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Acer announced Nitro 5, Spin 1 and Two New Iconia Tablets

Acer Nitro 5Acer has been busy at work getting new devices ready. The company announced a budget gaming notebook, the Nitro 5, the Acer Spin 1 convertible and two Iconia tablets with Android Nougat. These devices are worth a look if you’re in the market for a new laptop or tablet.

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Acer announced new Switch Alpha 12 PCs

  • 24/04/2016 at 17:58 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Laptops

Acer Switch Alpha 12Acer has announced a new series of Windows 10 run PC’s called the Switch Alpha 12. They are the latest to try the detachable style for a more flexible notebook.

The video showing off the features of the new Switch Alpha 12 boast an innovative cooling system that will allegedly boost performance. But the real plus is the detachable screen.

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CES 2016 Day 1: Transitioning to the Future

CES 2016 Day 1Technology is heading in interesting directions. With the Internet of Things connecting everyday items that weren’t digital before, new materials being used to create beautiful screens and the internal hardware of digital devices becoming inexpensive and opening up new markets of customers to digital technology. The CES 2016 consumer technology show gives developers and individuals a look at what’s to come in the future.

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Mobile World Congress 2015 Preview

MWC 2015Barcelona is once again playing host to the largest and most important mobile event of the year, the Mobile World Congress. Already, people are on the edge of their seats as we anticipate the year’s most crucial and interesting releases in the mobile market.

By its very nature, this event has plenty of surprises. Smaller producers, or even well known brands that have fallen from grace in recent years, can sweep in with some really cool tech. But there are some coming unveilings that are known, and much anticipated. A few have already been shown off. Let’s take a look.

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Google’s new Haswell Chromebooks are faster and use less power

  • 11/09/2013 at 23:21 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Laptops

Google Haswell ChromebooksThe Chromebook has been a very quiet device in the past. Using low cost parts in order to present a budget friendly laptop, things never quite took off. But now they have announced a new, better version that uses Intel Haswell processors, as well as a new Chromebox using the same.

Back when the Chromebook was first launched, it had a lot of hype. Google had promised a functional but affordable alternative to other brands that were charging an arm and a leg.

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Acer shows off new Liquid S2, first 4K recording phablet

Acer Liquid S2After the more conservative release of the Liquid S1, a 5.7-inch smartphone that boasted the larger screen as a key feature, Acer has announced that they are going all the way. The Liquid S2 holds a 6-inch display, and will be the first smartphone to have 4k recording capabilities.

The phablet is making headlines more for the 4k feature than the screen size. In fact, all of the camera features are the primary selling points for this model. On the S2 we will see a13MP rear-facing camera, full high definition, 4x slow motion, 27MP panorama photo view and an LED flash. A less impressive 2MP front facing camera will allow for video chat.

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Computex 2013: Acer shows off Iconia W3 tablet and Liquid S1 smartphone

Acer Iconia W3 TabletComputex 2013 kicked off the morning with some of the biggest brands in personal technology present. Among them was Acer, who brought along their new ultrabook tablet…with a less than stellar response.

Their new 8.1″ Windows 8 tablet is called Iconia W3. Dubbed as “one-handed” tablet by the makers, it is basically a really small laptop. It connects to a small keyboard that can be used with one hand if the owner chooses to do so.

It may seem like a simplistic explanation, but it is accurate. The entire tablet was designed with the same Atom Z2760 processor of other Acer products, but only 2GB of RAM and either a 32GB or 64 GB storage option. It has a 1280×800 resolution on its miniature screen, and a decent integrated Intel Media Accelerator 3650 graphics card. The screen was made to show off the new Windows 8 with its updated interface and new, tablet friendly features.

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