In an effort to bridge the divide between desktops, notebooks, and tablets, Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system is very touch-oriented. Our software news, reviews, and guides help you get the most out of the company’s newest environment so that you never have to feel lost.
Acer Already Working on Iconia W3 Replacement
Jul 21, 2013 - in News
Acer is addressing the issues surrounding the Iconia W3 tablet with a second generation solution this fall.
Acer Intros New "Multimedia Monster" Desktops
Jul 11, 2013 - in News
These desktops are packed with Haswell CPUs and GeForce GTX 660 GPUs.
Acer Announces First 8-inch Windows 8 Tablet Priced at $379
Jun 3, 2013 - in News
It's the first, but it won't be the last.
Acer Working on Windows 8 Haswell-based Tablet
May 29, 2013 - in News
This sounds like a new version of the Acer Iconia W7.
Acer's 8-inch Windows 8 Tablet Shows Its Face Again
May 21, 2013 - in News
This time the 8-inch Windows 8 tablet is on Acer's own website.
Acer 8.1-inch Windows 8 Pro Tablet Shows Up on Amazon
May 4, 2013 - in News
Looks like Acer and Amazon just confirmed that smaller Windows 8 tablets are on the way.
Acer Reveals Aspire R7 Convertible, Aspire P3 Ultrabook
May 3, 2013 - in News
Acer has introduced the Aspire P3 convertible Ultrabook and the Aspire R7 multi-mode notebook.
Acer Working on 8-inch Windows 8 Pro Tablet?
Apr 25, 2013 - in News
Acer may be producing an 8-inch version of its Iconia W510-1674 Windows 8 Pro tablet.
Acer Iconia W510 Tablet: A Tale Of Intel Vs. ARM And Acer Vs. Apple
Apr 24, 2013 - in Reviews
Some folks still say that the x86 ISA will never catch up to ARM when it comes to efficiency. Our granular power analysis demonstrates just how efficient x86-based CPUs can be, though. But how does Intel compete when we dig deeper into user experience?
IDC: PC Shipments Dropped 13.9% in 1Q13
Apr 22, 2013 - in News
PC sales continue to drop.
Report: PC Shipments Will Drop 1.3% in 2013
Mar 6, 2013 - in News
Even growth in emerging markets in slowing down for desktops.
Acer Working on Windows RT Tablet for 2013 Release
Feb 27, 2013 - in News
Acer has resumed development of an ARM-based Windows RT tablet.
Acer Sees More Success in Chrome OS Than in Windows 8
Jan 30, 2013 - in News
Acer is having more success with Chrome OS in the last two months than it has had with Windows 8 since its October debut.
Acer Says Touchscreen Laptops Will Soon Be Everywhere
Jan 2, 2013 - in News
It may be a few years before touch-based notebooks actually dominate the market.
Acer Warns Microsoft That Hardware Business is Tough Food
Nov 6, 2012 - in News
Taiwanese PC maker compares computer manufacturing to food.
Acer Intros New 20'' Windows 8 Pro AIO
Nov 5, 2012 - in News
Here's a new AIO Windows 8 Pro desktop from Acer focused on the professional environment.
Acer Stresses Importance of Touch Through Win 8 Products
Nov 3, 2012 - in News
Acer has invested a considerable amount of time and money into touch-enabled devices powered by Windows 8.
Acer Reveals Iconia W700P, W510P Windows 8 Pro Tablets
Oct 19, 2012 - in News
18 hours of battery life promised for device, as is apparently connecting to the internet in 2.5 seconds.
Acer Introduces New Windows 8 Desktops
Oct 18, 2012 - in News
Acer has introduced two new lines of Windows 8 desktops: a micro tower and a small form factor desktop.
Acer Intros New Windows 8 Notebooks, Ultrabooks
Oct 12, 2012 - in News
Acer has revealed two Ultrabooks and three notebooks that will ship on Windows 8 Day (October 26).
Home Shopping Network Starts Selling Windows 8 PCs Early
Oct 8, 2012 - in News
Acer Founder: Windows 8 More Stable Than Apple iOS 6
Oct 1, 2012 - in News
Acer founder Stan Shih says Windows 8 is more stable than Apple's iOS 5.