• Couple sues Acer over sluggish Vista performance

    Posted March 30, 2009 - 12:11 pm

    An Ohio couple has sued Acer America Corp., accusing the computer maker of deceiving customers by claiming that laptops with just 1GB of memory can run Microsoft Corp.'s Windows Vista, according to court documents.
  • Acer smartphones to hit markets soon

    Posted March 18, 2009 - 9:34 am

    Two of Acer's new smartphones will be out soon, while the M900 and F900 will be out later in the second quarter.
  • Acer to launch first non-Windows smartphone this year

    Posted March 18, 2009 - 9:28 am

    Acer plans to launch its first non-Windows smartphone later this year, but declined to say if it would use Google's Android.
  • Review

    Hands on with Acer's F900 and M900 smartphones

    Posted March 17, 2009 - 11:25 am

    The two coolest smartphones of the Acer Tempo family, the F900 and M900 get put through their paces.
  • Acer sees the future of smartphones as free

    Posted March 4, 2009 - 12:12 pm

    Acer thinks free is the right price for smart phones, and plans to release two models that operators can give away in September or October.
  • Acer takes on smartphone market

    Posted February 17, 2009 - 10:55 am

    Acer has jumped head first into the smartphone market with the Tempo family of devices. They are all touch-enabled and based on Windows Mobile.
  • Acer smartphone up PC maker's sleeve

    Posted January 28, 2009 - 4:54 pm

    PC maker Acer plans to introduce a line of smartphones at the Mobile World Congress.
  • Asian PC shipments drop for first time in decade, IDC says

    Posted January 19, 2009 - 9:36 am

    Asian PC shipments fall for first time in a decade, IDC says.
  • Acer launches laptop with Intel's quad-core chip

    Posted December 30, 2008 - 10:40 am

    Acer on Monday launched a powerful quad-core laptop at a price that may appeal to budget buyers.
  • Acer ‘Aspire One’ Ultra portable Notebook or Netbook!

    Posted December 17, 2008 - 6:48 am

    Nobody has been able to answer the riddle whether it was the chicken which came first or the egg but I have certainly entertained the egg first in this column. In case you are wondering if I am going to hold forth on my culinary skills, let me assure that that’s not the case.
  • Acer's Yuletide Special: A $99 Netbook

    Posted December 9, 2008 - 3:17 pm

    A leaked flyer shows that from December 14-December 20, RadioShack will be offering an Acer Aspire One for just $99.99 if you sign up for a two-year data contract worth $60 or more from AT&T, according to Endgadget.
  • Another new entry to the Smartphone world

    Posted December 8, 2008 - 11:42 am

    Acer just confirmed that it will launch a branded smartphone in the first quarter of 2009. There has been much speculation over the last several months that Acer would take such action, and I'll go out on a limb and speculate that more companies will do the same.
  • IDC: Economic crisis will kill off some PC makers

    Posted December 4, 2008 - 5:41 pm

    With credit in a tight squeeze and the economy in free fall, the next few years should see the collapse of some small PC makers and a restructuring of the rest of the industry, according industry research firm IDC.
  • HP and Acer start mini laptop price war

    Posted August 26, 2008 - 9:21 am

    Hewlett-Packard and Acer have lowered prices of their mini laptop computers (netbooks) as the back-to-school sales season kicks into gear in the U.S., offering bargains for users.
  • Gateway to stop selling PCs through Web site

    Posted July 27, 2008 - 3:07 pm

    Gateway on Friday said it would stop selling PCs through its Web site, instead focusing on selling PCs through third-party stores and other online retailers.
  • Review

    Hands on with Acer's Aspire one netbook

    Posted July 14, 2008 - 11:43 am

    Acer, the world's third largest PC vendor, is a big believer in the future of mini-laptops, or netbooks, and the company gave me a chance to try out its first device, the Aspire one, in an interview last week.
  • Acer in talks to supply netbooks to 3G operators

    Posted July 14, 2008 - 9:34 am

    Acer, the world's third largest PC vendor, is in talks with several 3G (third-generation) network operators at home and in Europe to supply Aspire one netbooks with built-in 3G.
  • HP, Acer settle patent dispute

    Posted June 9, 2008 - 11:01 am

    PC vendors Hewlett-Packard and Acer on Monday announced the settlement of all patent disputes between them, putting to rest three federal court cases and two investigations by the U.S. International Trade Commission.
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