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Win with THINQ - Acer D255 netbook from Argos

Your mighty thinq_ has a natty Acer D255 4-Hour Netbook (and Mouse!) to give away to the lucky winner of our competition.

Retailer Argos supplied us with the prize is shown in all its glory on Argos' page here. The full specs are outlined below.

We have one netbook on offer as a prize and will arrange with Argos to send it off to the reader who can tell us in 50 words or fewer why they should win it.

Email your entries to with 'Argos Competition' in the subject line.

Entries must reach us by April 22nd 2011. You have one week. The winner will be notified within a week of the closing date and the winning entry will be published on our pages.

In all matters relating to the competition the editor's decision will be final and no correspondence will be entered into. Net Communities' general terms and conditions apply.

That said, you can enter as many times as you like, but if you start spamming us every five minutes we reserve the right to block you!

The prize as described will be supplied direct from Argos, and there is no cash alternative.

Delivery will be within 28 days of Argos receiving the winner's address, and the competition prize may vary at the discretion of Argos.

Acer D255 4-Hour Netbook and Mouse

CPU and Memory:

  • Intel Atom N450.
  • Processor speed 1.66GHz.
  • 1GB DDR2 RAM.
  • 250GB SATA hard drive.

Display features:

  • 10.1in display.


  • Shared graphics.
  • Intel GMA.

Interfaces and connectivity:

  • Multi-Media Card (MMC) compatible.
  • 3 USB ports.
  • B/g/n wireless/WiFi enabled.

Multi-media features:

  • 1.3MP built-in webcam.
  • Built-in mic.
  • Built-in sound system.

Operating system and software:

  • Microsoft Windows 7 Starter.

Preloaded manufacturers applications included:

  • Music.
  • Photo.
  • Movie.
  • Business.
  • Tuition.
  • Gaming.

General features:

  • Up to 4 hours battery life.
  • Weight 1.1kg.