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  • Acer Chromebook 13 Review: A Battery That Almost Makes Up For Display Flaws

    Acer Chromebook 13 Review: A Battery That Almost Makes Up For Display Flaws

    Acer has a new Chromebook that’s looking for the crown among affordable, minimal laptops – The Chromebook 13, which boasts a 13-inch display as per its name, albeit with unique high-definition display options that set it apart from some of the competition. With HD screens and battery life that ranges between 11.5 and 13 hours depending on which model you choose, Acer’s new… Read More

  • Acer’s Tegra K1-Powered Chromebook Boasts Up To 13 Hours Of Battery Life

    Acer’s Tegra K1-Powered Chromebook Boasts Up To 13 Hours Of Battery Life

    Acer is doing a new Chromebook, and they’re doing it up big! The new hardware is powered by Nvidia’s Tegra K1 processor, which the graphics and chip-maker has been promoting as a graphics-friendly chipset for Android smartphones and tablets, but this is the first time it’s powering a Chromebook. The K1 allows Acer to deliver a huge amount of battery life with impressive… Read More

  • Acer Brings Another Chromebook To The Party

    Acer Brings Another Chromebook To The Party

    Acer was early to the Chromebook market, releasing the C7 for a mere $199 and the C710 for $299. These laptops – more tablets with keyboards than fully-featured machines – work well as “third screen” devices that you throw onto a coffee table or use for browsing and some mild document editing. Now Acer is back with the C720, a $249 with SD card reader, USB 3.0 port, and… Read More

  • Android And Chrome OS Could Reap Big Windfalls From Slowing Worldwide PC Economy

    Android And Chrome OS Could Reap Big Windfalls From Slowing Worldwide PC Economy

    The global PC market is shrinking, and continues to trend downward according to recent numbers, which means there are a lot of concerned device-makers looking around for what to do next. Acer is one of those companies, and the firm is looking to pin the blame on Windows and find a better option, according to the WSJ. That might be a very popular tune in the next few years from other OEMs… Read More

  • Pokki Partners With Acer To Offer Zynga Games On PC Desktops

    Pokki Partners With Acer To Offer Zynga Games On PC Desktops

    Pokki is partnering with Acer and Zynga to offer a new game arcade, featuring the full Zynga.com library of games, on new Windows 8 PCs. The arcade, an extension of the Pokki Game Network, will be preloaded on Acer PCs, along with the popular Pokki Start menu for Windows 8 and hundreds of free apps in the Pokki app store. Read More

  • Everyone! Look! Acer!

    Everyone! Look! Acer!

    When was the last time you talked about Acer? Never? Me too. The company, which is the fourth largest PC maker in the world by the way, announced the Acer Aspire R7 this morning. It’s a mighty morphing Windows 8 portable. Like the Lenovo Yoga, it features versatile hinges that allow the computer to take different forms. The Aspire R7 is not the next big thing. No one is going to buy… Read More

  • Acer Goes To A Whole New Level Of Crazy With The Aspire R7

    Acer Goes To A Whole New Level Of Crazy With The Aspire R7

    Acer just announced the Aspire R7, a strange hybrid of a desktop all-in-one, laptop, and a tablet that was previously teased in some promotional Star Trek commercials. It’s honestly really, really weird. We always expected that Windows 8 would lead to some really strange convertible touchscreen devices, but the Aspire R7 is a whole new kind of crazy. The first thing you’ll… Read More

  • Google Chromebooks Go Global: Now Available In Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland And The Netherlands

    Google Chromebooks Go Global: Now Available In Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland And The Netherlands

    Google has learned all that it needs to learn about the reception of its Chromebook laptops in the U.S. and UK and has announced availability of Acer, HP and Samsung flavors of its device in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland and the Netherlands. As we’ve spent time with Google’s Chromebook and OS, it has become apparent that the goal of the operating system is to focus… Read More

  • Acer’s $199 Chromebook Now Accounts For 5-10% Of All Of Its U.S. Shipments

    Acer’s $199 Chromebook Now Accounts For 5-10% Of All Of Its U.S. Shipments

    Acer’s ChromeOS-based Chromebooks, the company’s president Jim Wong told Bloomberg today, accounted for “5 percent to 10 percent of Acer’s U.S. shipments since being released there in November.” Google itself has generally been reluctant to share any information about shipments of devices with its browser-centric Linux-based operating system and we… Read More

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