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12 Best Gadgets From IFA 2015

Stewart Wolpin | Posted 09.15.2016 | Technology
Stewart Wolpin

IFA, Europe's version of the Consumer Electronics Show, ended its annual Berlin run last week. Like CES, IFA serves as the launching pad for thousands...

The Global Search for Education: How to Improve -- From Australia

C. M. Rubin | Posted 04.10.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

In his paper, "Is School Reform Working?", Professor Geoff Masters explores whether or not the policy settings for Australian schools are on track to ensure future improvements in that country's decade-long decline in the PISA test. I caught up with him recently to get some answers to the questions I had.

The Future Of Fashion Is The Selfie Hat

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 09.13.2014 | Weird News

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a selfie hat. Designed by Christian Cowan-Sanluis and tech product group Acer, the sparkling pink, wide-brim headg...

Prince Harry Opens Up About Losing Princess Diana While Visiting Orphans In Brazil

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 06.26.2014 | Impact

Prince Harry took a break from the fun and games of the World Cup to bond with -- and offer support to -- some of Brazil’s orphans. While Harry c...

$99 Tablet To Rock Gadget World

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 12.26.2012 | Technology

Taiwanese PC giant Acer is ready to rock the gadget world with a new $99 tablet set to compete in the low-cost market against Amazon and Barnes & Nobl...

Screen Hottie's Dolphin Love

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.01.2012 | Celebrity

An Acer laptop has the power to turn Megan Fox into a brilliant marine biologist who talks to a dolphin. Talk about a transformer! In a new comm...

CEO Of Major PC Maker Urges Microsoft To 'Think Twice'

Reuters | Posted 10.06.2012 | Technology

LONDON (Reuters) - Taiwanese computer maker Acer has urged Microsoft Corp to reconsider its planned venture into the tablet market, the Financial Time...

Exec At Major PC Maker Dismisses Microsoft Surface Tablets

Reuters | Paul Sandle | Posted 08.21.2012 | Technology

By Paul Sandle LONDON (Reuters) - Acer, the world's fourth largest PC maker, has dismissed Microsoft's chances of becoming a rival to A...

Acer Trots Out Windows 8 Tablets And More

Reuters | Clare Jim and Argin Chang | Posted 08.03.2012 | Technology

By Clare Jim and Argin Chang TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's Acer Inc said on Monday it would remain closer to U.S. chipmaker Intel, even t...

Google Slashes Chromebook Prices

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 11.21.2011 | Technology

Google has announced a holiday-timed price cut to its line of Chromebooks, the little "Nothing but the Web" personal computers that run an operating s...

Laptop With Two Screens Coming Soon

The Huffington Post | Jason O. Gilbert | Posted 10.29.2011 | Technology

Ever wish your laptop could fold out into two monitors? Well, be prepared to double your pleasure with a new dual-screen laptop available in time for ...

Google Debuts Chrome-Powered Laptops

The Huffington Post | Thomas Houston | Posted 07.11.2011 | Technology

Google took the wraps off the Chromebook, the first consumer-facing laptop powered by the Chrome operating system. Following last year's Cr-48 pil...

Acer's Android Honeycomb Tablet Challenges iPad 2

Larry Magid | Posted 07.10.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

Using Google's Honeycomb and the hardware that supports it is a little like being around a real Honeycomb. It's a bit complex and, if you're not careful, you can get stung. But once you know what you're doing, it's very sweet.

PHOTOS: New Android Tablets Unveiled

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

*Scroll down for photos.* At a press conference on Tuesday, Acer unveiled two Android tablet devices. Both will go on sale in 2011, although neither ...

Google's Android to Run on Acer Netbooks

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Acer is set to be the first PC manufacturer to package its netbooks with Google's Android operating system. One of the finest selling points about Google's OS is that its free.