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Q3 worldwide tablet market shows level iPad shipments ? Android tablets growing fast
Q3 worldwide tablet market shows that iPad shipments (Apple iPad 4G and Apple iPad Mini) have stayed level. However, it also shows that Android tablets are quickly catching up to Apple?s slate.
IDC announced in a press release, ?Worldwide tablet shipments grew to 47.6 million units in the third quarter of 2013 (3Q13) according to ... Read moreAcer unveils Liquid S1 ? rivals Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung has proven that there is an audience for phablets. It is now dominating the phablet market with the Galaxy Note 2 (see Samsung Galaxy Note 2 here). A number of manufacturers have released their own phablets to try and compete with the Korean tech giant. Now, Acer has jumped into the phablet bandwagon with ... Read moreAcer unveils Icona W3 ? first 8.1-inch tablet running full Windows 8
Acer has unveiled the Icona W3, which is the first 8.1-inch tablet that runs full Windows 8. This is unlike the Microsoft Surface RT, which only runs an incomplete version of Windows 8.
In a press release (click here for full press release), Acer announced, ?Acer today unveiled the Acer Iconia W3, the industry?s first ... Read moreGoogle stops Acer from launching Aliyun device ? says it?s incompatible
Acer was about to launch a device that runs the Aliyun OS (a modified version of Android), when Google threatened to stop supporting the company if it continued its plans. This would mean that the search giant would prohibit Acer from making Android-powered smartphones. Google?s Andy Rubin says that the ultimatum was due to a ... Read moreAcer looking at Windows Phone 8 device with its smartphones for 2013
PC Maker Acer gives head-up on its plans to release new smartphones for 2013 running either on Microsoft?s Windows Phone 8 mobile OS or Android. Yes according to some reports, famous hardware maker Acer (known for their tablets and PCs) is planning to release new smartphone for the year 2013. It seems they will be ... Read moreAcer hopes Microsoft will not sell the Surface cheap
Acer hopes Microsoft will not sell its Surface tablet cheaper than its own tablets. According to Digitimes, ?Microsoft is currently looking for solutions such as creating a price gap to minimise the negative impact on other vendors’ product lineups.?
If the Redmond firm does price the Surface at a similar price range as the Google ... Read moreAcer warns Microsoft to ?Think twice? about its Surface tablet
Acer warns Microsoft that its Surface tablet might negatively affect the computer business.
Speaking to the Financial Times, Acer CEO, JT Wang, said, ?We have said, ‘Think it over. Think twice.? It will create a huge negative impact for the ecosystem and other brands may take a negative reaction.?
Wang is concerned that Microsoft?s own ... Read moreAcer says Microsoft Surface will fail against Apple?s iPad
It seems Microsoft?s launching of its own Windows 8 tablet (Microsoft Surface) has caused uproar among its partners. Speaking to Reuters, Acer?s SVP and president for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, Oliver Ahrens, said that the Software giant will fail against Apple?s iPad.
He said, ?I don’t think it will be successful because you ... Read more