It’s skinny, and the screen rotates into a tablet form quickly and easily. If you know anything about touchscreen mobiles, you’ll know that this is a bad thing. Right now, the main attention paid to tablets is in the iPad space, and its many clones. The newly upgraded Razer Blade is the perfect laptop for undercover gaming. Acer Aspire PT review: There are better, generally vertical applications for tablets that the PT would be better suited for. On the software front, the PT comes with Windows 7 Home Premium and only a smattering of trialware and other included applications.
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It kept going for a highly impressive five hours and three minutes before shutting itself down. We should point out, if only for reasons of legal liability that dousing your laptop in coffee will in almost every case void the warranty.
Pre-installed software, and especially trialware, is often more pain that it’s worth, so it’s nice to see a system that’s comparatively lightly preloaded.
Acer has also included its own touchscreen software, which is activated by flicking up one corner of the screen. The keyboard itself is well laid out with large flat keys, predictably tiny cursor keys and a multi-touch-capable trackpad.
Acer’s Aspire PT, then, could be the Windows 7 device to change all that.
This reimagined MacBook Air fixes almost all previous design issues, but not without adding It’s a powerful little blighter, too, but we can’t help feeling that the Aspire PT is going to fall short next bluetoorh Apple’s similarly priced iPad. Like Apple’s much-vaunted iPadonly with a physical keyboard.
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The screen swivel mechanism is ace and Acer has obviously put a lot of thought into its design. It makes it feel quite squishy and cheap. TechRadar pro IT insights for business. Acer has also included a few games, and Microsoft’s own collection of touchscreen-specific applications, such as Blackboard, which lets you create weird physics-based machines.
Acer’s Aspire PT offers everything a portable notebook user with moderate processing power might need at an attractive price point. That unit conked out one minute short of two hours, but the PT was just getting warmed up. This Aspire’s touchscreen is responsive, though: It’s all very well stuffing a laptop full of high-performance components — graphics chip excluded — but if you’re selling it as a touchscreen device it had better have a bloody good one.
It’s skinny, and the screen rotates into a tablet form quickly and easily. On the software front, the PT comes with Windows 7 Home Premium and only a smattering of trialware and other included applications.
HD video playback is impressively sharp on the screen and it felt like a spritely little machine. The onscreen keyboard is next to useless, as you’re permanently hitting the key next to the one you wanted to press.
The trackpad sits above the mouse buttons, which are formed from a single piece of plastic with a gutter strangely cut into it.
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These aceg alone put it head and shoulders above the current splurge of netbooks, even if it is three times their price. Windows 7 is an impressive touchscreen operating system, but here it feels fudged by the lack of a decent touchscreen. 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.
If you know anything about touchscreen mobiles, you’ll know that this is a bad thing. It seems Acer is going for that business market of people who wear nice shoes and have Blackberries and like nothing 1820;t than a great big Excel spreadsheet. Open it up and it functions like a normal netbook, but there’s a twist: Rather than blietooth a monitor or all-in-one desktop PC, it’s a kind of tablet-netbooky thing.
Not bad at all.
HP Spectre x inch, late Millions of tiny pixels are nice, but when this, in turn, reduces the size of the icons — and the touch areas — it makes it a tad more difficult to use. 1820ppt is great if you want to wall-mount them in your fantasy kitchen that doesn’t exist, but not so great when you find yourself leaning across your desk, at a weird angle, to use an interface that’s probably never going to be as intuitive and responsive as a good ol’ keyboard and mouse.
The newly upgraded Razer Blade is the perfect laptop for undercover gaming.