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Acer ushers in two new Liquid handsets
By Luke Jones on Monday June 02, 2014

Acer launched a couple of new smartphones today to slot nicely into the company's Liquid range at the mid and budget price points. The Liquid Z200 will arrive as a contender in the growing budget space, while the Liquid Jade will fit into the mid-range.

Acer Iconia B1-A71 Android tablet appeals to budget-conscious 7-inch tablet buyers
By Andrew Kameka on Monday January 07, 2013

The rise of 7-inch tablets has continued following the success of low cost devices like the Amazon Kindle Fire and Google Nexus 7, and Acer today announced plans to keep deal-hunting buyers happy with an Android tablet for only $149.

Alibaba accuses Google of using Android to block Acer phone using competing OS
By Andrew Kameka on Thursday September 13, 2012

Hours before Acer was to announce its new phone running Alibaba's Aliyun operating system, Acer abruptly canceled the launch event without explanation. Alibaba now says Google is to blame.

Acer Iconia Tab A700 review
By Dan Seifert on Thursday August 09, 2012

The Iconia Tab A700 is Acer's latest Android-powered tablet and a follow up to its earlier A500 and A510 models. It comes with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and a new, high-res display, but is that enough to make it worthwhile option when shopping for a new tablet?

Acer launches Iconia Tab A700 tablet with full HD display
By Dan Seifert on Wednesday June 13, 2012

Acer has announced the Iconia Tab A700, a new member of its tablet portfolio complete with a full HD display. The 10.1-inch tablet runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and features a quad-core processor.

Acer promises Android 4.0 ICS updates for Iconia Tab A500, A100 to arrive April 27
By Dan Seifert on Wednesday April 18, 2012

Acer has officially gone on record to say that the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich updates for the Iconia Tab A500 and A100 tablets will arrive on April 27 in the U.S. Those in Canada will see the A500 update on that same day, while the A100 update is due to arrive in Canada on May 3. Interestingly enough, Acer hasn't announced plans to upgrade the A501 variant to Android 4.0, with the only difference between it and the A500 being 3G connectivity.

Acer Iconia Tab A510 Android 4.0 ICS tablet now available
By Dan Seifert on Wednesday April 18, 2012

Acer's latest tablet, the Iconia Tab A510, is now available for purchase. The A510 features a 1280 x 800 pixel display that measures 10.1 inches across the diagonal, a quad-core Tegra 3 processor, and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. It also has 1GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, and both front and rear cameras. Interested buyers can head over to Acer's website and pony up $450 for the privilege of owning the Iconia Tab A510.

Acer Iconia Tab A510 tablet packs NVIDIA Tegra 3, runs Android 4.0 ICS
By Dan Seifert on Thursday March 22, 2012

Acer has taken the wraps off of the Iconia Tab A510, its latest Android tablet. The Iconia Tab A510 is the first tablet from Acer to use the NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor and come with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich out of the box.

Acer announces Liquid Glow smartphone with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
By Dan Seifert on Friday February 24, 2012

Acer has announced a new member of its smartphone family, the curiously-named Liquid Glow. The Liquid Glow features Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and it will be available in three colors.

Next ICONIA TAB from Acer to sport 1080p HD display, quad-core processor
By Dan Seifert on Sunday January 08, 2012

Acer held a press conference to kick of the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show this afternoon, and after showing a bevy of ultrabook notebooks, the company revealed what its next-generation ICONIA TAB tablet will bring. Acer says that the successor to today's ICONIA TAB devices will feature a 1080p (1920 x 1080 pixel) display and will be powered by a quad-core processor. Unfortunately, we don't have any other details about the new tablet or any official images of it, but it's safe to say that it will likely run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich when it is officially launched. We would also guess that the quad-core processor inside of it is the NVIDIA Tegra 3 used in the ASUS Transformer Prime, but Acer could also use a Qualcomm processor, so we will just have to wait to find out more about it. We will bring you more information on what Acer is debuting at CES as we get it.