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Acer: Expect more Android and Chromebooks, less Windows

Acer says it's trying to grow its non-Windows business "as soon as possible," which means more Chromebooks and Android-powered devices from the manufacturer.

Acer Aspire S5

Acer loses money in Q2 amidst rising R&D and memory costs

Taiwanese PC maker Acer reported a net loss in the second quarter, attributing it to the company's growing investment in product design and the recent rise in DRAM prices.

Report: Tablet buyers don't care who makes their devices

Yes, the number of tablets sold dropped sequentially from a quarter ago, after Apple didn't produce a new version of its iPad. But tablet sales still show no signs of stopping, driven by a flood of no-name tablets.

Acer's already prepping a leaner, lighter 8-inch Iconia W3 Windows tablet, report says

The 8-inch Acer Iconia W3 may have just been released in June, but a new report claims a refresh is slated for September.

For Acer, USB 3.0 steals Intel's Thunder(bolt)

Thunderbolt may be the better technology, but that doesn't matter if nobody can afford it.

Are miniature Windows 8 tablets useful? Surprisingly so

The Acer Iconia W3 is the first eight-inch Windows tablet we've used. Is it the Windows version of beloved tablets like the Google/Asus Nexus 7? In a way, yes.

Tablet downsizing trend to quicken in second half of 2013

The shift toward smaller tablets will accelerate in the second half of the year when a slew of tablet makers, including Apple, introduce new models with screens 8-in. or smaller, said Richard Shim, an analyst with DisplaySearch.

Acer N3-220

Acer shows 21-inch Android desktop

Taiwan's Acer is breaking Android out of its comfort zone and has installed the operating system on a 21.5-inch all-in-one desktop PC that is expected on sale in the U.S. later this year.

Dell XPS 11 (3)

New laptops and hybrids emerge as 'fatbooks' are kicked to the curb

The trusty old laptop is being kicked to the curb, with PC makers trying to spice up their offerings by pushing a variety of hybrids, tablets and smaller-screen devices at the Computex trade show in Taipei this week.

Today at Computex: Asus grabs the headlines from Haswell

Asus was the big story with a slew of product announcements on the first day of Computex. But now it's Intel's turn to return to the spotlight.

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