Acer’s smart band coming in mid-2014

Acer's smart band coming in mid-2014

We’ve already told you that Acer is looking to enter the wearables markets. Now we have a new report from the Chinese media suggesting that the company will launch a smart band, rather than smart watch, in mid-2014. As that’s the case with any other smart band, this unit will be able to connect to…

Acer smart watch coming later this year?

Acer smart watch coming later this year?

Looks like Acer may enter the smart watch market later this year, Taipei Times is reporting, suggesting that the Taiwanese company has already demoed its wearable devices to some of its clients during CES in Las Vegas. Alas that demo was held behind closed doors, so we can’t really tell what Acer’s smart watch will…

Affordable Acer Tab 7 launches in China

Affordable Acer Tab 7 launches in China

Acer unveiled a new low-cost tablet in China. Dubbed Acer Tab 7, it’s an entry-level device with specs that won’t impress anyone. In fact, this thing is even more basic than Acer’s own Iconia B1, which is pretty much one of the worst (and most affordable) tablets you can buy today. Then again, we shouldn’t…

Acer CES announcements include a touch-enabled Chromebook, revamped 7- and 8-inch Android tablets, W4 Windows 8.1 tablet, affordable smartphone and an AiO Android PC

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We’re still few days away from CES but that doesn’t stop Acer from unveiling its offering for the big show. The Taiwanese company announced no less than 5 different products, including a touch-enabled Chromebook, updated versions of its 7- and 8-inch Iconia tablets, affordable smartphone and an AiO Android PC. Here’s what these devices are…

Asus and Acer to merge into a single company?

Asus and Acer to merge into a single company?

The shrinking margins inevitably lead to industry consolidation. Acer founder Stan Shih said that the Wintel model doesn’t work anymore with Microsoft and Intel keeping all the profits. The Taiwanese company can either experiment with other platforms (like it already does) or try to further enhance its supply chain; or look to merge with some…

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