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2014-10-22

Acer Total PC and Commercial Total PC Shipments Achieve Highest YoY Growth among Top Players Worldwide in Q3 2014

The latest preliminary data from IDC for Q3 2014 showed Acer has improved on its year-on-year (YoY) worldwide PC shipment with growth at 11.8%. This was in contrast to the overall industry decline of 1.4%. Quarter-on-quarter (QoQ), Acer saw a 12.6% rise, which also surpassed the industry average of 5.2%. In both YoY and QoQ shipments, Acer was one of only two brands among the top 10 players, and the only brand from Taiwan, to accomplish double-digit growth, demonstrating the company’s steady progress.

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2014-10-21

Acer Announces new S1 Projectors, Reliable Short-Throw Series For Education

Acer today announced the release of three new short-throw models to renew its S1 projector series. Designed for the education sector, these reliable projectors ensure smooth functionality in lecture halls and classrooms and provide a bright performance that lasts the test of time. Additionally, the S1 series projectors support the use of Acer SmartPen 2, a device developed for interactive learning and therefore perfectly suited for the educational environment. Thanks to the SmartPen, the presentation can be controlled remotely and the presenter can draw, write and sketch on the screen. Moreover, with multi-pen support, members of the audience can join into and contribute to the learning experience at any time.

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2014-10-13

Acer Hosts First BYOC™ Forum to Discuss IoT Opportunities and Trends

Acer BYOC calls for partners to build the Wangdao ecosystem together, create value and share the rewards of the future

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2014-10-13

Acer Sees Highest YoY & QoQ PC Shipment Growth in Q3 2014 among the Top Players Worldwide

Stellar performance in Q3 also attributed to the strong growth in 2-in-1 notebooks and Chromebooks

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2014-10-08

Achieves more than 100% on-year growth across 11 markets in EMEA for commercial Total PC shipments

Achieves more than 100% on-year growth across 11 markets in EMEA for commercial Total PC shipments

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2014-10-08

‘Acer Reliability Promise’ for SMB’s Extends to Windows-powered Tablets

Part of Continued Investment in Commercial Business Segment and Superior Product Quality

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2014-10-06

Acer Wins Three Good Design Awards of Japan

Liquid Jade, Aspire R 13 and Aspire V Nitro series recognized for design excellence

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2014-10-01

Acer Listed on the MSCI Global Sustainability Indexes for Environmental, Social and Governance

MSCI commends Acer’s efforts to fight controversial sourcing within the industry, and notes its unmatched level of transparency among Asian peers

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2014-09-26

Acer Aspire Switch 10 Gets Great Reviews from Experts

Versatility, magnetic hinge, elegant design and better sound quality make this 2-in-1 notebook a great buy

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2014-09-24

Acer Awarded 47K Notebook Tender by Georgian Ministry of Education and Science

Acer has been awarded a substantial education tender by the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia (MESG). This deal will meet the deployment of up to forty-seven thousand Acer TravelMate B115 notebooks

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2014-09-23

Acer Commercial PC Business in US Sees Highest YoY Growth Rate Among Top Five in Q2 2014
Ranked No. 1 in Ultraslim Commercial Portable PCs in US market in 1H 2014

Acer’s commercial PC business, which focuses on sales to SMB, education and government markets, realized the highest year-on-year growth (YoY) rates among the top five players in the US market during Q2 2014.

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2014-09-19

Acer Aspire R 13 Wins Laptop’s “Best of IFA 2014”

The Acer Aspire R 13 convertible notebook has been named by Laptop magazine as the “Best of IFA 2014” for “Best Hybrid.” It was one of only five products honored.

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2014-09-18

Acer Makes Headway in EMEA Commercial PC Business

Achieves more than 100% on-year growth across 11 markets in EMEA for commercial Total PC shipments

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2014-09-15

Acer Debuts on Dow Jones Sustainability Emerging Markets Index

For the first time, Acer has been selected for the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), one of the world’s leading sustainability indices. Acer is listed on the DJSI Emerging Markets Index which includes the top 10 percent performing companies out of the 800 companies invited to participate in this assessment. This result is a confirmation of Acer’s efforts to improve sustainability across the entire spectrum of its business. Acer performed exceptionally well in the fields of Supply Chain Management and Brand Management.

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2014-09-10

Acer Chromebook 13 Commended by TIME and the Media

Since Acer launched its Chromebook 13 as the industry’s first Chromebook powered by an NVIDIA Tegra K1 mobile processor and the company’s first with a 13.3-inch display, it has received numerous positive reviews from the media, including TIME, for its long battery life, smooth multi-tasking, and fanless design.

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2014-09-09

Acer Announces Two New Contemporary Monitors with Frameless Design

S277HK offers 4K2K resolution for premium image quality; H257HU brings WQHD resolution for great visual enjoyment

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2014-09-03

Acer Unveils New Holiday Product Portfolio at IFA 2014

A product for everyone and a strong heritage: Acer presents “A Touch More Connected” at IFA 2014

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2014-09-03

Acer Announces Two New Convertible Notebook Lines, the Aspire R 13 Series and Aspire R 14 Series

Both feature innovative hinge designs that effortlessly transition the devices into numerous positions for a variety of uses

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2014-09-03

Acer Expands Its Flexible 2-in-1 Product Family with New 11.6-inch Aspire Switch 11

Current Aspire Switch 10 Series also updated to include a 10.1-Inch Full HD model

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2014-09-03

Acer Expands Tablet Range with Android, Windows and Different Screen Sizes

Acer today announced two new tablets and expanded the Iconia One series to maximize enjoyment on the go or at home. They include the Iconia Tab 8 W, Iconia Tab 10, and Iconia One 8.

