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Vintage Buffalo: Acer Aspire One Netbook

by Emily Price | May 11, 2011May 11, 2011 6:30 pm PDT

Vintage Buffalo is a weekly feature here at TechnoBuffalo where we take a look at our old gadgets, why we bought them, and what made us replace them.  Are you like us and hanging on to some gadget relics of the past? Submit your story to be featured in a future Vintage Buffalo!

Gadget: Acer Aspire One D250 netbook

Owner: Bruce

Purchase Date: December 4, 2009

Price: $349.99

Why I bought it: I needed a replacement for a crawling Windows XP computer with only 40GB of memory and 512MB of RAM.

Best feature: Portability

Still working?: Yes

What made me replace it: Started to show signs of age, now practically replaced by new Android phone

Why I’m still hanging on/why you gave it up: First computer I owned myself.

Have a gadget story of your own to tell? Send us answers to the following questions and a picture or video of your gadget (even an old one) to vintagebuffalo [at] We’ll pick one person each week to have his or her story featured on the site!

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Emily Price

Emily has been obsessed with computers since the early 80s when she discovered she could play Ghostbusters on her father's Commodore 64. She...