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Notebook ODMs facing uncertainty as brand vendors take over R&D

Nov 7, 22:12

Acer plans to release a new notebook that is designed and developed in-house, creating an alert among notebook ODMs that brand vendors are trying to become more involved in R&D...

Lenovo to launch a table-shaped all-in-one PC

Nov 5, 22:57

Lenovo plans to launch a Windows 8-based all-in-one PC that features a similar industrial design as Microsoft's Surface, a table-shaped PC. The machine features four legs and when...

Acer Greater China president expects 10% growth in 2013 notebook shipments

Nov 1, 13:50

President of Acer Greater China Scott Lin, commenting on the touchscreen and convertible notebook trends brought on by Windows 8, pointed out that he believes these trends can resurrect...

Acer unveils new ultrabooks with touch panels

Oct 31, 22:12

Acer has unveiled its latest ultrabook products, the M series, offering 10-point touch, frameless HD displays, Intel Core processors, and more than 8 hours of battery life.

Notebook brands competing over touch panel supply

Oct 31, 21:07

Acer, Lenovo and Asustek Computer have all recently launched touchscreen notebooks with Windows 8, but due to tight supply of touch panels, the brand vendors have reportedly stationed...

Acer announces Aspire V5 touch notebook

Oct 31, 16:03

Acer has announced its latest Aspire V5 series touchscreen notebook, featuring a 10-point touch display and a large trackpad, designed to enhance multi-gesture content consumption...

Touch panel supply 70% short of demand for Windows 8 touch notebooks, say Taiwan makers

Oct 26, 15:17

Vendors including Hewlett-Packard (HP), Lenovo, Acer, Asustek Computer and Sony have offered or will offer Windows 8 touch controlled notebook models, but touch panel supplies are...

Acer conservative about 4Q12 shipments performance

Oct 25, 19:28

Acer expects its total shipments in the fourth quarter of 2012 to increase or decrease by up to 5%, according to company chairman JT Wang. Acer will launch two Windows 8 tablets and...

Acer founder sets up Chinese Consumer Center

Oct 24, 10:46

Acer founder Stan Shih has announced the establishment of the Chinese Consumer Center (CCC) on a joint basis with Bernd H Schmitt, professor for the Columbia Business School under...

Acer reports profit in 3Q12

Oct 22, 21:10

Acer has announced consolidated revenues of NT$328 billion (US$11.20 billion) for the first three quarters of 2012, down 5.7% on year, with net profit of NT$455 million and earning...

Acer planning AcerCloud 2.0 service

Oct 17, 22:14

Acer is looking to launch AcerCloud 2.0, expanding its existing Android service platform to also support both Microsoft Windows and Apple iOS, while the new service will also be expanded...

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Acer to introduce smartphone with personal cloud service

Oct 17, 22:05

Acer plans to introduce a CloudMobile smartphone series featuring a personal cloud service. Market observers believe Acer will face strong competition and challenges in trying to...

Asustek to participate in initial launch of Windows RT tablet

Oct 15, 22:22

Microsoft is set to announce its latest Windows 8 operating system on October 25 with its Windows RT-based Surface tablet to also make appearance on the same day; however, among Microsoft's...

PC market struggles ahead of Windows 8 launch, says IDC

Oct 11, 14:00

The worldwide PC market contracted sharply in the third quarter of 2012, with shipments declining 8.6% from the third quarter of 2011, according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly PC...

Prices of Windows 7 notebooks declining; more Windows 8 tablets unveiled

Oct 9, 15:27

Some branded notebook vendors have lowered the prices of their Windows 7-based notebooks sold through channel operators in the US recently in order to pave the way for the launch...

PC vendors recommended to target niche smartphone market to avoid direct competition

Oct 3, 14:56

Branded PC vendors including Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Asustek Computer, which plan to reignite their smartphone businesses, are recommended to offer models with strong application...

Digitimes Research: Branded notebook vendors, ODMs post strong shipment growth in September

Oct 3, 01:10

Notebook shipments from both branded vendors and ODMs staged a rebound in September 2012 after a month of depressed sales in August when the notebook industry was busy clearing out...

