Acer

  • Acer's biggest mistake was investing too early in touch-panels, ultrabooks: CEO 13-01-2014 04:59 PM

    Taipei: Investors looking for specifics as to the future of Acer Inc, the world's No.4 PC vendor, came away disappointed when the new CEO spent more time delivering a history of the company's past mistakes than on where it was headed. Jason Chen, the latest executive to step through the...
  • Acer unveils budget smartphone Liquid Z5; features a 5-inch display, 5MP camera 05-01-2014 12:42 PM

    New Delhi: Acer unveiled the Acer Liquid Z5, a budget smartphone that features a 5-inch screen with a 16:9 aspect ratio. It is 8.8mm thick and has rounded edges. The phone's front speaker is claimed to have DTS tuned sound for a richer audio experience. It is encased in a...
  • Google Chromebooks go on sale in India from today at Rs 22,999 onwards 17-10-2013 10:24 AM

    New Delhi: Google Chromebooks have finally made its way to India - more than two-years after they were launched globally. The Acer C720 Chromebook and HP Chromebook 14 are available at select Reliance Digital and Croma stores in Delhi and Mumbai starting October 17. Chromebooks are laptops powered by Google's...
  • Google Chromebooks to be available in India from Oct 17 at Rs 22,999 onwards 10-10-2013 04:44 PM

    New Delhi: Search giant Google said Chromebooks will be available in India from next week, more than two-years after they were launched globally. Chromebooks are laptops powered by Google's Chrome OS operating system. "From October 17, Indians will be able to enjoy the Chromebook experience with the launch of the...
  • Acer announces 6-inch Liquid S2, first smartphone with 4K video recording 02-09-2013 04:24 PM

    New Delhi: Acer has announced that it will unveil its new 6-inch Liquid S2 smartphone at IFA 2013, which will start from September 6. The phone has a 6-inch full HD IPS display and is equipped with 4K recording capability. The smartphone has a 13 megapixel rear camera with an...
  • Intel Haswell battery battle: Apple MacBook Air vs Dell XPS 12 vs Sony Vaio Pro 13 vs Acer Aspire S7 23-08-2013 01:57 PM

    New York: Just in time for the back-to-school season in the US, new laptops with extended battery life are hitting store shelves. What these laptops have in common are microprocessors that belong to a new family of Intel chips called Haswell. The chips consume less power than previous generations and...
  • Acer launches world's first 8-inch Windows 8 tab Iconia W3 @ Rs 30,499 26-06-2013 12:36 PM

    New Delhi: Acer launched three new Windows 8-powered touch-enabled devices in India, in India, which the firm expects will account for about 12 per cent of its shipments in the next 2-3 quarters. Acer India Pvt Ltd, the Indian arm of Acer, launched the tablet, ultrabook and notebook targeting the...
  • Acer sees tablet, notebook PC shipments to be flat in second quarter 19-06-2013 04:11 PM

    Taipei: Acer Inc, the world's No.4 PC vendor, said on Wednesday that it expects notebook and tablet PC shipment to be flat in the second quarter from the first quarter, versus an prediction of 0-5 per cent growth made in April. Acer Chairman JT Wang made the comment to reporters...
  • Acer to come up with its first wearable device in 2014: Report 16-06-2013 03:57 PM

    New Delhi: While earlier reports have already suggested that tech giants including Samsung, Google and Apple are working on wearable devices, a new report claims that Acer also has plans to come up with a wearable device sometime next year. Acer's smartphone chief, ST Liew, in an interview with Pocket-Lint,...
  • Computex 2013: Taiwan makers showcase new gadgets at the computer show 04-06-2013 10:47 AM

    Taiwan: Taiwan's struggling PC makers are unveiling a new generation of ultra-thin laptops at the world's second-biggest computer show this week, even as they tap into the ever-expanding tablet market to help compensate for declining computer sales. It won't be an easy transition for them, but the makers hope the...
  • Liquid S1: Acer's first phablet with a 5.7-inch display announced 03-06-2013 10:15 AM

    New Delhi: Acer has launched its first phablet Liquid S1 at Computex 2013. The phablet has a 5.7-inch 1280 x 720 display. The phone runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, and is powered by a quad-core 1.5 GHz processor. The smartphone supports 720p videos. It has 1GB of RAM and 8GB...
  • Acer launches world's first 8-inch Windows 8 tablet Iconia W3 at $379 03-06-2013 09:55 AM

    New Delhi: Acer has launched what it claims to be the industry's first 8-inch Windows 8 tablet. Named the Acer Iconia W3, the tablet features a 8.1-inch display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, and runs Windows 8. Unveiled at Computex 2013, the Acer Iconia W3 comes pre-installed...
  • World's first 8-inch Windows 8 tablet Acer W3 appears on official website 19-05-2013 04:39 PM

    Mumbai: Looks like Windows 8 will soon be gracing displays smaller than 10 inches. Earlier this month, Acer's 8.1-inch tablet running Windows 8 appeared on Amazon, increasing speculation that devices competing with the iPad mini and Nexus 7 will soon be out in various markets. Of course, that Amazon listing...
  • Acer Liquid E2 with quad-core processor, Android Jelly Bean announced 25-04-2013 01:43 PM

    New Delhi: Acer has unveiled its new smartphone named "Liquid E2". This is the latest addition to the lineup and the third smartphone Acer launched since the beginning of the year. The phone has a 4.5-inch qHD display based on IPS technology. The Liquid E2 is the first Acer quad-core...
  • CES 2013: Day 1 roundup 08-01-2013 04:25 PM

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  • Acer delays Windows RT tablets after Microsoft moves into market 31-10-2012 10:33 AM

    London: Taiwanese computer maker Acer is putting off the launch of tablets using Microsoft's new Windows RT operating system to give itself time to see how Microsoft's own Surface tablet fares. The world's No. 4 PC vendor by shipments initially planned to roll out Windows RT tablets based on ARM...
  • Intel-powered Windows 8 tablets 29-09-2012 03:44 PM

    Intel previewed a wave of Windows 8 tablet computers powered by microprocessors that the company redesigned to make a bigger dent in the rapidly growing mobile market. The tablets won't go on sale until October 26 when Windows 8 is released. The prices for the various machines will be revealed during the next few weeks. Acer Iconia W510: The Acer ICONIA W510 comes in a hybrid design. Powered by the Next Generation Intel Atom processor Z2760, it has a 10.1-inch HD screen, measures 8.9mm (.39 inches) in thickness and weighs just 1.27 pounds with keyboard dock. It offers 32GB or 64GB of storage options. Asus VivoTab: It has a high-resolution widescreen Super IPS  display with ASUS TruVivid Technology. The ASUS VivoTab has an 11.6-inch screen, 64GB of storage, weighs only 686g and measures 8.3mm.