Ultrabook Holiday Giveaway: Win the Acer Aspire S7!


This holiday season is truly best year ever to upgrade your PC. That is because there is a whole new slew of awesome 3rd generation Ultrabooks running Windows 8 that have just been released. These latest Ultrabooks offer amazing battery life, performance, a slick portable form-factor, and they are ready to take on Windows 8 and all of its new features. We’re giving away the Acer Aspire S7. Running on an Intel Core i5 or i7 Ivy Bridge processor, the Aspire S7 is made out of a tough yet stylish white Gorilla glass casing. It also features a light-sensitive keyboard and an HD touchscreen.

There are several ways to enter but you’ll get the most points if you leave a comment telling us about what’s the first thing you would do this holiday season, with a brand new Ultrabook? So enter below to win! A winner will be announced on December 17th.

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  • Bryan

    Pretty sure, I would use this for booking a holiday!

  • Mary Kennedy

    The first thing I would do with an Ultrabook this holiday is finally type up all of my mom’s awesome recipes!

  • The first thing I would do is organize all the photos of my boys.

  • The first thing I would do this holiday season, with a brand new Ultrabook would be to do research on grad schools to apply to.

  • The first thing I would do with an Ultrabook is to start writing a book.

  • Paul L

    The first thing I would do is get it setup and ready for a year end holiday trip!

  • The first thing I would do is get it setup and ready for gamig :)

  • Chris

    The first thing I would do would become the most ecstatic thankful person! Then I would continue to use it for school for the continuing semesters since I don’t even have a laptop!

  • Chad

    The first thing I would do would be hug the new S7. It really is terrific!

  • Pete H

    The first thing I will do is hand it to my kids to use for their homework assignments. :)

  • yojetski

    First thing I’ll do is hand this to my wife over a nice, candle-lit dinner.

  • The first thing I would do is unlock the possibilities of the internet and run the multitudes of games that a 2003 IBM cannot run, nor does it have the battery life to do so. Then I would prep it for BYOT (bring your own technology) for my school.

  • C. McElroy

    After I stopped screaming :) I would unbox my newest addiction and first and foremost click on the internet and tweet and blog about my new Acer Ultrabook. Of course I would tell everyone about chipchick!

  • The first thing I would do is tell my mom that she can have our old laptop!

  • I would take a picture of my ultrabook and post it on my FB page with my ultrabook. :) Thanks!

  • tweetyscute

    I would send pictures of my new loot to my friends

  • Ellie W

    I would transfer all my holiday photos to it first thing.

  • Amy

    First thing I’d do is tweet a big thank you to Chip Chick for the amazing holiday gift!

  • The first thing I would HAVE to do, is prove to my husband that “YES” I actually DID Win it and “NO” I did not buy it as a gift for myself because i’m greedy and selfish. hehehe.

  • I would toss my 7 pound old laptop and sit back and surf the web with my new ultrabook.

  • Winning this new Ultra would so be a life saver…with family stuff and school…seriously 😉

  • I would skype with my family!!!

  • Brendan

    I would have find some poetry because poetry is a sort of homecoming.

  • abhishek

    I love ultrabook

  • SeasonedTech

    My parents are in need of an upgrade; plus with them traveling… it would be nice to have them keep in touch. So I would convert my parents from Windows XP into a laptop/touchscreen user and make their life a little easier with Windows 8 (maybe not at first, but they’ll get used to it). Happy Holidays!

  • Rust

    I would enjoy the look on my daughter’s face as she opened it for Christmas.

  • I’d be able to visit my mom in FL and still get my work done. It’s her 90th birthday!

  • I would give it to my wife so she could finally have a good computer experience and get away from the low-end laptop she is using now.

  • Liz Newsome

    I’d skype with my sister in China!

  • I would transfer all my stuff off my old laptop and enjoy the new experience on this sweet machine.

  • BevQB

    1st thing I would do? That’s easy- I’d brace myself for the cheers and whooping from my son when he opened his very own laptop gift!

  • I’d use it to slice cake

  • I’d use it for my work. I use a lot of programs and I need a new laptop cause my old one is slowing down a bit.

  • josh

    The first thing I would do is download some great apps and have a great evening with my family – watching video, reading books, etc!

  • Margaret Smith

    The first thing I would do is download some games and email addresses. It would be so nice not having to wait for my kids to finish homework, etc., before I get to use our computer. This would be great. Thanks for this chance.

  • Michael Howard

    I would put down this iPad for the rest of the month and enjoy a real OS…!!!

