Acer to introduce new brand, new products in April

According to Acer chairman and CEO Jason Chen, the company will hold a special event in April to introduce a new brand and new products.

More laptop makers turn to AMD to combat Intel chip shortage

A recent report claims that more and more laptop and notebook manufacturers are turning to AMD to combat Intel chip shortages.

Tablet shipments on the rise as market slowly resuscitates

A recent research is revealing some encouraging numbers regarding the tablet market and tablet shipments which seem to slowly revive.
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14nm Intel chip supply shortage to affect PC market

14nm Intel 8th-gen chips are reportedly in short supply, which is likely to have a negative impact on the PC market in 2H18.

BlackBerry lites up, Lenovo snaps up a new dragon | IFA 2018 Daily: Day -1 and 0

Laptops from Acer, ASUS and Lenovo and a quintet of phones from the well-meaning to the overachieving. You know it’s a trade show out there.

Acer Swift 7 will be lightest notebook, but Swift 5 currently is

The Taiwanese tech company’s IFA press conference brought in a mad dash of laptops from Windows to Chrome OS and a mixed reality headset.

Acer unveils four new Chromebooks, including high-end options for business users

After bringing the world the first Chrome OS tablet not that long ago, Acer goes back to expanding its already rich Chromeboook laptop portfolio with new 13 and 15-inch configuration.

Hated one way or another: Notches & Co. | #PNWeekly 298

On this week’s show: Huawei, Xiaomi, Apple and Acer have new hardware, Facebook has newly-revealed problems around the same old concerns and notches, people, notches, what more do you want?

Chrome in a new form for education: Acer Chromebook Tab 10

Acer is taking Chrome OS to a tablet, but forgot to leave the word “book” behind in naming this product. It’s targeted for education.

First Chrome OS tablet photographed at trade show with Acer logo and unknown specs

Acer is apparently preparing to release the world’s first Chrome OS tablet, and… that’s all we know for sure.

Acer unveils two refreshed Chromebook lines for schools and everyday laptop users

The stylish new Acer Chromebook Spin 11 is “designed for families and students”, and the Chromebook 11 C732 Series targets both education and “commercial customers.”

Acer introduces three Windows 10 laptops and a Chromebook

Acer introduces three Windows 10 laptops and a Chromebook at CES this year. Read to find out more about the Swift 7, Spin 3, Nitro 5, and Chromebook 11, all from Acer at the 2018 CES.

Google’s Fuchsia OS sets sights on Pixelbook and other devices

Testing has begun on all sorts of hardware including the Chrome OS-running Pixelbook. Ways to install Fuchsia have been found.

Microsoft discounts trio of Windows Mixed Reality headsets by a whopping $200 today only

If you hurry, you can get a bunch of heavily discounted Windows Mixed Reality headsets from Microsoft, including a $199 Lenovo Explorer.

HP still dominates as Windows PC OEM, Surface Pro 4 most popular from Microsoft

Meanwhile, the Surface Pro (2017) is getting adopted at a nice clip while the Surface Laptop is just starting to creak through the floorboards.

Microsoft’s Black Friday deals include Surface Pro bundles, discounted MR headsets and phones

One of the most extensive, diverse, rich and compelling collections of Black Friday 2017 deals unveiled thus far comes from the US Microsoft Store.

Microsoft officially gets the Windows Mixed Reality show on the road

No less than four Windows Mixed Reality headsets have simultaneously been released yesterday, with the Samsung Odyssey next in line.

Windows mixed reality headsets and Fall Creators Update will begin to roll out on October 17

Those long-awaited Windows mixed reality headsets from Acer, Asus, Dell, HP and Lenovo will begin their gradual global releases in mid-October.

Acer Holo360 camera comes with Android 7.1 and 3-inch touchscreen, Vision360 syncs to the cloud

There’s no need to connect the “all-in-one” Acer Holo360 to a phone or PC. The Vision360 in-car camera is also great for uploading content to the cloud.

Acer unveils fanless Switch 7 with dedicated graphics, affordable Spin 5 convertible

Acer’s IFA 2017 Windows 10 product lineup includes a premium 2-in-1 with discrete graphics and a humbler, cheaper but still good-looking convertible.

Acer Chromebook 11 C771 is compact, but rugged and well-stocked

When its proper variants debut in September, the C771 will be the first Chromebook of its size class to feature a Skylake-based Intel Core processor.

16 more Chromebooks get Google Play Store in beta

The progress is slow in getting Chrome OS devices to play nicely with Android apps, but with new machines ready to test drive the concept, you may want in.

Microsoft showcases Asus and Dell Windows Mixed Reality headsets as they approach their release

A number of largely affordable Windows Mixed Reality headsets are coming “later this year”, and Microsoft has new designs and details to share.

New Acer Iconia Tab 10 sports Quantum Dot display, Iconia One 10 has two USB ports

An entertainment-focused Acer Iconia Tab 10 with a super-bright display and “immersive” audio has been unveiled just a few days ahead of Computex.

HP and Acer commit laptops to Windows 10 S

The two manufacturers will take existing education-purposed laptops and load Windows 10 S on them. No words on other changes.