Acer plans VR backpack
Published in Wearables
22 September 2016

Acer plans VR backpack


Only for businesses

While most of the world is looking at VR for games, it appears Acer wants to target its VR backpack for the business to business (B2B) market.

Acer displays three new gaming monitors at IFA 2016
Published in News


With Tobii eye-tracking and Nvidia G-Sync support

In addition to plenty of new notebooks and the Predator 21 X behemoth, Acer also announced three new gaming monitors at IFA 2016 show in Berlin, all with Tobii eye-tracking technology and Nvidia G-Sync support.

Acer shows off  21-inch curved gaming notebook
Published in Notebooks


Meet the Predator 21 X

There were a couple of rumors that Acer might be breaking the size limit of gaming notebooks and at the IFA 2016 show in Berlin, it has unveiled its newest Predator 21 X gaming notebook, which is the world's first 21-inch gaming notebook with a curved screen.

Acer reveals new Chromebooks and notebooks
Published in Notebooks


Swiftly spinning

Acer has been showing off its new Chromebook, Swift notebooks and Spin convertible laptops ahead of the IFA consumer electronics trade show in Berlin.

Acer, Asustek and Samsung to talk wearables soon
Published in News

In the week leading up to the IFA 2016 tradeshow in Berlin several brand vendors are preparing to launch what they think are next-generation wearable devices including offerings from Acer, Asustek and Samsung.

PC shipments slightly up in Western Europe
Published in News

 Doldrums time

A research note from IDC said that PC shipments in the EMEA region accounted for 16.1 million units in the second quarter of this year.

Acer fears Brexit
Published in News
27 June 2016

Acer fears Brexit


Weakening European demand

Hardware maker Acer is worried that Britain's move to leave the EU will mean that demand for the entire region will slump.

Mass-produced robot in shops in October
Published in News


A bit more expensive than predicted


The Jibo robot will be in the shops in October which is later and about $200 more than expected.

Acer to release two more ultra-thins in September
Published in Notebooks


Undercutting the market

Acer's new ultra-thin Aspire S 13 raised a few eyebrows by charging $699 for what many other manufacturers would charge more than $1000. Now it is planning two more which will appear in September.

Acer says no to VR
Published in Wearables
26 April 2016

Acer says no to VR


Will work with others

Acer's boss Jason Chen says his company will not make its own VR devices and will focus on getting its gaming products to work with the existing VR platforms.