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Acer launches new sub-$500 desktops, touchscreen

Acer launches new sub-$500 desktops, touchscreen

Acer's getting a jumpstart on its back-to-school lineup today, unveiling two new mass market desktop ranges: the Aspire M and X Series. Starting at less than $500, both are intended for everyday productivity and multimedia purposes, featuring relatively powerful processors…
Acer splits in two, cuts sales forecast

Acer splits in two, cuts sales forecast

Acer has lowered its second quarter sales forecast by 10% instead of expecting figures to remain consistent with the January to March period, when it shipped 10.9 million computers. The first quarter of 2011 was rough too, marking a 12%…
Acer launch round-up: tablets, 4.8-inch smartphone, and more

Acer launch round-up: tablets, 4.8-inch smartphone, and more

Acer has taken the wraps off a range of new tablet devices and a content platform as part of an ambitious effort to capture a good portion of this still nascent market. The new lineup includes a 4.8-inch "smartphone with the soul of a tablet," 7 and 10-inch Android tablets, and a unique dual touch screen hybrid between laptop and tablet.