A 2-in-1 computer might sound like a real technological achievement, but it is nothing new these days, considering how many companies have started to roll out multi-mode machines. Take Lenovo’s Yoga range for instance, where these are...Show More Summary
Samsung, which along with Acer was the first to market with Chrome OS-based Chromebooks in 2011, has announced the launch of its Chromebook 2 Series. The new machines boast faster startup times, longer battery life and an easy-to-grip...Show More Summary
According to market researcher NPD, Samsung is by far the most successful seller of computers based on Google’s Chromebook platform in the U.S., with 60 percent of the market in 2013. But it has more and more company: Acer, Asus, Dell, HP, Toshiba and Google itself all make Chrome machines in a variety of sizes and with varying approaches. Show More Summary
It's been over a year since Samsung released a new Chromebook, and since then the competition has been heating up: Dell, HP, Lenovo and Toshiba all sell Chrome OS devices now, as does Acer, which has been at it from day one. Accordingly, Samsung is...
Which comes first – the chicken or the egg? This is the very same situation that many software developers and hardware manufacturers ponder over. Software developers say that they would like to see a platform increase its market share...Show More Summary
Sure, you share your heart out in food photos and selfies, but providing WiFi to those less fortunate might be more magnanimous. That's where Karma comes in, with its portable WiFi hotspot that pays you back in data for a bit of bandwidth...
Acer's latest Android handset on show at Mobile World Congress Mobile World Congress Before Mobile World Congress even started, Acer announced a pair of new Android smartphones in its liquid series. Of the two its the Liquid E3 that's...Show More Summary
Last week, Acer announced its latest budget smartphones ahead of Mobile World Congress, and as expected those devices are making an appearance at the show. We guessed that the €199 ($275) Liquid E3 is looking to go toe-to-toe with the Moto G in...
Acer will launch a new quad-core Android 4.2 smartphone called the Liquid E3. The handset will sport a 4.7-inch 1280 x 720 IPS touchscreen display, a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, a 1GB RAM, a 4GB of internal storage, a microSD card slot, dual cameras (2MP front & 13MP rear), GPS, WiFi and run on Android 4.2.2 […]
When it comes to smartphones, Acer is definitely not a name that comes to mind. After all the Taiwanese company hasn’t really made that big of a dent in the smartphone market and are probably better known for their computers. That hasn’t...Show More Summary
While Acer has made some hay in Europe with low-spec smartphones, its latest budget models are launching into a whole 'nother market. For instance, the €199 ($275) Liquid E3 now has to contend with the likes of the Moto G at €160, while the...
Liquid E3 and Liduid Z4 headed to Europe this April Acer is continuing their push into Europe, and today they are announcing both the photographer-centric Liquid E3 and the mid-range Liquid Z4. The E3 features a 4.7-inch HD IPS display, encased in a full unibody design. Show More Summary
MWC 2014 or Mobile World Congress 2014 is just around the corner. It kicks off on February 24th in Barcelona, Spain. One of the biggest industry conferences of the year, a lot of companies are expected to unveil new devices. The Korean...Show More Summary
Acer's next Liquid smartphone dropping into Spain We're just 7 days removed from the official start of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, and Acer is the latest OEM to tease its new products. Posting this image to its Google+ page, Acer is tagging this as a new smartphone in its Liquid line without giving any further details. Show More Summary
Even if you weren't the owner of an HP (or Acer, Dell or Samsung) laptop that went up in flames, you're likely aware that lithium-ion batteries can pose a (very small) risk of setting your gadgets on fire. And that's without mentioning larger-scale...
Will 2014 be the year of the Chromebook/box? Very possibly, if Samsung, LG, Acer, and now Asus, have anything to do with it. The Asus Chromebox is a very small fanless, headless box that will go on sale in March for just $180 -- half the price of the (ever so slightly smaller) Intel NUC.
The last of the Haswell-based Chrome OS machines announced by Google last September has now been revealed. Where Acer, HP and Toshiba all opted to release notebooks built around Intel's 4th generation microarchitecture, Asus has itsShow More Summary
While we found the S7 a "near perfect" machine, one of our gripes was that Acer didn't offer any versions with a 2,560 x 1,440 high-res display in the US. Now the company is dropping off Wide Quad High-definition (WQHD) S7 laptops in the states, and...
Asus and Acer have officially confirmed that they’re interested in the growing wearables market and will have such devices of their own in stores at some point later this year, Focus Taiwan reports. While there are no details on what these devices will look like or how they’ll work, Asus has big plans for its device. Show More Summary
Whether you're planning to run Linux or just need more space to work with, an SSD upgrade is easy and cost-effective. Chromebooks are all about working in the cloud, and we admit there's not a whole lot you can do on one without an active internet connection. Show More Summary