  • Desire Takawira

    My daughter loves to paint, and those Windows 8 commercials sure look good. The first thing I’d do if I win this is to let her have a go at that Painting App!! (then perhaps she’ll never let me touch this ultrabook again)

  • Steve

    I’m ready for an Ultrabook….small and lightweight, with plenty of battery time.

  • cynthiac

    I’d use it to stay connected on the go. I don’t have a laptop and would love to surf, email and shop everywhere!

  • i’d share holiday photos

  • abfantom

    I would send out Christmas greetings to all my friends and family

    abfantom at yahoo dot com

  • plug it in and share my enthusiasm on facebook and twitter

  • download some games

    kport207 at gmail dot com

  • I would use it to skype my mom!

  • hawkshoe

    I would email my family members who are out of town.

  • Joel

    With a brand new ultrabook I’d check out some awesome boxing day deals!

  • bellows22

    I would try to get my pictures organized.

    debbiebellows (at) gmail (dot) com

  • jdnorthwest

    Find lots of opportunities to bring it out in company and explain how amazing the new ultra books are. :)

  • I would give it to my wife

  • Watch videos/Listen to audio

  • faitcamofthree

    Upload photos to make homemade scrapbooks for my family :)

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  • dvoeller

    I would give it to my daughter to use in engineering school.

  • Monique Rizzo

    I would do some shopping!

    Thanks for the chance.

  • MJBigDeal

    get more work done

  • I would start my research paper!

  • I’d actually try getting all my documents organized :p new gadgets give me motivation

  • Vivek

    I would use it to help start my own business

  • Gary

    Thinking I would Skype my granddaughter for a Christmas greeting!

  • I would set up my FB twitter and email accounts

  • Appreciate the contests! I would probably transfer all my data from my 7 year old laptop

  • Cari

    I would finish my novel on this awesome new ultrabook from Acer, my favorite laptop brand.

  • vinylretrogirl

    I would start blogging more about my own health conditions to keep raising awareness

  • Jill H.

    I would give it to my son who is asking for a Windows 8 Ultrabook for Christmas! This would be a great Christmas for us both! Thank you for the chance!

  • Dollyfay

    I would love to win! I would watch videos & shop!!

  • awesome!!

  • mjmoore

    I’d get all my Christmas shopping done, menus planned, cards designed and ordered… Fingers crossed!

  • I would put my facebook and twitter on first, then stream some movies. Research a little for school and enter some more giveaways!

  • start blogging

  • lindahp

    I would check out CNN then Facebook.

  • Yvonne

    Blogging and enter more giveaways

  • melmorgan4

    I would work on my term paper.

  • Prasaanth

    I would take the ultra book for a spin by running powerful simulations.

  • I would set the start screen and tweet how awesome my new Acer Aspire S7 is!

  • Kris B

    Skype my grandpa who lives in New Hampshire

  • Vill Schiff

    I would email my friends and let them know about the new laptop

  • I would give it to my daughter and she would do her school work on it.

  • Sheila Vives

    The first thing would be to check out that awesome sound, then map out my destination, and they say hi to family…oops, that is 3 things !

  • play a bunch of Windows only games!

  • Hang around with family :)

  • eugaet

    The first thing? Likely Twitter or Facebook. Exciting stuff, I know.

  • Mia

    I would use it for school & tumblr!

  • karenmed409

    First thing, set up Skype and catch up with family and friends

  • I would download some learning games for my children

  • volcombrandon

    If i had a brand new ultrabook i would be using it for games, school work and sharing it with my family becuase whats a holiday season without your family!! thanks for the chance

  • Ryan

    I would use it for college

  • Rob Hestar

    Make a cup of hot coco and use it to keep me warm and watch movies to make my girlfriend jealous 😛

  • mixmastar0b

    Use it till it gets old and don’t work no more then i would have to get a New one 😛

  • The first thing I would do would be to set it up and then give to my Dad for his Christmas gift. His laptop is getting very old and doesn’t work well any longer. He’d be so surprised!

  • Diane Wortman

    If I won a Ultrabook I would give it to my daughter.
    diane dot wortman at gmail dot com

  • Dorothy Deakyne

    help my husband find a job

  • Betty Baez

    I would watch upload the little ones picture as a wallpaper :)

  • PudgyPanda

    I would organize my photos

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  • I would give it to my husband as a gift

  • Norma

    I would transfer all my files from my current laptop to the Ultrabook.

  • I will enjoy gaming experience and movies………….


