Ultrabooks aren't necessarily just for those that want tiny ultraportables -- Acer also thinks the mainstream consumer is going to be keen on the extended battery life and slimmer profile afforded by Intel's latest mobile platform. The Aspire Timeline Ultra series is an extension of the beloved Timeline... line, in the 14- and 15-inch sizes that attract the vast majority of buyers.
Earlier this month we got the opportunity to go hands-on with Acer's newest Chromebook, the C740. The Acer C740 Chromebook works with an 11.6-inch display, has been aimed at 1:1 school programs for students, and comes with a reinforced hinge for long-lasting durability. In addition, Acer is revealing the C910 Chromebook with a 15.6-inch display.
For everyone who has begged for a larger Chromebook , there seems to be several others who can't get their heads around Chrome OS on a bigger than 13-inch display. Acer is wading into that argument head-on, launching the Chromebook 15 at CES this week, and in the process becoming the first manufacturer to offer Google's web-centric platform on a "traditionally" sized notebook.
Rumor has it that a new MacBook Air is inbound, and that it'll be bringing with it a 12-inch display with a total size more akin to the 11-inch model. Such is said to be accomplished by shrinking down the bezels on the display, the latter of which has reportedly surfaced in a series of images including comparison shots with other Apple devices.
Volkswagen's wading into the connected car space in a few different ways includingmore autonomous driving. First up is theGolf R Touchhatchback. It's sporting three displays on the dashboard, with two being touchscreens. A positivelymassive12.8-inch main console rests above an 8-inch control center on the dash, while a 12.
Inside the newly announced Audi Q7, the newest version of Audi virtual cockpit will run the show. Users will be working with a new MMI all-in touch control unit, and both Google Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are also able to be run to connect to users' iPhone or Android smartphone.
After years of hopes, rumors, leaks, and eventual confirmation and subsequent teases, Jurassic World is (finally) upon us , destined to hit theaters early this summer. As with other movies, the film will be ushered in with a litany of toys, the likes of which have surfaced in several screenshots of dino action figures.
We see a lot of leaked info pass through our hands, but not too much of it is Chrome OS related. Despite outpacing the PC, Chromebooks go relatively unnoticed until launch. The latest rumor is that Chromebooks will get a bit more like a PC, with at least one Chromebook OEM (maybe even the best ) upping the screen size significantly. Acer is rumored to release a 15.
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Another year, another bumper crop of new and innovative apps. Apple bloggers have a bad tendency to load a lot of apps for review purposes, then dump them almost immediately. So what has stayed on my iPhone, iPad and Macs this year? Here's my list of my favorite new apps for 2014.
My top pick for the year is Workflow , which brings the power of automation to iOS 8.
Less than 9 kilometers from the surface of a comet, Rosetta is taking photos for us humans to see. While we've yet to hear from Philae since shortly after it landed , Rosetta's still in full operation. Taking photos from just about as close to the surface as the craft is going to get, our first glimpses from above the surface of this comet are coming in now.
This week with the full detailed reveal of the BlackBerry Classic smartphone comes word that the BlackBerry company is ramping up collaborative efforts with Amazon. Inside the BlackBerry Classic you'll find BlackBerry 10 OS 10.3.1, an Android Runtime layer that allows you to work with Android apps, and the Amazon Appstore.
Acer has something up its sleeve for next month, and though we don't know exactly what it will be showing off, we do know when it'll be debuting a bunch of new products: on April 23 in New York City. There will be new PCs, tablets, handsets, monitors, "gaming products, and other things.
Lenovo can't get enough of its flexing, twisting hinge, and the latest notebook to bear the YOGA name is the new YOGA 3 11 and 14, fresh to CES 2015 . Available in 11- and 14-inch sizes, the smaller model is the lightest YOGA so far, at 15.8mm thick and 1.1kg. Its bigger sibling, meanwhile, packs a 14-inch screen into a form-factor more commonly associated with 13-inch models.
If you're wondering why you would ever need a smartphone that can house three SIM cards in its body, then you've probably never been to Asia, where dual SIM and now triple SIM devices seem to be flooding the market. Acer has unveiled one of their newest smartphones, and yes, it does have the ability to have three different numbers or carriers in its tiny body.
Huawei just introduced a new Android tablet. The Honor T1 is yet another affordable slate from the Chinese manufacturer. This is another addition to Huawei's Honor series which the company has been trying to market all over the world. The new Android tablet is affordable at only $160 (€130).
If you've enjoyed the films District 9 and Elysium, then you will probably be cartwheeling for joy or even drooling over this. Esteemed visual effects artist and direct Neill Blomkamp himself has posted on the Web that officially his next film would indeed be "#alien".
When Lenovo’s new Yoga Pro 3 laptop came out, much of the attention went to the new hinge. Mimicking a watch band, the hinge took Lenovo’s bendy laptops to a new dimension. The hinge on the Yoga Pro 2 did much of the same work, and has been re-purposed for the new Flex 3 entry-level laptops from Lenovo.
But you didn’t see anyone lining up to buy a Samsung, or anything other than an iPhone, in those days.Things started to change with the first “Next Big Thing” spot. Just like Apple poked fun at Microsoft with its “I’m a Mac” campaign in the 2000s, Samsung’s goal was to tap into the same strategy — a little guy taking swings at the dominant player in the industry — and for a while it worked.