Acer's budget-priced 11-incher's bigger and better than your average Netbook, but not quite as good as more premium alternatives. Its ample hard drive space and video-streaming finesse could make the difference for back-to-schoolers.
What do you call an 11-inch laptop with a faster-than-Atom processor that still feels like a Netbook at heart? We ponder Acer's ultraportable new Aspire One.
We pick the ultraportable highlights of this year from HP, Samsung, Apple, and others.
From under $500 to more than $1,500, we've picked our favorite back-to-school laptops for 2011.