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Acer Aspire Timeline 1810T

acer_aspire_timeline_1810tThe Acer Aspire Timeline 1810T is starting to show up around a few places. The Aspire 1810T measures from 22mm at it’s thinnest upto 30mm thick and has an 11.6″ screen that has a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels as well as an LED backlight.

The 1810T netbook is powered by an ultra-low voltage processor that runs at 1.4GHz and uses the GMA 4500MHD graphics chip. [Read more…]

Acer Aspire One gets Full HD Upgrade

acer_netbook_broadcom_bcm70012_hd_upgradeNetbooks tend to struggle with HD video thanks to Intel’s GMA 950 graphics chip. What they could really do with is a Broadcom BCM70012 video accelerator that is capable of handling up to 1080p full HD resolutions.

The Broadcom BCM70012 is a mini PCI-e card that takes the strain off of the internal CPU. Not many netbooks actually come with this cool chip though (probably to cut costs down), so Terracode have upgraded their own Acer Aspire One 8.9″ netbook to include this chip. [Read more…]

Acer Aspire One with 11.6 Inch Screen

acer-aspire-oneAcer are about to release a new Aspire One with a slightly larger screen then the previous 10.1″ version. The latest model will sport an 11.6 inch screen according to Macles*. [Read more…]

Next-Gen NVIDIA ION GPU has 10x Faster Graphics

NVIDIA have announced a new NVIDIA ION GPU that potentially can deliver graphics up to 10 times faster and still retain a battery life on the netbook of 10 hours.

The new GPU’s use what is called NVIDIA Optimus technology that allows the netbook to “vastly outperform basic netbook graphics by delivering rich HD media in games, movies, and Internet-based video.”

Netbooks are traditionally known as being a little on the slow side when it comes to most things, but by using one of the NVIDIA ION GPU’s in there, it totally transforms the netbook allowing it to playback HD video without jitter as well as play games such as World of Warcraft without problem. [Read more…]