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Review: Acer's Predator is relatively toothless

Don’t let the aggressive design fool you: This gaming rig is a pussycat, not a tiger.

Acer profit up, but revenue falls amid PC slump

Acer said its net profit for the first quarter grew 55 percent year-over-year, but its revenue continued to decline amid struggling PC sales.

Amazon accidentally leaks world's first small-screen Windows 8 tablet

After months of rumors suggesting that small form factor Windows 8 tablets were on the horizon, Amazon accidentally leaked an 8.1-inch Acer slate before it was officially announced.

Acer waits for Windows RT 8.1 to make tablet decision

Acer is waiting for the next version of Windows RT, due in the second half of this year, before deciding whether to release a tablet that runs on that OS.

Acer introduces $169 Android tablet

Acer debuted three new products in New York Friday, including its Iconia A1, an Android tablet with a 7.9-inch screen.

Acer unveils new weird tablet-slate hybrids

Acer used their press event in New York to unveil a number of new devices with "touch-type duality."


Acer introduces $169 Android tablet

Acer has placed its bet in the tablet wars on low pricing, introducing a $169 Android tablet with a 7.9-inch screen.

New Chromebooks coming this year from Asus and Acer, report suggests

Samsung, Lenovo, and HP are expected to release Chromebooks soon as well.

Taiwan's PC makers focus on low-end tablets in search of growth

As PC sales remain sluggish, analysts expect Taiwanese vendors Acer and Asustek Computer to try to seize today's changing tech market with low-end Android tablets, for which consumer demand is high.


The Chromebook family grows again with Acer's new C7

Aimed primarily at schools, this latest entry offers six hours of battery life.


Acer reports brisk Chromebook sales while Windows 8 still lags

Acer's still hoping for Windows 8 sales to take off, but in the meantime, the company has been pleasantly surprised with sales of its Chromebooks.