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Thursday, 29 Dec 2011

Acer Won't Quit Tablet and Smartphone Race

Acer Won't Quit Tablet and Smartphone Race

Contrary to rumors, Acer has stated that it won't be exiting the smartphone and tablet race, though the company has plans to take a more conservative approach and launch fewer models over the next few months.

Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011

Analyst Predicts Decline of Apple's Ultra-Thin Notebook Market Share

Analyst Predicts Decline of Apple's Ultra-Thin Notebook Market Share

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

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.

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