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2014-09-03

Acer Liquid Z500 Smartphone: Best entertainment anytime and anywhere

Listening to music, streaming movies or taking photos – Liquid Z500 is stocked with the whole world of entertainment.

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2014-09-01

Acer Takes No. 1 Position in Philippines in Total PC, Portable PC, and Projector Shipments - Acer grew 101.1% on-year for portable PCs

Acer has achieved the dominant position across the board in the Philippines, ranking No. 1 for Total PCs and portable PCs in Q2 2014 (IDC) and for projectors in the 1H 2014 (PMA Research), in unit shipments.

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2014-08-26

Acer Liquid Jade and Acer Liquid Leap available in Europe. - Curved surface Liquid Jade stylephone and colorful Liquid Leap wearable hits European stores as IFA debuts.

After their announcement last June at Computex in Taipei, Acer Liquid Jade and Liquid Leap have been highly anticipated, and are now to be released in Europe as IFA in Berlin kicks off.

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2014-08-25

Acer Digital Art Exhibition Opens in China

Today a digital art exhibition title sponsored by Acer officially opened its doors to visitors at the Bao-an International Airport in Shenzhen, China. The exhibition will showcase two prominent works of art, including a 320 meter long contemporary still painting from Taiwan and an animated version of a Song Dynasty (1085-1145) painting from Mainland China, bringing together technology and art as well as contemporary and ancient art. The exhibition will run from August 25, 2014 until March 15, 2015.

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2014-08-21

Acer’s Chrome Devices Now Expand to Include New Chromebox CXI and Chromebook 11

Building on the success of its award-winning and best-selling Acer C7 Series Chromebook, Acer today announced the expansion of its Chrome OS devices with the new Chromebox CXI and Chromebook 11. Acer’s Chrome devices are ideal for education, businesses, organizations, budget-conscious users, and those who are either invested in or want to leverage the affordability and security of the Google Chrome ecosystem. With the Chromebox CXI, Acer is offering users the speed and security of Chrome in an alternative space-saving form factor.

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2014-08-15

Acer Expands Liquid Smartphone Sales in Pan America

Acer brings its Android-powered smartphones to Mexico following successful launches in Chile and Canada

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2014-08-13

Acer Announces Full Line of 4K2K and WQHD Resolution Monitors - Bigger screens, sharper images plus smart color control and eye protection technologies provide comfortable viewing

Acer announces its comprehensive lineup of high resolution monitors with bigger screens up to 32 inches and sharper images in 4K2K and WQHD resolutions. In addition, Acer ColorPlus and Acer EyeProtect features deliver stunning, higher quality imagery for a more immersive and comfortable visual experience. Acer will also be the world’s first to launch the 4K2K monitor in 32-inch screen size.

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2014-08-13

New Aspire V Nitro series to deliver instant and cutting-edge performance that is more than just A Touch More Powerful

Acer today announced the launch of its Aspire V Nitro series, available in 15-inch and 17-inch. Built for full immersion, the V Nitro series offers the power and features to tackle demanding multimedia apps including photo and video editing software, and graphic-intensive entertainment applications with rich visuals and booming audio, such as watching Blu-Ray movies or playing the latest games.

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2014-08-13

Acer Announces Full Line of 4K2K and WQHD Resolution Monitors - Bigger screens, sharper images plus smart color control and eye protect technologies provide comfortable viewing

Acer announces its comprehensive lineup of high resolution monitors with bigger screens up to 32 inches and sharper images in 4K2K and WQHD resolutions. In addition, Acer ColorPlus and Acer EyeProtect features present stunning and higher quality imageries for a more immersive and comfortable visual experience.

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2014-08-12

Acer Launches Industry’s First Chromebook Powered by NVIDIA Tegra K1 and its First 13.3-inch Model

The #1 provider of Chromebooks (1) in US expands its portfolio with a new line that delivers up to 13 hours of battery life (3), optional full HD 1920x1080 display.

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2014-08-11

Acer Liquid Leap Smart Wearable Forecasted to Become a Best Seller by Analytics Firm - Survey shows fitness bands garnered most consumer interest

The Acer Liquid Leap smart wearable was recently forecasted by analytics firm First Insight to become one of the best-selling wearable devices, and was one of the top three picks among all the devices evaluated.

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2014-08-11

Acer Launches Industry’s First Chromebook Powered by NVIDIA Tegra K1 and its First 13.3-inch Model

Acer expands its Chromebook portfolio with a model that delivers enhanced mobile performance for graphic-intense apps, games and more; up to 13 hours of battery life(1) and option for full HD display takes Chromebook from workday productivity to nighttime entertainment.

