ Book 2 on Sun Plan 999

Carriers rarely offer laptop plans with their postpaid offerings since the hot devices right now are smartphones. Nevertheless, we were surprised that Sun Cellular is taking another stab at it with the Acer Aspire V5 and Samsung ATIV Book 2.

May 11, 2013

Acer Aspire P3 ultrabook-tablet hybrid lands, priced

Acer’s own version of a Windows 8 tablet and laptop hybrid, the Aspire P3, has finally arrived in the Philippines with a retail price of Php33,900.

May 04, 2013

Acer unveils Aspire R7 4-in-1 Ultrabook

Acer unveils its latest Windows 8 Ultrabook that features a unique four-in-one design. Meet the revolutionary Aspire R7.

April 24, 2013

Leaked 8-inch Acer Iconia W3 runs Windows 8 Pro

In a report by  Minimachines, it looks like Acer is going to release an 8-inch version of their Windows 8 tablet and it’s not the RT type. The Acer Iconia W3 is powered by an Intel Atom CPU, 2GB RAM and Windows 8.

February 08, 2013

Acer Aspire S7 Review

The Aspire S7 is a 3rd-generation ultrabook from Acer and has incorporated a full touchscreen IPS LCD with Windows 8. Touted as one of the thinnest and sexiest ultrabook in the market, we were able to purchase a unit for review. Check out our verdict on the Acer Aspire S7 after the break.

June 30, 2012

Why brand matters with laptops and not desktops?

I posted this question a couple of days ago on Twitter and got a barrage of really insightful responses. Why do brand names have a huge influence when picking a laptop but not a desktop?

April 15, 2012

Acer Aspire S5 in the flesh, impresses

Acer Philippines brought several dozen members of the media to a 3-day, exhaustive tournament at Pearl Farm. It was all fun and no work (not a single product presentation in the program) but this upcoming Acer ultrabook did not escape our prying eyes. Check out or hands-on first impression of the Acer Aspire S5 after […]

December 13, 2011

Replacing the Acer Aspire S3′s 7mm Hitachi HDD

The HDD on my Acer Aspire S3 conked out a couple of days ago. Don’t know what caused it but by the time I booted it up in the morning, the hard drive was already trashing the plates like crazy. This is the first time I’ve had a laptop HDD crashed on me.

November 01, 2011

Acer Aspire S3 Review

Acer’s very own version of the ultrabook was revealed in the form of the Aspire S3 a couple of weeks ago. This review unit I have was actually won during their raffle at the event and I’ve been using it for over a week now. Check out our full review of the Acer Aspire S3 […]

September 03, 2011

Acer Aspire S3 is a 13mm thin Ultrabook

Acer has finally introduced its Macbook Air counterpart with the Acer Aspire S3 ultrabook — a 1.3cm super-thin laptop.

August 09, 2011

Leaked Acer Aspire 3951 to take on the Macbook Air

If this leaked images of the upcoming Acer Aspire 3951 is any indication, then the Macbook Air has yet another competitor in the high-end (they refer to it as ultrabook) segment.

March 26, 2011

Intex Universal Laptop Adapter

We rarely seen one of these in stores (ones for mobile phones are more common) so I got a bit interested when a distributor friend sent a sample unit to me. This universal adapter from Intex promises to charge up to 13 laptop brands in one go.

October 30, 2010

Acer Aspire 1551 Review

Acer’s new dual-core AMD-based ultraportable is the Acer Aspire 1551. It’s the fraternal twin of the Aspire 721 we reviewed a while back with an identical design and body. Check out our full review below.

August 13, 2010

Acer Aspire 8943G on Core i7, Radeon HD5850

Acer calls this their ultimate multi-media laptop with a large 18.4-inch 1080p display running a Core i7 and ATI Radeon 5850. The Acer Aspire Ethos 8943G comes with all the bells and whistles to make your desktop PC look like a netbook.

August 11, 2010

Acer Aspire 4553G Review

The Acer Aspire 4553G is probably the first locally-available laptop sporting an AMD triple-core CPU. The CPU sits somewhere between Intel’s Core i3 and Core i5 systems (not just because it has 3 cores).

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