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Latest Aspire line keeps laptops in the game

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With netbooks and a new breed of sleek ultrathin ‘notbooks‘ vying for your hard earned PC budget, it’s no surprise the regular run-of-the-mill laptops have been ignored of late. If it’s not super-small and wafer-thin, then it’s just not worth putting in your shopping basket, right? Well Acer hopes to change all that with its latest Aspire line, and this AS5739G  (probably thought if the name was big and confusing, the laptop would appear small and simple by comparison) is no exception. It packs a Blu-ray player, 15.6in LED LCD screen, 2.1 GHz Core 2 Duo processor, GeForce GT 130 graphics card and Dolby surround sound output, all for bargain price of US$750. That sounds like a mighty fine deal to us.

[via Gizmodo]

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Free Acer Aspire netbooks for all

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It’s finally happening – netbooks are being sold like phones. You get a free laptop so long as you sign up for a couple of years on a dataplan. This was one of Stuff’s predictions for 2009, so thanks to Etisalat for making it happen. What you’ll actually have to do is shell out Dhs1,849 for the Acer Aspire One and they’ll chuck in a free SIM card, one month’s free 10GB data package and a Dhs77 discount per month on the data package for the next two years. According to Etisalat, all that discount pays for your new netbook. Well, the idea’s there…