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Porsche Design Acer Book RS is a luxury notebook with Intel Tiger Lake and NVIDIA graphics

The Porsche Design Acer Book RS is a thin and light laptop with an all-metal body featuring an aluminum body and a carbon fiber lid meant to evoke the design of Porsche motorsports vehicles. It’s also an Intel EVO-certified device that was co-engineered with Intel, and under the hood the laptop is powered by an […]

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Acer Swift 3X laptop with Intel’s discrete GPU coming in December for $900 and up

The Acer Swift 3X is a 3 pound notebook with a 14 inch display, an Intel Tiger Lake processor… and Intel Iris Xe MAX discrete graphics. It’s one of the first laptops to feature Intel’s new discrete graphics solution, and you won’t have to pay an arm and a leg to get your hands on one. The […]

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Gateway is back (sort of) with a line of Walmart-exclusive laptops and tablets

Gateway computers were a common site at PC stores in the 1990s and early 2000s before eventually disappearing into computer history after Acer acquired the company and eventually retired the brand. Now Gateway is back. Sort of. Acer has introduced a new line of Gateway-branded laptops and tablets that are exclusively available from Walmart. Update […]

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Acer’s new Spin 7 is a Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 convertible laptop with 5G

The new Acer Spin 7 (SP71) laptop is a thin and light convertible notebook with a 14 inch touchscreen display, a 360-hinge, and pen support. The Windows laptop also one of the first PCs to be powered by a Qulcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 5G processor. Among other things, that means you can expect long […]

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Acer launches Chromebook Spin 311 and Spin 713 convertibles

Acer is launching several new convertible Chromebooks with touchscreen displays and 360-degree hinges. The new Acer Chromebook Spin 311 is a budget model with an 11.6 inch display and a MediaTek processor and a $260 starting price, while the new Acer Chromebook Spin 713 is a premium model featuring a 13.5 inch high-resolution display and support […]

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2.2 pound Acer Swift 5 laptop with Intel Tiger Lake coming in October for $1000 and up

The Acer Swift 5 is a thin and light laptop that measures less than half an inch thick and has a starting weight of less than 2.2 pounds. Acer has been making Swift 5 notebooks since 2016, but every year the company manages to give the ultraportable notebooks a spec bump while often reducing the […]

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Acer brings Intel Comet Lake-H chips to its ConceptD creator notebooks

Acer is refreshing its ConceptD line of products for content creators with a handful of new systems including the first two ConceptD laptops powered by 10th-gen Intel Core Comet Lake-H processors. The new Acer ConceptD 3 is a compact laptop with a starting weight of 3.1 pounds and support for up to an Intel Core i7-10750H […]

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Acer launches Enduro line of rugged tablets and laptops

Acer is launching a new line of rugged computers designed for enterprise and industrial use. The new Acer Enduro line of devices include an 8 inch Android tablet, a pair of 10.1 inch Windows tablets, and a few 14 inch rugged laptops. These aren’t designed to be consumer devices, so I’m just going to give a […]

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Acer unveils Swift 3 and Aspire 5 laptops with Ryzen 4000U series processors for $520 and up

Acer’s first laptops with AMD Ryzen 4000 U-series processors are on the way, with the new Acer Swift 3 (SF314-42) thin and light 14-inch laptop set to ship in April for $630, followed by a 15.6 inch Acer Aspire 5 (A515-44) coming in June for $520 and up. The new Swift 3 laptop weighs 2.6 pounds, measures […]

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Acer Chromebook C712 has an Intel Comet Lake-U processor and a 12 inch, 3:2 display

Acer is adding a few new models to its line of Chromebooks designed for the education market — and the standout model may be the Acer Chromebook C871 (Chromebook 712) which features a 12 inch display with a 3:2 aspect ratio, a 10th-gen Intel Core “Comet Lake” processor, and a starting price of $330. The new Chrome […]