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  • Last update: Monday 20 October 2014 [1138 news items]

Acer, HP seeking breakthroughs in notebook design

Mar 6, 13:45

Hoping to regain their momentum in the IT market, Acer and Hewlett-Packard (HP) are developing new chassis and hinge designs for their upcoming Haswell-based notebooks, according...

Acer to shift 90% notebook production to Chongqing, China

Mar 1, 15:09

Acer recently decided to increase the percentage of notebook production in Chongqing, China to 90%, beginning in the second quarter of 2013, according to industry sources. Due to...

Notebook shipments stagnant in Brazil due to tax dispute

Mar 1, 12:31

With production capacity for notebooks rising fast in Brazil, state governments in the South American country have run into a dispute between themselves over tax rates for notebook...

Competition over entry-level tablets may hurt ODMs

Feb 26, 14:25

As Compal Electronics and Wistron are competing aggressively over orders for Acer's upcoming 8- and 10-inch entry-level tablet devices, sources from the upstream supply chain are...

Acer looks to ship two million smartphones in 2013, says chairman

Feb 26, 11:58

While showcasing three new smartphones at the ongoing Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2013, Acer expects its smartphone shipments to reach two million units in 2013, according to company...

Acer to ship 10 million tablets in 2013, say sources

Feb 25, 12:21

Acer may be able to ship 10 million tablets in 2013, up more than 400% on year, due to strong demand for entry-level tablets, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

Acer chairman calls for government help for Taiwan makers to compete in TD-LTE market

Feb 22, 10:33

Acer chairman JT Wang, in his capacity as president of the Taipei Computer Association which organizes the Taipei Telecom Show 2013, at a speech made at the opening of the show on...

MWC 2013: Acer to present new smartphone lineup

Feb 21, 12:33

Acer will showcase its family of smartphones at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2013 in Barcelona, targeting first-time smartphone users and customers with need of feature-rich multimedia...

Acer expects shipment growth for tablets, notebooks and smartphones in 2013

Feb 19, 18:48

Acer will focus on pushing its tablet, notebook and smartphone shipments in 2013 and is aiming to ship more than five million tablets in the year, according to company president Jim...

Acer eyes to ship 1.5-2 million smartphones in 2013, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 19, 12:08

Acer aims to ship 1.5-2 million smartphones in 2013 compared to 500,000 units shipped in 2012, the Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) quoted company president...

Microsoft turns focus back to downstream partners, says Acer chairman

Feb 18, 23:06

Commenting on Microsoft's loan to Dell for the company's privatization, Acer chairman JT Wang pointed out that the action showed the software giant has already turned its focus back...

Acer starts AcerCloud service worldwide

Feb 18, 23:04

Acer has announced the activation of its cloud computing service platform AcerCloud worldwide. The platform crosses three major operating systems and the company expects to attract...

Microsoft involvement in Dell privatization may not benefit the PC vendor, says Acer founder

Feb 6, 21:39

Acer founder Stan Shih, commenting on reports about Microsoft's US$2 billion loan to Dell to assist the PC vendor's privatization, said that Microsoft's "professional advice"...

Acer and Intel join hands to introduce Acer Liquid C1 smartphone

Feb 1, 11:02

Acer and Intel have announced the Acer Liquid C1 smartphone based on Intel's Atom Z2420 processor for the Asia Pacific region. The smartphone will be available with a special promotion...

Acer considering selling Chromebook in countries outside the US

Jan 28, 23:06

Seeing its Chromebook products enjoy better-than-expected sales in the US, Acer is currently considering to sell the products in other mature markets outside the US, according to...

Acer sets 4 operational directions

Jan 24, 20:02

Acer has set four directions for its business operations: touch panel PCs, smart hand-held devices, business-use products and government procurement projects, and display-based home-use...

Acer likely to book substantial intangible asset losses in 2012

Jan 22, 22:36

Acer is expected to book a loss of NT$3.5 billion (US$120.8 million) or NT$1.30 per share for 2012 due to reduced value of its intangible assets amid its process to streamline brand...

Acer fires employee for fraud

Jan 22, 20:11

Acer has fired an employee accused of misappropriating company products via fake orders and selling them for personal profit in Taiwan. Acer has also filed a lawsuit against the wo...

