TechSpot

acer articles

Acer sues former CEO Gianfranco Lanci for joining Lenovo

Acer has sued former CEO and President Gianfranco Lanci for allegedly breaching a contract signed during his departure last year. Filed in Lanci's native Italy, the suit highlights a non-compete clause that barred Lanci from joining rival firms for 12 months...

Building the perfect ultrabook and where PC makers are wrong

Editorial It appears as though we're just now arriving to that sweet spot where fewer compromises can be made to build fast and svelte machines that are budget-friendly, all at the same time. However, it's easy to miss what a true next-generation ultraportable notebook should be.

Manufacturers are short-sighted if they only focus on building fast machines that weigh 3 pounds or less, without putting design and user experience at the core of their future developments. Here are some key aspects where I believe PC makers should focus and where some are already failing on their first try to deliver a killer ultrabook.

Sony, Acer and NEC announce new tablets

The unrelenting surge of tablet news continues today with fresh announcements from Sony, Acer and NEC. First up, Sony has finally announced the launch of its new consumer slate, the 9.4-inch Honeycomb-based Tablet S. To accompany its dreary name, the device…

Acer Iconia Tab A500 Android Tablet Review

Today we’ll be looking at another tablet built around Android, this time coming from a traditional PC maker. With tablets eating up on netbook sales at an accelerated pace, we can clearly see where Acer is headed with the Acer Iconia Tab A500.

We intend to figure out what’s Acer proposition with the Iconia Tab, not only from a value perspective -- a driving force of netbook sales -- but in terms of features, design and overall experience using Android Honeycomb 3.1.

Acer unveils UK-bound Predator G5910 gaming desktop

Acer has announced the upcoming launch of its Predator G5910 desktop. Designed for gamers and enthusiasts who are unwilling or unable to build their own rig from scratch, Predator desktops generally combine mainstream and performance components with an aggressive chassis.