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Acer All-In-Ones Shown Off

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That's it, slim and sexy all-in-ones, stroke my tech prediction ego. The latest pair to be strutted about comes from Acer. First, we've got the eMachines EZ1600 (pictured), in silver or black, with an 18.5-inch screen with up to 720p resolution, an Intel Atom N270 processor with 945GSE chipset, 2 slots of SO DIMM memory, up to 160 GB in hard drive space, DVD-RW, Wi-Fi and a card reader. The...

Acer Hornet Nettop, Inspired by Wii

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Leaked info is flowing for Acer's Hornet nettop, to the point that we know enough to genuinely get excited. The home theater PC supports 1080p playback over HDMI, running on Intel's Atom N230 processor. The basic model will pack 1 GB of RAM, a 80 GB hard drive and Vista Home Basic, while both the "Deluxe" and "Media Center" models will include 2 GB of RAM, 120 GB of storage, Vista Home Premium...

Acer shows off the F900, M900, and DX900 handsets

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Acer dropped a new line of handsets at Mobile World Congress yesterday, the F900, M900, and DX900. The highlight of the bunch is the DX900, which a dual-SIM phone, meaning you can put two different SIM cards in the phone at the same time and switch between carriers at your leisure. The phone can handle 3G and 2G cards, so you can switch between data speeds as well if you're so inclined. The...

Acer launches new Ferrari laptop

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Acer has launched the new Ferrari 1200 laptop. The 12-ich notebook is the third generation of Ferrari desktops from Acer and has an AMD Turion X2 Ultra processor, LED-backlit display, and can hold up to 4GB of DDR2 memory. The laptop is expected to first become available in the UK and then gradually make its way to the US. No word yet on what pricing should be like, but the Ferrari laptops...

Acer's 23-inch monitor, Small Form Factor PC

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They're sold separately, but Acer's new small form factor PC and and 23-inch LCD monitor would make a great team. The latter, dubbed the H233H, has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a resolution of 1920x1080, with inputs for HDMI, DVI and VGA. It also packs two 1.5-watt speakers. All of this would go nicely with the Aspire X1700 desktop's HDMI output and 640 GB SATA II hard drive. The PC's other specs...

Acer surpasses Apple in notebook sales

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While Apple has started to lose sales, netbook creator Acer has started to gain in its place.   The computer maker grew it's shipment market share by a whopping 49 percent in the fourth quarter. Even more impressive is that the company grew an astounding 79 percent over last year. Acer shipped close to three million-- thats right, 3 million more notebooks in the third quarter of this year than...

Acer's 10-inch Aspire One Available From Q1 of 2009

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One of the best selling ultraportables, Acer Aspire One is going to enter the 10-inch market starting February or March. And that's not all. According to a report on Digitimes, Acer Taiwan president Scott Lin  said that along with the 10-inch Aspire One, they'll be releasing a 12.1-, 13.3-, and a 15.6-inch LED-backlit laptop series next year. He also pointed out that notebook prices on...

Acer's Aspire One goes all black

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Acer’s Aspire One laptop is set to hit the streets of Germany in anew “Black Edition.” The all black laptop has an 8.9-inch screen 1.6GHz Atom processor, 16GB SSD, web camera, and a memory card reader. German readers can pick one up now for around $500 US. [via Engadget]

Acer Will Release New Laptops in November

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Two more months left in 2008, and some say they're the best months for tech companies because consumers are in the buying spirit. They will buy this year, too, even though we're probably going through the worst financial crisis in recent history. But back to our stuff, I'd like to have your attention because Acer is planning on releasing some new laptop models that will hit the streets in...

Acer's "multimedia powerhouse" desktop

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Acer has announced the Acer Aspire X3200 desktop. The "multimedia powerhouse" has an AMD Phenom X3 processor, NVIDIA GeForce graphics, Blu-ray Disc technology, and Dolby Home Theater sound. The compact chassis has a 640GB hard drive, nine USB ports, and IEEE 1394 port, eSATA port, and a multi-in-one card reader to attach all your multimedia devices. [acer]

Acer Gemstone Blue

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Earlier this week, we covered the forthcoming FS series of notebooks by Sony, which feature a sizeable display and a blu ray drive.  Not one to be outdone, Acer announced today that they will be shipping their Acer Aspire Gemstone Blue starting now.  The Gemstone Blue features a blu ray drive and a colossal 18.2" display.  This nine pound behemoth features two hard drives, giving more storage...

Acer Predator: Ultimate Gaming PC

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We're pretty sure this thing is a desktop gaming PC, but the jury is still out. You could swap out the Acer logo and the "Aspire Predator" branding, and we wouldn't know what the hell this thing is. Maybe some sort of new military technology? BFG9000? Cold fusion? No, it really is a gaming PC, Acer's answer to the Dell XPS and Alienware high-end gaming machines. The Acer Aspire G7700...