  • Bernice Ormoc

    I will finally have the luxury of discovering and exploring the infinite possibilities a personal computer could offer me, but most of all, get a chance for continued learning and self-improvement, since I’m just sharing our family computer with the kids now and of course, like a good mom, I always give them priority and could only get a limited use of our computer after everyone else is done.

  • Peter

    I will do what anyone with a new computer does, delete Internet Explorer and download Chrome.

  • Hao

    Assuming I get a convertible, I will play temple run on it!

  • I would post on FB that I won a new Ultrabook!!!

  • ewilliams1009

    I would play with the new windows 8 OS

  • lana

    hmm enter some giveaways

  • post on facebook

  • I would use it to watch videos in bed

  • Lu


  • Connect With Family ! :)

  • I would enter more contests

  • I would hook it up to my television, and watch funny videos on youtube.

  • I would be able to finally play the games that I want!

  • aj34

    read my twitter stream

  • The first thing I would do is transfer all my music to my new computer. Oh, and learn how to use windows 8..

  • Joel

    I would get all my university stuff ready and transferred only to go in to complete disarray with release if SIM CITY 5!

  • Mike Philbin

    Wrap it up and give it to my daughter as her gift. Needs a laptop for school next year. Want an ultra book for weight and battery life.

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  • Tiffany

    I would finally organize all of my music.

  • The Lupus Loop

    I would use it to work on my website while I’m in the never ending hell that is dialysis.

  • The first thing I would do with a new ultrabook is test new apps. That’s my thing.

  • amelia

    I would hook up my Skype account and call my family in New Jersey.

  • I started a podcast and need a computer that can handle audio and video calls without a hitch! Would definitely use this ultrabook for that!

  • Stacey

    I’d do some christmas shopping on it~

  • mooreboy

    I would watch tv shows in Spanish to prepare for travelling abroad.

  • Andrew

    I’d make a Skype video call to my sister and her family in Washington.

  • Joshua Amaugwu

    The first thing I’d do is be grateful & give thanks to ChipChick. I really need a new laptop by all means. I’m sitting at a desk using a slow dinosaur because I can’t afford a new laptop.

  • curtis206

    thank chip chick on twitter

  • I would skype with my family in Las Vegas.

  • megan blumenthal

    Explore the new windows8! Thanks for the giveaway

  • Shrabanti

    thank ChipChick for giving me an ultrabook in my birth month, December 😀

  • Shrabanti

    thank ChipChick for giving me an ultrabook in my birth month, December :). I’m traveling to my native country soon so I am in desperate need of a portable computer. i’ll also be handy for school.

  • Vethalam

    I would drool all over it !!!!!!!!!! 😛 😛 😛

  • tuesday

    start my new business! tuesdayef at (aol dot) com

  • Nataly Carbonell

    personalize it and store all my pictures

  • Larson Thorpe

    Replace windoze with ubuntu so i can do some android open source development

  • as i would not have it very long i would most likely use it to connect to a retailer and get a second one for me as my wife would most likely make off with the first one

  • I would play games and download a lot of stuffs :)))

  • I would use it for studying, and playing some games, like Minecraft 😀

  • john knight

    Communicate greetings to the family

  • Angela R.

    Put some games & music on it, then use it for my writing.

  • I would use it for my studies.

  • joni

    Upload lots of family pictures.

  • I’d jump up jump and get downnnn! :) No, I’d really love it for blogging. I have a slow PC so it takes so long. This would help speed up things and give me more time with my daughter and family!

  • I’d grab a ton of apps!

  • I would give it to my dad. His computer is about 10 years old.

  • Louis

    I would be able to continue working on all these nonprofit projects I have going on.

  • I would work on making a integration with my home media center.

  • i would use it to skype with my family that lives far away from me.

  • Elaine Heaney

    I would use it to organize my life! Home and business :)

  • Nathan

    Finally condense my one very old and one old laptop into one new fast and flashy laptop. No more which laptop has that file again???

  • Kane Brosens

    I would just stare at it for a very long period of time.

  • Diana

    I would share it with my family until school begins.

  • a lot of blogging!

  • pacap

    log in to pandora and listen to some tunes!

  • Lindsey M

    I would download some photos of my kids onto it

  • GMan

    Log in skype and call my bro to tell him about my new tech toy!

  • I’d be installing steam and ableton on it, got to get my gaming and music production up :)

  • I would be thrilled….and then watch movies on Netflix…Thank you for this contest.

  • Lois Annette Smith

    I would give it to my mother who is still using an outdated desktop.

  • I would give it to my hard working grad student girlfriend who needs a lighter laptop.

