Tag: Acer

Computing, Hardware

Acer Adopts Ryzen Pro for New Swift Edge Laptop

October 7, 2022

Via: Tom's Hardware

Acer is turning its premiere ultraportable into a bit of a business laptop. The company has debuted the Swift Edge, a 16-inch notebook using AMD Ryzen processors, up the the Ryzen 7 Pro 6850U (though also some non-Pro chips). The […]

Hacking, Security

Hacker Group Claims Responsibility for Acer Security Breach Affecting Millions of Users

October 16, 2021

Via: Tom's Hardware

Hacker group Desorden (Spanish for disorder) via a forum post claimed responsibility for a full-fledged hacking maneuver targeting Acer’s server cluster in India. The hack, which took place on October 5th, led Desorden to claim it has obtained around 60 […]

Computing, Hardware

Acer believes the chip shortage crisis will improve later this year

April 7, 2021

Via: TechSpot

We all know about the global chip shortages by now, including its effect on hardware availability and manufacturers raising their prices. Everything from vehicle production to laptop supplies has been impacted. As a result, we’ve seen old graphics cards such […]

Computing, Hardware

Acer’s new Predator XN253Q X is one of the fastest monitors in the world

July 30, 2019

Via: Techradar

Acer has revealed a new 24.5-inch monitor in its Predator range which boasts a high refresh rate and very low response time, plus Nvidia’s G-Sync technology to boot. Acer’s Predator XN253Q X is a TN panel which has a default […]

Computing, Hardware

AMD is front and center in Acer’s latest Nitro 5 and Swift 3 notebooks

May 23, 2019

Via: Techradar

AMD may not have the strongest footing in the mobile computing space, with most (currently all) of the best laptops and best gaming laptops powered by Intel processors (CPUs) and Nvidia graphics processors (GPUs). But, Acer has turned to AMD […]

Computing, Hardware, Uncategorized

Leaked Acer gaming laptops seem to confirm GeForce GTX 1650 GPU

April 5, 2019

Via: Techradar

A leaked slide suggests Acer is about to release some gaming laptops which run with GeForce GTX 1660 Ti and GTX 1650 mobile graphics cards. This is, of course, further potential evidence that a GeForce GTX 1650 exists in the […]

Computing, Hardware

The future of laptops: It’s time to stop focusing on better and start focusing on different

February 18, 2019

Via: TechSpot

It was too long ago for many of us to remember, but there was a massive shift in the laptop market somewhere around 2011. The MacBook Air, while released in 2008 to mixed reviews, had suddenly improved and snuck up […]

Computing, Hardware

Acer Debuts Chrome OS Desktop PCs, Chromebases With Generous specs

February 5, 2019

Via: Tablet News

Chrome OS isn’t only found on affordable laptops, some tablets and convertibles, but also some desktop PCs. Acer debuted two of those over the past 24 hours, the Acer Chromebase 2412 and the Chromebase for Meetings 24V2. These are all […]

Mobile, Tablets

ASUS Prepping First Chrome OS Tablet, Launching at CES 2019 With New Chromebooks

November 14, 2018

Via: Tablet News

ZenFone 6 prototypes, rather than tablets or laptops. Today we also uncover some extra details about potential future slates and laptops from the company. ASUS has been fond of Chrome OS for a while now, expanding its lineup of Chromebooks […]

Computing, Mobile, Operating Systems, Tablets

Acer Might Launch a Chrome OS Tablet Soon; One Prototype Shows at Bett 2018 Education Show

January 26, 2018

Via: Tablet News

At the moment, Chrome OS is present only on notebooks, but in the near future we might get some tablets with this OS as well. We’re saying this because recently at the Bett 2018 education show that took place in […]

Hardware Virtualization, Innovations, Trends, Types

SteamVR Integration For Windows VR Headsets Goes Live In Preview Today

November 15, 2017

Via: UploadVR

Starting today SteamVR is officially accessible using Windows Mixed Reality (aka Windows VR) headsets like the Acer, HP, Lenovo, and others. Previously the Windows VR headsets could only access and launch apps that were natively available within the Windows store. […]

Computing, Hardware

Acer’s Chromebook 11 N7 is tough as nails, but runs on old tech

January 4, 2017

Via: Info World

Do you have the nasty habit of knocking your laptop around? Meet Acer’s tough-as-nails Chromebook 11 N7, designed to withstand a serious beating. The Chromebook 11 N7 has an 11.6-inch screen and is fortified with layers of protection to withstand […]


Report says HTC, Asus, and Acer will all miss their smartphone shipment targets this year

December 27, 2016

Via: gsmarena

According to a new report, three well known Taiwan-based smartphone manufacturers – HTC, Asus, and Acer – will fall short of their shipment targets for the year 2016. The report, citing industry sources, says that HTC will likely ship a […]


Acer’s Liquid M330 Windows 10 smartphone currently going for under $80 in US

December 27, 2016

Via: gsmarena

If you are in the US or Canada, and are in the market for an entry-level Windows 10 smartphone, here’s a deal for you: the Acer Liquid M330 is currently going for under $80 in the country – $79.99 to […]

Mobile, Smartphones

Acer is done selling smartphones in the world’s fastest growing market

December 19, 2016

Via: Mashable

Even as smartphone brands are charting plans to aggressively expand their businesses in India, Acer is calling it quits — for now, at least. The Taiwanese company is putting its insignificant mobile business aside to focus on its growing laptops […]

Mobile, Smartphones

Acer Liquid Jade Primo Windows 10 phone now available for purchase in US

July 18, 2016

Via: GSM Arena

Launched in Europe back in April this year, the Windows 10-powered Acer Liquid Jade Primo is now also available for purchase in the US. The device is listed on Microsoft Store and carries a $649 price tag. For that amount, […]

Computing, Editorial, Hardware, Mobile, Tablets

Are Acer’s affordable 2-in-1 Notebooks worth your while?

June 1, 2016

Via: Michael Boyd

A few days ago, the well-known Taiwanese company Acer announced two 10-inch 2-in-1 notebooks originally designed for students and budget-conscious families – the Acer Switch V 10 and Switch One 10. Though companies generally tend to go for the bigger […]

Computing, Hardware

Acer’s fabulously stylish hybrid laptop is way cheaper than it looks

May 27, 2016

Via: Techradar

Acer has introduced a pair of new Switch V 2-in-1 laptops for students and those on a tight budget. The Acer Switch V 10 features a completely metal clamshell body and a Gorilla Glass 10-inch touch panel, the. On top […]

Computing, Editorial, Hardware

Acer launches impressive ultra-slim notebook Aspire S 13

April 22, 2016

Via: Jeremy Corkwell

Though it’s not necessarily a company that we usually find at the top of the netbook chain, every now and then Acer launches a product that needs to be acknowledged. Acer recently announced the latest addition to its ultra-slim S […]


Acer’s $170 Cloudbook runs Windows 10, but is slower than a Chromebook

October 13, 2015

Via: Raymond Wong

We love Chromebooks. They’re fast, lightweight, provide a great web experience, and they’re so cheap you could leave them at the beach or drop them in the toilet and not worry. With everything saved online, the only thing you’d lose […]