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Windows is rising to the Chromebook price war

Windows is rising to the Chromebook price war

HP is readying a $199 Windows notebook for the holidays, as Microsoft pushes Windows 8.1 against Google Chromebooks, one of a number of more affordable PC options. The HP Stream laptop, confirmed during the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, will be one of at least three models, though versions from Acer and Toshiba will be slightly more expensive, at $249 apiece.

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Acer Chromebook C720 boosts Chrome OS with Intel Core i3

Acer Chromebook C720 boosts Chrome OS with Intel Core i3

Acer is trying to be a trailblazer in the Chromebook market by launching the Chromebook C720. While Chromebooks don't usually inspire awe and wonder, this one just might. This Acer Chromebook boasts of being the first to come with a 4th generation, meaning Haswell, Intel Core i3 CPU, bringing speed and performance to this usually underpowered device line.

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Acer Aspire Switch 10 review: 2-in-1 utility with a tablet price tag

Acer Aspire Switch 10 review: 2-in-1 utility with a tablet price tag

The 2-in-1 isn’t a new platform, but it is a questionable one. Do you need a computer that snaps off into a tablet? The genre has its use cases, and Acer hopes to make a strong entry into the forum with their Aspire 10, a tablet-cum-computer offering that strikes a balance. With a 10-inch screen, the Aspire Switch 10 is an appropriately sized tablet, but does it work as a laptop, too?

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Acer Liquid Z200 is a budget KitKat smartphone

Acer Liquid Z200 is a budget KitKat smartphone

Acer introduced a couple of new E-Series smartphones yesterday, and accompanying them later this year will be a lower-end smartphone that falls into the budget range, the Liquid Z200. With this phone will come modest specs and the latest version of Android.

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Acer Liquid E600, E700 phones arrive in Q3

Acer Liquid E600, E700 phones arrive in Q3

Acer introduced some new products yesterday, among them being a new pair of smartphones: the Acer Liquid E600 and E700. Both smartphones are similar in features and design, with the E700 obviously being the higher-end model of the two. Among other things, both smartphones -- which hit shelves in the third quarter of this year -- offer 5-inch IPS displays.

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Acer Iconia Tab 8 tablet unveiled

Acer Iconia Tab 8 tablet unveiled

Acer has taken the wraps off a new Iconia tablet, the Iconia Tab 8. As its name suggests, this tablet features an 8-inch display and notable specs, including Android KitKat and a quad-core processor. No information on pricing has been revealed at this point.

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Acer XB280HK monitor combines 4K and G-SYNC

Acer XB280HK monitor combines 4K and G-SYNC

Acer has introduced a new 4K monitor, this one bringing with it NVIDIA's G-SYNC technology. According to the maker, this is the first 4K display to include NVIDIA's tech, the combination of which is promised to give gamers "ultra-smooth, tear-free imagery."

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Acer TravelMate B115P offers Windows 8.1 fanless touch

Acer TravelMate B115P offers Windows 8.1 fanless touch

Acer has outed its latest ultraportable, the TravelMate B115P, managing to fit in a touchscreen, ten hour battery life, and a full-sized keyboard into a fanless chassis. Targeting students and mobile workers, the TravelMate B115P - and its non-touch B115 sibling - has an 11.6-inch 1366 x 768 display and measures 21.2mm thick, with aluminum trim on the top.

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Acer’s new 32-inch WQHD monitor packs a pixel punch

Acer’s new 32-inch WQHD monitor packs a pixel punch

Acer is introducing their 32-inch WQHD monitor, the B326HUL. The display packs a ton of pixels, offering up a 2560 x 1440 resolution. In bringing images to life, Acer also has some unique color reproduction stats, and the price is nothing to scoff at, either.

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This is Acer’s Core i3 Chromebook

This is Acer’s Core i3 Chromebook

Acer took a "look but don't touch" approach when it revealed it was working on a Core i3 version of the C720 Chromebook back in New York City last month, but was feeling a little more accommodating today alongside Google and Intel. From the outside, as you'd expect, the C720 variant isn't especially different from the Chromebook we reviewed earlier; it's on the inside where things get interesting.

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Intel makes Chrome OS push with Chromebook and box gush

Intel makes Chrome OS push with Chromebook and box gush

Intel has embraced Chrome OS, outing the first batch of Celeron-branded Chromebooks from a clutch of manufacturers, as well as the first Core i3 Chromebooks. The launch - which includes Lenovo's new N20p and N20 Chromebooks - also includes a new Education Chromebook reference design aiming to bring more Chrome devices into classrooms.

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Post-PC Acer: A world of Hybrids and Chrome OS

Post-PC Acer: A world of Hybrids and Chrome OS

Is the PC dead? Not according to Acer, which brought a range of form-factors - from tiny tablets through to touchscreen all-in-ones - to New York City this morning, including a magnetically-docking Aspire Switch 10 2-in-1 and a potent Core i3 Chromebook. I caught up with Acer notebook chief Jerry Kao, to find out how the hybrid tablet is just the start of a new form-factor range for the company, as well as how Google dropped - and will reclaim - the ball in Chrome OS.

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