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2014-08-07

Acer Q2 Financial Results: Consolidated Revenue NT$81.34B (US$2.72B) up 6% on-quarter; Operating Income NT$662M (US$22.14M); PAT NT$485M (US$16.2M); EPS NT$0.18

Acer announces its Q2 2014 financial results following approval by the Board of Directors. The consolidated revenue of NT$81.34B (US$2.72B) was down 9% on-year, but increased by 6% on-quarter, demonstrating two consecutive profitable quarters. Operating income was NT$662M (US$22.14M), PAT was NT$485M (US$16.2M), and EPS was NT$0.18.

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2014-08-07

Acer Chairman George Huang Leads the Strategy Development Office

Acer’s Board of Directors has approved George Huang, Acer Chairman, to concurrently lead the newly established Global Strategy Office. Assuming the role of Corporate Chief Strategy Officer (Corp. CSO), Huang will focus on seeking new business investment opportunities for the company’s long-term direction and sustainability. In addition he will oversee Acer’s business strategies across the organization by building on its existing foundations of the PC, tablet, smartphone and other hardware products connected within Acer’s BYOC™ (Build Your Own Cloud) ecosystem.

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2014-08-01

Acer Expresses Shock in Kaohsiung Explosions; Pledges to Donate NT$2 Million toward the Relief and Recovery Efforts

Regarding the multiple gas explosions in Kaohsiung that occurred late yesterday in southern Taiwan, Acer expresses its shock and sympathy to the city and its citizens. To show our support, Acer pledges to donate NT$2 million towards the relief and recovery efforts.

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2014-07-29

Acer Monitors Top the US Retail Market in 1H 2014

Acer monitors have held the top position in the US retail market for the first six months of this year with between 18-20% of the unit share each month, according to global information company, The NPD Group.

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2014-07-28

Acer V6 Series Monitors Win Best Choice Green ICT Award at Computex - The LED-backlit monitors made with post-consumer recycled material also received the SEAD Global Efficiency Medal for energy saving designs

Acer’s V6 series monitors made with post-consumer recycled (PCR) material has been selected for the Best Choice Green ICT award at Computex 2014. The LED-backlit monitors are designed with energy-saving features targeting business, government, and education markets and were recently awarded with the SEAD Global Efficiency Medal.

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2014-07-28

Acer Projectors P1383W TCO and P1510 TCO are now TCO Certified

Acer is proud to announce that two of its products, namely the P1383W TCO and the P1510 TCO projectors, have been awarded the TCO Certification by TCO Development. While this certification has been granted to several Acer Monitors in the past, it is the first time it has been given to Acer projectors.

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2014-07-25

Acer Extensa 15 series for essential everyday tasks

Acer today announced the Acer Extensa 15 notebook series designed to meet the essential needs of professional users, SMB and SOHO users looking for portability, productivity, and efficiency. Available in two models, EX2510 and EX2509, this notebook series is equipped with a sharp 15.6-inch display and a powerful 4th Gen Intel® Core™ (EX2510) or Intel® Celeron/Pentium Quad Core™ (EX2509) processor running on Windows 8.1, allowing smooth multitasking and simplified searching both on- and offline.

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2014-07-16

Acer Wins Reader’s Digest Asia Trusted Brand Award

Acer has been honored by Reader’s Digest with a “Gold” 2014 Asia Trusted Brand Award in the Consumer Electronics category. Asia Trusted Brand Awards are given to brands that win the Trusted Brand Award in the same category for at least three Asian markets surveyed. This year Acer won the awards for Taiwan, the Philippines, Malaysia and Singapore.

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2014-07-14

Acer Chromebooks Lead the Way in US Consumer Market in Q1

According to recent data from NPD Group, Acer Chromebooks led the way in the US consumer market in Q1 2014 with 46.7 percent market share(1)

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2014-07-11

Acer to Exhibit Full Range of Commercial Products at Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference

Acer will exhibit a full range of its commercial products at the 2014 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC), booth #501, from July 13-17 in Washington, D.C. Under the theme, “Designed for Every Move of Your Success”, this year Acer is showcasing products that meet the needs of commercial, education and institutional customers in a number of areas including mobile productivity, stationary solutions and versatility at work.

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2014-07-04

Acer Voted Favorite Projector Brand in Germany

Acer announces that it has been honored with a Leser Award (Readers’ Award) 2014 in the projector category, affirming its position as the leading projector brand in Germany.

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2014-06-25

Acer Announces Management Change in EMEA - Acer Board also appoints George Huang as Chairman

Acer announces that Luca Rossi will be appointed president for Acer Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Current Acer EMEA president, Oliver Ahrens, will embark on a new challenge as president of the newly formed Pan-Asia Pacific regional operation which will encompass China, Taiwan and Asia Pacific. With the grouping of China, Taiwan and Asia Pacific under one regional management, Acer expects to improve the allocation and sharing of resources, enhance competitiveness and boost business performance in the region. The organization changes and appointments will take effect on August 1st, 2014. George Huang, one of the co-founders of Acer and a long-time member of the board has been appointed as new Acer Chairman during the last board of directors meeting, succeeding Stan Shih which has been invited to serve as honorary chairman.

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2014-06-20

‘Acer Reliability Promise’ for SMBs Extends to monitors and projectors - Acer is continuing to bet on its products quality

Acer announced enhancements to the ‘Acer Reliability Promise’ by extending the program to B6 monitor series and P5 projector series starting from June 20th. The Acer B6 Monitor series and P5 projectors series combine the latest display technologies with smart Eco features for long term quality viewing with reduced cost of ownership. Acer strives to continuously reduce power consumption whilst enhancing the user viewing experience.

