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As Asus and Acer Pull the Plug on Netbooks, An Era Ends

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This probably doesn't come as a surprise to any, but netbooks are officially goners now. This has been a long-time coming. As ultrabooks and tablets have eaten into netbook marketshare, Asus and Acer remained the only two brands that were keeping the netbook market alive.

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Acer Rumored to Release $99 Tablet Next Year

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According to supply chain makers in Taiwan, Acer will soon release the Iconia 1, a 7 inch Android tablet with a bargain price of only USD $99. Supposedly this tablet will come sometime in the first 3 months of next year.

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Acer Releases Upgraded Version of C7 ChromeBook

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Acer recently released the Acer C7 and now they are back at it again, this time with the Acer C710-2605 Chromebook. This affordable laptop features an 11.6 inch display will 1366 x 768 pixels and a Intel Celeron 847 1.1 GHz processor. An impressive 500GB hard drive and 4 GB of RAM, versus the 320 GB hard drive and 2 GB of RAM you get with the C7.

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Acer C7 Chromebook Officially Announced, Only $199

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Chromebooks have yet to exactly take off, mainly because not everyone has a constant Internet connection or the desire to use nothing but web apps. Still, Google has kept pushing their platform, despite less than great reception. Are things looking up for the cloud-based platform? They are certainly starting to look that way.

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Acer Iconia A110 Arriving Later This Month for $230

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Looking for an alternative to the Nexus 7 or Kindle Fire around the same price? The Acer Iconia Tab A110 will arrive on October 30th for just $230.

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Did Google tell Acer not to use Aliyun OS? Google Says Yes

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There was a lot of back and forth speculation about whether Alibaba was exaggerating the truth, or if Google really was using bullying tactics. It seems that Google has admitted that they did ask Acer to drop Alibaba's OS because it would violate their OHA partnership.

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Acer Aliyun OS smartphone canceled, Alibaba says Google threatened Acer

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Acer was set to launch a new Acer CloudMobile A800 in Shanghai today, but it seems they've canceled the plans last moment. The A800 was quite unique not just because of its cloud-focus but because it was changing up the OS by making use of the Chinese Aliyun OS by Alibaba.

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Finalized Version of Windows 8 Shipped Off to Manufacturers

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With the official launch of Windows 8 scheduled for October 26, Microsoft is giving its OEMs and manufacturers nearly three months to prepare its product releases in time.

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Acer Aspire S5: World’s Thinnest Ultrabook (Hands-On Video)

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It appears like CES 2012 is going to be an event mainly intended for the thinnest this and thinnest that, just like last year. The newly-unveiled Acer Aspire S5 Ultrabook, which is the successor to the company’s Aspire S3, is the thinnest of its kind and it’s definitely going to turn more than a few heads at Las Vegas.

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Acer Iconia A200 Arrives January 15th, Gets Android 4.0 February

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Acer America has just announced that the Acer Iconia Tab A200 will go on sale in the US on January 15th. The Android 3.2 slate features a dual-core Tegra 2 processor, a 1280 x 800 10.1-inch display, and 8 GB and 16 GB storage options.

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Acer And Lenovo Preparing Next-Gen Atom ‘Clover Field’ Tablets

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Anonymous sources from Acer and Lenovo component suppliers have released a new rumor that both vendors are in fact working on next-gen Windows 8 x86 tablets that will run on Intel's upcoming “Clover Trail” chipset.

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Acer A700 Tegra 3 Android Tablet spotted in Russia

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Engadget has got this story first, basing it on a Russian source NoMobile.ru. They obviously used some online translation service, like Google Translate. Or something else. Which actually looks quite good when discussing specs for a device in question

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Acer HR274H 27″ Display Converts 2D Content To 3D

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The Acer HR274H comes with new advances in 3D technology that allows it to convert most 2D content into 3D.

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Acer Iconia A500 10.1″ Tablet For $229 At BestBuy

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This year's Black Friday sales offered some pretty appealing gadgets, but as the holiday season continues there are many more attractive deals on there way, from Cyber Monday and beyond. One of such deal is the Acer Iconia A500 10.1" tablet at BestBuy. A 8GB model is just $229 with free shipping and a $10 gift card. The price cut is quite substantial for a 10-inch tablet that normally costs $300 or more.

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Next year’s Ultrabooks to feature 2560×1400 displays, Ivy Bridge processors

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These days it's fairly common to find notebooks with 1366x768 resolution displays, even if they happen to be 15-inch screens. That's the same with this first generation of Ultrabooks from companies like Asus and Acer. However, the Ivy Bridge-powered ultrabooks next year could make a quantum leap beyond full HD.

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