  • I’d use it immediately for listening to my favorite holiday songs while baking Christmas cookies from all the great recipes I found online using it.

  • I will call my family on skype

  • fgyn

    Look up cute X-mas themed kitten videos on youtube and play them on a loop

  • I will post to all my friends what i’ve won and make them all weep with envy

  • I would give it to my parents so they can watch movies and stuff online :)

  • I would upload family pictures.

  • dwndrgn

    I’d go hide away and surf the internet without interruption because I have my OWN computer!

  • abfantom

    The first thing I would do is spend my GC’s by shopping online with my new Acer Aspire.

    abfantom at yahoo dot com

  • I’ll load up angry birds and start walking around my neighborhood playing, happy that my new “laptop” doesn’t weigh 9lbs anymore!

  • AT00

    Update my family album with holiday photos and videos.

  • Suzanne K

    The first thing I’d do is curl up on the couch and enter more sweeps and surf the net

  • Laugh and exclaim “Its mine…ALL Mine!!! “…then I would sigh and hand it over to the kids

  • I’d give it to my son

  • I would upload all the pictures from our camera!

  • Heather M.


  • Natalie J Vandenberghe

    First, I would post my gratitude; then, I would check my email. Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Jason Crooks

    I would upload all of the Christmas pictures we take with our camera

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  • jalapenomama

    I’d upload all my pictures at Shutterfly!
    Thank you.

  • Selene M.

    Enter more giveaways.

  • addrienne

    shopping! would be super fast loading pages.. hafta spend all those gift cards, right? this ultrabook would do it!

  • Load photoshop and start editing photos!

  • Stephanie V.

    holiday videos, e-mails, kids would play games but most importantly I would set it up for my work as a consultant for my projects in January.
    tvollowitz at aol dot com

  • I would definitely hit up the after Christmas sales online!!!

  • sharing all the important days on my life through social sites

  • i will do post my pics with this acer aspire s7 ultrabook so that my friend know that i have this one.that was cool :)

  • Michael S.

    Owning one would give me more flexability to work on the road!

  • Jennifer Regan

    I would get all of my social networks set up!

  • Darin R

    The first thing I would do is try to transfer my pics and music from my old emachines laptop that died on me yesterday

  • li

    shop for any deals online

  • Carolyn N.

    I would download some programs.
    cjnedrow at gmail dot com

  • Javona peck

    I would do my college work on it.

  • Paula Michele Hafner

    I would Skype my inlaws.

  • Kristin M

    Honestly I would probably transfer all of my lecture notes/important files on it as the first thing.

  • Michelle W

    I would listen to music, my current laptop won’t play any sound

  • Kim W

    I would upload all of my Christmas photos

  • Daniel M

    put all my pics & tunes on it

  • With it’s full HD display and Dolby audio, this would serve as my mobile entertainment hub. Movies, music and games would look and sound impressive on it!

  • twinkies25

    I would communicate with my family that lives in France for the Holidays =]

  • loni

    Talk with my family in Texas!

    trippyjanet at gmail dot com

  • I would buy a gift card

  • Valerie Taylor Mabrey

    i would check my email from my bed! lol
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

  • I will work! I’ll also share with my kids since there are so many things they can learn from on there too! Thanks! Great giveaway!

  • Paula Tavernie

    I would shop online!!! From my bed!!!!
    ptavernie at yahoo dot com

  • Amber

    Honestly, I would give this to my mom. She’s disabled and can’t use a desktop computer, so she needs a lightweight laptop thats easy to use, right now she’s using an old laptop that that needs a UBS mouse to work. It’s hard for her to use with her hands, so I usually end up letting her use my tablet because it’s small. I’d be thrilled to surprise her with this new Acer and watch her check out all of the cool features on Windows 8! Thanks! :)

  • Joy F

    I would give it to my sister, she needs a new laptop.

  • I would try it out on Bejeweled

  • mommyto2girlz

    I would download pictures from my phone to my snapfish account to print. I could do it on my phone but it would be so much easier and quicker on a nice laptop. Thank you!
    crystalfaulkner2000 at yahoo dot com

  • dani marie

    i would start working on my taxes so i can qualify for financial aid next year for school… boring as that sounds. and i would probably get distracted with facebook and pinterest like a good college student. 😉 ferriza2(at)yahoo(dot)com

  • patricia skinner

    I would shock my husband when I gave the laptop to him.

  • Ha, I agree with Peter. I always download Chrome first on a new computer. But, after that I would set up my desktop and wallpaper.

  • liz

    Plan my lessons and unit plans over Christmas for my teaching practicum in January!

