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  • Acer Iconia Tab 8

    Review: Acer Iconia Tab 8

    March 9, 2015 • Reviews, Top StoriesComments (0)

    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 (0)

    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

    Luca Rossi resigns from Acer

    January 2, 2015 • People, Top StoriesComments (0)

    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...

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    Acer Extensa 15 series revealed

    August 1, 2014 • HardwareComments 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,...

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    Interview: Anna Artemyeva & Marius le Grange – Acer

    July 4, 2014 • VideoComments Off on Interview: Anna Artemyeva & Marius le Grange – Acer

    IT news Africa caught up with Anna Artemyeva, Education Program Lead Commercial BU Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Marius Le Grange, Acer Africa Education Manager – in order to find out what Acer Africa, in particular, has been focusing on in the...

  • Lenovo, HP top 2013 PC sales (Image Credit:Blouin News)

    PC shipments take a major dip in 2013 – including in Africa

    January 13, 2014 • Hardware, Top StoriesComments Off on PC shipments take a major dip in 2013 – including in Africa

    Worldwide PC shipments totalled 82.6 million units in the fourth quarter of 2013, a 6.9 per cent decline from the fourth quarter of 2012, according to preliminary results by Gartner, Inc. This is the seventh consecutive quarter of shipment decline....

  • Acer's new Iconia A1-830, a 7.9-inch Android tablet (image: Acer)

    Acer unveils new Iconia A1-830 tablet

    January 6, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Acer unveils new Iconia A1-830 tablet

    Electronics maker Acer has unveiled the new Iconia A1-830, a 7.9-inch Android tablet with a stylish design, vibrant IPS display, responsive performance and rich sound. The Iconia A1-830 debuts at this year’s 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. It...

  • Acer announced the resignation of J.T. Wang, Chairman and CEO (image: Charlie Fripp)

    Acer CEO quits after weak revenues

    November 5, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Acer CEO quits after weak revenues

    Taiwanese electronics maker Acer announced the resignation of J.T. Wang, Chairman and CEO, has been approved by its board of directors. Wang shall remain in chairmanship until the end of his tenure next June. The Board and The Search Committee also agreed...

  • Acer today announced its Aspire R7 notebook now includes the Acer Active Pen (image: Acer)

    Acer updates Aspire R7 with active pen

    September 2, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Acer updates Aspire R7 with active pen

    Acer today at IFA (Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin) announced that its Aspire R7 notebook now includes the latest 4th generation Intel processor and an Acer Active Pen. The new Acer Active Pen ensures that users can enjoy greater accuracy and a more...

  • Acer will unveil at IFA 2013 the new Acer Iconia A3, a 10.1-inch tablet (image: Acer)

    Acer unveils Iconia A3 tablet

    September 2, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Acer unveils Iconia A3 tablet

    Acer will unveil at IFA 2013 the new Acer Iconia A3, a 10.1-inch tablet that was designed to offer a touch more entertainment, multimedia, gaming and web experiences. Movie and music lovers will find in the Iconia A3 their perfectly balanced couch mate with...

  • Our top ten stories of the week

    July 27, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off on Our top ten stories of the week

    As we near the tail end of the third quarter of 2013, we see increasing levels of competition amongst mobile service providers for the attention and business of consumers. We also continue to witness the relevance and impact of technology in markets...

  • Acer yesterday unveiled the Acer Iconia A1 (image: Acer)

    Acer launches Iconia A1 tablet in South Africa

    July 25, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Acer launches Iconia A1 tablet in South Africa

    Acer yesterday unveiled the Acer Iconia A1, the company’s first full-featured 20.1 cm (7.9”) tablet targeted at modern day explorers, adventurers, digital freaks and busy mobile executives requiring an all-day mobile companion. “Tablets are becoming...

  • A closer look at Acer’s new R7 notebook

    May 6, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on A closer look at Acer’s new R7 notebook

    Acer’s new R7 notebook was unveiled to the press at a global conference in New York last week, and IT News Africa was there to capture all the action, news and information – including the release of the new R7 notebook. The R7 features a rather...

  • In Pictures: Acer’s New York City press launch

    May 6, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on In Pictures: Acer’s New York City press launch

    Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Acer revealed their new line-up of tablets and notebooks at an international launch conference in New York City last week Friday and offered the world a glimpse into their future strategy to increase global market share....