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New Acer C7 Chromebook with Free 100GB Google Drive Storage Launches

Acer C7 Chromebook, a new Chromebook added to the family is powered by an Intel Core processor–boots up in 18 seconds, resumes instantly and high-definition videos play smoothly, infomrs Google.

Acer C7 features a full-size keyboard, fully clickable trackpad, an extra bright 11.6-inch display and over 3.5 hours of battery life.

Google Admits Objecting to Acer-Alibaba Aliyun-phone

After a couple of days of silence from Google over the last-minute cancellation of Taiwanese PC maker Acer’s launch of its new phone in China during a Shanghai event — and that resulted in a heated exchange between Alibaba — the Chinese web and eCommerce company and Google.

Because, “the phone dubbed Acer …

Acer Announces Aspire S7 Ultrabook Series; Windows 8 All-In-One U Series; “Iconia W700 & Iconia W510 Windows 8 Tablet”

The 2012 Computex trade show in Taipei this year is definitely going to be the Windows 8 event. As the PC manufacturers are gearing up to show off new Windows 8 desktops, laptops and tablets designed to run Microsoft’s next version Windows operating system currently Windows 8 Release Preveiw.

Acer becomes the first …

Samsung Series 5 550 Chromebook, Chromebox, Chrome OS, Web Store UI Update, Robust Apps Announced

Google in a exciting developments around Chromebooks announced — new hardware, a major software update and more robust apps. “For businesses and schools, we’re introducing zero-touch deployment, more affordable desktop virtualization, and a simplified pricing model,” posted Glenn Wilson, Product Manager, Chrome for Business.

Samsung has announced a new faster and portable Chromebook …

Latest Chrome OS Build 19.0.1048.17 Brings New Desktop Like Window Manager ‘Aura’

Chrome OS 19.0.1048.17 Brings AuraChrome OS 19.0.1048.17 Brings Aura

The Chrome team’s latest Dev channel released has been updated to 19.0.1048.17 (Platform versions: 2046.20.0) for Chromebooks (Acer AC700 and Samsung Series 5) and contains a number of new features, as well as security & stability improvements.

Some highlights of the changes include are:

Chrome 17.0.963.46 Stable Release Now with

Chrome 17 Stable Release Now More Faster and Safer Web BrowsingChrome 17 Stable Release Now More Faster and Safer Web BrowsingGoogle’s Chrome browser 17 released to Stable Channel for Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome Frame now contains a number of new features mentione under. In addition, “with version 17.0.963.46 now when you start typing in the omnibox and the URL autocompletes to a site you’re very likely to visit, Chrome will prerender the …

Microsoft at 2012 Consumer Electronics Show Videos ‘Windows 8 Devices, Windows Phone, Kinect with Sesame Street’

Microsoft just uploaded videos from the CES 201 — the video below, highlights Microsoft’s CEO, Steve Ballmer and his final keynote at CES 2012 in Las Vegas. The video includes Ryan Seacrest interviewing Ballmer on stage during the keynote, as well as demos of new two-way TV experiences on Xbox 360, new Windows Phones with …

Toshiba Excite X10: A 10-inch Android Tablet Announced

Right after, Acer showed off their new Ultrabook, the Aspire S5, Toshiba unveiled world’s thinnest 10-inch tablet the Excite X10. At just 7.7mm thick, the X10 is 12.5% slimmer than the iPad 2, and at 535g, it’s lighter than the Apple’s 601g too.

Toshbia Exite X10 Android TabletToshbia Exite X10 Android Tablet

The X10 has a 10.1-inch IPS …

The Ellen DeGeneres Show: 12 Days of Giveaways Including Windows 7, Xbox 360 Kinect, Office 2010 and More!

The Ellen DeGeneres Show, which entered into the Day 3 earlier today in Ellen’s 12 Days of Giveaways (a segment she does regularly on her show). The theme of today’s segment was all about staying connected with your family and friends over the holidays.

On Day Three’s theme, Ellen revealed that lucky audience …

Rock Paper Azure Challenge: Win $5,000 for a Trip to Cancun and More!

Rock, Paper, Azure Challenge : LogoRock, Paper, Azure Challenge : LogoThe Rock Paper Azure Challenge is back for your chance at prizes and bragging rights. In this online game, based on Rock Paper Scissors, developers code their own player “Bot”, host it on Windows Azure, and battle other competitors for weekly prizes.

“Play Rock, Paper Scissors in the cloud for your …

Chromebooks: Introducing New UI, Black Wi-Fi Samsung Chromebook Series 5 – Chrome Dev Channel Adds New Garbage Collector (GC)

Just in time for holiday season, the Chrome team packed in a few goodies into Chromebooks:

The team has given a facelift to the Chromebook, for example, right after booting it up you will notice the Chromebook now sports a fresh, clean login experience.

And, the revamped “New Tab” page make …

Motorola ATRIX 2, Captivate Glide, DoubleTime, Pantech Pocket and AT&T Avail Android Phones Announced

At the CTIA Wireless Enterprise & Applications 2011 show, AT&T announced the upcoming five new Android smartphones, the Motorola ATRIX 2, Samsung Captivate Glide, Samsung DoubleTime, Pantech Pocket and the AT&T Avail.

These smartphones will up AT&T’s 2011 Android lineup to 19, with more planned to follow.

In January, AT&T announced …

Acer Allegro “Mango” Windows Phone 7.5 and Liquid Mini Ferrari Android 2.3 Smartphones Announced

Acer has announced of releasing a new Windows Phone 7.5 “Mango” device called the “Acer Allegro.”

Acer Allegro will become available in Europe before Christmas at a recommended retail price of EUR 299. And, has a 8 GB of storage, a 3.6″ WVGA screen, and comes in either white or black color variants. …

Windows 8 Touch Interface Demonstrated On Windows 7 Hardware: BUILD Conference

In September 13 blog post, Steven Sinofsky talked about experiencing Windows 8 touch on Windows 7 hardware. The post is authored by Grant George, corporate vice president for all of Windows test, and Jeff Piira, a test manager on our HIP team, — focuses on the touch interface aspects of PCs designed for Windows 7, …

Acer and ViewSonic Join Microsoft’s Android Royality Club

Microsoft in two seperate press release dated September 8, announced that, “Acer and ViewSonic have signed a patent agreement with Microsoft.”

Although the contents of the agreement have not been disclosed, the parties indicate that Microsoft will receive royalties from ViewSonic and Acer under the agreement.

The …