The Acer One Happy is Acer’s newest installment to the “Aspire One” line of computers that made them so popular in the netbook market. The One Happy combines everything I loved in the original Aspire One and upgrades it to supercharged performance levels and style without much of an increase in price.
I’ve been excited for the One Happy since I heard about it, and now that it’s finally available, I can’t wait to get my hands on one. From what I can see, and from what other users are saying about it, it looks like a force to be reckoned with. Let’s take a look at what it’s got to offer.
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Acer has been really spearheading the netbook charge with trying to get affordable and great netbooks onto the market since the trend really started to take off. The Acer Aspire One series of netbooks has been popular with consumers and reviewers alike, as it combines all of the features people want in their on the go machines with a name that they can trust.
I’ll admit that Acer has had some bad spots in the past where they just haven’t lived up to expectations with the quality of their machines, but that all seems to be in the past. Today on the chopping block is the Acer D260, a dual core machine that packs the punch that other netbooks just don’t seem to have. It has slipped under a lot of radars so far, but hopefully that’s all about to change.
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Netbooks are becoming more and more popular with folks looking to have an ultra portable computer without a sacrifice in power or speed from their machine.
This article is going to give first time netbook buyers a brief overview of the benefits and drawbacks of owning a netbook, as well as outline some of the current best netbooks for sale on the market today. If you’re looking to be better informed before you make your next netbook purchase, you’ve come to the right place.
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We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: there are so many netbooks in the market today that’s it’s often impossible to figure out what netbook is right for you. If you’re looking for something just to have around the house so you don’t have to boot up your desktop or laptop every time you want to look something up on the netbook, your choice in netbook may be completely different from someone who needs a netbook for work purposes and can’t be bothered to lug a huge laptop to and from the office every day.
If you find yourself struggling to understand all of the features within a netbook and unsure which are the best netbooks on the market today, be sure to keep on reading so that you can make an informed decision when it comes time to buy.
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Today on the chopping block is one of Toshiba’s entries into the netbook market. While not as popular as some of their other models, the NB520 still packs a punch that has been widely well reviewed for both its price point and specifications. While I haven’t actually used the NB520 myself, I’ve spent a good deal of time researching the computer and have found both the best and worst features of it to present to you.
Hopefully by the end of the rundown, you’ll have a better understanding of what makes this netbook tick and why it may or may not be a good choice for your next computer purchase. So, with that let’s jump in to all of the good stuff.
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For whatever reason, I had never heard of the Samsung N230 until just a few days ago. I knew that Samsung had made their way into the netbook market because of some of their other best selling computers, but the N230 jumped out at me by chance one afternoon and I was pretty excited I found it.
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The biggest problem with netbooks and computers in general these days is how tethered we are to our home wireless Internet connections. Being able to get online whenever we want has become a big part of daily living, and at least for me, I feel lost when I’m away from the Internet for more than a few hours or days. Since getting an Internet connection for my phone, getting email on the go has been a breeze and a lifesaver in some situations. But what are computers supposed to do? Having a phone connected to the Internet is great, but it isn’t as nice as being able to open up a laptop on the go and browse the web with ease.
3G enables netbook users to utilize the same connectivity that cell phones use to get online while they’re on the move. If you’re looking for a netbook that not only allows you the freedom to use your computer without having to lug around a large carrying case as well as get online anywhere you have a 3G cell phone network connection, I suggest you keep on reading. I’ve done some research and dug up all of the information you need to get started in the 3G netbook world, as well as which computers are best suited to the task. Without wasting anymore time, let’s dive right in.
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We all know that it’s difficult to not only lose weight, but also find the time and motivation to do so as well. What you’ll find below is my best attempt to compile all of the information I can about where you can start getting fit, how much it’ll cost you, and how you can fit it all into your busy schedule.
As a working adult myself, I know that it can be tough to try and cram everything into your day that you’d like to. Hopefully armed with information you’ll be able to start getting fit without completely interrupting your regular routine.
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“Which netbooks are the tiniest and are the best pick for me?” Not only do I get this question landing in my inbox on a regular basis, I also come across it on forums and sales sites at least once a day. It’s really the million dollar question that all of the netbooks in the market are trying to answer to. Which one can truly be the smallest ones available for consumers to pick up?
Netbooks, by definition, are meant to be small. Their form factor is what is supposed to make them appealing to customers. Because many computer users don’t have the strength to carry around a full sized laptop wherever they go, the netbook was meant to fill in the awkward gap between not having a computer handy that you could do work on and doing without a computer altogether (clearly not an option in the day and age we live in).
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When I first took a look at the Acer D255, I wasn’t blown away. I scrolled through the “Specs” page and didn’t really find anything that jumped out or screamed unique. I’ve spent quite a bit of time looking the machine over and have discovered the truth behind “don’t judge a book by its cover.” In this case though, I shouldn’t judge a netbook by the quality of its outer cover.
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