Here it is, folks: the inaugural Windows Phone from Acer, known as the Allegro, is now ready and rearin' to be sold. Not only is it coming to France as originally expected, it appears that Taiwan has elected to join in the fun as well. It's no top-notch device, but it doesn't pretend to be either. Even then, the specs aren't that much of a disappointment: it comes with a 3.
TOKYO — Since August, when the Chinese mobile phone maker Xiaomi lured away a top Google executive, Hugo Barra, to oversee its international expansion plans, two big questions remained: When and where would Xiaomi turn its attention?
Over the weekend, the company provided some clues.
At a media event in Taiwan, Xiaomi executives, including Mr.
Given theextensivenumber ofleakswe've seen of HTC's next-generation flagship smartphone, we wouldn't blame you if you thought that the latest and greatest out of Taiwan was already official and being sold in stores. Truth is, it's not -- but it's going to be announced in a little over 24 hours.
This week the ASUS chairman Jonney Shih spoke up at the company's year-end party, making it known that he's got full confidence in the brand's next-generation wearable device. This wearable device will not necessarily be a smartwatch, but Shih's comments this week have suggested it'll go to war with the rest of the watches out there today anyway.
As hard as it might be to remember today, the iPod and iTunes helped Apple recover from a bruising personal computer battle that saw the company nearly go bankrupt—Apple’s pocket-sized media players helped re-introduce consumers to a well-respected but marginalized brand, providing affordable entry points into Apple’s ecosystem
Acer'sIconia W3wasn'tquitethe best introduction to 8-inch Windows tablets; we liked it, but its subpar display and modest performance kept it from being stellar. Give credit to the company for quickly learning from its mistakes, though. Less than a year later, the company has released theIconia W4, and it fixes those earlier gripes even as the price has dropped below $300 as of this writing.
With enough time, even the best products start to feel stale. Take the original Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 : Thanks to a unique hinge that allowed the screen to fold all the way backward, it was the most versatile Windows 8 convertible on the market (and it had lots of competition, too).
SEOUL —Acer, the Taiwanese computer maker, said Tuesday that its chief executive, J.T. Wang, had resigned, citing an inability to come to grips with a downturn in the PC business.
The company, which is based in Taipei, said its president, Jim Wong, will take over as chief executive.
HP’s Chromebook 11 has mysteriously disappeared from sale, with the ARM-powered Chrome OS laptop reportedly being pulled from Best Buy shelves after store managers received urgent instructions to freeze sales.
It's pretty clear that Lenovo made a mistake with itsoriginal Yoga laptop. Don't get us wrong, we liked -- no, loved -- it, but we could never get over how awkward it was to use in tablet mode: Every time you folded the screen over, you had your fingers pressed against the loose keys on the back.
It is beginning to look like ASUS will be joining the wearable space sometime later in 2014. ASUS has yet to make a formal announcement, however recent details coming out of Taiwan included a mention of the first ASUS wearable arriving as a smartwatch.
Confirming reports yesterday, Apple officially expanded the iPhone lineup this morning by adding an 8GB version of the plastic-bodied iPhone 5c, and changed the iPad family by discontinuing the aging iPad 2 in favor of the fourth-generation iPad, also known as the “iPad with Retina display.
As hard as it might be to remember today, the iPod and iTunes helped Apple recover from a bruising personal computer battle that saw the company nearly go bankrupt—Apple’s pocket-sized media players helped re-introduce consumers to a well-respected but marginalized brand, providing affordable entry points into Apple’s ecosystem of products.
CyanogenMod has just announced the availability of CyanogenMod 10.2. Aside from being the latest stable release of the popular custom Android ROM, this also marks a few changes in the development track of the community, particularly the shift in focus to the latest Android 4.4 codebase.This stable release comes at the heels of the release candidate announced just last week.