There is virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), and to date we have seen various companies attempt to develop software and create device for either (or sometimes both). However there is a subset also known as mixed reality which Microsoft has attempted to pursue with its HoloLens headset.
As you might have heard, Acer recently launched the Chromebook 514 laptop. However if Chrome OS isn’t your cup of tea and you’re after a Windows-based machine, not to worry as Acer has you covered as well. The company has announced two series of brand new laptops in the form of the Swift 3 and Swift 5.
Chromebooks are often seen as a more affordable alternative to Windows or Mac-based laptops. Of course there are concessions that need to be made in which you would give up the running of certain apps that might not be compatible with Chrome OS. However if you’re fine with that, Acer has something for you.
Google has been preparing for the upcoming fall semester by adding new features to Classroom over the past couple of months. The features are available on the Acer Chromebook Tab 10 as well which is the first tablet to be powered by Google’s web-based Chrome OS. The company has now announced that it’s adding support for its ARCore augmented reality platform to the tablet.
Hybrid laptop devices are becoming pretty common these days and usually it is aimed at users who want the best of both worlds of a tablet and a laptop. If that sounds like something you might be interested in, then you’ll be pleased to learn that Acer has a couple of solutions for you that could be worth checking out.
As much as many gamers would love to to sit at home and play games on their big, beautiful rigs all day, the reality is that we need to get to places, such as school, work, and so on. However if you absolutely need to game on the go, that’s where gaming laptops come into play and Acer might have something for you.
Amazon’s Alexa digital assistant is quickly finding its way into PCs. Not long after HP announced the first all-in-one PC to come with Alexa baked in out of the box, Acer today launched a new lineup of laptops which it says are the first to ship with Alexa. Acer’s new Spin 3 and Spin 5 laptops are now available for purchase through retailers and both feature Alexa at launch. The […]
If you were looking for a new monitor, one that features NVIDIA’s G-Sync technology, then you might be interested to learn that Acer has started to take pre-orders for its Predator X27 monitor. Now if this sounds familiar to you, it is because the monitor was actually announced back in 2017.
Acer had teased at the Consumer Electronics Show 2018 back in January that it’s going to release a new Chrome OS-powered desktop later this year and the company has now following through. It has confirmed the pricing and release details for the Chromebox CXI3. The entry-level model of this device costs $297.99 and it’s now available for pre-order.
There were reports recently that the first Chrome OS-powered tablet could be launched soon and Acer has done just that today. The company announced the official launch of the Acer Chromebook Tab 10 which is the first tablet powered by Google’s cloud-based operating system for the education market.
Google’s Chrome OS hasn’t made it to tablets as yet. Yes, it powers hybrid notebooks that can double as laptops and tablets, but we’ve yet to see a proper tablet running this cloud-based operating system. It appears that one may not be that far off. According to reports, Acer revealed the first Chrome OS-powered tablet at the annual BETT show in London.
Acer has launched the Chromebook Spin 11. It’s a convertible machine courtesy of its 360-degree hinge. The new Chromebook features an 11.6 inch touchscreen display and can double as a laptop/tablet hybrid. There are quite a few configuration options available to customers so they can pick and choose based on their requirements.
[CES 2018] While we expected that companies like LG, Samsung, Sony, Sharp, and so on to announce new display technology at CES 2018, NVIDIA actually surprised us when they have announced their own displays as well. Working together with various hardware partners, NVIDIA has announced a 65-inch 4K 120Hz gaming display.
[CES 2018] Not all laptops are built the same, and while they are all essentially mobile computers, some are more mobile than others. For example some have been designed to be mobile and rugged, meaning while it is portable, it can be bulky. Others have been designed specifically for portability, meaning they’ve been built to be light and thin, which is what Acer has done with its latest laptop, the […]
[CES 2018] These days consumers are starting to demand that our devices do more than what they used to back in the day. For example laptops can’t just be laptops and for some, they want their laptops to also sport tablet-like functionality, leading to the rise of hybrid devices. The good news is that Acer has you guys covered with the launch of the Acer Spin 3.
[CES 2018] If buying a ridiculously expensive gaming laptop never made sense to you then you may end up liking Acer’s new Nitro 5 gaming laptop. The company has designed it with the casual gamer in mind and the prices are reasonably affordable as well. Despite that, it promises incredible performance in an aggressive yet refined design.
[CES 2018] Acer unveiled the Switch 7 Black Edition at the IFA 2017 convention in September last year. The company says that this is the world’s first fanless 2-in-1 notebook with discrete graphics. It promises exception performance as it’s powered by 8th Generation Intel Core processors and features Acer’s Dual LiquidLoop fanless cooling technology. Acer has confirmed the U.S. price and availability for the Switch 7 Black Edition at the […]
[CES 2018] Acer unveiled its Acer Predator Orion 9000 gaming series platform at the IFA 2017 convention in September last year. These are series gaming rigs meant for professional gamers. The company has now confirmed when the Predator Orion 9000 series is going to be released in the United States. The rigs feature liquid cooling and Acers IceTunnel 2.0 to keep temperatures down during those long gaming sessions.
[CES 2018] While Chromebook laptops might not necessarily offer up the same kind of functionality that you would from a normal Windows or Mac laptop, it does benefit from generally being more affordable, and is great if you’re a light-weight user who might not demand much from their laptops.
#IFA2017 – Acer has expanded its Aspire desktop series at IFA 2017 today with a new model that it’s calling the Aspire S24. Acer claims that this is the slimmest-ever all-in-one desktop PC that it has released. It has a 23.8 inch display with a side profile of only 5.97mm. The borderless display is complemented by black and matte gold color scheme to make the display the focal point. It […]