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HP takes top spot from Lenovo in PC market
In the worldwide PC market, global shipments were above expectations, reaching 58.5 million during the last quarter.
12 Apr 2019
Acer’s new laptops for business and education
The TravelMate X514 is designed for business and commercial use, while the Chromebook Spin 13 aims for the growing classroom device market.
04 Mar 2019
Acer’s new programme and portal for partners
A simple and manageable programme designed to incentivise, recognise and reward commercial partner achievements.
21 Feb 2019
Acer’s new top tech gaming notebooks
Predator Triton 900 features a convertible 4K display and the new NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 GPU, and the 500 is just 18mm thick.
14 Jan 2019
IDC: PC shipments decline even in holiday quarter
The traditional PC market saw shipments decline 3.7% in 4Q18, although this was less than the expected 4.7%.
14 Jan 2019
IDC - Global traditional PC market growth strongest since 1Q12
After six years of mediocre to flat growth, traditional PCs look to be on the rise again.
16 Jul 2018
Research: HP took lion’s share of PC shipments in 4Q17
“Chromebooks grew by 67.2% YoY, the majority of which came from the education segment. The uptake of Chromebooks is expected to increase in 2018.”
21 Mar 2018
AR/VR headset market forecast to rocket 48.5% in 2018
After its brief hiccup in 2017, the augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) headsets market is set to offer opportunities aplenty.
20 Mar 2018
Hands-on review: Acer Switch 5
The Acer Switch 5 is a well-designed hybrid laptop for average everyday use, even if it is a bit expensive.
12 Mar 2018
NSW government taps 13 IT companies for ICT services panel
Ingram Micro, Data#3, Acer and Lenovo (amongst others) will all deliver services for NSW government departments.
12 Feb 2018
Hands-on review: The Acer Spin 7 laptop performs most admirably
This machine will be a brilliant alternative to those of you who are iOS averse...
20 Sep 2017
Consumer, enterprise and public sector fuel Aussie PC spend
Australia’s traditional PC market has bucked the global trend to record growth in Q2, driven by strong consumer, enterprise and public sector spend.
11 Sep 2017
Indian PC market hits all-time low on back of GST implementation
Traditional PC shipments in India have slumped nearly 19% quarter on quarter to an all-time low on the back of the recent GST implementation, IDC says
28 Aug 2017
Acer's New Zealand business back in black
Acer Computer’s New Zealand business has bounced back into the black in its latest financials, after recording a 7% increase in revenue for the year.
19 Jun 2017
Cyclone fleshes out All of Government offerings with new Acer deal
Cyclone has inked a deal with Acer which will see it providing the vendor’s full product suite to All of Government participating agencies.
12 Jun 2017
New partnership gives educators more ICT procurement options
Acer and Cyclone forge new partnership to pass on savings and a wider range of ICT procurement options to New Zealand Schools.
09 Jun 2017
Acer reveals ultra thin gaming notebook with NASA technology
Acer's new gaming notebook features a very slim design, latest graphics and processors with what it claims is industry-leading thermal technology.
01 Jun 2017
Microsoft announces controllers for mixed reality headsets
Developers have two headsets to choose from: a $300 Acer one and a $329 HP one, both of which are available now for pre-order.
12 May 2017
Acer's new Predator gaming laptop looks FIERCE
This stacked gaming laptop will be available to try at IEM in Sydney this weekend.
05 May 2017
Another smartwatch, this time by Acer
“The new Acer Leap Ware is designed to act as a virtual coach to help people go, track, and share.
28 Apr 2017
Hands-on review: Acer Switch Alpha 12 - a tablet packed with value
Armed with an Intel Core i3 processor, the Acer Switch Alpha 12 is pretty zippy upon startup, and I found it easy to use the touch screen controls.
28 Sep 2016
Hands-on review: ACER Aspire S13 - slim, sexy and powerful
The Aspire S13 is easily one of the most user-friendly devices I’ve trialled, with a powerful processor, the wonderful ergonomics and a sexy feel.
09 Aug 2016
Acer NZ slides further into the red despite revenue increases
Acer's New Zealand operations have tumbled further into the red, despite an increase in revenue, with losses topping $1 million for FY15.
05 Jul 2016
Acer suffers US data breach, extent of damage unknown
Taiwanese tech giant Acer recently suffered a massive data breach that has potentially affected 34,500 of its US customers.
27 Jun 2016