Acer only announced one Android smartphone at its New York event, but it’s memorable… for the wrong reasons.
It’s safe to say the Acer Liquid Zest Plus won’t be coming to North America anytime soon, but the mid-range smartphone has a couple of interesting specs that may pique your interest.
The 5.5-inch device runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow (with the April 1st security update, natch) on a skin that is as close to stock [Read More…]
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We really liked the Acer Chromebook 15 when we had a go with it at CES 2015. It’s a nice 15-inch screen with plenty of power to do just about anything you would want a Chromebook to do, and we would recommend it for folks who want more than just the basics and are looking for something with a larger screen.
If you were [Read More…]
Acer has some upcoming products it wants to reveal, and it will do so on April 21. The company has announced it will be holding a press event in New York City on that date, where it will likely show off a number of notebooks, tablets and perhaps even some smartphones.
Acer is planning to livestream the press event, so everyone in the world will be able to check out what’s next from the company. The video teaser [Read More…]
Don’t call it a smartwatch.
At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Acer pulled the covers off its wearable project in conjunction with Victorinox Swiss Army watches. The Inox Cybertool, as it’s being known, is an additional piece which clips around the watch face of existing Victorinox watches and adds some digital smarts. All while leaving the traditional watch face peeking through.
But, there’s a catch. It’s absolutely enormous.
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This year’s Mobile World Congress has given us an astounding number of innovative tech, including several stunning flagship smartphones. Acer recently revealed its latest offering: the Liquid Jade 2.
Coming in at 5.5 inches, the Jade 2 boasts a full HD AMOLED screen, the Snapdragon 808 CPU, and 3GB of RAM. But in an interesting move, Acer is snapping on newcomer Nextbit‘s heels by offering “hybrid cloud storage.” While Nextbit’s phone, called Robin, has 100GB of cloud storage that seamlessly integrates [Read More…]
Victorinox Swiss Army has announced a new partnership with Acer that will result in the first smart accessory for the company’s I.N.O.X. watch collection. Details about what exactly the two companies will be unveiling are scarce, but it is noted that it will be a smart accessory that will bring advanced functionality, much like Swiss Army’s knife. Victorinox says the company is very excited to work with Acer so it add technology and functionality to its existing [Read More…]
Acer will begin pre-installing Microsoft productivity apps on its Android smartphones and tablets, thanks to a new deal between the two companies. Microsoft made the announcement, noting that Acer tablets and smartphones will come with Microsoft productivity tools on board starting in the second half of 2016.
As for what you can expect to see pre-installed, Microsoft names seven apps, including those from its Office suite: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, OneDrive and Skype. The announcement [Read More…]
Chromebases haven’t seen the same number of models hit the market as Chromebooks have, but Acer’s new Chromebase 24 is a fresh option to replace its current model. The screen size is bumped up now to 23.8 inches diagonally, the biggest of any current Chromebase, and it also has a sleek new design with a tilting display that can move from five to 30 degrees.
Acer is working to keep its leading position in Chromebook sales with a refreshed Chromebook 11 (CB3-131), and while it isn’t spectacular it’s sure to hit the spot for a lot of Chromebook buyers out there. This is really the same proven setup that’s sold very well for Acer previously — an 11-inch 1366×768 display, good enough specs and a solid build.
Acer has announced a new entry into its Chromebox lineup with the Chromebox for meetings CXV2.