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Old 04-26-2011, 08:30 PM
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Default New Acer Laptop to be Slim and Trim

<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://www.engadget.com/2011/04/25/acer-said-to-be-using-lg-shuriken-display-in-upcoming-laptop/' target='_blank'>http://www.engadget.com/2011/04/25/...pcoming-laptop/</a><br /><br /></div><p><em>"A newfangled LG display, dubbed Shuriken, is apparently being recruited in Acer's fight against irrelevance. The Taiwanese company will reputedly use it in an upcoming 14.1-inch laptop, but here's the kicker: the physical size of the laptop will be no bigger than that of a 13.3-inch model."</em></p><p><img src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com/resizer/thumbs/size/600/lpt/auto/1303832485.usr20447.jpg" style="border: 1px solid #d2d2bb;" /></p><p>Slim is in!&nbsp; Thinner and thinner displays are becoming available and some feature thinner bezels.&nbsp; Forget a frame for your display.&nbsp; You will soon be able to see things almost to the very edge.&nbsp; Smaller is good, and with less of a bezel, the computing experience should be a little less distracting, especially for watcihng movies.&nbsp; I do wonder and worry that a smaller bezel will make the display more sensitive to flex.&nbsp; While I treat my electronic gadgets with care, sometimes you just forget that your notebook is on the couch, or maybe you have fallen asleep computing and rolled over.&nbsp; Going back, does anyone remember the days when laptop displays were so heavy that if you tilted them back too far ,the whole laptop fell over?&nbsp;</p>
 
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