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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

Acer Aspire S13 review: Slim and savvily priced
4.5 stars Acer Aspire S13 review: Slim and savvily priced By Andrew Williams

A good screen, a decent processor, great battery life and a super-slim, light frame are all major benefits - some of which are class-leading for the Read more

Release the beast! Acer Predator 21 X gaming laptop boasts 21-inch curved screen and eye-tracking tech
Release the beast! Acer Predator 21 X gaming laptop boasts 21-inch curved screen and eye-tracking tech By Mike Lowe

Release the beast! Acer has unveiled a gigantic 21-inch gaming laptop, the Predator 21 X, which not only boasts the first curved screen in a laptop, but Read more

Acer Spin 7 preview: Flexible design with a touch of class
Acer Spin 7 preview: Flexible design with a touch of class By Mike Lowe

The convertible laptop game has gone from strength to strength, with the latest devices sporting slender bodies and discrete hinge mechanisms that make Read more

Acer Switch Alpha 12 review: Affordability is its ace
4.0 stars Acer Switch Alpha 12 review: Affordability is its ace By Mike Lowe

As a full laptop-replacement the Acer Switch Alpha 12 ticks many of the right boxes. The integrated stand is solid, the silent operation from the Read more

Acer's new all-metal X3 laptops aim at MacBook Air but for less
Acer's new all-metal X3 laptops aim at MacBook Air but for less By Cam Bunton

Acer has launched a brand new notebook series. With the MacBook Air firmly in focus, the computer giant has built the revamped TravelMate X3 series: an Read more

Acer Predator G1 desktop comes with its own suitcase... for first 1,000 punters
Acer Predator G1 desktop comes with its own suitcase... for first 1,000 punters By Mike Lowe

We had an inkling that Acer was going to lift the lid on new Predator gear at its global press conference in New York. Front and centre of its line-up Read more

Battery boom: Acer Zest Plus phone crams in 5,000mAh for two-day life
Battery boom: Acer Zest Plus phone crams in 5,000mAh for two-day life By Mike Lowe

It's not often we see an Acer phone - as most of them don't end up in the UK - but the just-announced Acer Zest Plus has got one really big thing going Read more

Acer announces fanless Intel Core i7 device, the Switch Alpha 12
Acer announces fanless Intel Core i7 device, the Switch Alpha 12 By Mike Lowe

With Microsoft Surface ruling the roost in its market, Acer wants a piece of the pie. So it's come out punching, with the announcement of the Switch Alpha Read more

Next at Acer: Watch the Predator and laptops live-stream here
Next at Acer: Watch the Predator and laptops live-stream here By Mike Lowe

It's Acer time. The Taiwanese company is all set to unveil new products at its global press conference, starting 16:00 BST (that's 11:00 EST in New York Read more

Acer Predator gaming laptops, desktops, projector and more hit India
Acer Predator gaming laptops, desktops, projector and more hit India By Luke Edwards

Acer has taken the wraps off its Predator range of gaming-focused machines that are headed to India. That includes Acer Predator laptops, desktops, monitors Read more

Acer Iconia One 8: Super-cheap Android tablet for children and newbs
Acer Iconia One 8: Super-cheap Android tablet for children and newbs By Luke Edwards

Acer has unveiled a new tablet at CES in Las Vegas this year which aims to rock the affordable tablet world with its compact 8-inch form. Meet the Acer Read more

Acer outs updated Aspire R 14, portable Aspire Z3-700 all-in-one as Windows 10 slew continues
Acer outs updated Aspire R 14, portable Aspire Z3-700 all-in-one as Windows 10 slew continues By Chris Hall

With Microsoft announcing its own hardware for Windows 10 recently, the roadshow continues, bringing more devices from more manufacturers. Now is the turn Read more

Acer Chromebook R11: Fully flexible Chromebook packs IPS screen on a budget
Acer Chromebook R11: Fully flexible Chromebook packs IPS screen on a budget By Mike Lowe

We've seen a dozen Chromebooks and it's fair to say few have ever impressed us. Why? Because of poor screen choices with limited angles of view.Not so Read more