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Acer Iconia One 7 hands-on: time to get colorful

Acer Iconia One 7 hands-on: time to get colorful

In an effort to brighten up the world of tablet, Acer has released at the Iconia One 7, a device we’re getting the opportunity to put our hands on this morning. This device is extremely light at just 0.73 lbs., 330 g, and thin at just 0.35-inches or 8.95mm. Perhaps the most important element here for users - the display - isn’t top-notch, but it’s certainly coming with a fine quality for its resolution at 1280 x 800.

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Acer Aspire Switch 10 hands-on: solid and light

Acer Aspire Switch 10 hands-on: solid and light

We’ve got our hands on the Acer Aspire Switch 10 this morning and initial impressions are positive, with this device delivering a much finer connection that past Acer notebooks of the similar caliber. The Acer Aspire Switch 10 (SW5-011, the model we’re seeing here,) has great viewing angles - scarcely an angle we can’t see - and the picture is both relatively sharp (at 1366 x 768 pixels) and very bright. Coloration on the display is also fine, with not too much brightness in any one hue.

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Acer Iconia One 7 tablet taps into Intel

Acer Iconia One 7 tablet taps into Intel

The team at Acer have begun releasing their 2014 collection of devices, starting with convertibles, desktop devices, and the all-important tablet. The Acer Iconia One 7 is a device that works with a look that’s very, very similar to recent tablets released by Acer and ASUS. If you took the name off the back, you’d easily mistake it for a Google Nexus 7.

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Acer Aspire Switch 10 detailed with “snap hinge”

Acer Aspire Switch 10 detailed with “snap hinge”

This week the folks at Acer have released information on their newest device, the Acer Aspire Switch 10. This device is a Windows-based device with a 10-inch display, working with a hinge that allows it to be both a tablet and a notebook. This device can have its display detached and re-attached either way, forwards or backwards.

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Nokia phone brand dead: Elop clarifies

Nokia phone brand dead: Elop clarifies

In a sort of post-mortem before the date of death occurred, former CEO of Nokia Stephen Elop - now working with Microsoft - confirmed the death of the brand. Nokia will no longer be used as a smartphone brand, he made clear, suggesting that Microsoft had not yet chosen a new brand to represent the phones being made at this time.

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Acer Iconia B1-730 HD details leaked

Acer Iconia B1-730 HD details leaked

At the CES event this year, Acer showcased some affordable tablets that included the Iconia B1-720. News is that an upgraded version will be announced shortly, and the new one is dubbed the Iconia B1-730 HD. The leaked press images showcase a tablet with a textured back panel, sporting the company logo branding on the bottom of the front panel.

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