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Acer ConceptD 500 desktop PC has a built-in wireless charging pad for your phone
Acer ConceptD 500 desktop PC has a built-in wireless charging pad for your phone By Mike Lowe

The Acer ConceptD 500 is a desktop PC aimed at creative professionals, offering a high-end spec and a built-in wireless charging pad for your phone! Read more

Acer updates top-end Predator Helios and budget Nitro gaming laptop lines
Acer updates top-end Predator Helios and budget Nitro gaming laptop lines By Maggie Tillman

Acer wrapped up an event on Thursday in New York City, where it unveiled a range of new machines, including its latest gaming laptops. Read more

Acer Predator Helios 700 initial review: Gaming beast boasts sliding keyboard
Acer Predator Helios 700 initial review: Gaming beast boasts sliding keyboard By Mike Lowe

The 2019 Predator Helios 700 boasts a sliding keyboard and depth-sensitive keys. It's a giant but powerful beast that's sure to impress the hardcore. Read more

Acer ConceptD 5 initial review: A-grade ideas?
Acer ConceptD 5 initial review: A-grade ideas? By Mike Lowe

Acer announced ConceptD - aimed at high-end users with creative workflows - with the 5 a direct competitor for the MacBook Pro. But how does it fare? Read more

Acer's new ConceptD line packs a wild-looking creator notebook and headset
Acer's new ConceptD line packs a wild-looking creator notebook and headset By Maggie Tillman

Acer has unveiled a new range of Windows 10 desktops, notebooks, monitors, and more aimed at creators. It's called ConceptD. Read more

Next at Acer 2019: Watch the Acer global press conference live stream right here
Next at Acer 2019: Watch the Acer global press conference live stream right here By Mike Lowe

It's the annual Acer global press conference. Here's how to watch the 2019 live stream for the latest laptops, Predator gaming goodies and more... Read more

Acer Predator Helios 500 review: Not a looker, but capable of beautiful things
3.5 stars Acer Predator Helios 500 review: Not a looker, but capable of beautiful things By Adrian Willings

The Acer Predator Helios 500 is big and it's not necessarily beautiful, but it is almost certainly proof that you shouldn't judge a book by its cover. Read more

Why did Acer put a camera on the bum of its new Chromebook?
Why did Acer put a camera on the bum of its new Chromebook? By Maggie Tillman

You need to fold the display 90-degrees flat and then hold the device up to use this "world facing" camera, oddly. Read more

In pictures: Acer's Predator Triton gaming laptops step up a level
In pictures: Acer's Predator Triton gaming laptops step up a level By Dan Grabham

At the same time we checked out the latest version of the ultraportable Acer Swift 7, we also took the opportunity to see Acer's new Predator Triton notebooks. Read more

Acer's Predator Triton monster gaming notebooks have brand new Nvidia graphics
Acer's Predator Triton monster gaming notebooks have brand new Nvidia graphics By Adrian Willings

Acer has unveiled new Predator gaming laptops that include convertible displays and incredible gaming specs to rival desktop machines. Read more

Acer Swift 7 (2019) initial review: The fanless ultraportable now with dual-core Core i7
Acer Swift 7 (2019) initial review: The fanless ultraportable now with dual-core Core i7 By Dan Grabham

The new Swift 7 capitalises on what was already a compelling proposition. The extra power is very welcome and the design has got even better. Read more

Acer Swift 7 refreshed again for 2019 with an even sleeker design
Acer Swift 7 refreshed again for 2019 with an even sleeker design By Rik Henderson

As part of its CES 2019 announcements, Acer has unveiled a new Swift 7 laptop that looks even thinner and more sleek than ever before. Read more

Acer's new Chromebook 315 boasts AMD A-Series processors
Acer's new Chromebook 315 boasts AMD A-Series processors By Rik Henderson

Acer has announced its first Chromebook to sport AMD A-Series processing and Radeon graphics.The Acer Chromebook 315 is a 15.6-inch Chrome OS laptop Read more

