Our intrepid editor in chief John D. Biggs is live at the Acer announcement. I’ll be updating the info in this post as we get it…
More details about Acer’s new laptops can be found here.
3:52 PM: Product shot
3:50 PM: Here’s a couple shots of the CineDash thing…
3:36 PM: Uses Intel’s Penryn architecture.
3:33 PM: Will support BD Live.
3:23 PM: Shipping in a month, priced between $900 and $1700
3:19 PM: Cinedash
“The cool blue CineDash media console is a touch-sensitive entertainment interface with CE-style control, including slide action volume/menu selection and instant multimedia access to Acer Arcade Deluxe”
3:13 PM: 5.1 speakers including subwoofer
3:12 PM: 1080p, 16:9 aspect ratio, 18.4 and 16 inches, Dolby home theater, NVIDIA GeForce 9650M (looks like it’s not a UMPC after all)
3:10 PM: Cool multimedia controls on the side
3:09 PM: Product photos
3:05 PM: Acer Aspire “Gemstone blue” Notebook, premiering CineReal Sensation, New Trend for True Multimedia Enjoyment
3:04 PM: Playing “Blue” by Eiffel
3:03 PM: Okay, product coming
2:59 PM: Boooooring
2:56 PM: Acer President Gianfranco Lanci talking about brand and commodity
2:51 PM: Oh boy, financial data!
2:49 PM: Looks like it might be a handheld
2:39 PM: Welcome.