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Acer Sales Favoring Chrome Over Windows 8
2013-01-28 18:35:20

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Acer isn't done with Microsoft Windows, but it is seeing a surge in the sale of its Chromebooks. The manufacturer said Chrome-based models accounted for five to ten percent of Acer's U.S. shipments since the platform's release in November, Acer President Jim Wong said in an interview with Bloomberg at the company's Taipei-based headquarters. Sales of the Chromebooks, while a relatively small portion of Acer's US sales, show...

2011-02-15 00:02:57

The official video of the Acer Iconia winning skit at the Last Gadget Standing event is now available to view! Laugh yourself silly while seeing why the Acer Iconia was the overwhelming crowd favorite of this year's "Last Gadget Standing" competition at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 14, 2011 The official video of the Acer Iconia winning skit at the Last Gadget Standing event is now available to view! Laugh yourself silly while seeing why the...

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2008-12-10 08:10:00

A top computer maker worldwide, Lenovo Group, expects more consolidation in the PC industry in the current downturn, and its chief executive said the company is open to acquisitions. Chinese based Lenovo faces increasingly tough market conditions as businesses cut back on technology spending. "There is no doubt in this economic situation that you will see consolidation of the PC industry," William Amelio said. Profit margins at Lenovo, which competes with Hewlett-Packard, Dell Inc, and Acer,...

2008-10-14 18:00:12

Worldwide PC shipments reached 80.6 million units in the third quarter of 2008, a 15 percent increase from the third quarter last year, according to preliminary results by Gartner, Inc. "The mini-notebook segment experienced strong growth in the global PC, led by robust growth in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region," said Mika Kitagawa, principal analyst for Gartner's Client Computing Markets group. "In the North America market, the economic crunch created more interest in the...

2008-07-01 09:00:14

Worldwide PC shipments growing despite sluggish U.S. economy LOS ANGELES, June 30 (Xinhua) -- The worldwide computer market is seeing growth despite the economic woes due to a sluggish U.S. economy, with global PC shipments up a double-digit percentage in the first quarter of 2008, a market research firm said Monday. The total PC shipments rose to 69.9 million units in the first three months this year, up 12.1 percent from 62.4 million in the same period last year, as Hewlett-Packard,...

2008-06-24 09:02:21

BOSTON, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Carbonite, Inc., the leading provider of online backup services to consumers and small businesses, today announced it has signed a partnership agreement with Packard Bell. The first partnership between an independent online backup company and major PC manufacturer, Carbonite will be providing all purchasers of Packard Bell desktop and notepad computers in Europe a free 4-month subscription to Carbonite's award-winning online backup service. The collaboration...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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