IDC and Gartner report that the PC market continued downhill during the third quarter, although IDC, at least, reported sales were better than expected.
The V5-552G is an all-purpose, 15-inch laptop with a handsome design as well as decent everyday performance and gaming. But the odd-feeling touchpad click mechanism irks.
Tablets are great for what they are. When you need real computational power on the go, however, only a full-fledged laptop will do the job.
Don’t let the slim design fool you. This machine packs both a powerful CPU and a discrete graphics processor.
We dig the 15.6-inch display and 7-plus hours of battery life, but the 1366 by 768 resolution is a letdown.
The latest Haswell Chromebooks from Acer,Hewlett-Packard, and others should last nine hours or so on a charge, with all the performance of Intel's latest Core chips.
Panasonic and Acer believe bigger is better when it comes to tablets and all-in-ones. This video report from the IFA consumer electronics show looks at Panasonic's 20-inch 4K tablet and Acer's 24-inch all-in-one.
Acer has chosen a different approach to the all-in-one PC, installing Android instead of Windows on its upcoming DA241HL, but the problem is that Google's operating systems isn't a desktop OS.
The company is showing off a prototype laptop shell, called Acer Extend, that's powered entirely by a connected smartphone.
The Acer Aspire Z3-605-UR22 may look sleek, slim and streamlined, but it's only skin deep—it lagged far behind in our benchmarks.