When asked what they liked most about their new Aspires, 80% replied they liked the Aspire's easy computer set-up, followed by the design and color (79%), its performance (62%) and the Quiet PC and Quick Start features (56%, 54%).
Survey Shows Owners Use Aspire Average of 10-20 Hours a Week Primarily for the
Throughout the school year, grantee schools are invited to the Loudoun County, VA, campus, where AOL hosts several events for Aspires teachers and students.
With its AOL Aspires grant, Calvin Coolidge Senior High School will support a range of efforts to raise aspirations of its students.
New Aspire Continues to Lead in Technology Convergence, Customization, and
With the anticipated number of World Wide Web users expected to jump from last year's 9 million users to 150 million users by the year 2000*, it was only natural that the nation's eighth largest PC manufacturer known for setting the home computing standard with the introduction of the Aspire last year, would innovate again -- this time in the area of ensuring that Aspire users can access and use the Internet easily.
In addition to this year's grants for new initiatives, AOL also awarded renewal grants to 20 existing AOL Aspires schools to continue the success of efforts they initiated with their initial grant award.
The AOL Aspires program, in its third year, continues to create opportunity and encourage students to chart a course to realizing their potential," said Jon Miller, Chairman and CEO of America Online, Inc.
Acer America's Aspire Family and Home Office Computers Are Latest
The popular home computer is the Aspire, and Acer Incorporated is the nimble PC manufacturer.
Thanks to Acer America's introduction of the emerald green and charcoal gray Aspire home PCs last September, design and ease-of-use are now as important as the latest technology in the decision to buy.
The new Aspire systems combine the latest multimedia technology with 6- and 8-speed CD-ROM drives, 28.
In addition to this year's grants, AOL also announced the award of renewal grants to 12 of last year's AOL Aspires
schools to continue the success of the programs they initiated during the 2002-2003 school year.
The best selling Aspires
for first time buyers are the Pentium 75 MHz desktops.
a leading industry research group, calls the Aspire
"probably the hottest story of the season.