News tagged ‘acer’

Thursday, 8 Dec 2011

Acer Places Its Bets on Ultrabooks

Acer Places Its Bets on Ultrabooks

Taiwanese PC manufacturer Acer has recently indicated that it will be banking on Ultrabooks to return them into profitability. As part of the same move, Acer has also signaled that they will stop focusing on "cheap and unprofitable" products in a blind race for market share.

Monday, 5 Dec 2011

Ultrabooks to Stimulate Stalled Windows-Intel

Ultrabooks to Stimulate Stalled Windows-Intel "Framework"

Acer's chairman, J.T Wang, feels that Ultrabooks could be the magic bullet that jolts the "Wintel" (Windows-Intel) slump on touch-centric devices. He also mentioned price as a major deciding factor that will make or break the Ultrabook.

Thursday, 1 Dec 2011

Acer Expects Ultrabook Price Cuts in Q2 2012

Acer Expects Ultrabook Price Cuts in Q2 2012

It may not be in time for the holiday season, but Acer expects a significant drop in Ultrabook prices in the second quarter of 2012. Read on to find out more.

Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011

Acer and Lenovo to Launch Quad-Core Tablets in Early 2012

Acer and Lenovo to Launch Quad-Core Tablets in Early 2012

ASUS has gotten the upper hand in the quad-core tablet race with its Transformer Prime tablet already available for pre-order in North America, but Acer and Lenovo are planning to close the gap in early 2012.

Monday, 28 Nov 2011

1080p Ultrabooks from Acer and ASUS in early 2012?

1080p Ultrabooks from Acer and ASUS in early 2012?

The best part about the bigger, better and faster competition between manufacturers is that consumers may have full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) Ultrabooks to choose from as early as Q1 2012.

Friday, 25 Nov 2011

Acer and Asus to Raise Notebook Prices by 2-3 Percent

Acer and Asus to Raise Notebook Prices by 2-3 Percent

It was going to happen sooner or later. Manufacturers, who are now facing a dire shortage of hard drives due to the floods in Thailand, have announced that one they will raise their notebook prices by 2 to 3 percent.

Friday, 7 Oct 2011

Acer Debuts First Ultrabook, Aspire S3

Acer Debuts First Ultrabook, Aspire S3

Encased in a thin, light metal design that's sturdy and aerodynamically shaped, the Acer Aspire S3 integrates the best features of notebook and mobile devices.

Thursday, 1 Sep 2011

Acer Presents Tablets, Notebooks and More at Comex 2011

Acer Presents Tablets, Notebooks and More at Comex 2011

Acer brings a slew of products - tablets, notebooks, desktops, and peripherals - to the Comex Show 2011.

Thursday, 25 Aug 2011

Acer Deems 2011

Acer Deems 2011 "Impossible" Year for Profit

Just last year, Taiwanese PC-manufacturer Acer Inc was the world's second largest. Today it slipped to fourth place and has reported losses for the first time in 10 years.

Friday, 5 Aug 2011

There Can Only Be One Aluminium Ultra-thin Notebook

There Can Only Be One Aluminium Ultra-thin Notebook

Notebook manufacturers are turning to new materials to build their ultra-books, because word is that the two major suppliers of aluminium are already busy producing for Apple.

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