Slimmer Acer Aspire One ZG8 / A0530 at the FCC

Acer Aspire One 10-inch We’ve been hearing about the rumors and leaked information since last month, and now we have some confirmation – This new netbook/ultraportable has now shown up at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for testing of its communications hardware (WiFi, etc.). The document dates are listed as March 9, 2009, with some of the submission documents listing March 4, 2009 in the headers, while some of the documentation lists application dates of February 11, with test dates of February 27, 2009.

One of the documents lists this information:
We, Acer Inc, hereby declare that ZG8, Aspire one, AO530 (model name) can not be used for operation of HSUPA and CDMA2000 1xRTT/EV DO function. The HSUPA and CDMA2000 1xRTT/EV DO functions of this EUT are disabled by firmware control, which the users cannot enable it.

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Gateway LT1001G – More Details

LAPTOP Magazine has more details about Gateway’s upcoming netbook, the LT1001G. Joanna Stern reports that Gateway will be selling an 8.9″ netbook based on the Acer Aspire One. As previously mentioned, it’s not surprising, given that the Aspire One is selling well and Acer does … Read more

Gateway Netbooks Coming?

Asia One Digital has posted information on several new laptops coming from Gateway, including a netbook and a 13.3″. This marks the first time that Gateway as a brand has returned to Singapore in the past eight years. After being acquired by Acer, this is … Read more

Cyber Monday 2008 Deals

Some of these deals are limited in numbers, and some may not be active until 2am PST. I’ll update this if more deals become available (and if you see any, use the comment form and I’ll add them).

Amazon Customers Vote is still going on through December 4, 2008

– 8.9″ ASUS Eee PC 900-BK010X $349.99 (Normally $399) 12GB (SSD) HDD 1GB RAM, 802.11b/g, Windows XP, White
– 8.9″ ASUS Eee PC 901-W003X$399.99 (Normally $409.99) 12GB (SSD) HDD 1GB RAM, 802.11b/g/n, Windows XP Home, Intel Atom, White
Western Digital 2.5″ WD Scorpio 250GB 5400 RPM 8MB WD2500BEVS Bulk$49.99 (Normally $69.99)
OCZ 2.5″ Solid Series 60GB (SSD) SATA II Solid State Drive$139.99 (Normally $149.99) (Retail, OCZSSD2-1SLD60G)
Western Digital 400GB My Passport Essential$107.99 (Normally $145.99) Black, WDME4000TN USB 5400 RPM External Hard Drive Retail
Western Digital 250GB My Passport Essential Real$69.99 (Normally $112.99,) Red WDMER2500TN USB 5400 RPM External Hard Drive
Western Digital My Book Office Edition 1TB WDH1B10000N$119.99 (Normally $182.99) USB 7200RPM External Hard Drive Retail
CANON EOS Rebel XSi 12.2MP DSLR $499.99 (Normally $599.99) Digital Camera w/EF-S 18–55mm IS Silver Retail

Dell Home and Home Office:
Get the Inspiron Mini 9 for only $299 after $50 Instant Savings
Cyber Monday deals from Dell Home!
Save $275 off the Inspiron 1525 laptop – Only $519 after Instant Savings.
Save $608 off the XPS M1530 laptop – Only $1,199 after Instant Savings.
Note: Some include free shipping
Black Friday Price Drops Start on 11/28/08 through 12/1/08!

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10″ Acer Aspire One, 13.3″ Gateway in 2009

A 10-inch version of the Intel Atom-powered Acer Aspire One netbook could be available in 3-5 months, according to an Acer executive. Acer Taiwan’s president Scott Lin recently discussed a 10-inch Aspire One model. Among other comments he made, he expects netbook prices to continue … Read more