Analysis: Acer gets a dose of Android tablet reality

Many journalists and analysts have questioned if there is a viable tablet market aside from Apple's wildly popular iPad.

Google unveils Chrome OS-powered Chromebooks

Google's first open-source operating system for a traditional computing device will be debuting next month.

New details emerge over Acer's ex-CEO's departure

It was in fact largely because of the iPad that former Acer CEO Gianfranco Lanci was ousted from Acer.

Acer launches 3D monitors

In case you're still craving more 3D entertainment in your life, Acer is stepping up its monitor portfolio.

Acer's Android Honeycomb tablet is $449

If you want to see all that Android 3.0 ("Honeycomb") has to offer, but can't afford a Xoom, here's a more economical option.

Acer CEO steps down

After disagreements with how the company should change moving forward, Acer's top man has decided to leave.

Acer wants a WP7 smartphone

Windows Phone 7 is quickly gaining momentum, with Nokia selecting the rapidly-evolving platform for its flagship mobile OS and analytics firms recording a 66% increase in WP7 app starts over recent weeks. So it comes as little surprise that Acer now wants a piece of Microsoft’s potentially lucrative WP7 pie.

Acer: Iconia Smart is a tablet in a mobile phone

Acer is showcasing its Iconia smartphone at MWC 2011 in Barcelona, Spain. The mobile device - which combines the capabilities of a tablet in a smartphone format - boasts a 4.8" widescreen, 1024×480 resolution and a 21:9 aspect ratio.

Acer says netbooks are here to stay

Yesterday, we quoted reports suggesting that Acer would be replacing its netbook lineup with next-gen Sandy Bridge x86 tablets. Acer's official response?

Is Acer ditching netbooks for tablets?

Acer is planning to gradually phase out its netbook lineup in favor of Sandy Bridge-powered (Intel x86) tablets.

Acer smartphone wants to be a tablet

Acer has debuted a sleek and sexy Android-powered smartphone that boasts a huge 4.8" widescreen, along with a striking 21:9 aspect ratio.

Can Acer take on the iPad with its Android and Windows tablets?

Acer is gearing up to take on Apple's wildly successful iPad with a slew of Android and Windows powered tablets.

Acer will continue to offer Android/Windows 7 dual-boot

Netbook specialist Acer is apparently pleased with the idea it was the first to introduce: creating a netbook that lets users run either Windows 7 or Android.

Acer releases new Predator into the wild

Acer has released its new Aspire Predator AG5900-U3092 gaming rig into the wild. The scalable $1,350 system - which targets mainstream core gamers - features Intel Core i7 quad-core processors, 1.5TB hard drives, 8GB DDR3 SDRAM and Windows 7 Home Premium.

Acer goes 3D with Aspire laptop refresh

3D computers haven't taken off the way other 3D media has, but that's not stopping computer manufacturers from taking the plunge. Acer is now stepping into that ring.

Acer founder says Apple products are like "mutant viruses"

Acer founder Stan Shih claims he respects Apple, but insists that popular devices such as the iPad and and iPhone are little more than over-hyped mutant viruses.

XP and Android? Yes, please.

Acer has debuted a $380 netbook that arrives pre-loaded with both Android and Windows XP.

The humble netbook refuses to die

Remember all those talking heads who predicted that tablets and low-cost laptops would kill off the humble netbook? Well, consumer interest in such entry-level devices has apparently shown little sign of waning.

Acer deploys tricked-out Predator gaming rig

Acer has deployed the latest iteration of its tricked-out Predator gaming rig. The hardcore system features Intel Core i7 quad-core processors, Nvidia GeForce GTX470 graphics with 3-way SLI support and 12GB DDR3 memory.

Dell eyes Chrome OS for laptops

Dell has expressed interest in loading Google’s upcoming Chrome operating system on future laptops.