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Acer’s ultra-thin and ultra-portable Spin 7 and Spin 5 hit store shelves

Just in time for the holiday season, Acer announced on Wednesday that the Acer Spin 7, the world’s thinnest 2-in-1 notebook, is available for purchase in the United States.
Computing

Looking to buy a new laptop? The answer is Dell's XPS 13

The latest generation of mobile hardware provides excellent battery life, brilliant display quality and outstanding performance, often at the same time. But you only need one laptop — and we know which you should buy.
Computing

Asus Zenbook 3 vs. Acer Swift 7: Two of the thinnest Windows laptops duke it out

It's been a good year for ultra-portable laptops. We take two of the thinnest, lightest laptops on the market and pit them against one another. But which one will come out on top when we match them spec-for-spec?
Virtual Reality

IMAX Virtual Reality fund nabs a $10 million investment from Acer

Computer hardware and electronics manufacturer Acer has invested $10 million into IMAX's Virtual Reality Fund in a bid to "support the development of high-quality and immersive VR content" for location-based experiences.
Computing

Acer’s new desktop monitor for designers can form daisy chain with identical models

Acer introduced the BEH270U 27-inch desktop monitor on Election Day packing the ability to daisy-chain with identical units through a single DisplayPort cable. The panel also includes two MHL ports for displaying content from a mobile…
Computing

Acer unleashes a new Predator monitor packing a WQHD resolution on PC gamers

Acer added a new monitor to its Predator lineup for PC gamers called the XB241YU. The panel packs a WQHD resolution, Nvidia's G-Sync technology, and refresh rates reaching up to 180Hz. It also comes with a five-port USB 3.0 hub.
Computing

Acer may have an ace up its sleeve with its inexpensive Chromebook 15

Acer has released a refresh of their Chromebook 15 with enhanced battery life, with Walmart offering the new model today for $199 and shipping in time for early holiday shoppers.
Computing

Acer is shipping the 'world's thinnest' Swift 7 and budget Swift 3 notebooks

Acer's newest notebooks, the 'worlds-thinnest' Swift 7 and the more budget-oriented Swift 3 can be purchased at the Acer Store starting today, at $1,100 for Swift 7 and $650 for the Swift 3.
Computing

A new research report shows consumers love their PCs despite the market doomsayers

The latest ACSI Household Appliance and Electronics Report shows that consumer satisfaction regarding PCs is on the rise. The report spans desktops, laptops, and tablets, and even shows that Apple's rate has steadily increased since 1994.
Computing

Acer Swift 7 vs. Apple Macbook Air: Another Windows PC swoops past the Air

Can Acer’s latest laptop really contend with Apple’s legendary hardware design? Check out our detailed spec comparison for a closer look at the hardware and software powering the Swift 7 and MacBook Air.
Computing

Spec showdown: Acer's Spin 7 is the thinnest 2-in-1, but Lenovo's Yoga 910 is a powerhouse

Two 2-in-1 laptops were announced this week -- Lenovo's Yoga 910 and Acer's Spin 7. The latter is lighter and thinner, but is it actually better overall? We compare the specs of each.
Cool Tech

Tease your cat from work with Acer’s new pet-tracking Pawbo Plus cam

Acer's new Wi-Fi pet tracker, the Pawbo Plus camera, will ship later this year with a family of new accessories like a flashlight, treat dispenser, cat teaser, and "whack-a-mole" game.