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Acer introduces dual boot Android/Windows netbook in Taiwan

  As expected, Acer has started showing off a dual boot netbook called the Acer Aspire One AOD255. It can run both Google Android and Windows 7, and comes with software called the Acer Configuration manager which you can use to determine which operating system will load. Like other recent netbooks from Acer, the machine […]

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Intel porting Android to x86 for netbooks and slates

Google Android is generally aimed at mobile devices with ARM-based processors. But we’ve seen several efforts to bring the software to x86 processors, including the independent Android-x86 project as well as an Acer netbook which dual boots Windows and Google Android. Now it looks like we could soon see more Android devices with x86 processors. […]

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Acer Aspire One D260 to dual boot Google Android, Windows 7

Acer is reportedly working on another netbook that dual boots Windows and Google Android. Electric Pig reports that the new model will be dubbed the Acer Aspire One D260, which seems to imply that it will be a modest update from the dual-boot D250 model released last year. There’s no information on the processor or […]

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Acer Aspire D250 with Google Android coming this quarter

Acer is preparing to unleash its first netbook running the Google Android operating system on the world before the end of the year. The netbook will be an Acer Aspire D250 laptop which will actually dual boot Google Android and Windows XP. Honestly, I’m not entirely sure there’s a huge demand for netbooks with both […]

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Acer netbook with Google Android coming next month?

Just over a week after a Chinese web site posted some hands-on impressions of a pre-release version of Acer’s upcoming netbook loaded with the Google Android operating system, Gizmodo is reporting that Acer’s Android netbook will be available to the general public by November. The laptop will likely retail for around $300 to $350, which […]

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Acer to launch dual boot Androids, Windows netbook in August?

Acer is reportedly preparing to launch a netbook that runs both Windows and the Google Android operating system as soon as next month. Digitimes reports that this will make Acer the first major computer maker to bring an Android-powered netbook to market, even if it’s possible that some users will never boot into Google’s operating […]