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.
Windows Phone fans on Verizon haven't had many cost-conscious options; you've usually had to spring for premium devices like theLumia IconorOne M8 for Windows. Thankfully, that high-priced status quo might not last much longer.
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.
It's time for HP's Stream laptop , a rather striking piece of equipment with a price point that's aiming directly as the new age of low-cost notebooks. HP also makes Chromebooks, so it's not as if they're aiming to destroy the Chromebook universe entirely. On the contrary.
Back in late September we were introduced to Acer's V Nitro Black Edition Series of gaming-centric laptops. These machines came in two forms for those in the United States, both of them bringing Full HD 1080p resolution on displays measuring in at 15.6-inches and 17.3-inches, respectively.
Happy Sunday fromEngadget Expand!In this week's edition ofFeedback Loop, we talk about the future of Windows Phone, whether it makes sense to build media centers and discuss the preferences for metal vs. plastic on smartphones. All that and more past the break.
The holidays are almost here, but picking the perfect tech gift for the important people in your life needn't be difficult. We've dug through all the best devices from 2014 to figure out what you should be wrapping up to put a smile on someone's face, from stocking stuffers through to the flagship gadgets we rate the most.
Microsoft today entered the fitness tracker market with its new Microsoft Band wearable device to compete with new offerings from Fitbit and Apple's upcoming Watch device. The Band's biggest feature is its cross-compatibility, supporting iOS, Android and Windows Phone.
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.