To Blog on the Go: Acer AspireOne

By | September 17, 2008

Bloggers who are addicted to blogging really need good equipment to help them get the job done. But what do you do when you’re away from home?

Presenting the AcerAspire One.

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This is my new on-the-go laptop: small, light, and running XP it provides almost all the stuff I need to blog with. The kit you see here is the AspireOne, the SanDisk Cruzer, and a simple Skype phone from Lobos. With the price of international calls, finding a wi-fi spot with open access or a hotel with wi-fi or broadband, and you’ll be able to call anywhere conveniently.

To find out more about this unit: Acer Aspire One 8.9-inch Mini Laptop (1.6 GHz Intel Atom N270 Processor, 1 GB RAM, 160 GB Hard Drive, XP Home, 6 Cell Battery) White click on the link to visit Amazon.

Once I get back to Taiwan, I think that adding a couple of neat dongles would significantly improve this device: a USB GPS tracker, and a mobile wireless service. Travel anywhere would become significantly easier, and you’d be able to create a kind of SatNav system, too, courtesy of Google Maps.

I had thought about purchasing the Linux model, but LiveWriter and BlogDesk are my favorite blogging applications, so that made it an obvious choice. For the mobile blogger, this would mean that we could blog anywhere, anyhow. Perhaps even with a live broadcast!