Conclusion: The glitches with the software setup are a real concern, the inability to get into Safe Mode in particular. Reading some forums they suggest that this can happen on PC’s where the hardware is causing the Safe Mode boot to fail, and if that’s the case here then that’s a deal breaker for me.
Acer's Aspire Timeline is light for a 14in notebook, and its battery lasted a long time in our tests
Good Gear Guide.au
11 February 2010
Summary: This ultraportable Acer notebook should offer more than enough power, as long as you aren't planning to play recent games or edit videos, and it has an excellent collection of features (including 802.11n Wi-Fi).
Pros: Great battery life, good build quality, light, comfortable keyboard,, 802.11n Wi-Fi, LED backlit screen
Cons: DC-in port is loose, no physical Wi-Fi switch, glossy screen
Conclusion: As one of the first few Intel Core 2 mobile CULV processor based notebooks to hit the market, the Acer Aspire Timeline is well poised to take advantage of the current situation:- mini-notebooks are dime and a dozen these days and consumers have started realizing that these are quite limited in their...