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2014-06-18

Acer's New Board of Directors Elect George Huang as Acer Chairman - The Board also invites Stan Shih as Honorary Chairman

Acer’s Board of Directors today elected George Huang to succeed Stan Shih as the new Acer Chairman, and invited Shih as honorary chairman.

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2014-06-18

Acer Announces New Pan-Asia Pacific Organization and Management Change in EMEA - New organization to improve allocation of resources and boost regional business performance

Acer announces its new Pan-Asia Pacific regional operation will encompass the operations of China, Taiwan and the Asia Pacific. Current Acer EMEA president, Oliver Ahrens, will embark on a new challenge as president of this new regional operation. He will hand over his responsibilities to Luca Rossi, current vice president of EMEA Product Business Unit, who will be appointed the new EMEA president of Acer. The organization changes and appointments will take effect on August 1st.

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2014-06-16

Fusion of Technology and Art: Acer Sponsors Digital Art Exhibition at China’s Shenzhen Airport - Exhibition of ancient and modern art from China and Taiwan opens on August 25

Acer will be the title sponsor of the digital art exhibition that features famous works of ancient and modern art at the Shenzhen Bao-an international airport in China. The exhibition involves curators from both Mainland China and Taiwan, and will open on August 25.

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2014-06-13

Acer Partners with Major Operators to Expand Smartphone Business in Asia and Europe

Acer announced that it will expand its smartphone business with major partnerships in Asia and Europe, marking an important milestone for the company.

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2014-06-13

Acer Smartphones Rank No. 3 in Thailand in Q1 2014 in Sales Quantity

Acer smartphones reached No. 3 in Thailand for Q1 2014 in sales quantity by shipping a record 336,380 units in total, according to data by Canalys(1).

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2014-06-12

Your Home is Your Stadium With Acer’s Range Of Projectors

Ahead of this year’s biggest sport event, Acer has announced a 12th player to the field, the Acer Home projectors for the ultimate public viewing experience. Users can enjoy resolutions of up to 1080p with the brightness of 3.000 lumens and the versatility of watching the big game inside the home or in the garden with friends and family.

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2014-06-06

The New Acer Veriton Z4 Series and N Series PCs Deliver High Performance and Security for Businesses

Acer today has unveiled the new Acer Veriton Z4 Series and N Series PCs featuring excellent security technology and a compact design making them the perfect solution for modern businesses from enterprise to small office.

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2014-06-04

Acer Announces MOU with MediaTek for Cloud and Wearable Technologies - MediaTek joins Acer’s partner alliance for the development of BYOC™ solutions for the cloud era

Acer and MediaTek announced today at Computex a memorandum of understanding in the cooperation of cloud and wearable technologies. The companies hope to create more opportunities for innovation and develop a wide range of products in this emerging field.

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2014-06-03

Acer Honored with Two Computex Design and Innovation Awards for Outstanding Industrial Design

Acer has been honored with two prestigious Computex Taipei Design & Innovation (d&i) Awards at this year’s Computex Show in Taipei for outstanding industrial design. The winning entries are the Acer Aspire V 13 notebook and Aspire U5-620 all-in-one PC.

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2014-05-30

The Acer Liquid E600 – the Sleek New Smartphone with 4G-LTE

Acer today unveiled at Computex the new Acer Liquid E600, an elegant and powerful smartphone for digital and entertainment enthusiasts, adding 4G-LTE capability to its portfolio. Compatible with the latest LTE Cat. 4 standard at 150 Mbps speed, the Liquid E600 is amongst the few to offer true 4G for everyone. With AcerFLOAT technology and ultra-fast internet, users are able to multi-task by checking out their favorite social media site and streaming music whilst checking their messages or answer incoming calls from friends and family.

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2014-05-30

The Acer Liquid E700 Smartphone Delivers Impressive Features with Powerful Battery Life and Tri-SIM

Acer today unveiled at Computex the new Acer Liquid E700 smartphone aimed at globetrotters who require a powerful battery life to keep up with their busy lifestyles. The Acer Liquid E700 delivers 60 days of standby, 12 hours of video playback, 100 of music, or 24 hours of talk time allowing users to stay connected to friends, family and the latest entertainment for long periods of time.

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2014-05-30

Acer Debuts the Liquid Leap as its First Wearable Device along Curved Liquid Jade Smartphone at Computex

Acer debuts the Acer Liquid Leap at Computex as its first wearable device. The touch-screen smart band with fitness tracking, phone and SMS notification, and music control will be sold together with the Acer Liquid Jade smartphone in selected markets. The new smartphone is ultra-slim with a beautifully curved design featuring an IPS and Zero Air Gap technologies HD display and great camera performance.

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2014-05-30

Acer Liquid Z200 Smartphone Combines Style, Affordability and Sound for the Everyday

Acer today announced at Computex the Acer Liquid Z200 smartphone designed for feature phone upgraders, first time users or secondary phone buyers, available in a variety of colors to accentuate users’ personalities. Designed for users of all ages with tight budget or looking to purchase a secondary or a vacation device, this 4-inch WVGA display entry smartphone with optional DualSIM make it the ideal compact colorful easy-to-use Android 4.4 (KitKat) smartphone. In addition, an immersive sound experience is provided via DTS Studio Sound™ available previously only on Acer mainstream smartphones.

