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  • Last update: Monday 18 August 2014 [1112 news items]

Microsoft purchase of Nokia handset business may boost Chrome devices

Sep 4, 14:01

Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's Devices and Services business is expected to intensify competition between Microsoft and PC vendors and thus the latter are likely to be more willing...

Acer to show new innovations at IFA 2013

Sep 3, 15:06

At IFA 2013, Acer will unveil the new 10.1-inch Iconia A3 Android-based tablet, the new Liquid S2 smartphone, Acer's first smartphone with Ultra HD recording; and the refreshed Ezel...

Quanta, Compal to dominate Acer 2014 notebook orders, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 3, 12:23

Quanta Computer and Compal Electronics have each landed about 40% of Acer's notebook orders for 2014, relegating Wistron, the second-largest supplier to Acer in 2013, to third place,...

Acer denies rumor of merger

Sep 2, 10:39

Acer has dismissed rumor that certain investment banks plan to invite Lenovo or Asustek Computer to merge with Acer.

Taiwan market: Acer offers sub-NT$20,000 Haswell notebook

Aug 29, 12:33

Acer has recently cut the price of a notebook featuring a Haswell-based Core i5 processor to below NT$20,000 (US$667) in Taiwan and is aiming to compete for the back-to-school demand...

Intel to unveil Bay Trail-T at IDF 2013

Aug 28, 22:04

Intel is ready to announce its next-generation Bay Trail-T platform at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) taking place in San Francisco from September 10-12. Asustek Computer, Acer and...

Acer wins adoption of educational cloud computing solution in Thailand

Aug 23, 16:20

Acer on August 22 announced that Acer Smart Cloud Builder, its in-house-developed cloud computing-based solution, has been adopted by Rangsit University, Thailand, for administration...

China-based touch panel makers cut in Acer, Asustek supply chains

Aug 14, 15:45

China-based touch panel makers, including O-Film Tech, Truly Opto-electronics and Laibao Hi-Technology, have cut in to the supply chains of Taiwan-based branded notebook and smartphone...

Taiwan vendors offer cheap tablets to expand market share

Aug 12, 14:14

The most popular tablet size in the market is currently 7-inch, which accounts for about 70% of total shipments due to their low prices. The iPad is currently the best selling tablet...

Acer to hike revenue proportion of Android-, Chrome-based products to 20-30% in 2014, says chairman

Aug 8, 20:53

Acer will develop more Android- and Chrome OS-based products, with the corresponding proportion of total revenues expected to rise from 10-20% in 2013 to 20-30% in 2014, company chairman...

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Acer sees losses in 2Q13 due to costs from DRAM and investment

Aug 8, 11:47

Acer has announced net loss per share of NT$0.13 for the second quarter due to increased cost from rising DRAM quotes and investment to strengthen the company's industrial design...

Acer recruiting new executive to save desktop business, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 6, 14:20

Acer has recently recruited ex-vice president of Lite-On Technology to handle its desktop business as the company continues to suffer from shipment declines, according to a Chinese-language...

Asustek, Acer aim to ship 1.0, 1.5 million smartphones in 2013

Jul 31, 16:13

Asustek Computer aims to ship at least one million smartphones in 2013 and reach breakeven for smartphone operations in the second half of the year, while Acer aims to ship 1.5 million...

Taiwan market: Acer cooperates with CHT to launch 5.7-inch smartphone Liquid S1

Jul 29, 20:52

Acer on July 29 announced it was cooperating with Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) to unveil the Acer Liquid S1, a 5.7-inch Android 4.2.2 smartphone, for contract-bundled sale by CHT beginning...

Acer, Asustek actively marketing cloud computing solutions

Jul 25, 21:21

Acer and Asustek have been pushing forward in marketing hardware/software-integrated cloud computing solutions focusing on educational applications and web storage, respectively,...

Acer positions Gateway and Packard Bell as mid-range/entry-level brands

Jun 20, 14:42

Acer is set to reorganize its sub-brands with its Gateway and Packard Bell brands to be used for mid-range and entry-level products, while its eMachines brand will be eliminated,...

Acer, Asustek to continue posting losses in smartphone business

Jun 17, 14:10

Acer and Asustek Computer will continue to post losses in their smartphone businesses in 2013 as the two vendors have failed to ramp up their shipment volumes in cooperation with...

Acer, Asustek adopt different approaches to shore up their fragile smartphone businesses

Jun 7, 12:21

Acer and Asustek Computer are still struggling with their fragile smartphone businesses and the two firms appear to have adopted different approaches to improve their penetration...

Computex 2013: Asustek and Acer exhibits

Jun 5, 11:31

On the fourth floor of Nangang Exhibition Hall in Taipei, Taiwan, many brands are showcasing their latest products and technologies for Computex 2013 from June 4-8.

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Acer, Asustek to showcase the latest innovations at Computex 2013

May 31, 15:32

At Computex 2013, Acer will showcase two Windows 8 tablets, the 8-inch W3 810 and 11.6-inch Bulgari, while Asustek Computer reportedly will display its new Zenbooks featuring reinforced...

