Remember the Acer W4? After seeing it at IFA 2011, it seems that it's finally ready to make some first impressions, and its blind date is with France. Known officially as the Allegro, Acer's inaugural Windows Phone isn't going over the top in the spec department: it has a 3.
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.
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.
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.
Customers of Softcard, formerly known as Isis Wallet , just can't catch a break. The mobile payment system changed its name last year in order to avoid being associated with a violent militant group. Now just half a year later, the company is announcing that it is all over, at least as far as the brand and the service itself goes.
Tech-savvy users may have already come acrossTouchPalwhen trying different keyboards on Android andiOS 8(and maybe evenWindows 8), but it looks like a whole lot more people will be introduced to it soon.
If you're in the market for a new not so expensive (which also means not so high-end in terms of specs) tablet, Acer is giving you an alternative from the more popular brands that you see in the market. The Iconia Tab 10 is a 10.1-inch tablet that has a 1910x1200 IPS full HD display.
Isn't it ironic thattiny nuancesof tax law can often causecolossal resultsout in the real world? It's one ofthosejudgments that has rocked Europe after itshighest courtruled that e-books aren't actually goods at all. Currently, paper books sold in the EU are subjected to a smaller amount of sales tax, since having an educated, literate population is generally considered to be a good thing.
LONDON — Matt Brittin, a former Olympic rower, has become Google’s man in Europe.As part of a reorganization of its European operations, Google has appointed Mr. Brittin, who is English, to be its top executive in Europe, ending a previous arrangement in which the region was managed by two executives, whose responsibilities were split along geographical lines.
The official Twitter for Windows Phone app has been updated, adding Cortana integration for tweeting by voice, and improving how links browsed on your phone can be shared socially. The latest version, for Windows Phone 8.
Things are starting to heat up for Windows 10 . Just this week, Microsoft has dropped word on various features and interesting tidbits to look forward to in the next major version of Windows. Free upgrades were promised, probably even for pirated copies of the OS, and a summer launch has been mentioned.
Apple may have been the first to bring a voice-powered digital assistant to smartphones with Siri, but Microsoft followed up in a big way with its own Cortana. Named after the AI companion from the Halo video game series, Cortana has been available on a number of Windows Phone models, and is expected to play a big part in the forthcoming Windows 10.
It shouldn't come as a surprise to hear that the NSA worked oniOS and Android malwaremeant to capture information from a target's phone, but actually getting the software onto phones? That's tricky. To help solve that problem, the NSA (and the rest of the Five Eyes intelligence community) attempted to hijack data being sent to and from app stores like those run by Samsung and Google.
Box announced changes on Wednesday that it hopes will take it into a new phase of growth, and potentially dominance of a critical part of the new way businesses use computers.As expected, Box is opening to outside software developers much of what it now has in secure content storage and viewing on a proprietary basis.
SEATTLE — Three Microsoft executives saw their responsibilities multiply last week when the company announced that it was consolidating its engineering efforts, leading to the departure of several senior executives.The one executive whose job will expand the most is Terry Myerson, in a change that will cement his position as the company’s most powerful product leader.Mr.
Acer has rolled out its latest smartphone and this time out it is the Liquid X2. This smartphone has some very interesting features that people who travel a lot will appreciate. If you juggle a personal number and a couple work numbers, this is the phone for you. It has three SIM card slots to allow one device to handle three phone numbers.
Netflix is a force to be reckoned with, and there's no sign of that slowing down. The video streaming service is making a massive push for original content, the likes of which it has largely found success with (so far), and at the same time it is also working to expand its audience.
This weeks is a Windows Phone and selfie week. Just a while ago, we saw Samsung unveil the selfie-friendly mid-range Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 , both with front LED flash. Also this week, we saw the Microsoft Lumia 640 and the 640 XL appear in Cricket and AT&T, respectively.
VLC, the media player that doesn’t discriminate, is back in a big way. While we expected it to come back for iOS (it was in a kind of regional beta rollout), we weren’t sure when it might return in an official capacity. It’s now out and ready for download, streaming fans. The app, which plays locally stored content, is back on the App Store.