Acer Sees No Reason to Use Windows RT

Dell XPS 10

*+-According to Acer CEO JT Wong, the company currently sees no reason to create devices using Microsoft’s Windows RT. In an interview with PCWorld, Wong expanded on this view: “The plan for an [Windows] RT tablet is ongoing”. He then continued, “To be honest, there’s no value doing the current version of [Windows] RT”. Windows […]

Acer Iconia Tab A500 Review: Not Good Enough to Compete with iPad

TabNotes Sample

*+-The quest for a good Android alternative to the iPad led me to the Acer Iconia Tab A500. The comparable size and lower price tag of $449 made this a compelling option. I really wanted to like it, but despite some compelling traits I cannot recommend it because of frustrating weaknesses. Since Apple is so far ahead […]

Summer Road Trip: Tech In Our Bag & On The Road

MacBook Air On the Road

*+-This week my family and I will be leaving on a long two-week trip around the Southeastern United States taking some of our favorite mobile tech toys with us. I thought I’d share with you what we are taking to make the journey fun and efficient. Last summer our editor Josh Smith took what he […]

Acer Iconia Tab A500 First Impressions (Video)


*+-I just got ahold of an Acer Iconia Tab A500 tablet running Android’s Honeycomb 3.0 operating system. If you already own an Android smartphone, want a tablet that supports external storage, doesn’t need a dongle to connect to a HDTV or perhaps just like the open nature of the Android marketplace; the Acer Iconia Tab A500 is worth […]