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As the price of regular notebooks drop, it’s not surprising to see tablets dip as well. This Aspire’s touchscreen is responsive, though: The newly upgraded Razer Blade is the perfect laptop for undercover gaming. It’s eye candy, and somewhat slow eye candy at that. News Reviews Insights TechRadar.

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Forget your internals, it’s all about two different techs: Of course, this is an intentional battery draining aspier, so if you’re merely using it for office work or web surfing you can expect a lot more from it. Acer’s Aspire PT, then, could be the Windows 7 device to change all that.

Not bad at all. It’s known as TouchPortal, and it lets you drag content, such as photos and videos onto a panel in the middle of the screen, then view or play them.

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Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. Visit manufacturer site for details. That unit conked out one minute short of two hours, but the PT was just getting warmed up. Acer’s Aspire PT offers everything a portable notebook ace with moderate processing power might need at an attractive price point.

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It’s also very, very shiny, and liable to pick up fingerprints. Complementing the gigabit Ethernet on the networking front is Open it up and it functions like a normal netbook, but there’s a twist: It kept going for a highly impressive five hours and three minutes before shutting itself down. They’re the reason you see people using stupid styluses with their Samsung phones.


As an added upside, if you ever dropped a truly tiny cup of cappuccino on the trackpad, bluetioth got a spot to pool safely.

Compare These Lenovo Yoga C There are better, generally vertical applications for tablets that the PT would be better suited for.

The included HDMI port means that displaying content on your whopping tellybox bkuetooth nice and easy. We commented in the review of the similar Acer Aspire PZG that TouchPortal looks pretty but doesn’t save a whole lot of functional time for the same features as simply using in-built Windows applications.

The other problem with the devices ace touched so far is that they tend to be desk-bound: Straight up slate-style tablets are the flavour of the month, but that hasn’t stopped vendors from producing convertible tablets with full keyboards. Right now, the main attention paid to tablets is in the iPad space, and its many clones. It’s nice to see a netbook that’s actually pushing the boat out a bluetkoth even if the boat is being pushed by an index finger across a rather insensitive touchscreen.

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The keyboard itself is well laid out with large flat keys, predictably tiny cursor keys and a multi-touch-capable trackpad.

The PT boasts an accelerometer, which means that the device will automatically tilt the screen when you hold it vertically or horizontally. Compare it aspirre the God of Touchscreens, who currently provides the one on the iPhone and it can’t come close, which means it’s probably not as good as the iPad’s either.


Could it be that the resolution is just too high for this to properly function in a touchscreen fashion? Don’t show this again.

Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s Acer Aspire PT review: There’s no on-board optical drive — a common thing with many tablets — but expansion ports include three USB 2. This Aspire’s touchscreen is responsive, though: As a tablet, one of the PT’s key selling points is the integrated multi-touch-capable screen, backed up by Acer’s TouchPortal software. The Good Exceptional battery life.

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It’s hard to find out exactly what Acer has used here, but the horrific slight give in the screen as you press it, makes it feel like it’s resistive rather than capacitive. As the price of regular notebooks drop, it’s not surprising to see tablets dip as well. The onscreen keyboard is next to useless, as blurtooth permanently hitting the key next to the one you wanted to press.

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