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Acer Aspire ME600 Review

Acer Aspire ME600 Review

Unless you’re a hardcore gamer or a developer of some kind, you probably don’t have a huge need for a traditional desktop computer, and probably might get a laptop or even a tablet instead. However, desktops have a few advantages that make them worth sticking around for the foreseeable future, including easy upgradeability, more hard drive storage, and the general notion that you can get faster components for cheaper than what an equivalent laptop would cost. Acer still believes in desktop computers, and their Aspire ME600 is the perfect example of a computer that still has its place in a so-called “post-PC” world. Let’s have a look at it to see what makes it tick.

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Acer H6510BD Projector brings 2D to 3D with NVIDIA 3DTV Play

Acer H6510BD Projector brings 2D to 3D with NVIDIA 3DTV Play

This week Acer is bringing the heat with a cool new projector that works with several new-age technologies that make 3D media a reality for your own home environment. With the Acer H6510BD Projector you'll be supported with Blu-ray 3D, DLP 3D, and NVIDIA 3DTV Play technologies to back you up. At Full HD 1080p resolution with a massive beast of a brightness at 3000 ANSI lumens, you'll have the Tuesday Movies Night of your life!

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Acer Liquid E1 and Z2 aim for entry-level Android

Acer Liquid E1 and Z2 aim for entry-level Android

Acer has outed a pair of new Android smartphones, the Acer Liquid E1 and Liquid Z2, ahead of Mobile World Congress, each running 1GHz processors and targeting the entry-level point of the market. The Liquid E1 is fronted by a 4.5-inch qHD display and will have a dual-SIM option, with a 1GHz dualcore processor, stereo speakers and a 5-megapixel camera with an LED flash. Up front is a VGA-resolution camera, while inside there's WiFi b/g/n and Bluetooth 3.0+EDR.

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Acer H6 monitors now available: “zero frame” in full effect

Acer H6 monitors now available: “zero frame” in full effect

This week the folks at Acer have brought on a new H6 series of monitors, made to be the company's newest and best in both hardware quality and media delivery. These monitors come in two sizes: 21.5-inch and 23-inch, with Full 1080p HP IPS panels delivering viewing angles up to 178 degrees - hot stuff! These two new SKUs will be available immediately if not soon at retailer near you as well as online across the country - have a peek!

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Acer Iconia W510 Review

Acer Iconia W510 Review

This week we're having a look at the Acer Iconia W500 series, specifically in the model tagged Iconia W510-1422 with full Windows 8 and multiple modes of computing action. This machine works as a tablet, as a notebook with its keyboard dock (in the box with this model), and with 295 degrees of twist in its hinge - a third "presentation" mode, complete with the extra battery power of the dock in-tact. This machine takes full Windows 8 to the tablet universe with a rather solid setup and a base cost of right around $750 USD - if that sounds like a deal to you, make with the tapping.

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Acer: Chromebooks good, Windows 8 bad

Acer: Chromebooks good, Windows 8 bad

Acer expects Chrome OS to play an increasing role in its fortunes moving forward, as "Windows 8 itself is still not successful" according to the Taiwanese company's president. 5- to 10-percent of Acer's US shipments were Chromebooks such as the C7 ultraportable, Jim Wong told Bloomberg, and the company is confident that Chrome OS can sustain consumer interest in the face of what it sees as waning Windows 8 demand.

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Acer Liquid E1 brings smooth PC aesthetics to Android

Acer Liquid E1 brings smooth PC aesthetics to Android

This week there's a brand new Android smartphone on the block, the Acer Liquid E1, complete with a unique set of casings and the near-newest version of Android onboard. This smartphone is ready for the top of the mid-range with a 4.5-inch display that's bringing in 540 x 960 pixel resolution and Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean out of the box. This smartphone is clearly not meant to go to war with the highest-power smartphones on the market today, instead making certain Acer is able to deliver an Android device that's up-to-date with what the Android universe is offering in general, so to speak.

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Acer Predator AG3620 Review

Acer Predator AG3620 Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at the new Acer Predator AG3260 gaming PC. While “gaming PC” and “Acer” may not be two terms you immediately associate with one another, Acer has impressed in the past, and is now looking to wow consumers with its Predator G series of computers. In fact, we've reviewed a computer that's quite similar to this one before, only now the Predator is back with Windows 8 and some slightly different hardware. The problem with building a gaming rig is still the same as always, though: PC gamers can be a fickle bunch, with the most hardcore not paying any attention to pre-built machines and instead building their own rigs. That isn't an option for everyone, so can the Predator AG3620 offer enough to be worthy of those gamers' dollars? Read on to find out.

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Acer “Kiev” Chromebox tipped: Can Google hit the $99 price point?

Acer “Kiev” Chromebox tipped: Can Google hit the $99 price point?

Acer is expected to reveal a new Chromebox to follow on from its low-cost C7 Chromebook laptop, putting Google's Chrome OS in a compact desktop form-factor. The cloud-centric slab (only a mockup shown here, since no official images have leaked yet) contains Inte's 2.7GHz Pentium G630 processor and 2GB of memory, François Beaufort reports, along with a 500GB hard-drive for local storage of files, and has been developed by Acer and the Google Chrome OS team under the "Kiev" codename.

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