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Acer writes off millions in raw material while they try to right the ship

Acer’s move to tablets has been quite successful. They have a slew of lower cost devices that many find attractive, if for nothing more than the price point itself. Acer, however, was a PC cornerstone. That market has since slipped into a spiral, leaving Acer to pick up its pieces. They appear to be on the right path, but not in the clear just yet.

Acer Tab 7 hits China, beats the B1 in testing

Acer, who is no stranger to low cost devices, may have outdone themselves. Released in China, their new Tab 7 checks in at around $99. Though you might not expect much from a $99 tablet, this one has some interesting benchmarks, which could make it more desirable than their B1, available stateside. Of course, there is a good chance we won't get the option.

Acer Iconia Tab A100 announced

Acer announced the Iconia Tab A100 at Mobile World Congress this week in Barcelona.  The  7" tablet will run Android 3 (Honeycomb), the OS built from the ground up to make tablet's really cook.  Additionally, the Iconia Tab is powered with Acer's "clear.fi" multi media sharing system which allows for integration with other clear.fi supported devices in the home.

Acer’s Iconia Tablet Hands-on

SlashGear got a good close-up look at Acer's main competitor in the 10-inch tablet category ... the Iconia Tablet A500.  Designed to go head to head with both the Motorola Xoom and the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, the Iconia is powered by NVidia's Tegra 2 processor for 1080p HD video playback that seems to be the tablet's main selling point.

Acer Reveals 10.1-inch Android Tablet

Today at Acer's Global Press Event they've revealed a 10.1-inch Android tablet. It will launch April 2011, have a 1GHz processor and Flash 10.1. They say it'll run "Google Android Tablet OS" and have an Acer user interface version 4.5. It'll have a 4 megapixel rear-facing camera and HDMI output (720p) with 1280 x 800 resolution.

Multiple Devices Revealed at Acer’s Global Press Conference [LIVEBLOGGING]

The stage today at the Acer live Global Event was a bit weird, a catwalk int he middle of the room, speakers standing in the center of everyone in a strange display. First out is an Acer executive that explains the catwalk with some talk about "beautiful people in beautiful clothes" (a fashion event?) and a wish that "hopefully today will be happy." Then it's time for the man, Acer CEO Gianfranco Lanci, who says "Today we are here to see what we want to do in terms of digital convergence." Epic stuff. Device announcements below!

Acer eBook: Qualcomm MSM7227 Android Tablet

Acer is at it again, just last week when their CEO demonstrated an Acer tablet another one emerges. In the past Acer has said they will not be entering the tablet market but it appears that decision has been overturned. This is the second leak in as many weeks of an Acer branded Android tablet.