At Comutex, Acer announced a unique Windows 8 hybrid device called. Aspire R7. It has a special “Ezel Hinge” that moves the display forward and into different positions. Today Engadget reported that Acer is releasing a Star Trek edition of Aspire R7. Acer has manufactured just 25 of these special-edition convertibles, one of which it plans to offer up on eBay from June 14th through the 24th. All the proceedings will going to charity. If you are a fan of Star Trek and unique industrial design, you might be interested in taking part in the bidding.
Read more about the actual device below.
Aspire R7, a revolutionary 15.6-inch notebook that will redefine the touch and type computing experience. Featuring a Full HD 1920×1080 touch screen, the Acer R7 was made for the new computing lifestyle, which increasingly combines touching and typing. With a repositioned keyboard and a revolutionary “Ezel Hinge” that moves the display forward and into different positions, the R7 makes the combination of touching the screen and using the keyboard more intuitive and natural. Its ergonomic design allows users to explore and determine their own preferred way to interact with technology.
A full HD 1920 x 1080 touchscreen display.
An Intel Core i5 processor.
6GB of memory.
A 500GB hard drive and 24GB SSD.
A full-size backlit keyboard.
Includes an HDMI port, SD card reader, 3 USB ports, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
Also comes with a converter port supporting VGA, RJ45 and USB.