Getting consumers onto Windows 8 should be the priority for Acer, says company founder

Sep 28, 14:46

Acer founder Stan Shih, commenting on whether Acer should re-enter businesses such as smartphones to counter weakening PC demand, pointed out that Acer has a low market share in the...

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Intel CEO meets Acer executives to discuss smartphone business

Sep 27, 01:45

Intel CEO Paul Otellini recently had a meeting with Acer's executives in Taiwan, discussing the smartphone business and has also introduced some telecom carriers to Acer as a foundation...

Insyde conservative about revenue performance in 2H12

Sep 20, 01:30

PC BIOS designer Insyde Software chairman Jeremy Wang expects the company's third-quarter revenues to only see a sequential growth of less than 5% due to weaker-than-expected notebook...

Acer, Asustek Windows 8 tablet prices may be to high to attract consumers

Sep 20, 01:10

Acer and Asustek Computer's Windows 8 tablets are reportedly to be priced at above US$800, about the same price as the New iPad with the highest specifications, and market watchers...

Acer to release second-generation Chromebook in October

Sep 17, 15:07

Acer is reportedly set to launch a second-generation Chromebook in mid-October and hopes the device will be able to replace its netbook product line which is expected to be phased...

Acer cancels joint press conference with Alibaba to unveil smartphone in Shanghai

Sep 14, 10:31

Acer originally planned to hold a joint press conference with China-based Alibaba Group in Shanghai on September 13 to debut CloudMobile A800, a smartphone based on the Alibaba-developed...

Acer strengthening ties with Elan to ensure touch controller IC supply, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 13, 15:51

Acer will strengthen its ties with Elan Microelectronics in order to ensure steady supply of touchscreen controller ICs at a consistent quality for the production of its Windows 8-based...

China market: Acer to launch Aliyun-based smartphone, says report

Sep 12, 15:02

Acer will launch CloudMobile A800, a high-end smartphone based on Aliyun OS, in the China market on September 14 at a recommended retail price of CNY2,999 (US$472), according to China-based...

Acer, Asustek up and Wistron down in August revenue performance

Sep 11, 02:00

Notebook brand vendors Acer and Asustek Computer, and notebook maker Wistron have announced their August revenue performances with both vendors seeing on-month growth, while Wistron...

HP, Acer raise notebook shipment proportion from Chongqing to 60% in 2013

Sep 11, 01:20

Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Acer have reportedly notified their upstream supply chain partners that they will raise their Chongqing, China, plants' shipment proportions to 60% in 2013...

Foxconn president needs to negotiate cooperation deal with Sharp, says Acer founder

Sep 7, 14:21

Terry Guo, president of the Foxconn Group, is under pressure to negotiate an investment and business cooperation agreement with Japan-based Sharp. Guo must succeed as the result of...

Lenovo acquires CCE in Brazil

Sep 6, 01:40

Lenovo Group has announced the acquisition of CCE, which is a leader in PCs and consumer electronics in Brazil. The acquisition is expected to expand Lenovo's presence in the world's...

Digitimes Research: HP and Acer to enjoy on-month shipment growth in August

Sep 4, 14:57

The global top-five notebook brand vendors are expected to have achieved shipment increases on month in August, especially Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Acer, which should enjoy more than...

Intel may need to adjust roadmap for PC-use Atom processors

Sep 3, 12:37

Intel may be forced to adjust its roadmap for PC-use Atom processors as the top-2 netbook vendors – Asustek Computer and Acer – both plan to stop manufacturing related...

Acer to launch six new smartphones in 2013

Sep 3, 11:56

Acer plans to strengthen its smartphone business by releasing six new models in 2013 targeting all market segments in Europe, China and Southeast Asia, according to company president...

Taiwan players still have a chance, says Acer founder

Aug 28, 14:00

Commenting on the results of Apple and Samsung's patent lawsuit, Acer founder Stan Shih pointed out that an IT player using its advantages and patents to defend its market position...

Acer responds to US ITC investigation on patents

Aug 24, 15:28

Acer has said it does not expect significant impact on business and operations as the result of the US International Trade Commission's (ITC) investigation on alleged infringement...

Acer, HP consider to take back chassis purchase authority

Aug 21, 01:35

Acer and Hewlett-Packard (HP) are considering to retrieve their chassis purchase authority from notebook ODMs in hoping to effectively control their production capacity and quality,...

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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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