- News tagged "acer"
Friday, 20 Jan 2012
At CES, we saw Acer reveal the follow up to its Acer Aspire S3 -- the impressive black aluminum Acer Aspire S5. If the S5 continues to impress once it's available to users, then we're sure Acer's prediction that Ultrabooks making up about 25-35% of Acer's 2012 notebook shipments would be true.
Tuesday, 10 Jan 2012
A short while back, we reported that Acer will be placing big bets on Ultrabooks, and the result is what you see here today -- the Acer Aspire S5. One of the more important tidbits was that Acer will be moving away from producing "cheap" products, and it is clearly evident in the Acer Aspire S5.
Tuesday, 3 Jan 2012
Acer and Lenovo are reported to be launching their Windows 8 tablets in the third quarter of 2012. The tablets are said to run on Intel's upcoming "Clover Trail" processors.
Friday, 30 Dec 2011
Acer's first quad-core tablet, the Iconia Tab A700 might make an appearance at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2012.
Thursday, 29 Dec 2011
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
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.