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Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014

Acer Knows Why it Failed, but Fails to Give Details on Future Plans

Acer Knows Why it Failed, but Fails to Give Details on Future Plans

In his first press conference as Acer's new CEO, Jason did not provide specifics as to the future of the company and instead dwelt on reasons why the company failed.

Monday, 6 Jan 2014

Acer Android AIOs and Iconia Tablet Announced Ahead of CES 2014

Acer Android AIOs and Iconia Tablet Announced Ahead of CES 2014

Acer has announced the new Iconia A1-830, a 7.9-inch Android tablet with IPS display, the 27-inch TA272 HUL Android AIO with an NVIDIA Tegra quad-core processor, and the DA223 HQL portable 21.5-inch AIO with a built-in battery and seamless edge-to-edge glass design. Acer is also offering the Chromebook C720 in Moonstone White.

Thursday, 5 Dec 2013

StarHub Giving Away Free Acer C720 Chromebook to New Subscribers

StarHub Giving Away Free Acer C720 Chromebook to New Subscribers

Intel has just announced that it has partnered up with StarHub to bring the Acer C720 Chromebook to Singapore. It's being offered free to customers who sign-up for StarHub's 200Mbps fibre home broadband plan, or StarHub's 5Mbps cable home broadband plan and a $5 monthly top-up.

Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013

Acer CEO Resigns as Company Posts Disappointing Financial Results

Acer CEO Resigns as Company Posts Disappointing Financial Results

Acer chairman and CEO JT Wang announced his resignation following the company's disappointing financial results in Q3.

Friday, 18 Oct 2013

Acer's 8-inch Iconia W4 Tablet Unveiled; Runs Windows 8.1, Has an IPS Screen

Acer's 8-inch Iconia W4 Tablet Unveiled; Runs Windows 8.1, Has an IPS Screen

Acer has announced the Iconia W4, an 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet. Powered by an Intel Atom 1.8GHz processor, it now comes with an IPS display for wide viewing angles. Prices start from US$330.

Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013

Acer R7 Update Revealed at IFA

Acer R7 Update Revealed at IFA

Acer has just revealed an update to the Acer Aspire R7, a 15-inch convertible notebook with an Ezel Hinge -- a single hinge at the back of the machine that lets you tilt the display in a myriad of different ways. The new model now comes with an Intel fourth generation processor, as well as a bundled active pen (N-trig technology).

Monday, 12 Aug 2013

Acer to Offer More Chromebooks and Android Products

Acer to Offer More Chromebooks and Android Products

Acer President, Jim Wang stated that the company will be offering less Microsoft products, while producing more Android products, as well as Chromebooks. This comes as the company posted a significant second quarter loss due to lower sales and rising expenses.

Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013

Chromebook Shipments Expected to Increase Dramatically

Chromebook Shipments Expected to Increase Dramatically

Chromebook shipments are expected to increase by two or even three folds in the second half of 2013. This is due to an increase in orders by current Chromebook manufacturers Lenovo, Acer, HP and Samsung, who are also said to be launching new Chromebooks.

Friday, 7 Jun 2013

Windows 8.1 to Bring Outlook 2013 RT to Windows RT Devices (Update)

Windows 8.1 to Bring Outlook 2013 RT to Windows RT Devices (Update)

Microsoft has announced that Outlook 2013 RT will be coming to Windows RT devices through the upcoming Windows 8.1 update. And the Acer Iconia W3, the world's first 8-inch Windows 8 tablet, will come pre-installed with Office Home & Student 2013.

Monday, 3 Jun 2013

Acer Unveils the 5.7-Inch Liquid S1, Runs on Android 4.2 and Quad-Core Processor

Acer Unveils the 5.7-Inch Liquid S1, Runs on Android 4.2 and Quad-Core Processor

Acer announced the Liquid S1, a 5.7-inch smartphone which is powered by Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and a quad-core 1.5GHz processor.

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