Acer. The company that has been in the news more for reasons wrong than right. But it appears that the hardware vendors is ready to turn things around by launching an interesting new product. Brand vendors, these days, seem more and more interested in machines with multiple form factors. Call them hybrids,...

And then one wonders what went wrong at the company! Microsoft recently announced that it had signed up nine new hardware partners that plan to release Windows Phone 8 handsets. But one company that is missing from this list is Acer. Acer launched just one single Windows Phone handset back in 2011, plainly called...

Acer tried to pull a fast one earlier this year when it became the first vendor to launch an 8-inch Windows powered tablet. However it skimped on hardware features, leading to the Iconia W3 getting some bad press. Most of the criticism was centered on the lackluster display of the tablet. Acer quickly...

There is trouble in paradise, and the problems have been ongoing for a couple of years now. Acer, the fourth largest PC maker in the world, has been trying to shuffle things up for quite a while. The bursting of the netbooks bubble left the company in disarray. And there have been talks of leadership changes for...

One would expect an ultrabook with the word travel in its name to make appearances in markets the world over in a hasty manner, but it has been a while since Acer unveiled its TravelMate P645 and then made it available in Europe. Now, the company has launched the Windows 8.1 powered laptop in the US and...

I guess Acer sure does know that hardware is a tough nut to crack. The fourth largest PC maker in the world has had a disastrous few months, and as a result has recently announced a number of changes going forward. You may recall that Acer was the biggest critic of Microsoft’s move into the hardware domain, with...

Microsoft is not the only company officially unleashing its new products. Several hardware vendors have chosen the launch timeframe of Windows 8.1 to release their new devices powered by the new operating system. Acer was the first one of the blocks with an 8-inch Windows 8 tablet when it released the Iconia W3...

The launch of a new version of Windows always is a very big occasion, not just for Microsoft, but the various hardware partners as well, that bring to market their brand new products. And with Windows 8.1 just around the corner, Redmond is certain to get a helping hand from several vendors — Acer and Asus both...

There are some that believe Acer Iconia W3 should never have happened in the first place. The company was first off the blocks with an 8-inch Windows 8 tablet that hit the market a couple of months back. But for some odd reason, the Iconia W3 was not equipped with appealing hardware, which meant the tablet failed...

If you have not had your fill with the couple of recent technology mergers, like Western Digital buying Hitachi, or Microsoft snapping up Nokia, then this rumor may just do the trick. Word is that the technology landscape is about to change as two popular and known global brands are contemplating to merge...