Acer Aspire ES1-111M 11.6-Inch Laptop (Intel Celeron 2.16 GHz, 2 GB RAM, Windows 8.1)
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Bought this as my Chromebook can't do a couple of ...
Bought this as my Chromebook can't do a couple of things (BT Sport, Sky Go) and my iPad1 is getting very elderly.It's a neat little device, and as it runs Win8.1 an added benefit is to log on to home network.
However, most of the tiny internal drive is taken up by the recovery partition which can't be deleted even after making a backup of same. I've weeded out a lot of stuff, and have also installed a 64gig micro Sd card and a low profile 64gig USB 3.0 stick. Even with a lot of tweaking (changing default locations for program installation, document storage, disabling hybersys file etc) I'm only left with about 3 gig on the main drive which makes things very tight.
It doesn't seem to be able to run Bluetooth and Wifi concurrently, if Bluetooth's enabled, the Wifi keeps dropping out.
But with all the above said, it's a neat very portable device, about the same size and speed of my Chromebook and as a satellite device I think it'll do what I want it to do. Be aware that if...
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