Google happy to see Acer, Asustek launch inexpensive tablets to hike Android penetration, say Taiwan makers

Jan 17, 19:31

As Acer and Asustek Computer will soon launch 7-inch tablets for sale at about US$149, Google, although having cooperated with Asustek to develop the Nexus 7, is not worried about...

Acer discontinues eMachines brand

Jan 17, 15:09

Acer has confirmed that it has discontinued the operations of its eMachines brand, which it brought in after acquiring Gateway.

HP, Lenovo expected to see 1Q13 notebook shipments fall 20% sequentially

Jan 16, 12:16

Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Lenovo are expected to see their notebook shipments drop about 20% sequentially in the first quarter of 2013, higher than an average 10% decline anticipated...

Global tablet shipments to top 170-180 million units in 2013

Jan 15, 15:27

Global sales of tablets are expected to top 170-180 million in 2013 with 7-inch models likely to enjoy higher growth momentum, according to industry sources, citing data released...

MediaTek, VIA to compete with Qualcomm, Nvidia for processors used in inexpensive tablets

Jan 14, 21:13

Taiwan-based vendors Acer and Asustek Computer, in order to minimize production cost, have adopted dual-core processors developed by Taiwan-based MediaTek and China-based WonderMedia...

Worldwide PC shipments decline over 6% on year in 4Q12, says IDC

Jan 14, 16:11

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 89.8 million units in the fourth quarter of 2012, down 6.4% compared to the same quarter in 2011 and worse than the forecast decline of 4.4%, according...

PC industry will face a difficult year in 2013

Jan 9, 15:51

As TV and related innovative applications become the spotlights of CES 2013 and attract the most attention, PC players are concerned that the trend will lead to 2013 becoming a difficult...

Touchscreen offers new opportunity for PC brands: An interview with Acer president

Dec 27, 15:56

The PC industry saw several major developments in 2012, such as the rise of ARM-based products that greatly weakened the influence of the Wintel platform and Microsoft's launch of...

Jim Wong, Acer president

Netbook market to end at the end of 2012

Dec 26, 22:20

With Asustek Computer recently announcing an end to its Eee PC product line from the end of 2012, while Acer also has no plans to release more netbook products, the netbook market...

Lenovo, HP January 2013 notebook shipments expected to be higher than Acer, Asustek

Dec 26, 15:38

Lenovo and Hewlett-Packard (HP) are expected to see better shipment performance than Acer and Asustek Computer in January 2013 mainly because Lenovo will see strong demand in China...

Acer, Asustek to start up low price tablet competition

Dec 24, 22:40

After Acer reportedly plans to release a 7-inch tablet model with a price of US$99 in the first quarter of 2013, Asustek Computer is also set launch a 7-inch tablet with a price of...

Acer, Asustek to start up 7-inch tablet war in 2013

Acer to host supply chain conference in January 2013

Dec 24, 22:34

Acer is set to host a supply chain conference on January 17, 2013 with its upstream partners including Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron and Pegatron Technology, to all...

Acer to host a supply chain conference in January 2013

Acer to raise notebook supply proportion from Chongqing to 75% in 2013

Dec 24, 15:16

Acer is expected to have 60-62% of its notebook shipments supplied from Chongqing, China in 2012 and the proportion will rise to 75% in 2013, according to sources from the upstream...

Acer to launch US$99 7-inch tablet, say Taiwan makers

Dec 22, 15:52

Acer will launch a 7-inch Android tablet for sale at only US$99 in the first quarter of 2013, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Acer, Wistron to cooperate to set up notebook factory in Brazil, say Taiwan makers

Dec 20, 20:22

Acer an Wistron will cooperate to establish a factory in Brazil to assemble 14-inch notebooks, with Wistron to operate the factory and volume production to begin in May 2013, according...

Acer pushing tablet shipments

Dec 12, 22:07

Acer originally believed that tablets would soon lose their attractiveness to consumers helping notebooks to regain their influence; however as market watchers and IT players mostly...

Touchscreen notebooks helping to maintain notebook ASPs during the year-end holidays, says Acer

Dec 12, 22:02

Due to demand for touchscreen notebooks, Acer has seen ASPs during the year-end holidays, rise from US$433 originally to US$477, according to company chairman JT Wang.

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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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