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.
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.
The PiPO W4 is an ultra-budget tablet, the kind of tablet you’d expect to be running Android. But it’s not some less-than-worthy junker. It’s running Windows 8.1 - so there’s no way it’s not going to get done what you need to get done, right? We’ve run our fair share of low-cost tablets over the review bench.
Joining the slew of odd gadgets that have surfaced in recent days is Acer's Selfie-Hat, which is exactly what it sounds like, only in the oddest way possible: a giant pink sombrero adorned with glittery stuff. The Selfie Brush pales in comparison. The Selfie-Hat is a giant sombrero equipped with a fold-down flap holding the maker's Iconia A-1 840 tablet. The face of the tablet is aimed towards the wearer, who can slide the hat in different directions to change the angle of their selfie. The hat is being shown off at London Fashion Week starting tomorrow, where those who want their own can have a consultation and order one in private.
There are several solutions on the market that allow you to get Android content from your smartphone or tablet to other devices, such as your TV. One of those solutions for getting content to your TV is Chromecast. If what you want is to get content from the smartphone to your PC, Acer has a new app coming called Acer Extend.
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.
Charge multiple devices at the same time with this 20 watt powered car charger from AmazonBasics . Keep that tablet and phone juiced simultaneously without breaking the bank. Covered by a 1-year warranty, you’ll have peace of mind while sharing one of the two USB ports with a friend or spouse. 5 star reviews and Prime eligible, this is a great buy at just $9.99
But this is just a hypothetical example based on piecing together the rumors.A release preview is exactly what it sounds like — it's a near-finished version of the software the public gets to play with before the official release arrives.)Windows 8, introduced in 2012, ushered in some of the biggest changes in Windows history.
Lamboghinihas announced its first plug-in hybrid showpiece, and it's quite beautiful. The Asterion LPI 910-4 packs in a 5.2-liter V10 with 610 horsepower, and its trio of electric motors beef up that latter figure another 300 (hence the 910 moniker). Those numbers puts the hypercar in the same neighborhood asMcLaren's P1and theLaFerrari hybrid.
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.
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.
The nice thing about traveling for work is that you can hop in ataxiwithout worrying about the cost since, after all, you're not picking up the tab. The downside of that privilege is that, about a week or two after that, you'll have to sit down and tediously justify your expenditure to your boss.
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.