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Monday, 4 Feb 2013

Google's Chromebook in 2000 Schools Globally

Google's Chromebook in 2000 Schools Globally

Google's Chromebook might not be available in Singapore yet, but it's slowly gaining traction in the education industry. It's now present in 2000 schools globally -- double the number of schools with Chromebooks 3 months ago.

Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013

Acer Sees Little Success in Windows, Looks Towards Google and Chrome

Acer Sees Little Success in Windows, Looks Towards Google and Chrome

Acer President Jim Wong is disappointed with Windows 8 and says his company must look beyond Microsoft and build its smartphone business if it is to succeed.

Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013

Acer Announces Availability of Its 7-inch Iconia B1-A71 Tablet

Acer Announces Availability of Its 7-inch Iconia B1-A71 Tablet

Announced earlier at the CES 2013, the Acer Iconia B1-A71 is a 7-inch entry-level tablet which comes with a triangular corner grip on the lower left side that improves single-hand usage. It is priced at S$249 (8GB version) with the option to top up your storage with a microSD slot.

Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013

Acer to Release Laptops with 2880 x 1620 Pixels Resolution Screens?

Acer to Release Laptops with 2880 x 1620 Pixels Resolution Screens?

Acer is reported to be working on launching premium laptops, and possibly an ultrabook, which will feature screen resolutions of 2880 x 1620 pixels. Just last week at CES 2013, the company showcased a 15-inch prototype that features this high PPI (pixels per inch) display.

Friday, 18 Jan 2013

Lenovo IdeaPad Y500 Makes Appearance at NVIDIA Day

Lenovo IdeaPad Y500 Makes Appearance at NVIDIA Day

At an event being held at Funan, we spotted the Lenovo IdeaPad Y500 on sale in addition to another slew of notebooks featuring NVIDIA GeForce GPUs.

Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013

Say Goodbye to the Netbook

Say Goodbye to the Netbook

The end of netbooks is here as ASUS and Acer have both announced that it will cease making netbooks in 2013.

Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012

Acer Announces Two New Windows 8 AIOs

Acer Announces Two New Windows 8 AIOs

Acer has announced the availability and pricing details for its two new Windows 8 AIOs, the Acer Aspire 7600U and 5600U. The 23-inch Aspire 5600U will be available from October 26 while its larger 27-inch brethren will be available in late November.

Monday, 10 Sep 2012

Kingston Releases its New Packaging for ASUS and Acer Memory

Kingston Releases its New Packaging for ASUS and Acer Memory

Kingston has introduced its all-new packaging for the system-specific memory modules for ASUS and Acer notebooks.

Tuesday, 4 Sep 2012

Acer Adds Touchscreens to Aspire M3 and Aspire V5

Acer Adds Touchscreens to Aspire M3 and Aspire V5

Acer has unveiled their initial Windows 8 strategy: equipping the very capable Acer Aspire M3, and the Acer Aspire V5 with touchscreens. Acer is no stranger to unconventional form factors, so this may mean that the Taiwanese manufacturer has something else up their sleeves in the coming months.

Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012

Microsoft's Plan to Build its Own Surface Tablet Irks OEM Partners

Microsoft's Plan to Build its Own Surface Tablet Irks OEM Partners

Acer's CEO JT Wang has criticized Microsoft's intentions to compete in the tablet space their own Surface tablet, insisting that such a move would harm the Microsoft's relations with its manufacturing partners.

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