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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Three new notebooks have been announced this week in Acer’s E lineup this week including the Acer Aspire E 15, Aspire E 14, and Aspire E 11. Right here and now we’re having a peek at the larger two of the bunch in a variety of colors. These notebooks were made with your unique personality in mind, as is obvious, so you’ll need to make certain you’re making the right choice with a wide variety of tones.
There’s a new massive telephone-capable tablet in town, and it’s made by Acer. The same folks that’ve released a 10-color strong tablet of nearly the same size earlier today have also shown off the Iconia Tab 7, complete with the catchphrase "Keep in Touch." This 7-inch tablet is light, feels robust, and runs Android.
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.
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.
Acer has shown off its new flagship smartphone, the Liquid Jade, along with a companion wearable, the Liquid Leap. The new smartphone has "no sharp surfaces," Acer says, with a Gorilla Glass fascia that curves into the edges, and will work alongside the Leap wristband that tracks fitness as well as showing notifications like calls and messages on its integrated display.
This week details are spilling on Acer’s next Chromebook device, the first working with an Intel Core inside. This device will be working with Intel Core i3 processor and is being suggested by Acer to be the "most powerful Chromebook on the market." Strangely it would appear that Acer isn’t about to let a whole lot more in the way of details be pushed other than this.