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Acer Extend prototype is another stab at producing laptops powered by smartphones

The company is showing off a prototype laptop shell, called Acer Extend, that's powered entirely by a connected smartphone.

Acer Aspire Z3-605-UR22 review: An all-in-one with a sleek look and slow performance

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.

Acer Liquid S2 series

Large-screen smartphones, tablets, PCs expected at IFA

A smart watch from Samsung Electronics, an Acer smartphone that can shoot 4K video, and a Sony smartphone with a 20-megapixel sensor are among the announcements expected at this year's IFA consumer electronics show.

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PCWorld all-in-one PC roundup

5 budget all-in-one PCs for college students: We name the best values

All-in-ones deliver more bang for the buck than notebooks. They’re great for schoolwork and entertainment, and much less susceptible to theft.

Acer E1-572-6870 Notebook

Acer Aspire E1-572-680 review: This budget 15.6-inch laptop is an outstanding value

The plastic construction helps keep the weight of this big-screen notebook lighter than some competitors with smaller displays.

5 budget laptops for college students: We name the best

Being a cash-strapped student requires making a few hardware compromises, but a nice notebook is still within reach.

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Numbers are in. Touch features aren't selling Windows 8 hardware

Buyers reject touchscreen laptops, spooked by higher prices and concerns about the value of Windows 8's touch-based user interface.

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.