Ryzen 7 CPU with Radeon RX Vega 56
Acer has officially introduced the new Predator Helios 500 notebook which comes with all-AMD hardware, including Ryzen CPU, Radeon Vega GPU, and support for AMD FreeSync.
Will probably cost an arm and a leg
We have been hearing about HDR monitors with Nvidia G-Sync support for quite some time now and it appears that these will finally launch in the next few weeks, with Acer and Asus leading the charge.
Acer Chromebook Tab 10 aims at education
Google has been pushing hard with its Chrome OS devices but although there have been a few notebooks with touchscreens, the new Acer Chromebook Tab 10 is the first proper tablet with Chrome OS.
Particularly in the USA
Analysts at Gartner released data that showed PC sales continue to fall, although the outfit said there are some “causes for optimism”.
4K screen at 120Hz, HDR, and Nvidia G-Sync
Nvidia opened up its CES 2018 announcements with the Big Format Gaming Display (BFGD) standard or technology, which may well change the way gaming is done on big living room TVs. The BFGD TVs will include 4K resolution at 120Hz, HDR, and G-Sync technology, among other things tool.
15.6-incher with both Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 7
Following the earlier announcement, Acer has now put its Mobile Ryzen-equipped Swift 3 notebook online, suggesting these should be available soon.
Acer, HP and Lenovo volume in Q1 2018
When the CEO of the company confirms it at the company’s Q3 2017 financial conference call, it has got to be true.
Most of the company will become independent
Acer founder Stan Shih has said that his company will gradually turn into a holding company with most of the Acer Group's affiliates to transform into independent entities and list in stock markets.
And it is paying off
Acer has been focuing on flogging high-margin PCs including gaming notebooks, ultra-thin models and 2-in-1s, and it appears to be paying off.
This coming Monday, at the famous Battersea Dogs Home, Acer will revolutionise the world of pets by telling the world that it and a firm called Pawbo UK will let you give your pets an IP address, turning them into the internet of fangs.