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August 11th, 2014

Acer Goes Tegra K1 for Chromebook 13

By using NVIDIA’s new Tegra K1 SoC, Acer’s Chromebook 13 it is supposed to bring forth a higher level of performance alongside the value users are looking for in Chromebooks

January 7th, 2013

Acer Extends AcerCloud to Top Three Operating Systems

Acer today announced cross-platform support for AcerCloud, the company’s file sharing and media management solution, free to Acer customers. Consumers can now share, retrieve and enjoy their multimedia and data files using a variety of computing devices, regardless of which operating system they are running – Windows, Android or iOS. AcerCloud uses the free space [...]

January 2nd, 2013

Here Lies the Netbook, 2007-2013

The netbook lived its last day on January 1 as the two last major manufacturers of the feature-light computers announced in late December they were halting production come January. According to Digitimes, manufacturers are abandoning the netbook market because of increased competition from tablets. Reportedly, Asus and Acer were only seeing growth in the netbook [...]

December 3rd, 2012

Acer Rolls Out Sub-$400 Ivy Bridge Powered TravelMate B113

Geared towards the student market, or those perpetually on-the-go, Acer has rolled out the ultraportable TravelMate B113. Powered by an Ivy Bridge Intel Core i3, the B113 looks to find the right balance between budget, power, and portability for those in the market for a laptop but don’t have the appetite for an ultrabook or [...]

August 7th, 2012

Acer to Microsoft: Reconsider the Surface Tablet

Microsoft’s move into tablets with the upcoming Surface slate is emblematic of the ruinous alliance between OEMs and Microsoft, according to Acer’s chairman and chief executive. “We have said [to Microsoft] think it over,” Mr. Wang told the Financial Times. “Think twice. It will create a huge negative impact for the ecosystem and other brands [...]

June 7th, 2012

Acer’s $200 Tablet Could be a Game Changer

For Android manufactures, cutting through the cacophony of tablets present at this year’s Computex is proving to be a challenge as the discussion is focused around the Windows 8 offerings from the major OEMs. Acer, however, could very well change that by beating most manufacturers’ price points. Spotted on the Computex expo floor, the 7-inch [...]

March 22nd, 2012

Acer Launches Acer Iconia A510 Tablet

Acer today debuts its first quad-core tablet in North America, the Acer Iconia Tab A510 with an NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor.  It is designed to deliver outstanding performance and a visually rich experience for mobile game playing and entertainment such as enjoying video and lifestyle apps. In addition, the new 10.1-inch tablet Acer Iconia Tab [...]

February 16th, 2012

Acer Reveals the S271HL 27-Inch LED Monitor

The Acer S271HL S1 series monitor, is an energy efficient and earth friendly LED Monitor, equipped with cutting-edge technologies such as striking contrast ratio (100M: 1), blazing response time (2 ms), HDMI and DVI ports with HDCP support. Whether for work or for fun, the Acer S271HL helps to enhance productivity thanks to the 27″ [...]

January 20th, 2012

Acer CEO: Expect More Ultrabooks

The Chief Executive Officer of Acer says that the company is planning a massive shipment of ultrabooks in 2012 as the company has already experienced tremendous success with their first ultrabook model. Acer CEO, J.T Wang, told Digitimes that “sales of Acer’s first ultrabook, the Aspire S3, totaled about 250,000-300,000 units in the first quarter [...]

December 5th, 2011

Acer Announces HR274H 27-inch 3D LED Monitor

Acer America Corp., the number one provider of 3D displays worldwide(1), today introduced the Acer HR274H, a 27-inch 3D monitor featuring new advances in 3D technology. Featuring Acer’s innovative chip-based solution, the new monitor can convert any 2D content to 3D, allowing anyone to watch their favorite movies, videos, photos and games in 3D. With [...]