Acer goes all fancy with aluminium Chromebook 514
Acer goes all fancy with aluminium Chromebook 514 By Rik Henderson

During its pre-IFA media briefing, Acer announced an addition to its Chromebook range that is designed for looks and durability, as well as affordability.The Read more

Acer Swift 5 and Swift 3: the lightest laptop, and then the most ordinary
Acer Swift 5 and Swift 3: the lightest laptop, and then the most ordinary By Andrew Williams

Acer has lifted the lid on the Swift 5, which it showed off earlier in 2018 as the “lightest 15-inch laptop in the world”, and tweaked Swift 3 models. Read more

Acer's Aspire line-up offers a laptop for just about everyone
Acer's Aspire line-up offers a laptop for just about everyone By Andrew Williams

Acer has announced its new Aspire line-up, full of laptops for people who want plenty of substance without the cost of a super-slim and stylish model.The Read more

Acer OJO 500 Mixed Reality headset has detachable design, is easier to clean than most VR devices
Acer OJO 500 Mixed Reality headset has detachable design, is easier to clean than most VR devices By Rik Henderson

Acer has announced a Windows Mixed Reality headset with a detachable design - the first virtual reality headset to do so, it claims.The Acer OJO 500 can Read more

Acer Chromebook Tab 10 initial review: The first Chrome OS tablet
Acer Chromebook Tab 10 initial review: The first Chrome OS tablet By Mike Lowe

When is a Chromebook not a Chromebook? When it's an Acer Chromebook Tab 10, that's what. The world's first Chrome OS-powered tablet takes its operating Read more

Acer Swift 5 (15-inch) initial review: The shape of things to come
Acer Swift 5 (15-inch) initial review: The shape of things to come By Mike Lowe

When we reviewed the Acer Swift 5 in 2017 we were rather impressed with the slender, 14-inch notebook. For 2018 it's coming in a 15-inch format - but without Read more

Here's the Acer Predator Helios 300 Special Edition white and gold in pictures
Here's the Acer Predator Helios 300 Special Edition white and gold in pictures By Mike Lowe

You're looking at the Acer Predator Helios 300 in white and gold. Yep, the Special Edition series laptop ditches the usual black and red for a paler colour Read more

Acer goes after Google Pixelbook with convertible Chromebook Spin 15
Acer goes after Google Pixelbook with convertible Chromebook Spin 15 By Maggie Tillman

Acer is in the middle of holding an event, and it's going hard after the Google Pixelbook, with the new Chromebook Spin 15.Spin 15 has a 15.6-inch touchscreen Read more

Acer Swift 5 arrives in 15-inch format, weighs less than 1kg
Acer Swift 5 arrives in 15-inch format, weighs less than 1kg By Mike Lowe

When Acer announced the sub-1kg 14-inch Swift laptop in 2017, we found it to be a proficient performer for on-the-go types. And now, as announced at the Read more

Acer Predator Helios 500 is a beast of a gaming notebook with up to 8th Gen Intel Core i9+ processing
Acer Predator Helios 500 is a beast of a gaming notebook with up to 8th Gen Intel Core i9+ processing By Rik Henderson

Acer has announced a super powerful beast of a gaming laptop that can be spec'ed with overclocking-enabled 8th Gen Intel Core i9+ processing.That, combined Read more

Acer Chromebook Tab 10 debuts as world's first Chrome OS tablet
Acer Chromebook Tab 10 debuts as world's first Chrome OS tablet By Elyse Betters

Have you ever wanted a Chrome OS tablet?Well, you can buy the pricey Pixelbook hybrid, which can transform from a touchscreen laptop into a tablet of Read more

Acer Swift 5 review: Lightweight design means limited longevity
4.0 stars Acer Swift 5 review: Lightweight design means limited longevity By Andrew Williams

How excited does the prospect of a sub-1kg laptop get you? If the answer is "very", then the Swift 5 might be the perfect laptop for you. However, the Read more

