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.
This week invites are going out to Acer's big event series at IFA 2015 in Berlin, complete with a teaser image. The image you see here has a big ol' power button amid some Batman-looking black swooping lines.
Not everyone needs or wants a powerful laptop. For many, a low cost and light design are miles ahead on their list of priorities over small boosts in performance -- if the laptop can surf the web, watch videos, and download music, what's there to complain about? Still, low cost notebooks aren't that easy to come by.
Microsoft has updated the Windows Lifecycle Fact Sheet to tell computer makers when they have to stop selling PCs that have Windows 7 installed. The Windows 7 Pro end of sales for PCs with the OS pre-installed is set as October 31, 2016. Not that many people will care, but that is the same time when Windows 8.1 end of sales will start. Windows 8.
You may have already noticed, but Team Engadget is on the ground in Berlin covering IFA , Europe's biggest and busiest consumer tech show. As it happens, we won't be liveblogging Acer's keynote, but that doesn't mean you can't still follow along from home. Click here to watch the livestream, and then stay tuned as we post our inevitable first impressions of all the company's new stuff.
Confirming what we've suspected Amazon has put up product pages for selling Windows 10 , both Home and Pro, in a USB flash drive instead of the more traditional DVD installation media. Microsoft itself has confirmed this fact though it won't comment on the product details posted on Amazon, especially the price.
Some Facebook users in France have spotted a new feature in the Messenger app. They're seeing an hourglass in the top-right corner of a conversation that when tapped sets messages to self-destruct in one hour's time. Facebook says that it's testing this new feature in France and might roll it out to everybody if users embrace it.
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.
Screenshot \/ YouTube\n Ime Archibong directs \u00a0strategic partnerships at the social media giant, leading\u00a0the team charged with connecting with various business partners. \n Archibong\u2019s team has had their hands in everything from the Facebook Messenger app to Internet.org.
Microsoft announced last week that the Xbox One DVR would initially land in three countries at launch. Those three countries are the US, Canada, and the UK. The announcement was made at the Gamescom conference in Cologne. The launch is set for an unspecified time next year with more details coming closer to launch. Microsoft did show off the DVR during the conference.
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.
Reports have bene making the rounds online that Windows 10 has been attempting to install on some Windows 7 and 8 PCs without the users authorization. Microsoft didn’t admit the issue when the first reports started to come out and then after two weeks Microsoft has come clean. The issue has been described as happening two ways typically.
Earlier this year, Andy Chen and I told you about the Satechi Home Button and the Satechi Media Button . Andy wasn’t too impressed with the Home button, but I’m still using the Media button in my MINI Cooper to control Pandora and Spotify on my drives to and from work.
There were over 1.25 billion visits to the Windows 10 app store in the past 10 weeks. While this Microsoft-provided figure doesn’t give enough context to infer download volume, the company did state that Windows 10 developers are seeing significantly higher engagement on the new platform.
On July 29th, Microsoft will release themost significant overhaul of its operating system in years when it launches the long-awaited Windows 10. You probably have some questions. So we've prepared some answers.
Acer has revamped its skinny all-in-one PC, slotting Windows 10 and full-touch into the Aspire Z3-710. The 23.8-inch desktop has a Full HD display with 10-finger multitouch, while inside are Intel's processors with up to a Core i5-4590T supported. Meanwhile, Acer offers up to 2TB of storage, though there's no SSD option at this stage.
Clamshell phones still have a loyal following despite being decades out of fashion. Particularly in China and South Korea, phone manufacturers have time and again launched such flip phones, though now with some smartness in them. LG , however, isn't content with just one or two markets. Now it wants to spread the joys of flipping your phone open or closed to international market.
At the ongoing Computex event in Taiwan, Acer just announced that they are releasing not one, not two, but actually three new wearables as part of their Liquid Leap line. Leap Active is for "socially active young-minded" users, Leap Fit is for those who use wearables for fitness-related reasons, and the Leap Curve are for those who want their wearables to still fit in with their fashion style.
Smartphones with more than 128GB of storage are still extremely rare , but they just became a little more accessible... if you live in Brazil, at least. ASUS has unveiled a Delxue Special Edition of the Zenfone 2 that includes a cavernous 256GB of storage. You won't be hunting for a microSD card any time soon if you pick this up, folks.