Acer will feature Splashtop instant-on software on the TravelMate TimelineX 8172T/ 8372T and Gateway NS10/30 ultraportable business class notebooks. Splashtop (previously DeviceVM), the instant-on software platform that lets you access the Web and key applications FAST, without booting your OS. Here is more info:
InstantView gives business users instant access to their Acer/Gateway business laptops within seconds of pressing the power button. In addition, previously exported office documents, emails, tasks and calendar items can be read offline when no internet connection is available.
InstantView includes the following features:
? Starts within seconds of pressing the power button ? Display Microsoft Outlook mail, contact, task and schedules in addition to being able to view, edit, then synchronize changes (excluding mail) back to Windows using the Personal Information Manager (PIM) desktop ? Internet browser supports Adobe Flash content ? View Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint as well as Adobe Acrobat documents ? View up to 200 browser and screen shots using ScreenGrab and WebGrab features ? View previously exported Outlook information, Microsoft Office, PDF documents and screen shots off-line.