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Acer stories - Page 3

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Indian PC market hits all-time low on back of GST implementation
Mon, 28th Aug 2017
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Traditional PC shipments in India have slumped nearly 19% quarter on quarter to an all-time low on the back of the recent GST implementation, IDC says.
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Acer's New Zealand business back in black
Mon, 19th Jun 2017
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Acer Computer’s New Zealand business has bounced back into the black in its latest financials, after recording a 7% increase in revenue for the year.
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Cyclone fleshes out All of Government offerings with new Acer deal
Mon, 12th Jun 2017
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Cyclone has inked a deal with Acer which will see it providing the vendor’s full product suite to All of Government participating agencies.
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New partnership gives educators more ICT procurement options
Fri, 9th Jun 2017
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Acer and Cyclone forge new partnership to pass on savings and a wider range of ICT procurement options to New Zealand Schools.
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Acer reveals ultra thin gaming notebook with NASA technology
Thu, 1st Jun 2017
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Acer's new gaming notebook features a very slim design, latest graphics and processors with what it claims is industry-leading thermal technology.
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Microsoft announces controllers for mixed reality headsets
Fri, 12th May 2017
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Developers have two headsets to choose from: a $300 Acer one and a $329 HP one, both of which are available now for pre-order.
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Acer's new Predator gaming laptop looks FIERCE
Fri, 5th May 2017
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Acer's Predator 21 X, with a trailblazing curved screen, wows gamers at its Australian premiere during IEM eSports event.
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Another smartwatch, this time by Acer
Fri, 28th Apr 2017
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Acer has unveiled its new Leap Ware smartwatch at a press conference in New York, which aims to help users manage fitness goals and offers social features.
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Education, govt and corporate buck downward trend to record increased PC sales
Tue, 21st Mar 2017
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Education, govt and corporate PC shipments have recorded growth in Australia for Q4 and full year 2016, IDC Australia says. So who's winning and why?.
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Hands-on review: Acer Switch Alpha 12 - a tablet packed with value
Wed, 28th Sep 2016
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Armed with an Intel Core i3 processor, the Acer Switch Alpha 12 is pretty zippy upon startup, and I found it easy to use the touch screen controls.
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Hands-on review: ACER Aspire S13 - slim, sexy and powerful
Tue, 9th Aug 2016
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The Aspire S13 is easily one of the most user-friendly devices I’ve trialled, with a powerful processor, the wonderful ergonomics and a sexy feel.
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Dick Smith creditors vote for liquidation of failed company
Tue, 26th Jul 2016
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Dick Smith Holdings creditors have voted to place the failed business into liquidation in a last ditch effort to recoup some of their lost money.
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Acer NZ slides further into the red despite revenue increases
Tue, 5th Jul 2016
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Acer's New Zealand operations have tumbled further into the red, despite an increase in revenue, with losses topping $1 million for FY15.
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Acer suffers US data breach, extent of damage unknown
Mon, 27th Jun 2016
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Taiwanese tech giant Acer recently suffered a massive data breach that has potentially affected 34,500 of its US customers.
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Acer plans ambitious repositioning strategy
Fri, 20th May 2016
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Acer has announced plans to target several new markets to drive public perception away from being an inexpensive, entry-level PC brand.
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Acer reports lacklustre revenues for 1Q16
Mon, 16th May 2016
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Acer has released its financial results for the first quarter of 2016, with figures not looking so great for the Taiwan-based PC vendor.
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Acer works to maintain lead in competitive PC market
Mon, 9th May 2016
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Acer battles for supremacy in the fierce PC industry, positioning itself as an innovator amidst giants with clearer visions.
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NSW Government updates whole-of-government ICT hardware contract
Thu, 21st Apr 2016
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The NSW Government has extended its whole-of-government ICT hardware contract through to April 30, 2017 and updated the devices covered by the deal.
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VIDEO: Acer Predator face off - X34 vs Z35
Wed, 9th Mar 2016
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Watch the ultimate Acer Predator showdown, as Computer Lounge scrutinises the X34 and Z35 panels for the best gaming edge.
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Emerson snaps up Distribution Central NZ boss for channel role
Wed, 24th Feb 2016
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Emerson Network Power has snapped up Distribution Central NZ country manager Stewart Williams as its first New Zealand channel manager.
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Microsoft and Acer expand partnership
Fri, 12th Feb 2016
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Microsoft-Acer tie-up enhances mobile productivity with pre-installed apps on Acer devices, elevating user experience from H2 2016.
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Pakuranga College takes out New Era/Acer eLearning challenge
Thu, 10th Sep 2015
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Pakuranga College students have been reaping the rewards of an outcome-based eLearning initiative, which has now won them $10,000 of IT and support.
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NZ PC market stabilises following competition from Lenovo
Thu, 3rd Sep 2015
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New Zealand PC market stabilises despite decline, says IDC. PC shipments totalled 188,000 units in Q2 2015. HP dominates with 37% market share.
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Lower PC pricing and Chromebooks bite into Acer NZ revenue
Tue, 7th Jul 2015
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Acer New Zealand sees declining revenue - but a reduced loss - as entry level PC and Chromebook popularity bites.