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.
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.
Garmin® Expands Approach® Series with S4, a Sleek Golf Watch with High-Res Touchscreen Display and Smart NotificationsOLATHE, Kan./ October 15, 2013/Business Wire-Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd.
Google’s Chromebooksare now being used in 22-percent of all K through 12 school districts in the United States, according to Google’s Vice President of Product Management for Chromebook Caesar Sengupta.
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.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 launched to high acclaim, but reports of slow sales have dogged the handset since. While new of initial sales reaching 10 million in one month were impressive, the ever-so-suspect “insiders” note that shipments since then have slumped. One report said Samsung was accelerating their Galaxy S5 efforts in response to those slow sales.
Today was the first day the iPhone 5C and 5S went on sale at the Apple Store and it was no surprise that around 11 a.m. this morning, Apple called it: it was sold out of the 5S, the top-of-the-line iPhone that boasts the fingerprint scanner. Even harder to find? The gold iPhone 5S. So we took to eBay to see if anyone was selling one, and found 1,469 listings.
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.
Apple announced that it sold over 9 million iPhones during the opening weekend of sales.This is much better than analysts expected. Analysts were forecasting 5 million at the low end, and 7.75 million at the high end. The stock is up ~4% on the news. Last year Apple sold 5 million iPhone 5s during the opening weekend, so this is a huge increase.
Google’s segment of portable computers loaded with Chrome OS is growing, and among recently announced new models is Acer’s latest offering — the Acer C720, an inexpensive laptop that utilizes Intel Haswell.
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.
Square Enix, makers of the popular Final Fantasy JRPG series, has just announced that it will be bringing yet another game from that line to mobile devices. Surprisingly, the game developer will be making Final Fantasy Agito available for free on Android and iOS.