- News tagged "acer"
Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011
Analysts have predicted that Apple will lose their share of the ultra-portable segment, currently dominated by the Macbook Air, which makes up an estimated 49% of all Apple notebook sales. This prediction is reliant on the Ultrabook (as per Intel's specifications) segment picking up speed in 2012.
Thursday, 8 Dec 2011
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 brings a slew of products - tablets, notebooks, desktops, and peripherals - to the Comex Show 2011.
Thursday, 25 Aug 2011
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.