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2014-05-30

Acer Iconia Tab 8 Tablet A Touch Sharper with Full HD Display

Acer today debuted the Acer Iconia Tab 8, a highly portable 8-inch tablet with a Full HD display with IPS(1) and Zero Air Gap technologies and Intel® Atom™ quad-core processor bringing a fast and immersive multimedia experience. The Iconia Tab 8 also sports a simple and elegant design with a sophisticated metallic silver rear cover and slim profile that looks great and fits comfortably in one hand. Its excellent value, stylish design and great functionality make it compelling for young users or modern day explorers.

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2014-05-29

Acer Premiers BYOC™ Solutions at its Experience Center Opening in Taiwan

Acer today premiered its Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC™) ecosystem at the opening of its BYOC Experience Center in Aspire Park, Taiwan. BYOC is Acer’s new brand for solutions designed to redefine the connected world for individuals and businesses in the era of the cloud technology, and demonstrates how they can become A Touch More Connected through BYOC.

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2014-05-29

Acer Unveils New Suite of “ab” Branded Apps and a new Branded Character “abWuKong” for its BYOC™ EcoSystem

Acer today unveiled a suite of apps for consumers and businesses within BYOC™, its new Build Your Own Cloud service. Acer will be aligning all apps and services under the sub-brand “ab” which stands for Acer BYOC. The sub-brand “ab” will be added to every app as a signal of the security and ease that comes with BYOC.

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2014-05-27

Acer V6 Series Monitors Win Best Choice Green ICT Award at Computex - The LED-backlit monitors made with post-consumer recycled material also received the SEAD Global Efficiency Medal for energy saving designs

Acer’s V6 series monitors made with post-consumer recycled (PCR) material has been selected for the Best Choice Green ICT award at Computex 2014. The LED-backlit monitors are designed with energy-saving features targeting business, government, and education markets and were recently awarded with the SEAD Global Efficiency Medal.

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2014-05-22

The New Sleek and Powerful Acer TravelMate B115P designed for Students and Workers On-The-Go

Acer today has unveiled the new TravelMate B115P laptop with stylish new FlowCurve design, improved mobility and up to ten hours of battery life. Together with its quiet fan-less chassis and Windows-based touch control, the B115P delivers a great mobile computing experience.

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2014-05-22

Acer Delivers World’s First 4k2k Display with NVIDIA® G-SYNC™ Technology for Smoother and Responsive Gaming

Acer announces the new Acer XB280HK gaming monitor as the world’s first 4k2k display featuring NVIDIA® G-SYNC™ technology to provide stunning, ultra-smooth, tear-free imagery and rich colors for outstanding gaming experiences. It features Acer’s flicker-less, low-dimming and ComfyView technologies that reduce strain on the eyes for smooth and comfortable extensive viewing.

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2014-05-15

Acer Unveils New Visual Identity for its BYOC™ (Build Your Own Cloud) Brand

Acer today unveiled its new visual identity for BYOC™ (Build Your Own Cloud). As previously announced, and under the direction of the new Acer leadership team, Acer is transforming from a hardware company into a “hardware + software + services” company as it starts to embrace new opportunities in the cloud technology era.

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2014-05-09

Acer and Red Peak Continue Partnership as Current Contract Ends in June; Red Peak to Serve as External Agency from July 1st - Red Peak Chairman Michael Birkin shall be released from the role of Acer chief marketing officer

Acer’s current engagement with Red Peak Group will end on June 30; from July 1 the contract with Acer shall be amended to allow Red Peak to continue providing marketing services as an external agency. As part of the current engagement, Red Peak Chairman Michael Birkin joined Acer as chief marketing officer in 2012; he will be released from this role after June 30.

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2014-05-08

Acer Q1 2014 Financial Results: Consolidated Revenue NT$76.72B (US$2.51B), Operating Income NT$127M (US$4.2M), PAT NT$1M (US$37K), EPS NT$0.0004 - In addition, Acer’s board of directors nominates candidates for the new term election in June

Acer announces the Q1 2014 financial results with consolidated revenue of NT$76.72B (US$2.51B), operating income of NT$127M (US$4.2M), profit after tax (PAT) of NT$1M (US$37K), and earnings per share (EPS) of NT$0.0004.

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2014-05-06

Acer Reliability Promise’ for SMBs Extends to Veriton desktops - Part of Continued Investment in Commercial Business Segment and Superior Product Quality

Acer announced enhancements to the ‘Acer Reliability Promise’ by extending the program to Veriton desktops. The scheme is targeted especially at Small/Medium Businesses/SoHo and now covers its TravelMate commercial notebook range and Veriton desktops, offering a unique value for end customers. Customers purchasing a qualifying Acer Veriton between April 1, 2014 and December 31, 2014 and registering within 30 days will be eligible to claim a 50% refund off the price paid if the product is repaired under warranty within the first year.

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2014-04-29

Acer Showcases New Back-To-School Product Portfolio at “A Touch More Connected” Launch Event in New York

Acer today unveiled its new consumer product portfolio at a global launch event in New York. Themed “A Touch More Connected,” the event showcased Acer’s latest line-up of 2-in-1s, notebooks, tablets and all-in-one desktop PCs that help people get more connected with the world around them. The event also marks the first appearance at a global event by Jason Chen since joining the company in January of this year as Acer’s CEO and Corporate President.

