The Acer Iconia is the mutant child of a laptop and a tablet, and some are calling it a touchbook, but that’s a little to Orwellian newspeak for me. Essentially, it’s a laptop with two 14-inch touch screens. The only previous “touchbook” was the Toshiba Libretto W100, which had a limited release.
The Iconia weighs in at 6.2 pounds, is powered by the Intel Core i5-480M, has 4GB of DDR3 RAM, and has a 640 GB hard drive. Connectivity options include 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi and an Ethernet port. The Iconia includes the brand new USB 3.0, allowing super-fast file transfers, in addition to a HDMI port, a VGA port, and 2 USB 2.0 ports. The GPU is not as good as it should be,