The 8-inch Acer Iconia W3 may have just been released in June, but a new report claims a refresh is slated for September.
Thunderbolt may be the better technology, but that doesn't matter if nobody can afford it.
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.
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.