On January 30 , the floodgates were opened, and out poured the Vista notebooks Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. We can only hope that Acer updates their laptops’ look soon, which will bring them up to speed with their competitors. Its 17in widescreen has a native resolution of x Also, at the better part of three grand, the price may dissuade users who have come to expect “cheap and cheerful” from Acer.

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The mobile world might finally get exciting again in A good price point, decent features and great performance make this notebook a good choice if you’re after a desktop replacement. Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more. Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s Despite a couple of omissions, the WSMi represents great value if you’re looking for a desktop replacement notebook and it was as a great performer in our WorldBench 6 applications tests.

Its build quality is sturdy. The unit ships with Windows Vista Home Premium, which has Acerr Media Centre built into it, and this is what we used to watch movies.

However, before you can get Windows Live Messenger to work on this unit, an update must be downloaded and installed. These components combine well to give the WSMi powerful multitasking capabilities, and this was shown in our WorldBench 6 benchmark where it completed the multitasking test as;ire sec.

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Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. And a lot of effort has gone into both the appearance and aesthetics of most major brands. The asipre Spectre x inch convertible laptop adds terrific battery life and top-notch Most, it seems, except for Acer.


Acer also provides its own battery management software as well as backup and recovery software which works in conjunction with the DVD burner and allows you to burn incremental backups of your data.

Upside For the benefit of students and number crunchers everywhere, Acer has included a numerical keypad with this laptop. In multicultural Australia, the opportunity for home cooks to expand their culinary horizons is too tempting to resist.

It works perfectly with Windows Live Messenger and its image quality is acceptable. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. The dedicated number pad should please those who are regular number-crunchers and the four dedicated shortcut buttons along the top frame of the notebook’s base can be customised to open the applications of your choice. Wireless connectivity is well represented, with As this is a 17in widescreen notebook, there is plenty of width for a full-size keyboard and Acer has included one.

Dark scenes were handled well and colours weren’t overly vibrant. If using the notebook to perform simple tasks such as Web surfing and word processing, and if you employ a suitable power saving scheme, the WSMi should last even longer. Lenovo fine-tuned its formula for the Yoga C, adding a trio of useful features that Best Laptops for On January 30the floodgates were opened, and out poured the Vista notebooks Bandersnatch is here to cap a twisted Suitable as a desktop-replacement notebook, the Acer Aspire WSMi definitely has a lot of grunt under its hood, and plenty of useful features that make it comfortable for everyday use.


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However, it isn’t a graphics powerhouse, as its score of in 3DMark06 illustrates. Like many laptops of this size, it boasts a multimedia bent, with a 1.

But in its defence, this is one of the most powerful inch models available for the price. Would you buy this?

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Cons Reflections acrr the glossy screen can make for uncomfortable viewing; no FireWire; no ExpressCard slot; Acer’s GridVista software didn’t seem to work on our test unit; poor speakers for such a big unit. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read.

The Touchpad was responsive throughout our tests and the scroll-button was useful when browsing long Web pages.