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.
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.
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.
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.
Coming up from Computex in Taipei we'll hear from Intel's Dadi Perlmutter and check out the company's keynote where we expect to hear more on its Haswell and Bay Trail chips.
At Computex, Acer reveals big lineup of Ultrabooks, notebooks, and an update to its Predator desktop gaming PC.
Acer introduced an 8-inch Windows tablet and an Android smartphone at Computex in Taipei.
After months on the market, Windows 8 tablets have yet to rack up the sales Microsoft and PC vendors were originally hoping for. But on Monday Taiwanese PC maker Acer showed off what could be the first of many Windows 8 tablets to come in smaller screen sizes, following the success of Apple's iPad mini and Google's Nexus 7.
Windows 8 is joining the 8-inch tablet bandwagon with a new device from Acer that will launch later this month and come with a price tag between $400 and $500.
At Computex in Taipei Monday we'll hear from Acer, MSI, Asus and ARM as the companies tout their latest products. We also expect to see a number of Windows tablets and new laptop-table hybrids.
At Computex in Taipei on Monday we'll hear from Acer, MSI, Asus and ARM, as the companies tout their latest products. We expect to see a number of Windows tablets and new laptop-table hybrids.
Acer is expected to double down on Android PCs by announcing an overpowered and underpriced all-in-one PC rocking a fourth-generation Intel "Haswell” Core processor, as a Windows 8 alternative.
In the face of a slump in PC sales and industry debate over whether the smartphone or tablet is now the preferred tool for a large segment of domestic and even small business users, Asus continues to release a number of combined and flexible devices that try to play on both sides of the dividing lines.