• Acer Aspire 'Gemstone Blue' series details

    Here’s a little more information about Acer’s new Gemstone Blue notebook series. First up, there are two models; the Aspire 8920G and the Aspire 6920G. Both feature an Intel Centrino Core 2 Duo processor and Vista Ultimate or Home Premium and up to 4GB of DDR2 667MHz memory, depending on your tastes. Both also have an integrated webcam, fingerprint reader, draft-N wireless… Read More

  • Live from the Acer 'Blue' announcement

    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… Read More

  • Acer announcing new 'Blue' notebook concept today

    In a little over five hours, Acer will be announcing a new notebook concept called “Blue”. I’d expect this to be along the lines of a UMPC or ultraportable notebook. If it is a UMPC of some type, it’ll be interesting to see how it differentiates itself from other UMPCs on the market. Acer president Gianfranco Lanci told me last September that Acer wasn’t planning… Read More

  • AT&T Increases Fee For Using Grandfathered Plans

    Still on one of AT&T’s old school TDMA plans? AT&T wants you off and pronto. The new rate for using grandfathered plans that have been discontinued is now $9.99, a $5 increase over the old rate. Word is that AT&T is even decreasing service and coverage for these customers to lure them off of the old plans so they can start cashing in. If you want something done, just do it. Read More