Hewlett-Packard may be pushed aside by a quick-moving Lenovo as the top PC maker in the world, according to a pair of dueling reports from industry analysts.
Acer on Thursday announced more notebook additions to its Windows 8 device lineup.
The Iconia W510 has an iPad-matching price of $500
The Home Shopping Network is selling unannounced Windows 8 systems from Gateway and Acer, weeks before the release of Microsoft's updated operating system.
Despite some online skirmishing and being dropped from Microsoft's partner list, Acer says it still expects to ship Windows RT devices.
Acer's CEO suggests its plans for Windows RT devices could change because of the pricing of Microsoft's Surface tablet.
Analysis: Everybody calls Microsoft a software company, but of course Microsoft makes hardware, too.
Acer is considering abandoning the manufacture of Windows hardware if Microsoft releases its Surface line of Windows 8 tablets.
These laptops are packed with raw power, eye-popping graphics performance, and sport muscle-car looks.
This attractive 15.6-inch Ultrabook represents a downgrade from its predecessor in storage and performance.