All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Acer’

CES: Acer Announces Chromebook 15 With 15.6-Inch Display

At the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas, Acer announced a new Chromebook, which is the first of its type to offer a 15.6-inch display. It’s called the Chromebook 15. The device uses 5th Generation Intel Core i3 and next generation Intel Celeron processors based on Intel 5th Generation Core micro-architecture. “The Acer Chromebook 15 is a true powerhouse – it …

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Acer Announces Two New Affordable Tablets Ahead Of CES

At CES next week, we’re going to see some truly powerful tablets. Those tablets will cost hundreds of dollars, however, and are not exactly mass market material. On the other hand, other manufacturers will show up with more affordable tablets as they race to the bottom to see who can make the cheapest hardware. Acer partially revealed its CES hand …

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Acer CEO Resigns, Layoffs Announced

Acer is one of the top worldwide PC brands, but that hasn’t insulated the company from the recent downturn in the PC market caused by the growth of mobile technologies. Acer this week announced major changes to its executive structure and a restructuring plan that includes massive layoffs. Acer Chairman and CEO J.T. Wang has announced he will be stepping …

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Acer Has A New $249 Haswell-Powered Chromebook

The past week has been pretty good for Chromebook. Google and HP launched the new HP Chromebook 11 on Tuesday, and now the company has another Chromebook from Acer ready for the holidays. Google announced on Thursday that the Acer C720 Chromebook is now available for purchase online. The $250 Chromebook will also soon be available in stores across the …

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Google Announces New Chromebooks For The Holidays

The Chromebook has had a successful year thanks in part to how affordable Google’s notebooks are. It’s hard to argue against a $199 notebook that can do almost everything you would normally do on the Web. Now Google and its partners are ready to continue that momentum with all new Chromebooks. Google and Intel announced on Wednesday that its manufacturing …

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Windows RT Tablets Are About To Get Cheaper

Nobody really wants Windows RT. That much was obvious when manufacturers started to pull their Windows RT tablets from store shelves. Now Microsoft is trying to increase interest in RT with a new pricing strategy. Bloomberg reports that Microsoft is lowering the price of Windows RT licenses. The hope is that manufacturers will pass their savings onto consumers in the …

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Chromebooks Are Now Available In Six More Countries

Chromebooks are slowly making their way around the world as Google introduces more consumers to its idea of what personal computing should look like. Now consumers, schools and businesses in six more countries can take advantage of the affordable computing provided by Chromebook. Google announced today that Chromebooks are now available for purchase in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland and …

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$99 Tablet Might Not Make It To The U.S.

A rumor emerged last week that said Acer was preparing a $99 Android tablet. That rumor is looking to be truth as more reports are coming in on the device, dubbed the Iconia B1, and one report says that the budget tablet may never make it to the U.S. The Wall Street Journal spoke to a person “with direct knowledge …

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$99 Acer Android Tablet is on the Way

It’s been rumored for a while now that Google is developing a $99 version of its Nexus 7 tablet. Those rumors were based on manufacturing reports from Taiwanese gadget makers, such as Google’s Nexus 7 partner Asus. Now, it seems that a different Taiwanese company has beaten Google to the punch. Today, phoneArena is reporting that Acer is building a …

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Self-Branded Google Chromebooks May Be In Our Future [Report]

The Nexus line of hardware was a major turning point for Google. The search giant and software developer finally made a splash in hardware production. A new report from this morning indicates that Google may also be getting more involved its first foray into hardware – the Chromebook. The China Times reports that Google has ordered the components for a …

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Acer And Google Unveil An Even Cheaper Chromebook

Google began to aggressively pursue its Chromebook business again last month with a $250 Chromebook from Samsung. At the time, Google said that the new cheap notebook was for everyone. The $250 price tag may have been a bit too much for some, however, as Google has partnered with Acer to bring an even cheaper Chromebook to the masses. Google …

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Megan Fox, Marine Biologist, Stars in Acer’s New Ad

Acer’s new line of Ultrabooks, the S7 series, is the first set to boast touchscreens. Acer’s ad line for the new line has called them “the world’s thinnest touch Ultrabooks,” and the new computers will run on Windows 8. In order to sell the sleek new series, Acer has employed a head-turner for a new 90-second spot: Megan Fox. In …

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