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2014-04-29

Acer Unveils the 2-in-1 Aspire Switch 10: Notebook and Tablet in One Flexible Device

Acer unveils the  2-in-1 Acer Aspire Switch 10 that’s a notebook and tablet combined in one flexible device with four modes for touch, typing, viewing, and sharing at any time. The smart device features a magnetic detachable Acer Snap Hinge™ design for easy transition between modes, latch-free keyboard docking, and optional additional storage capabilities. The Acer Aspire Switch 10 is the ideal companion that helps users stay a touch more connected wherever they go.

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2014-04-29

Acer Iconia One 7 Tablet Brings Lively Multimedia in a Variety of Color Options

Acer today unveiled the Acer Iconia One 7 at its “A Touch More Connected” launch event in New York.  The incredibly portable 7-inch tablet, with Intel® dual-core processor, is the ultimate device for anyone who wants to enjoy mobile entertainment in a stylish device with multiple color options. The affordable price makes it even more compelling for families and anyone on a budget.

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2014-04-29

New Acer Iconia Tab 7 Combines Tablet and Phone Functionality

Acer today unveiled the Acer Iconia Tab 7(¹) at its “A Touch More Connected” launch event in New York. Equipped with phone functionality and 3G connectivity, the Iconia Tab 7 is the marriage of the two most used consumer devices — a tablet and phone — together in a super portable, premium-looking design with a vibrant 7-inch screen.  Users can use 3G to browse, keep in touch, stay current on news, events and social networks, as well as enjoy voice calls.

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2014-04-29

Acer Unveils New Aspire E 14 and E 15 Notebook Series in a Variety of Colors

Acer today announces the Aspire E 14 and E 15  notebook series built with time-tested technologies ideal for users who require everyday productivity and infotainment at an affordable price. In addition, a variety of fashionable colors are available to accentuate users’ personalities.

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2014-04-29

Acer Unveils the Aspire V 11 (Touch) and E 11 Notebooks with Unique Designs for Stylish, Cool and Quiet Computing

Acer today unveils two new 11.6-inch notebooks, the Acer Aspire V 11 (touch) and E 11, which feature a distinctive FlowCurve and fan-less design for stylish, cool, and quiet computing. The thin and light notebooks are ideal for consumers who require technology that looks chic and fulfills all their infotainment needs on the go.

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2014-04-29

New Aspire U5 Series All-in-One Brings Web Video Communications to Life - Acer also debuts new Aspire Z3 Series all-in-one for fun and sharing with family

Acer today unveiled two new all-in-one (AIO) desktop PCs with 23-inch Full HD IPS displays, delivering vibrant and clear wide angle viewing. The new AIOs include the Acer Aspire U5-620 for consumers desiring a premium PC to serve as the home’s digital entertainment hub and the Aspire Z3-615 for budget-minded buyers wanting a mainstream PC for the entire family to enjoy.

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2014-04-24

Acer Australia Wins One of the Largest Government IT Deployments in Victoria

Acer to supply 11,500 units of the Veriton X4630 desktop PCs bundled with 24” BL246HL monitors, together with 1,000 units of a blend of TravelMate P653 and P645 notebooks across Victorian Police stations throughout the state.

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2014-04-22

New Acer H9505BD Projector Brings a Professional Cinema Experience to Homes

Acer today announces the availability of the Acer H9505BD home projector for customers in Europe which combines brilliant image quality with powerful technology offering users a complete cinematic experience in the comfort of their living room.

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2014-04-22

The New Acer P7 Projector Series Provides a Premium Experience for Professionals

Acer today unveils its new range of high resolution premium projectors, the Acer P7 Series, which combine supreme performance and outstanding image quality making them great partners either for use in a large auditorium or a small meeting room.

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2014-04-17

The New Acer B326HUL Monitor with Outstanding Color Quality

Acer today has unveiled the new B326HUL monitor, which combines a solid ergonomic design with outstanding color capability to suit the most intense work environments and to meet the needs of industrial specialists like photographers, video creators and designers. The intelligent, eco-friendly design has also earned the EPEAT® Gold ranking, Energy STAR 6.0 and TCO 6.0 product certification.

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2014-04-17

The new Predator Gaming Monitor Acer GN246H, Thrilling 3D and Sharp Motion Video

Acer today has unveiled its new 3D monitor, the Acer Predator GN246HL brings spectacular 3D action to your digital content, dramatically enhancing the experience of everything from Full HD Blu-ray™ movies, immersive games, family photos, 3D CAD applications and even 3D medical analysis.

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2014-04-03

Acer Wins Cloud Open Platform Business with International Customer

Acer announces the signing of a cloud technology license agreement with an international customer for its Cloud Open Platform business. Both parties will be working closely in the coming year, and the business win is expected to benefit Acer’s overall revenue and profit.

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2014-04-02

Acer Appoints Nancy Hu as Chief Financial Officer; Approves Eva Ho’s Resignation

Acer’s Board of Directors has approved the resignation of Eva Ho, CFO, who has tendered her resignation due to personal reasons. She will be succeeded by Nancy Hu, formerly the vice chairperson and president of Videoland Inc., Taiwan. This management change is part of a well-planned transition that will take effect on May 1, 2014.

