All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Acer’

Acer Announces $230 Price For Its 7-Inch Android Tablet

Acer this week announced its new 7-inch tablet at a slightly higher price point than both Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD and the Google-branded Nexus 7 tablet. The new Iconia Tab A110 will launch on October 30 and will cost $230. The mini-tablet has a 1024 x 600 resolution screen and weighs just 0.86 pounds. It has a micro USB port, …

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Google And Alibaba Have Android Beef

Acer was set to unveil a new smartphone last week, but the launch was reportedly postponed after Google expressed concerns with the operating system, developed by Alibaba, and apparently based upon Android. Google has always painted Android as an open platform, but this philosophy has had its share of critics. That “openness” debate has come back into the spotlight as …

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Want To Repair A Broken Nexus 7 Tablet? Watch This Video

Google’s Nexus 7 tablet is one of the hottest tablets on the market right now. It’s cheap enough to have mass appeal while having enough power to run even the most demanding of Android apps. It’s going to start facing some stiff competition at the hands of the Kindle Fire HD soon enough, but the tablets can co-exist. Of course, …

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Acer Announces New Line of All-in-One PCs

Today, Acer has announced a new line of all-in-one PCs to compete with Apple (and others that have since followed in Apple’s footsteps). According to ITProPortal, the all-in-one packages are designed to cater to business and enterprise users as well as those in the at home PC market. The line will be called the Acer Veriton Z46xx, and is similar …

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Acer Aspire S5 Ultrabook Coming at the End of June

The most recent news in the realm of laptops/ultra books has been the new line-up of Macs. Right now anyone is going to have a hard time competing with Apple’s Monday release. But Acer is attempting to just that with the Acer’s Aspire S5. The product, which was announced at CES, now has a release date of June 25. This …

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Acer Shows Off New “Ultrabook” for 2012

Acer, one of the world’s largest PC makers, today highlighted its new 2012 line up of products. Acer’s new “ultrabook” is the Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra M3. It features NVIDIA graphics hardware and is only 20 millimeters thick. Acer claims it is the first two-spindle, full-featured, 15-inch “ultrabook” with approximately eight hours of battery life. Acer is aiming its M …

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Acer announces world’s thinnest Ultrabook at CES

Ultrabooks are the new norm for consumers looking for powerful yet sleek laptops and Acer just upped the game. Acer unveiled the world’s thinnest Ultrabook at CES with the Aspire S5. The device measures only 15 mm at its largest point. It weighs less than 3 lbs. and has a 13.3-inch LCD. The computer features “Acer Green Instant On” for …

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CES 2012: Acer Announces New Cloud Storage Service

Cloud storage is everywhere, and one of the biggest PC manufacturers just threw their name in the ring. Acer announced at CES the AcerCloud service which will connect personal smart devices and PCs across their network. The service’s main feature is their Always Connect service which allows users to retrieve media and data files anytime even when their main PC …

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Acer Iconia Tablet Set To Face Off Against iPad 2

On April 24th, the Acer Iconia Tablet (A500) is going to launch at retail stores. The release is important for a wide variety of reasons. First, it marks Acer’s Android 3.0 debut. Also, the device looks to rival the iPad 2 in a lot of key areas. Even out performing in some cases. The Acer Iconia Tablet is going to …

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Acer CEO Lanci Resigns

Gianfranco Lanci, President and CEO of Acer has stepped down immediately according to a statement released today.  The Taiwan-based multinational PC maker announced that Chairman J.T. Wang has immediately taken over the role for the interim. Lanci, a former employee at Texas Instruments, went to Acer when they acquired the TravelMate laptop business from TI in 1997.  He became president …

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Acer Chrome OS Devices Said to Appear in About 2 Weeks

While reports of an upcoming tablet from Verizon to run software from Google, which would presumably compete with Apple’s iPad have captured much of the industry’s attention, it has not been revealed whether the device will run Android or Chrome OS, but Android seems the more likely fit. However, Chrome OS systems are on the way, and we may see some as early as within the next couple weeks.

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Lost Toolbar Deals May Sap Yahoo’s Market Share

Last year, both Hewlett-Packard and Acer stopped making Yahoo the default search option on their computers.  Unfortunately for Yahoo, those decisions don’t seem ready to stay in the past, as one source indicates the company might gradually lose three percentage points of market share as a result. 

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