The Laptops Worth Your Money

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Acer Aspire S7 Review: The PC Revival Is Late, But It's Here

Laptops are at a point right now where they should all be more or less excellent. Ultrabooks are into their third year of relevance, and the screens and processors that are widely available are good enough that you can piecemeal together a perfectly acceptable laptop from chaff, more or less. So making a great one is… » 8/14/13 2:40pm 8/14/13 2:40pm

Acer Iconia W3 Hands On: First Mini Windows 8 Tablet Can't Measure Up

It was one of the most anticipated devices of this year's Computex: The Acer Iconia W3, the first full Windows 8 tablet to take on the iPad Mini. We finally got some hands-on time, and the results are bittersweet. » 6/04/13 9:19am 6/04/13 9:19am

Asus and Acer: The Netbook Is Dead

Netbooks, those tiny, underpowered computers that were once held up as the saviour of the laptop market, have long since fallen from favor. When Dell announced it was ending production the end was nigh—and now the last remaining manufacturers, Asus and Acer, have confirmed that the netbook is officially dead. » 1/02/13 7:47am 1/02/13 7:47am

You Won't Be Able to Buy the First Decent $100 Tablet

According to the WSJ, Acer's going to build the world's first tablet that manages to break the $100 barrier without being a glorified cheese plate. That's the good news. The bad news? You probably won't get the chance to buy it. » 12/24/12 9:41am 12/24/12 9:41am

The Most Important Laptops of 2012

2012 was a big year for laptops. Windows 8 came along with its touch-centric worldview, Intel kept plugging away on its ultrabook crusade, and Apple finally started pumping out Retina MacBooks. Here's our list of the most important machines of the year. » 12/13/12 4:20pm 12/13/12 4:20pm

The Best Deals in Tech

The holidays are approaching fast, and it's time to start picking up some gifts: for friends, family, even yourself. But when you're picking out what to go with, it's sometimes wise to stay away from the absolute best. Sometimes you just want the best value—something that's worth every shiny, hard-earned penny. » 12/04/12 12:30pm 12/04/12 12:30pm

Did Google Really Stop Acer From Making a Non-Android Phone? (Update:…

Acer was planning on launching a low-end phone in China running Aliyun OS, a Linux based operating system that's only relevant to us because it wasn't Android. The phone was meant to be cheap and affordable and was targeted for China. But that phone is no more. Why? Because Google killed it. What? » 9/14/12 10:00pm 9/14/12 10:00pm

Acer CEO: Microsoft Should "Think Twice" About Surface—Or Else

It's well known that hardware manufacturers are none too happy about Microsoft's foray into tablets with the Surface, and even the company itself had admitted it will screw over PC manufacturers. Acer's CEO certainly shares that opinion—and he's being fairly vocal about it. » 8/07/12 8:52am 8/07/12 8:52am