Acer lowers notebook, tablet shipment plans for 2011

Acer is scaling back its expectations for tablet and notebook shipments this year. The Wall Street Journal reports that the world’s second largest PC maker (behind HP) has slashed its estimates for tablet shipments by more than half, with hopes of shipping 2.5 million to 3 million tablets this year. Notebook shipments are also expected […]

How to root the Acer Iconia Tab A500 Android tablet

At $450, the Acer Iconia Tab A500 is one of the most affordable tablets available that ships with Google Android 3.0 Honeycomb. Sure, the Asus Eee Pad Transformer is about $50 cheaper while offering similar features, but good luck finding one in stock. Although the Iconia Tab A500 has only been shipping for a little […]

Acer Iconia Tab A500 Android tablet hits Best Buy for $450

Best Buy is now offering the Acer Iconia Tab A500 for $449.99. The Acer tablet features a 10.1 inch, 1280 x 800 pixel display, 1 GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor, and Google Android 3.0 Honeycomb operating system. The Iconia Tab A500 has 16GB of storage and 802.11b/g/n WiFi. This model doesn’t feature any 3G option, […]

Best Buy to offer Acer Iconia Tab A500 Android tablet for $450 later this month

Is that Motorola XOOM tablet too expensive for you with its $600 starting price? It looks like cheaper Android 3.0 tablets are just around the corner. The Acer Iconia Tab A500 features a slightly bulkier design, but nearly identical specs to the XOOM tablet. But Best Buy has announced that the Iconia Tab A500 will […]

Packard Bell introduces Liberty Tab Android tablet (Acer Iconia Tab for Europe)

Acer subsidiary Packard Bell has introduced a new Android tablet in Europe. If the Packard Bell Liberty Tab looks familiar, that’s because it appears to be a rebranded version of the Acer Iconia Tab A500. But that’s not necessarily a bad thing. The tablet features a 1 GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual core processor, a […]