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2014-03-27

Acer Nominates Independent Directors

Acer’s Board of Directors today approved the nominations of independent directors for election at the next shareholders’ meeting in June. The nominees are: Dr. Ji-Ren Lee, Professor of International Business at National Taiwan University, Cheng Wu, CEO and co-founder of Azuki Systems, and Dr. F.C. Tseng, vice chairman of TSMC, for an extended term.

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2014-03-27

Acer 2013 Financial Results: Consolidated Revenues NT$360.13B (US$12.02B), Operating Loss NT$11.41B (US$380.97M), PAT -NT$20.52B (-US$685.11M), EPS -NT$7.54, Book Value per Share NT$20.7

Acer Inc. announces the 2013 financial results, with consolidated revenues of NT$360.13B (US$12.02B), down 16.2% YOY; operating loss of NT$11.41B (US$380.97M), profits after tax (PAT) of -NT$20.52B (-US$685.11M), earnings per share (EPS) of -NT$7.54, and book value per share of NT$20.7. The results deviate only marginally from preliminary figures announced on January 17.

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2014-03-27

Acer Announces Regional Management Change - Scott Lin, Senior Corporate VP and President of Greater China will retire

Acer’s Board of Directors today approved the retirement plan of Scott Lin, Senior Corporate VP and President of Greater China regional operation on April 30, 2014.

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2014-03-25

Acer TravelMate P645 Notebook Awarded Again for Design Excellence - Earns Red Dot Award

Acer today announces that the Acer TravelMate P645 commercial notebook has once again been honored for its product design, this time capturing the prestigious 2014 Red Dot Award. This honor closely follows Acer’s four big wins at the 2014 iF Product Design Awards last month, which also included the Acer TravelMate P645 among its winners.

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2014-03-18

The New Acer B276HUL and B296HCL Deliver an Outstanding True Color Experience and Robust Ergonomics for Multifunctional Usage.

Acer today unveiled today two new high resolution displays, combining impressive pixel performance with a solid ergonomic foot stand for a comfortable and outstanding viewing experience.

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2014-03-18

Introducing the Powerful New 27-inch Slim Display with High Definition Color, Acer K272HU Series

Acer today unveiled the eco-friendly K272HU Series monitor which offers ultra-high resolution, stunning colours and performance for everyday PC users whilst being cost effective.

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2014-03-18

Acer to Clarify As Soon As Possible on Alleged Insider Trading by Two Employees

Acer has today provided related information to authorities in cooperation with the investigation process on alleged insider stock trading by two employees’ individual actions.

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2014-03-10

New Acer C205, the exceptionally light and versatile projector

Acer today announced the availability of brand new Acer C205 LED Pocked projector with outstanding a high brightness of 150lm for customers in Europe. With two powerful 2W speakers the new projector delivers an impressive sound to match its clear, crisp visuals offering users a professional movie theatre in the palm of their hands. Whether it’s for business or personal use the C205 is small enough for users to take with them wherever they go.

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2014-03-10

New Acer H5380BD, high brightness Livingroom Projector brings the Cinema in Your Home

Acer today announced the availability of the Acer H5380BD, living room projector for customers in Europe. High Brightness of 3.000 ANSI Lumens, displays native 720p HD images in widescreen format (16:9), making it ideal for home entertainment. With 144Hz 3D support, the Acer H5380BD is optimized for your living room to experience high-quality movie and 3D gaming entertainment. True Cinema experience at 24 frames per second is the Acer Projector Blu-Ray movies in their original cinematic format smoothly again as it was shot on a movie set. Watch movies with 24p from the eyes of the director. Movie Quality Projection

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2014-03-10

New Acer K137, Palm-Sized, High Brighness HD LED Projector. Now Available In Europe

Acer today announced the availability of the award-winning Acer® K137 LED projector for customers in Europe. Lightweight and portable, these LED projectors are smaller than an A4-size magazine and can fit a business person’s travelling needs as well as used by families as a portable home theater.

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2014-03-04

New Acer G7 Zero Frame Series Delivers Sharp Details From All Angles

Acer today announced the availability of the Acer G7 Everyday Series, slim monitors for the European customers. The Acer G7 series ZeroFrame (2.2mm) slim design makes the visual experience boundless with a 178° viewing angle and Acer eColor management, allowing for a razor sharp viewing xperience.

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2014-02-20

Make Life A Touch Brighter with the Sleek and Powerful Liquid E3 Smartphone

Following the success of its smartphone range, Acer today unveiled the Liquid E3, a compact 4.7-inch smartphone designed for photo enthusiasts looking to take great quality images to share with friends and family through social media.

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2014-02-20

Make Life A Touch Smaller with the Elegant Liquid Z4 Smartphone

Following the success of the Liquid Z series, Acer today unveiled the Liquid Z4, a compact 4-inch smartphone designed for those who enjoy taking photos, browsing the internet and using social media.

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2014-02-18

Acer Projector Market Share Ranks No. 3 Worldwide and No. 2 in EMEA in 2013 - Achieving annual worldwide growth rates above market average since 2007

Acer announces that its projector business has achieved its best personal ranking of No. 3 and market share of 7.1% worldwide in 2013, according to unit shipment data from PMA Research . Since 2007 Acer projectors’ global ranking has also climbed steadily and exceeded the market average in growth rate each year.

