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Weara-what? Acer's 'Selfie-Hat' slaps a tablet on a sombrero, adds glitter

Here's what happens when companies get desperate for attention.

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Acer launches $150 Windows tablet, upgrades Android offerings

Acer has refreshed its 8-inch Windows Iconia Tab tablet with a slightly more powerful processor, while pushing the price down further. Meanwhile, its Android lines have been upgraded.

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Video: Hands on with Acer's Liquid Leap wristband

This activity tracker will be Acer's entry into the wearables market when it arrives later this summer. Our colleagues at IDG News Service had the chance to try out the Liquid Leap at the Computex trade show in Taipei.

Hands-on with the Liquid Leap, Acer's first wearable

Acer is aiming to gain a foothold in the nascent wearables market by launching the Liquid Leap, a fitness tracker that monitors calories burned, steps taken, distance and gives notifications about incoming calls and text messages on its 1-inch touchscreen.

Acer rolls out Iconia Tab 8 with full HD display at Computex

Get a look at Acer's higher-end 8-inch Android tablet and its first wearable, the Liquid Leap fitness tracker.

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Acer's first wearable, the Liquid Leap fitness tracker, will only ship with a phone

Acer's first wearable, called Liquid Leap, is a fitness tracker, much like Samsung's Gear Fit

Intel 'Bay Trail' Chromebooks to go on sale this summer

Watch highlights from Intel's Chromebook event, where the chipmaker announced that the first low-cost Chromebooks that use Intel’s ‘Bay Trail’ Atom chip will start to go on sale this summer.

Acer announces new laptops, tablets, hybrids, and all-in-one PCs

Acer unveiled its new product lineup at an event in New York Tuesday, highlighting tablets and hybrid devices in an effort to counter the company's ailing PC business.

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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5 of the best Haswell-powered notebooks you can buy today

Intel's fourth-generation mobile Core processor is a powerhouse, and these five notebooks do the best job of harnessing it.

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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.