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  • Acer rewards consumers this festive season

    Acer rewards consumers this festive season

    November 11, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern AfricaComments Off on Acer rewards consumers this festive season

    Acer Africa is ringing in the festive season with the Acer Rewards You campaign. Consumers who purchase any Acer laptop at participating retailers this festive season will be eligible to receive up to R 4 000 in lifestyle vouchers. “We realise that during...

  • The Acer Nitro 5 is a gaming laptop that leans towards the lower end of the pricing spectrum to make PC gaming more accessible to anyone on a strict budget.

    Acer Nitro 5 Review

    November 5, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Acer Nitro 5 Review

    The Acer Nitro 5 is a gaming laptop that leans towards the lower end of the pricing spectrum to make PC gaming more accessible to anyone on a budget. The Nitro 5 sports a 3GHz Intel Core i5-8300H processor, a Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 graphics card, 8GB of...

  • Chromebooks in your classroom

    Chromebooks in your classroom

    October 27, 2018 • Education, Gadgets and Gaming, Southern AfricaComments Off on Chromebooks in your classroom

    How The Chromebook Allows Students To Become Content Creators Rather Than Content Consumers After allaying its critics, Chromebook has been labelled by educators as the essential classroom tool. In a recent study by Acer – European Schoolnet Educational...

  • How the Chromebook allows students to become content creators

    How the Chromebook allows students to become content creators

    October 26, 2018 • EducationComments Off on How the Chromebook allows students to become content creators

    After allaying its critics, Chromebook has been labelled by educators as the essential classroom tool. In a recent study by Acer – European Schoolnet Educational Netbook Pilot of 2010, 74% of European based teachers who participated in the study...

  • Touchscreen-equipped, super lightweight, and a solid performer, the ACER Swift 5 is not to be underestimated, but don't be too dazzled either.

    REVIEW: ACER Swift 5

    September 2, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on REVIEW: ACER Swift 5

    Touchscreen-equipped, super lightweight, and a solid performer, the ACER Swift 5 is not to be underestimated, but don’t be too dazzled either. The ACER Swift 5 notebook is hailed as the world’s lightest 15-inch notebook PC. The design of the Swift was...

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    Acer to support schools in implementing new teaching and learning environments

    June 11, 2018 • EducationComments Off on Acer to support schools in implementing new teaching and learning environments

    Acer has announced the introduction of an “innovative school program” to select and support schools that have embraced Acer technology to try out and implement new teaching and learning environments. The Acer Innovative School program allows...

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    Acer Africa announce new head of commercial

    April 24, 2018 • People, Southern AfricaComments Off on Acer Africa announce new head of commercial

    Acer Africa has announced its new appointment for Head of Commercial in the Sub-Saharan region. Vic Brits will lead the commercial sector of the business, as he aims to increase Acer’s market share in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and in...

  • Acer Announces World first

    September 1, 2016 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Acer Announces World first

    At its Global Press Conference at IFA Berlin, Acer has unveiled its new Swift series of ultra-thin and lightweight notebook PCs. Comprised of four lines, namely the Swift 7, Swift 5, Swift 3 and Swift 1, the new ultra-thin models feature Windows 10 and...

  • Acer unveils first dedicated gaming tablet

    September 3, 2015 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Acer unveils first dedicated gaming tablet

    Acer has unveiled its new Predator 8 GT-810 gaming tablet, one of several new gaming devices in Acer’s high-octane Predator gaming series. The GT-810 is powered by the latest Intel Atom x7 processor, Android 5.1 and the latest 2×2 MIMO wireless...

  • Acer rewards consumers this festive season

    Acer Africa appoints new country manager

    June 30, 2015 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Acer Africa appoints new country manager

    Acer Africa has revealed the appointment of Paul Collins as the new Acer Africa Country Manager. Paul previously held the position of Commercial Channel Manager within the business and in his new role as Country Manager, Collins will focus on the Acer growth...

  • Acer Iconia Tab 8

    Review: Acer Iconia Tab 8

    March 9, 2015 • Top StoriesComments Off on Review: Acer Iconia Tab 8

    During the course of Mobile World Congress 2015 (MWC), IT News Africa decided to put the Acer Iconia Tab 8 to the test. The Acer Iconia Tab 8 comes standard with a 4 Core 1.8GHz Intel processor, 1GB RAM, and up to 16GB of internal storage space. The storage...

  • Acer Liquid M220

    MWC 2015: Acer launches Liquid M220 smartphone

    March 4, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on MWC 2015: Acer launches Liquid M220 smartphone

    At Mobile World Congress 2015 (MWC), Acer unveiled the Liquid M220 smartphone. According to Acer, at the unveiling, the Liquid M220 is the first ever Liquid smartphone to run on the Windows Phone 8.1 operating system. At MWC 2015, ST Liew, Smartphone...

  • Luca Rossi resigns from Acer

    January 2, 2015 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Luca Rossi resigns from Acer

    According to Digitimes, Acer has announced the resignation of EMEA (Europe, the Middle East, Africa) operations president Luca Rossi. According to Acer, Emmanuel Fromont, currently Pan-America Operations president, has been appointed to succeed Rossi. To add...

  • TomTom Acer smartphone

    TomTom brings navigation technology to Acer smartphones

    November 21, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on TomTom brings navigation technology to Acer smartphones

    TomTom has revealed a multi-year deal with Acer to bring its world-class navigation technology to new Acer smartphones. “AcerNAV” is a turn-by-turn navigation application powered by TomTom’s navigation engine, NavKit. The new app enables users to...

  • Acer rewards consumers this festive season

    Acer Extensa 15 series revealed

    August 1, 2014 • Hardware, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Acer Extensa 15 series revealed

    Acer has revealed the Acer Extensa 15 notebook series, which according to the company, has been designed to meet the essential needs of professional users, SMB and SOHO users looking for portability, productivity, and efficiency. The Extensa series is...

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    Acer announces management shuffle in EMEA

    July 8, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on Acer announces management shuffle in EMEA

    Acer have announced that Luca Rossi will be appointed president for Acer Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Current Acer EMEA president, Oliver Ahrens, will embark on a new challenge as president of the newly formed Pan-Asia Pacific regional operation,...