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2014-02-11

Acer Scores Four Big Wins at the 2014 iF Product Design Awards - Winning products: Acer Aspire R7 notebook, Acer Liquid Z5 smartphone, Acer TravelMate P645 notebook, and Acer K137 projector

Acer has scored four winning entries at the 2014 iF Product Design Awards. Organized by the International Forum Design of Germany and in its 61st year, the iF award logo has become synonymous for outstanding design around the world.

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2014-01-23

Acer Announces First Tier Organization and Personnel Adjustments for End-to-end Management and Precise Operating Mechanism

Jackson Lin to head Notebook Business Group; Simon Huang to lead Stationary Computing and Display Business Group; Maverick Shih to oversee BYOC and Tablet Business Group

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2014-01-17

Acer Speeds Up Corporate Transformation by Writing Off Additional NT$1.3B (US$44M) Loss in Raw Materials Inventory and Other Costs in Q4’13

To speed up Acer’s corporate transformation, the company’s Board of Directors approved to write-off losses of NT$1.3B (US$44M) in raw materials inventory and other costs which will be reported in the Q4’13 financial results. This latest write-off will help optimize the company’s operational management. Taking immediate action, Acer will formulate its product strategy with more caution and implement precise production planning and inventory control. Senior executives have also taken voluntary salary cuts of 30% from January to share responsibility.

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2014-01-15

Acer V6 Series Monitors Honored with Global Efficiency Medal for Energy Saving Designs - Recognized by the Super-efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment (SEAD) Initiative of the Clean Energy Ministerial

Acer is proud to announce that three Acer V6 series computer monitors have each been awarded with the 2014 Global Efficiency Medal by the Super-efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment (SEAD) Initiative. The Global Efficiency Medal recognizes the world’s most energy-efficient computer monitors.

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2014-01-07

Acer Invests 7 Million Shares in PChome Group’s Third-Party Payment Business - As part of the corporate transformation Acer invests in PChomePay for opportunities in ecommerce

Acer announces the strategic partnership with PChome Group by purchasing 7 million shares in PChomePay, the group’s third party payment business in Taiwan. The purchase represents 15.6% of shares, and marks Acer’s positive stance on the future opportunities in Internet trading and transaction.

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2014-01-03

A Touch Cooler With the Iconia A1-830 Durable, Stylish 7.9-Inch Android Tablet

Acer today unveiled the new Acer IconiaA1-830, a 7.9-inch Android tablet with a stylish and stunning design, fast performance and vibrant IPS display.

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2014-01-03

A Touch Cooler For Everyone With the New Iconia B1

Acer today unveiled the third generation of the Acer Iconia B1 with a slim design, 10-point touch display and increased performance, setting a new standard for a tablet targeted at young or new users or families looking for an additional tablet for their children. The Iconia B1 is also ideal for busy individuals seeking a convenient mobile companion.

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2014-01-03

A Touch More Work and Play With the Iconia W4

Acer today presents the new 8.1-inch Iconia W4 tablet running Windows 8.1 and the 4th generation Intel® Atom™ processor. Compact enough to hold in one hand yet spacious enough for comfortable viewing, the Iconia W4 brings mobile productivity and media consumption to the next level.

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2014-01-03

Compact Screen and Easy Multitasking With the Liquid Z5

Following the success of the Liquid Z series, Acer today unveiled the Liquid Z5, a compact 5-inch smartphone designed for first time smartphone adopters or budget conscious users looking mainly for mobile browsing, photo and video clip taking anytime and mobile entertaining.

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2014-01-03

A Touch More Chrome with the Acer C720P Chromebook

The striking Moonstone White chassis complements the sleek design of the C720P-2600 Chromebook. The entire chassis is white, giving the device a consistently stylish look from any angle. In addition, customers will enjoy the benefit of touch on the device’s 11.6-inch HD LED back-lit display to do more with Chrome apps, media, games and more.

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2014-01-03

Aspire S3 Ultrabook™ Now Available in Europe

Acer today announced that its Aspire S3 Ultrabook™ is now available in Europe, Middle East and Africa starting at €999.-.

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2014-01-03

Aspire V5 Broadens “Touch and Type” Offering with A Touch More Versatility

With the introduction of the new Aspire V5 Series, Acer continues to bring touch and type to the mainstream segment. Designed in line with the current trend towards thinner and lighter notebooks that allow users to enjoy both entertainment and content creation anytime, anywhere, the new V5-561P comes with a built in optical drive as there is are still a lot of customers who prefer to view and store content using an optical drive.

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2014-01-03

Acer Introduces the Acer DA223 HQL Portable Android All-in-one for Entertainment and Sharing around the Home

Acer today announced the Acer DA223 HQL, a portable 21.5-inch All-in-one (“AIO”) with Android OS, and features convenient touch, a built-in battery and seamless edge-to-edge glass design.

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2014-01-03

Acer Introduces Acer TA272 HUL Android All-in-one with WQHD Resolution for a Visually Stunning Home Computing Experience

Acer today launched the Acer TA272 HUL Android All-in-one (“AIO”) that combines an ultra-high resolution 27-inch display, powerful NVIDIA Tegra quad-core processor and premium chassis design.

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