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Wearables

Acer might launch a gaming smartwatch, but would you wear it?

Acer is rumored to introduce a smartwatch in the near future, and to make it standout, it'll be one made for gamers. Exactly what that means isn't known, but here's what we think we know about the watch so far.
Computing

These sub-$500 laptops take computing to the streets without breaking the bank

There's no reason the perfect laptop has to drain your wallet. These machines provide the perfect balance of performance, portability, and price point, which makes them a great fit for students and home users who'd rather not shell out the…
Computing

Acer’s Predator G1 limited edition packs GTX 1080 video card, unique keyboard and mouse

Acer has opened pre-orders for a limited edition model of its Predator G1 gaming desktop, packing a GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card. Acer is also serving up a free PC game, a wheeled carrying case, a keyboard, and a mouse.
Mobile

Acer launches Windows 10 Jade Primo phone in the US and UK

Acer's Jade Primo, a phone it started teasing back in September, is now on sale. The big draw is Windows 10 and support for Continuum, which sees the phone become the center of a PC-like experience on the move.
Computing

Two more Chromebooks have Google Play support thanks to an update in the developer channel

Google unleashed an update in the developer channel enabling Google Play apps to run on the Chromebook Pixel 2015 and Acer Chromebook R11, following last month's Asus Chromebook Flip update. Right now, Android app support appears a little…
Computing

Acer's upcoming TravelMate X349 will include Trusted Platform Module for hardware encryption

Acer is teasing professionals with the new TravelMate X349 business laptop. It will pack a 14-inch 1080p display, 6th-gen Intel processors, and a trusted security chip for hardware encryption.
Mobile

'Brexit' might impact Samsung, LG, and Acer, and not in a good way

Now that the British public has chosen to exit from the European Union, the decision might negatively impact Samsung's, LG's, and Acer's businesses in the region. This might even force Samsung and LG to leave the U.K.
Computing

Data breach at Acer’s US website exposes names, mailing addresses, and credit cards

Acer has notified authorities of a data breach at its US online store where an alleged hack has seen an undisclosed number of customers' payment details, including card numbers, stolen.
Computing

Remix OS gains momentum with devices from Jide and Acer

Jide is aggressively expanding the range of devices that use its Remix OS, with new PCs and a hybrid tablet manufactured internally, and a notebook from Taiwanese manufacturer Acer.
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

Security researchers find several high-risk bloatware bugs on popular laptops

A new report from security researchers finds that many laptops by HP, Dell, Lenovo, Asus, and Acer have buggy bloatware installed that could leave systems vulnerable to hacking and remote control.
Computing

Acer details new products ahead of Computex 2016

Acer has offered up a sneak preview of some of the products set to be on show at Computex 2016 next week at Taipei, including two budget-friendly hybrids and a new smartphone.