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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
You know the drill: Microsoft releases a new OS and, roughly a year later, a hefty service pack arrives with a raft of fixes and added features.Neowinis reporting that the company will put out two updates in June and October of next year, both under the codename Redstone.
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.
Tri Tran got the idea for Munchery back in 2010. He was tasked with cooking for his family — himself, his wife and his two sons — and found himself constantly looking for an answer to the question:"I had a neighbor who was a personal chef," Tran tells Business Insider.