Acer, Asustek see large sequential decreases in April revenues

Stockwatch - May 13, 10:57

Acer has reported April consolidated revenues of NT$25.772 billion (US$868 million) down on month by 31.02%, while Asustek Computer saw revenues of NT$32.594 billion, down 22.11%,...

Price gap between touch and non-touch notebooks may drop below US$50 in 3Q13

May 7, 11:59

As Acer and Asustek Computer are both aggressively promoting touchscreen notebooks, sources from channel retailers expect the price gap between touchscreen and non-touchscreen notebooks...

Touchscreen models to account for 50% of Acer notebook shipments in 2014

May 6, 22:38

Acer is set to raise the shipment proportion of its touchscreen notebooks from 12% of the total volume in the first quarter to 50% by 2014 and 70% by 2015, according to Acer vice...

Acer unveils new ultrabooks, notebooks and tablet

May 6, 14:49

At a press event held in New York, Acer has unveiled its latest mobile products including the Aspire R7, a 15.6-inch notebook; Aspire P3 ultrabook; Iconia A1 7.9-inch tablet; and...

Acer chairman expects 5% on-year growth in 2Q13 notebook shipments

May 6, 14:01

During a recent product launch event in New York, Acer chairman JT Wang said the company has a good chance of seeing a 5% on-year revenue growth in the second quarter.

Acer selling tablet using Intel Y series processor

Apr 30, 10:33

Intel's Y series processors designed specifically for mobile devices, are expected to be broadly adopted by tablets launched by PC brand vendors and Acer has already released its...

Acer set to launch US$399 touchscreen notebook in May

Apr 29, 21:37

Acer plans to release an 11.6-inch touchscreen notebook in mid-May, priced at only US$399 and since such a price point has already hit brand vendors' bottom line, there is unlikely...

Commentary: Price competition over 7-inch tablets erodes profits

Apr 29, 14:29

Tier-one tablet makers have been engaging in price competition in the 7-inch tablet market which has eroded profits, according to sources from distribution channels.

Acer, Asustek to launch new Chromebooks in 2H13

Apr 29, 14:12

Acer and Asustek Computer are optimistic about the long-term prospects of Chromebooks and plan to release new models in the second half of 2013, during which Google is expected to...

Acer to focus smartphone marketing in Europe, Southeast Asia in 2013

Apr 26, 15:38

Viewing that its brand awareness for smartphones is not as global as for PCs, Acer will focus its marketing on Europe and Southeast Asia in 2013.

Acer preparing for tablet competition in summer

Apr 22, 16:06

Acer recently shifted forward the launch of its second-generation Iconia B1 tablet from the end of 2013 originally to June and also moved volume production of its 10-inch entry-level...

Compal lands orders for 10-inch tablet from Acer

Apr 22, 10:30

Compal Electronics has obtained orders for an inexpensive 10-inch tablet model from Acer, with shipments to begin in August 2013, according to sources with the Taiwan-based supply...

China market: Shipments of inexpensive tablets likely to reach 100 million units in 2013, say China makers

Apr 18, 22:08

As demand for inexpensive entry-level tablets in the China market is growing fast and retail prices have dropped to below US$100 currently, 100 million tablets are likely to be shipped...

Acer to sell PCs through the home appliance channel in Brazil

Apr 16, 13:50

Acer has reportedly formed cooperation with Brazil-based home appliance retail chain Casas Bahia to sell its products in the retailer's close to 600 stores throughout Brazil, according...

Acer said to be mulling 7.9-inch tablet at US$149

Apr 8, 22:49

Acer is reportedly considering lowering the price of its Iconia A1-810 tablet, using 7.9-inch 1024-by-768 IPS panels, from US$250 to US$149 to compete against the iPad mini, according...

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    Acer launches Ultra HD B286HK professional monitor

    Acer's Ultra HD professional-level monitor, the B286HK, has become available in Taiwan priced at NT$22,900 (US$763) with a three-year warranty. The monitor features Acer's ComfyView...

    Photo: Company, Aug 8.

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    Acer Liquid Z5 smartphone

    Acer has unveiled the Liquid Z5, a 5-inch entry-level smartphone. The Acer Liquid Z5 features a 16:9 display to enhance movie and video playback and has a thickness of 8.8mm. The...

    Photo: Company, Jan 8.

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    Acer DA223 HQL all-in-one PC

    Acer has announced the DA223 HQL, a portable 21.5-inch all-in-one PC with Android OS, featuring touchscreen function, a built-in battery and seamless edge-to-edge glass design. ...

    Photo: Company, Jan 8.

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    Acer Aspire R7-572 notebook

    With the Ezel hinge, Acer's Aspire R7-572 notebook has four modes of operation: a traditional notebook; a table top pad; a touch display; and the unique Ezel mode, which allows the...

    Photo: Company, Sep 5.

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    Acer Liquid S2 smartphone

    The Liquid S2 is Acer's first smartphone with Ultra HD recording capability. It features a 6-inch Full HD screen with IPS technology and supports 4G LTE and the Wi-Fi 802.11 ac standard...

    Photo: Company, Sep 4.

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