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Acer launches new high-end gaming laptops with Nvidia RTX 2080 GPUs

Acer today announced two new gaming laptops at CES, the 17-inch $4,000 Predator Triton 900 with a convertible 4K display and the somewhat more affordable all-metal 15-inch $1,800 Triton 500. What sets

The Surface Go is the laptop of the year

As a nearly constant traveler I’ve been looking for something like the Surface Go all my life. I’ve lugged around everything from massive ThinkPads to iPad Pros and I’ve always found

Never leave the basement again with this stupid opulent gaming chair

There’s no price yet on Acer’s new gaming chair, but even the “Predator Thronos” name suggests that you’ll be paying a year’s salary for the honor of taking one home. The Thronos is more a

Sales of PCs just grew for the first time in six years

Don’t look now, but the PC might not be dead. According to Gartner, collector of marketshare and industry metrics, worldwide shipments of personal computers just experienced the first year-over-

Now you can buy a laptop with Alexa preinstalled

It was just matter of time, really. Amazon’s push to get its smart assistant on every piece of hardware imaginable now includes Windows 10 laptops, starting with Acer’s Spin 3 and 5 lines. Both in

Nvidia teams up with Acer, Asus and HP to launch 65-inch gaming displays

If you are tired of that puny 27-inch gaming screen on your desk and you want a more immersive gaming experience on a really big screen — say 65-inches — then Nvidia has something new for

Microsoft starts selling developer ‘mixed reality’ headsets online

Microsoft "mixed reality" headsets are finally available (for developers) on the Microsoft store. The company opened pre-orders for the headset back in May; now developers can get their hands on Acer'

Microsoft announces its own motion controllers for mixed reality

Microsoft doubled down on its commitment to what it called "mixed reality" today at its Build developer conference, revealing motion controllers that work closely with VR headsets from Acer. With a $3

Acer’s S 13 makes the case for the inexpensive ultrabook worth having

Acer has made a lot of ultrabooks, but the only one worth mentioning is the current S 13. Priced aggressively even for the "high-end" model, as configured, it sports a slim profile, backlit keys and a

Google is making Chromebooks even more useful for schools

Google made a number of major announcements about its Chromebook program at the Bett education technology conference in London today. Besides disclosing that there are now over 20 million teachers and

Acer’s new rugged Chromebook 11 N7 is designed to withstand drops and drinks

Yes, it’s true: Chromebooks aren’t for everyone. But Acer has a new Chromebook that it thinks is good for people who berate their computers (or just work in unforgiving conditions). The C

Acer’s Predator 21 X gaming laptop with a curved screen is currently unlike anything else

This is insanity, otherwise known as the Acer Predator 21 X, a gaming laptop with a 21-inch, G-Sync curved screen at 2560 x 1080 resolution and 120Hz refresh rate. It’s undeniably worthy as a d

HP, Dell, Lenovo, Asus and Acer will all ship VR headsets for your PC starting at $299

Microsoft is currently holding a press conference in New York. The company is focusing a lot on 3D and all sorts of realities, from augmented reality to virtual reality. As part of this big push, Micr

Acer’s Swift 7 is a sleek ultrabook with a meager processor

Like a barebones PC chassis, the Swift 7 has potential, but lacks a few integral pieces — like a backlit keyboard, for instance.

Acer’s new 15-inch Chromebook promises 12 hours of battery life at $199

If nothing else, you can’t really argue with the price. Announced this morning, the latest version of Acer’s 15.6-inch Chromebook gets a couple of key upgrades over its predecessor, but none might

Acer’s 17 pound, curved-screen temple to gaming excess

Where to start? There’s the weight: 17 pounds. The screen: 21 inches, 2560 x 1080, curved. The power supplies: two. The fans: five. Rear ports: 21. Or how about the gaming pad that flips over, trap

Acer has started shipping its StarVR headsets for use at the first IMAX VR center

StarVR made a small splash at last year’s E3 when it demoed its new high-end headset. Just ahead of this year’s gaming show, the company announced that it would be joining forces with Acer to coll

Acer’s 13-inch Swift 7 laptop is ridiculously thin

More news out of Acer land in this early lead up to IFA. The company’s offering up yet another 13.3-inch laptop, in addition to its newly unveiled Chromebook. The Swift 7 is a ridiculously thin Wind

Acer’s new 13-inch Chromebook is also a convertible tablet

Still a few days out from the official kickoff of this year’s IFA conference in Berlin, but Acer’s kicking things off with a glut of product announcements. The company’s news largely revolves ar

Acer’s Aspire S 13 is a decent little ultrabook

The first thing you notice about the Aspire S 13: It’s not a MacBook Air. In a space in which Apple’s laptop has so dominated the aesthetic conversation around thin and light laptops, it’s worth
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