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Acer Computex 2013 Laptops

Do-or-die time for Acer as it hunts for winning strategy

With consumers flocking to tablets and smartphones, Acer’s once-thriving PC business has been left in the dust.

Acer's CEO is just the latest victim of the PC industry's struggles

Yet another CEO of a major PC player has been shown the door. The times appear dark, but the future of computing has never been brighter.

Acer CEO resigns as company plans restructuring and layoffs

Acer CEO J.T. Wang is resigning from his post at the Taiwanese PC maker and will be replaced by president Jim Wong as part of a corporate restructuring that will try to revitalize the company's sagging fortunes.

Acer joins the 8-inch Windows tablet fray with the Atom-powered Iconia W4

Acer has produced 8-inch tablets before, but this is the first to run the Windows 8.1 operating system.

PC sales continue to plunge, but the drop is less steep

IDC and Gartner report that the PC market continued downhill during the third quarter, although IDC, at least, reported sales were better than expected.

Acer V5 review: Sexy-looking V5-552G-X414 is only a competent performer

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.

5 of the best Haswell-powered notebooks you can buy today

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.

Acer Aspire V7

Acer Aspire V7 review: This Ultrabook can play a decent game or two

Don’t let the slim design fool you. This machine packs both a powerful CPU and a discrete graphics processor.

5 of the best Haswell-powered notebooks you can buy today

Intel's fourth-generation mobile Core processor is a powerhouse, and these five notebooks do the best job of harnessing it.

Acer Aspire M5 review: A big display, terrific battery life, and a moderate price tag

We dig the 15.6-inch display and 7-plus hours of battery life, but the 1366 by 768 resolution is a letdown.

HP Chromebook 14

Haswell Chromebooks promise the all-day battery life of old

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.