Not bad at all. It’s nice to see a netbook that’s actually pushing the boat out a bit; even if the boat is being pushed by an index finger across a rather insensitive touchscreen. Follow TechRadar Reviews on Twitter: The Good Exceptional battery life. It’s a powerful little blighter, too, but we can’t help feeling that the Aspire PT is going to fall short next to Apple’s similarly priced iPad.

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Bandersnatch is here to cap a twisted It’s great being able to literally hold the world in your hands and spin it round, but the novelty soon wears off. We set the PT bluwtooth with our standard battery draining test, disabling all battery-saving measures, setting screen brightness to full and running a constantly looping video file at the same time that we tested the Acer Aspire PZG.

Pre-installed software, and especially trialware, is often more pain that it’s worth, so it’s nice to aspre a system that’s comparatively lightly preloaded.

News Reviews Insights TechRadar. If you know anything about touchscreen mobiles, you’ll know that this is a bad thing.

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.

They’re the reason you see people using stupid styluses with their Samsung phones.


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. Before you know it, it’ll look like a prop from CSI.

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Windows 7 is an impressive touchscreen operating system, but here it feels fudged by the lack of a decent touchscreen. Acer’s Aspire PT offers everything a portable notebook user with moderate processing power might need at an attractive price point. Lenovo fine-tuned its formula for the Yoga C, adding a trio of useful features that Everyone’s gulping down 3D like it’s a free pint of Guinness, but so far we just can’t seem to find much of a use for it.

Compare it to the God of Touchscreens, who currently provides the one on the iPhone and it can’t come close, which means it’s probably not as good as the iPad’s either. Follow TechRadar Reviews on Twitter: Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s The included HDMI port means that displaying content on your whopping tellybox is nice and easy.

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It’s also very, very shiny, and aspure to pick up fingerprints. The Good Exceptional battery life. Right now, the main attention paid to tablets is in the iPad space, and its many clones. Acer has packed some beefy components inside this tablet.

We were slightly less taken with the panel that sits above the keyboard, which features a slightly hypnotic silver swirl on it.


Most of the more advanced touchscreens we’ve seen bluetoohh, such as 18200pt by Sony and Albratron, have used some kind of optical recognition to identify your greasy digits as they expand porn. It seems Acer is going for that business market of people who wear nice shoes and have Blackberries and like nothing more than a great big Excel spreadsheet.

The keyboard itself is well laid out with large flat keys, predictably tiny cursor keys and a multi-touch-capable trackpad. Complementing the gigabit Ethernet on the networking front is It worked well, but it had few practical applications. Most tablets to date have been more focused on battery power than performance power, and the Aspire PT is no different.

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The onscreen keyboard is next to useless, as you’re permanently hitting the key next to the one you wanted to press. There’s no 1280pt optical drive — a common thing with many tablets — but expansion ports include three USB 2. Straight up slate-style tablets are the flavour of the month, but that hasn’t stopped vendors from producing convertible tablets with full keyboards. For Beefy components Nice design.