Acer Iconia One 8 Tablet For Beginners

[CES 2016] Every saga has a beginning….sorry, I got carried away for a moment there with all of the Star Wars mania that is going on. While many of us are no strangers when it comes to mobile devices, this does not mean that everyone knows how to operate a tablet – let alone seen one. Acer figured out that there is a market for such a group of people, […]

Acer Iconia Tab 8W Hits The FCC

It seems that we are starting to see and hear more Windows-powered tablets in recent days, what with the Toshiba Encore Mini as well as other brands from India like the iBall Slide WQ32. As for the Acer Iconia Tab 8W, this particular tablet happens to be an 8” device with a quad-core Intel Atom Bay Trail processor running underneath the hood. It will have Windows 8.1 as the operating […]

Acer Iconia Tab A120 receives FCC nod of approval

The FCC can be said to be the final pit stop right before a particular device is ready to be released to the mass market, but sometimes, even when it has gained approval, it still did not make it to the market simply for reasons that are better known to the company itself. Well, the Acer Iconia Tab A120 which was first seen at Computex just in June last month […]

Acer Iconia Tab A700 hits the FCC

The FCC does seem to have been kept pretty busy in the past few days, with devices making their way there in order to gain approval so that those very same gizmos can hit the market as soon as possible. Well, the Acer Iconia Tab A700 is no different, having arrived at the FCC, and this can only mean one thing – the tablet’s arrival to store shelves, virtual or […]


Acer Iconia Tab A500 gets Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich early?

The Acer Iconia Tab A500 was in line to receive the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system update this coming April 27th, although it seems as though Acer has jumped the gun (unofficially) according to select users who claim that they have already received the update. Assuming that this is true, it is a good problem to have – if you can quantify this as a problem, that is. […]

Acer Iconia Tab A510 hits the FCC

Acer’s latest tablet, the Iconia Tab A510, has just hit the FCC – and that is is more or less the gadget equivalent of the “Bat Signal” that a device is being prepared for a general release in the US. Of course, just because a device arrives at the FCC and receives its approval does not translate to automatic release on the market, but at least it is safe to […]

Acer Iconia Tab A700/A701 quad-core tablet leaked

We know that Acer has plans to launch an NVIDIA Tegra-3 quad-core tablet with the Acer Iconia Tab A510/A511, but it seems that they have no plans to stop there. A profile posted on Acer’s servers revealed that Acer has plans for another quad-core tablet in the form of the Iconia Tab A700/A701.

ViewSonic and Acer to pay Microsoft royalties for Android products

While Windows Phone 7 may not be doing as well as Microsoft had hoped, unlike Apple, Microsoft has been more or less content with sitting by the sidelines and try to make money off their competitors through royalties and licensing. One such example is where HTC is currently paying $5 to Microsoft for every Android handset that they sell, and now it looks like Microsoft has added more companies to […]

Acer Iconia Tab W500 specs revealed

We know that the Acer Iconia Tab W500 will be released later this year after its announcement at the recently concluded MWC 2011, and it is nice to know that the Taiwanese computing giant has finally revealed its specifications for the tablet device. Tipping the scales at an extremely lightweight sub-1kg level, you will be able to enjoy a 10″ multitouch display, Windows Home Premium as the operating system of […]