Acer to unveil gaming Predator smartwatch at IFA 2016?

Acer Predator logo

IFA 2016, one of the largest consumer electronics trade show, is just around the corner. It has become a key event for manufacturers unveiling new devices for the fall and holiday shopping seasons. New wearables expected to be unveiled at this year’s event include the Samsung Gear S3, ASUS ZenWatch 3 and new Moto 360 smartwatches from Lenovo among others. If […]

Acer and Victorinox announce smart wearable accessories partnership


Victorinox, the company behind the famed Swiss army knife, and Acer today announced a new partnership that will see them incorporate wearable technology into the Swiss company’s product portfolio. The objective of the partnership is to develop accessories that will give lifestyle products such as a Swiss-made watch the functionality offered by wearable technology. The first product to emerge from this new partnership will be […]

Acer leads Chromebook market in Q2 2014

Q2 2014 TrendForce Chromebook market share

It may appear that Chromebooks are flying under the radar but they continue to make steady inroads as a viable alternative to Mac OS and Windows-powered notebooks. According to Taiwan market research firm TrendForce, Chromebook shipments topped 1.8 million units in Q2 2014. Perhaps more significant is that Acer made significant gains during the quarter and surpassed Samsung to take […]

Acer smartphones return to Canada with three unlocked devices including Liquid S1

Acer Liquid Z3

It’s been a while since we have seen an Acer smartphone in Canada but that is about to change. The company yesterday announced its return to our country with three unlocked smartphones. The Acer Liquid S1 is aimed at “on-the-go professionals and power users” while the Acer Liquid Z5 and Acer Liquid Z3 will slot in as Acer’s mid-range and […]

Acer unveils 2-in-1 Acer Aspire Switch 10 convertible tablet

Acer Aspire Switch 10

At a press event called “A Touch More Connected,” Acer yesterday unveiled its latest consumer products, ranging from new notebooks to new tablets and the Acer Liquid Leap wearable. It also announced the new 2-in-1 Acer Aspire Switch 10, a convertible tablet that promises “four modes for touch, typing, viewing, and sharing at any time.” The device can be set up […]

Acer announces Acer Liquid Leap smartwatch

Acer Liquid Leap

Acer announced a range of new products today at its “A Touch More Connected” launch event earlier today. Along with new notebooks and tablets, Acer briefly briefly showed off its first wearable device, the Acer Liquid Leap smartwatch, but revealed little about it except to say it was coming later this year. The narrow device, measuring only 17 millimeters across […]

Acer to hold A Touch More Connected event on April 29

Acer April 29, 2014 event invitation

Acer yesterday began to send out press invitations to a press event in New York City on April 29. Called “A Touch More Connected,” Acer will feature “the debut of this year’s product lineup and Jason Chen’s first global press conference as Acer’s President and CEO.” The theme’s title suggests that touch-enabled devices will be the focus of the announcement. […]