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Acer’s latest Chromebook 11 has a rugged design, 13-hour battery life

Acer built a Chromebook that can withstand the rigors of the classroom.

Acer is rolling out a new Chromebook that’s designed to withstand drops and tumbles. Dubbed the Chromebook 11 C771, the device is compliant with the MIL-STD 810G standard, featuring rubber bumpers on the display and keyboard to give it added resistance to drops. It also has a spill-resistant keyboard, and a 180-degree hinge that allows you the Chromebook to lay flat on a surface.

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Acer’s Holo 360 is an odd Android camera that can place calls

When you hear the name Acer your mind naturally conjures up images of cheap notebooks and monitors, but certainly not cameras. But this might soon change. The Taiwanese device maker which recently hosted an event in New York put on display a pretty bizarre object – it’s called the Holo 360 and yes, it’s a […]

Acer’s new rugged Chromebook can survive all sorts of abuse

Chromebooks are considered great educational accessories. After they offer basic functionalities at affordable prices, which makes them perfect for students of any ages. Now Acer has come to CES 2017 to launch a few new products like any self-respecting tech companies. So say hello to the rugged Chromebook 11 N7 – a laptop which was

Acer’s Chromebook R13 is the nicest the company has ever made

One of the leaders in the Chromebook space is pushing the category again with its new Chromebook R13.

Acer’s brand new 13.3-inch “convertible” (i.e., it folds backward) Chromebook R13, unveiled at IFA 2016, is clearly a step beyond the quality on offer from the Chromebook 14 that was released back in March, but of course it also has a higher starting price at $ 399.

For the money you’re getting something really nice — a  [Read More…]

Acer’s all-in-one Chromebase 24 now available starting at $429

Acer’s latest Chrome OS-based all-in-one, the Chromebase 24, is now available for purchase. Starting at $ 429, the Chromebase 24 steps things up in size from Acer’s previous offering, bumping the screen size up to 23.8-inches.

On the inside, the Chromebase 24 is available in your choice of Intel processors, ranging from Celeron to Core i5, and up to 8GB of RAM. The Chromebase 24 is even available with a touchscreen option, and the display itself can  [Read More…]

Acer’s Chromebook 14 and 2016 Chromebook 11 now available on the Google Store

If you’re on the lookout for a new Chromebook, the Google Store is now selling Acer’s latest entries — the Chromebook 14 and the 2016 refresh of the Chromebook 11.

Available for a cool $ 300, the Acer Chromebook 14 packs a 14-inch 1080p IPS display, which means viewing angles should be top notch. There’s also 4GB of RAM and 32GB of storage tagging along, as well as an Intel Celeron chip powering the whole thing.  [Read More…]

Acer’s Liquid Zest Plus with 5000mAh battery will retail in July

Acer unveiled the Liquid Zest Plus last month in New York, and the manufacturer is now announcing that the phone will make its debut in North America in the month of July for $ 199. The highlight of the phone is a massive 5000mAh battery, which according to Acer will result in a battery life of three days.

Other specs on offer with the Liquid Zest Plus include a 5.5-inch 720p display, quad-core MediaTek MT6735 SoC  [Read More…]

Acer’s new enterprise-focused Chromebook 14 can survive a drop — and a spill

Acer’s latest Chromebook can withstand a lot more than a regular laptop, but the price is still the thing here.

It was less than a month ago that Acer unveiled its latest Chromebook, a machine that, for $ 299, packs a considerable amount of technology into its metal frame.

Now, Acer is back with an enterprise-grade variant of that same machine, dubbed Chromebook 14 for Work. Not only is it the company’s first laptop to be  [Read More…]

Watch Acer’s April 21 event here!

Acer is all set to show off some new tech in New York City tomorrow, April 21. While we don’t yet know what the company has up its sleeve, Acer will be live streaming the [email protected] event on its website.

It’s likely we’ll get a look at everything from new notebooks, tablets and even, possibly, some new smartphones. We’ll be bringing you the latest on what Acer announces, but if you’d like to follow along with the event, tune  [Read More…]

Is Acer’s Predator 8 tablet a Shield-killer or just a nice try?

Does another promising device bite the dust?

At IFA 2015, it was quite obvious that Acer is aggressively pushing its Predator line of elite devices.  There was a whole flashy area dedicated to it, surrounded with the brand’s industrial, red-accented theme.  To recap, we were shown powerhouse gaming laptops, large curved monitors packed with Nvidia’s G-Sync technology, a smartphone with a 10-core CPU monstrosity, and a sweet-looking 8-inch gaming tablet – the Predator 8.

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