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Acer buys Xplova to help cyclists track their rides

Acer says it has bought the maker of a bicycle GPS tracker that currently has 15,000 users.

By September 2, 2015


What can we learn from netbooks?

From 2007 to 2009, we saw the rise of the low-powered, dirt-cheap netbook. Today these clunky computers are frequently mocked -- but they did teach us a lesson.

By October 20, 2014


Netbooks: What were we thinking?

These oft-ridiculed, low-powered laptops were crushed by the iPad, but had an important part to play in the story of computing. Check it out.

By October 20, 2014


​Asus embraces old and new with ZenWatch, Netbook

It's no surprise at the IFA show to see another manufacturing power join the smartwatch market. But weren't Netbooks left for dead after consumers moved to tablets instead?

By September 3, 2014


Get an HP Chromebook 14 (2014) for $199.99

It's baaack! But it won't be for long. Grab this popular Windows alternative before it's gone. Plus: a great deal on a Star Wars game bundle.

By April 29, 2015


Get an Asus EeeBook 11.6-inch laptop for $139.99

Kind of like a Chromebook, but with Windows 8.1, this is perhaps the best laptop deal I've seen all year.

By November 18, 2014


See how Steve Jobs saved Apple

Apple's visionary co-founder returned at a time when the company was on the brink of destruction. Here are the moves that kept Apple alive.

By November 3, 2014


My three favorite Windows laptop alternatives

No, one of them isn't a Mac. This is the Cheapskate, after all.

By October 28, 2014


Get a 14-inch HP Chromebook and free 4G for $209.99

These won't last long, in part because they come with 200MB of monthly 4G data -- for life -- and in part because they're awesome.

By September 25, 2014


Cheap Windows 'Chromebook killers' lack the way to slay

Microsoft is pushing inexpensive laptops to contain the growing Google-fueled threat. But they could wind up as extinct as the late-naughts netbook.

By September 17, 2014