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 discontinued the...

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 tablet...

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 to...