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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
Virtual Reality

IMAX to use StarVR headsets for companion experiences at select locations

IMAX, Acer and StarBreeze announced a partnership at this year's IFA conference. It will see new VR cinema locations created right alongside the traditional IMAX screens, providing a more immersive, additional experience to film superfans.

Acer’s Spin 7 is the thinnest 2-in- 1 yet, but it’s not insubstantial

Acer has added another entry to its collection of 2-in-1s, the Spin 7. Though simple, its all-aluminum body, full HD touchscreen, and fast internals may put it ahead of the pack.

Acer’s Predator 21 X is a bit curved, a bit crazy, and outrageously quick

There was one laptop that stood out as special among Acer's buffet of announcements -- the Predator 21 X. It claims the title of first curved-screen laptop, and champions the latest in PC gaming hardware.

Acer Liquid Z6, Z6 Plus Android smartphones to hit stores outside U.S. late this year

Two new Android 6.0 Marshmallow smartphones were unveiled by Acer on Wednesday at IFA in Berlin -- the Acer Liquid Z6 and its bigger brother, the Liquid Z6 Plus. Will they make a splash?