The technology world is still reeling from the momentous announcement that Microsoft is purchasing Nokia’s devices and services division in order to enhance its own mobile ambitions. How this acquisition affects the Windows Phone mobile ecosystem is a point of great interest. HTC, arguably the second most...

Acer may be one of the more vocal hardware companies around, but the company is still a longtime Microsoft partner. As a matter of pure fact, the company is the fourth largest PC maker behind leaders like Lenovo, HP and Dell. Executives from the company have shared their opinions on the current state of the PC...

Acer is currently one of the largest hardware vendors, but the company has been posting mixed financial results for the past few quarters. The company has not progress on the financial front, and again lost money in the second quarter of this year. Both its market share and financial situation has been gradually...

While other hardware vendors had been waiting for the release of Windows 8.1, with its support for smaller form factor devices, Acer was rather quick to jump in with a smaller Windows 8 tablet. The recently released Acer Iconia W3 hit the store shelves as the first Windows powered tablet to sport an 8.1 inch...

Acer seems to be going all guns blazing with Windows 8.1, as the hardware maker has already developed a tablet sporting a small form factor that matches perfectly with Microsoft upcoming OS. And for its part, Redmond has specifically fine-tuned the new operating system to make the platform a worthwhile option for...

Reported emerged earlier this week that Acer is gearing up to join the Windows Phone party next year. This was said to be a strategic move by the hardware maker as it will allow it some spread its portfolio a bit as it faces tough competition from other Android vendors. The company previously dabbed with...

The Windows Phone 8 party could soon welcome a new member. Computer maker Acer is said to be gearing up to launch a Windows Phone 8 smartphone next year. Acer’s last Windows Phone came with the Mango update to the platform, way back in 2011. But the company has already confirmed plans to launch Windows Phone...

Acer’s upcoming 8-inch touch-enabled Windows 8 tablet was the talk of the town at TechEd in New Orleans last week, and now the tablet is available for preorder at a couple of retailers. Both Amazon and Staples have the tablet listed for preordering at $379.99. While Amazon believes that they will be able to start...

Makes one wonder whether the higher ups at Acer actually do some work or just talk? Several officials at the company have regularly expressed their negative views on Windows RT ever since release. Acer CEO criticized Microsoft’s tablet oriented operating system a couple of days ago, and now in a new report that...

Acer is either really ambitious, or really talkative, probably a bit of both. But Windows RT is one platform that the hardware maker has had reservations about for quite some time now. In fact, the company has been one of the biggest naysayers when it comes to Microsoft’s tablet oriented operating system. No...