  • Ellen B

    I would contact family and friends

  • Mary Cloud

    Enter more contests after I do the happy dance for winning a new computer – my old one is getting in bad shape.

  • I’d pass of the one I’m on to my kids and enter more contests

  • yvonne

    I would give to my son who is a High School Senior

  • Caitlin McClure

    I’d gift it to my boyfriend

  • I would give it to my kids to share

  • Becca

    I would use it to Skype my friends that i won’t be able to see this Holiday season!

  • Tara Woods

    I would transfer my ebooks and recipes.

  • I would use it to plan out wedding

  • The first thing I would do this holiday season, with a brand new Ultrabook is to surf the net and shout to the world that i won a ultrabook! BWAHAHA XD

  • Pauline Mendes

    I would be playing some games, watching some videos, and reading some books!

  • Heather

    The first thing I will do is Skype with my friends and family back on the East Coast!

  • I’d install Win live Essentials & do some blogging! Nice giveaway!

  • Jenny

    I would hug it and spin around in joy that I was finally able to replace my old laptop

  • Sheree

    I would use it to put my pictures on.

  • Deb Christie

    With a new Ultrabook, the first thing I would do is try it out on Wifi at a coffee shop or bookstore.

  • I would check my email

  • Download Antivirus and Advanced system care :-)

  • I would contact my family with an email and tell them how lucky I was to win.

  • download pictures

  • Carol Mclemore

    Download some songs :)

  • WWillows6

    The first thing I would do is upload new photos and videos!

    Lisa Garner

  • jaime

    I would share it with my family.

  • Susan Smith

    I would check my emails. shop online and read blogs

  • Ravzie

    My husband would love to use the Ultrabook for work!

  • E-mail you to say thanks, than post pics and comments on how cool it is on my twitter, facebook, and pinterest accounts!

  • Wanda McHenry

    The first thing I’d do is explore how cool Windows 8 is!

  • I would give this to my sis who would love a laptop computer!

  • Nicole C

    I would download some new music!

  • Leslie Stanziani

    I would use it to video chat with relatives out of state.

  • Sumer B

    I will share my holiday pictures and videos.

  • Shannon

    maybe do some window shopping

  • laura jacobson

    Oh I would connect with some relatives that we have not seen in a long time!

  • The first thing I would do is enter more blog sweepstakes

  • Get it loaded up with apps. :)

  • Joan

    I would get to work on transferring all of my photos.

  • I would do some after Christmas shopping and also enter sweepstakes!

  • Jessica Hays

    I would start shopping the after christmas sales on it!! jessicaahays at hotmail dot com

  • I would watch the finale of a great show on it! I’ve been wanting to watch it for some time now!

  • I would go on the internet & chat with family that couldn’t make the trip back home for the holidays.

  • I would upload my holidays pictures and share them with my friends and family. I would also take advantage of the after the holidays sales.

  • I would charge it!

  • Sharon Braswell

    Play some games! Thank You!

  • I would make my husband smile when he opened it.

  • First thing I’d do is listen to music. Thank you!

  • Rachel Ellis

    I would play farmville! I haven’t been able to play it since I downgraded to this old relic when my laptop died.

  • Upload pictures

  • sheryl cullum

    Send out Holiday wishes to all my friends is what I would do

  • susan smoaks

    the first thing i would do is skype to grandma and grandpa so they can see the grandkids

  • Charlene Kuser

    I would chat on Facebook with my blogger friends and let them know I own a brand new

  • Garrett

    Skype with my family!

  • Atreau

    I would bookmark all my favorite sites.

  • Laura McQueen

    I’d have my daughter teach me how to use it to its full potential, she is a computer geek!

  • I would explore all it’s features

  • I would start working on my brand new blog that I have been postponing to do.

  • Debbie Hogue

    The first thing I would do if I were to win, is to post a Great Big Thank You for making my Christmas!

  • Michelle H.

    I would probably read an ebook.

  • Rodney McQueen

    My wife wants a laptop so hopefully I win this one for her or I have to go out and by her one

  • ricky

    the first thing i would do with a acar aspire s7 would be to play flightgear because how it doesn’t work on anything i have now

  • Jay French

    I would take the ultrabook to the local coffee shop and make sure it works while I drink coffee!

  • I would upload my pictures and music

  • Betsy Barnes

    The first thing I would do this holiday season with my new Ultrabook is surf the web for the great sales :)

  • Brian E.

    Thanks for the giveaway… make a slideshow of Xmas & New Year’s photos.