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Lilbits (5-29-2013): The Windows Start Button returns (probably)

One of the more controversial moves Microsoft made with the launch of Windows 8 was the removal of a dedicated Start Button. It’s still sort of there… but it only pops up when you hover your mouse over the lower left edge of the screen in desktop mode. Some folks have been unhappy about that […]

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Acer plans to launch new 7, 10 inch Android tablets this year

It’s been less than half a year since Acer introduces the 7 inch Iconia B1 Android tablet which sells for around $150 in the US, and even less in other countries. But Acer is already getting ready to launch a next-generation Iconia B1 tablet with more memory and a slightly higher price. Focus Taiwan reports […]

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Acer Iconia B1 budget tablet pops up in Bulgaria, undergoes a thorough review

The Acer Iconia B1 is a 7 inch tablet with a 1.2 Ghz processor and Android 4.1 software. It’s a budget tablet that hasn’t officially been announced by Acer yet, but it has a habit of showing up anyway. It passed through the FCC and an online benchmarking site recently. And the Wall Street Journal […]

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Acer Iconia B1 tablet to sell for around $99… in developing markets

Acer’s new 7 inch tablet is expected to launch early next year — and according to the Wall Street Journal, it will sell for around $99. At that price it will be competitive with low-cost tablets from white box Chinese device makers… but like those tablets, Acer plans to sell its $99 tablet primarily in […]