Acer Chromebook Spin 11 puts a 360-degree hinge and USB-C into an affordable package
Acer Chromebook Spin 11 puts a 360-degree hinge and USB-C into an affordable package By Max Langridge

Acer has announced a new version of the Spin 11 Chromebook for 2018 that can run Android apps and be used in four different modes. The Spin 11 has a hinge, Read more

Acer Chromebook 11 (2018) initial review: Blue, budget and potentially brill
Acer Chromebook 11 (2018) initial review: Blue, budget and potentially brill By Mike Lowe

The Chromebook category has come an awful long way over the years. The 2018 Acer Chromebook 11 goes to show just how much you can squeeze out of a £249 Read more

Acer Swift 7 review: The smartphone-thin laptop is here
3.5 stars Acer Swift 7 review: The smartphone-thin laptop is here By Andrew Williams

When you think the laptop has got about as slim as it can get, a company pushes the envelope. Which is exactly what Acer has done with the new Swift 7 Read more

Acer Chromebook 11 embraces USB-C and Google Play
Acer Chromebook 11 embraces USB-C and Google Play By Rik Henderson

Acer has announced a new Chromebook line that will sport USB-C connections and Google Play, so can play and run millions of Android apps on the device Read more

Acer's updated Swift 7 is once again the ‘thinnest laptop in the world' and squeezes in 4G LTE, too
Acer's updated Swift 7 is once again the ‘thinnest laptop in the world' and squeezes in 4G LTE, too By Dan Grabham

Acer has updated its Swift 7 in time for CES 2018 and given it an even thinner chassis – now just 8.98mm thick (it was around 10mm previously). What’s Read more

Acer Switch 7 Black Edition preview: Unrivalled power from this mighty 2-in-1
Acer Switch 7 Black Edition preview: Unrivalled power from this mighty 2-in-1 By Mike Lowe

With the rise of the Microsoft Surface and increasing strength in the 2-in-1 market, manufacturers are looking for different ways to stand out from the Read more

Acer Chromebook 15 preview: Large and in charge
Acer Chromebook 15 preview: Large and in charge By Mike Lowe

The Acer Chromebook 15 is the perfect example of how Chromebooks have progressed over recent years. No longer does the word 'Chromebook' dictate an ultra-budget Read more

Acer unveils Holo360 and Vision360 cameras for use on-the-go and in the car
Acer unveils Holo360 and Vision360 cameras for use on-the-go and in the car By Max Langridge

Acer has announced two new 360-degree cameras in the form of the Holo360 and Vision360. The former is a general-use camera for creating videos that can Read more

Acer expands Switch, Swift and Spin convertible model ranges
Acer expands Switch, Swift and Spin convertible model ranges By Max Langridge

Acer has introduced new models to its Swift, Spin and Switch convertible and detachable Windows 10 devices at IFA 2017.Starting with the Switch 7 Black Read more

Acer bets big on Chromebooks with the Chromebook 15
Acer bets big on Chromebooks with the Chromebook 15 By Max Langridge

Acer has used the IFA show in Berlin, Germany to announce the latest version of the Chromebook 15, the only Chromebook in the world with a large, 15.6-inch Read more

Acer Swift 3 review: A solid, affordable laptop choice
4.0 stars Acer Swift 3 review: A solid, affordable laptop choice By Andrew Williams

The Acer Swift 3 isn't quite the ultra-bargain the last the last model in this series was. However, it's still a cracker of a deal when in numerous Read more

Acer Chromebook 11 review: The best budget Chromebook yet?
4.5 stars Acer Chromebook 11 review: The best budget Chromebook yet? By Andrew Williams

The Acer Chromebook 11 is as good as Chromebooks get. Indeed, it's good enough to consider it over an Android 2-in-1 or even low-end Windows laptop. Read more

Acer unveils two Iconia tablets, including Tab 10 with Quantum dot display
Acer unveils two Iconia tablets, including Tab 10 with Quantum dot display By Max Langridge

