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Acer's $300 C270P Chromebook is a touchscreen laptop for the 99 percent

Acer's latest Chromebook undercuts the touchscreen Chromebook Pixel's price tag by a cool $1,000.

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Ultrabook Buying Guide 2013: How to find the right Ultrabook

Don't know what specs a laptop has to sport to bear Intel's Ultrabook seal of approval? Don't worry: We'll tell you everything you need to know about this ultra-portable line of laptops.

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Apple drops to second place in J.D. Power tablet satisfaction

For the first time, the iPad has fallen off the top of the customer satisfaction charts, beaten out by none other than Samsung. And it's exactly for the reason you might guess.

PC sales continue to plunge, but the drop is less steep

IDC and Gartner report that the PC market continued downhill during the third quarter, although IDC, at least, reported sales were better than expected.

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HP Chromebook 14

Haswell Chromebooks promise the all-day battery life of old

The latest Haswell Chromebooks from Acer,Hewlett-Packard, and others should last nine hours or so on a charge, with all the performance of Intel's latest Core chips.

Make room for big tablets, all-in-ones at IFA show

Panasonic and Acer believe bigger is better when it comes to tablets and all-in-ones. This video report from the IFA consumer electronics show looks at Panasonic's 20-inch 4K tablet and Acer's 24-inch all-in-one.

Acer DA241HL

Hands-on: Acer's 24-inch all-in-one Android desktop

Acer has chosen a different approach to the all-in-one PC, installing Android instead of Windows on its upcoming DA241HL, but the problem is that Google's operating systems isn't a desktop OS.

Acer Extend prototype is another stab at producing laptops powered by smartphones

The company is showing off a prototype laptop shell, called Acer Extend, that's powered entirely by a connected smartphone.

Acer Liquid S2 series

Large-screen smartphones, tablets, PCs expected at IFA

A smart watch from Samsung Electronics, an Acer smartphone that can shoot 4K video, and a Sony smartphone with a 20-megapixel sensor are among the announcements expected at this year's IFA consumer electronics show.

Acer: Expect more Android and Chromebooks, less Windows

Acer says it's trying to grow its non-Windows business "as soon as possible," which means more Chromebooks and Android-powered devices from the manufacturer.