Following the launch of the Switch 2-in-1s and Swift notebooks, Acer has unveiled two new 10-inch Iconia tablets; the Iconia Tab 10 and Iconia One 10. Read more

Acer Chromebook 11 N7 review: A rugged and well-priced Windows-alternative
4.0 stars Acer Chromebook 11 N7 review: A rugged and well-priced Windows-alternative By Andrew Williams

Chromebooks have been around for years, but we still meet plenty of people who don't know what they are. If you're going to buy a laptop, it might as well Read more

HP and Acer announce budget laptops running Windows 10 S
HP and Acer announce budget laptops running Windows 10 S By Elyse Betters

Microsoft revealed it was working with hardware partners to develop Windows 10 S devices, and now we know which ones.HP and Acer are the first two hardware Read more

Acer Windows Mixed Reality review: Good enough to bring VR to the masses?
3.0 stars Acer Windows Mixed Reality review: Good enough to bring VR to the masses? By Adrian Willings

The Acer Windows Mixed Reality headset is one of the cheapest of the current offerings of Mixed Reality headsets and it, unfortunately, shows during Read more

Acer Switch 5 review: The silent Surface killer?
4.0 stars Acer Switch 5 review: The silent Surface killer? By Mike Lowe

All in all, there are a number of positives to find in the Acer Switch 5. But as a £1,000+ device it doesn't quite astound, which leaves us leaning Read more

Acer Leap Ware preview: More a limp than a leap
Acer Leap Ware preview: More a limp than a leap By Mike Lowe

When Acer CEO Jason Chen showed off the company's latest wearable, the Leap Ware, at Acer's annual conference, the slender looking wrist-wearable looked Read more

Acer Predator Triton 700 preview: A gaming great is born?
Acer Predator Triton 700 preview: A gaming great is born? By Mike Lowe

Gaming laptops are undergoing change: no longer do they need to be the size of a four-bedroom house to deliver considerable power, as the trimmed-down Read more

Acer's all-new Aspire laptop line is affordable and suits everyday needs
Acer's all-new Aspire laptop line is affordable and suits everyday needs By Elyse Betters

Acer has unveiled its refreshed Aspire notebook line while at a press event in New York.These are Windows 10 laptops called Aspire 1, Aspire 3, Aspire Read more

Acer debuts new 2-in-1s in Switch 3 and 5, and all-new Swift notebooks
Acer debuts new 2-in-1s in Switch 3 and 5, and all-new Swift notebooks By Cam Bunton

At a press event in New York City, Acer took the wraps off its latest portable computing solutions. There's the new Switch 3 and Switch 5 2-in-1 crossovers, Read more

Acer Predator Triton 700 is an ultrathin gaming laptop beast
Acer Predator Triton 700 is an ultrathin gaming laptop beast By Rik Henderson

Gaming laptops have been growing in popularity at a healthy rate in the last couple of years and Acer's Predator range has been a major driver.Not one Read more

Acer Leap Ware fitness watch offers plenty of features and sensors for a reasonable €139
Acer Leap Ware fitness watch offers plenty of features and sensors for a reasonable €139 By Rik Henderson

Acer has announced a smart fitness watch that is packed with tracking sensors yet looks more like a standard wristwatch.The Acer Leap Ware has a circular Read more

Acer Spin 5 review: An affordable all-rounder
4.0 stars Acer Spin 5 review: An affordable all-rounder By Andrew Williams

The Spin 5 might not have the very best build quality (the HP Pavilion x360 is better), but the Acer can outsmart many competitors in terms of power, Read more

Acer Swift 7 review: Has Acer finally cracked high-end laptop design?
4.0 stars Acer Swift 7 review: Has Acer finally cracked high-end laptop design? By Andrew Williams

The Acer Swift 7 is one of the thinnest laptops in the world, and it costs a bit less than some in this class. Add a good trackpad, a decent screen Read more