Acer

Acer Iconia Tabs to get Ice Cream Sandwich update next year?

With all the hubbub over the latest Android 4.0 version of the popular OS, lots of folks want to know when they will be able to get Ice Cream Sandwich on their own tablets and smartphones. Last week Asus announced that the original Transformer tablet would be getting the ISC update next year. Today news on more devices possibly getting the update next year have surfaced.

Acer Iconia A500 now shipping with free cases [Deal]

The Acer Iconia A500 tab now appears to be selling for the same awesome low price of just $399 for the 16GB model, but we are now seeing various locations all offer up the tablet with a free official Acer protective case worth $30. While this isn't a deal like the Target $299 offering, a deal is a deal and worth a quick note right. If you've been debating a new Android Honeycomb tablet and had your eye on the low priced Acer, now would be a good time to snatch one up.

Acer Iconia Smart S300 4.8″ smartphone clears the FCC, gets a teardown

The Acer Iconia Smart has just cleared the FCC and is headed our way soon. Spotted at the FCC getting a little teardown we now get to see a few of the internals of this huge 4.8" phone-tablet hybrid from Acer. It was first announced back in February and we even have some hands-on video from MWC2011 of the device, it's a unique smartphone that is for sure. Back in May it was delayed and the last we heard it was slated for a September release. At least it's finally hitting the FCC, we can expect a release shortly I'm assuming.

AT&T ACER Iconia Tab A501 4G Review [Video]

If it was good the first time, it's certainly good the second time, thus says Acer with their Iconia Tab A501, a device which is, in almost every way imaginable, exactly the same as the original Iconia Tab A500 we reviewed back on April 20, 2011. Therefor what we've got here is a bit of an upgrade to the original review, a bit of re-upping the details, and a few benchmarks to keep your mouth wetted for the big dinner.

Logitech Wireless Gamepad F710 Review with Riptide GP on Toshiba THRIVE [Video]

If there's one thing that's advancing at radically enticing speed in the Android world, it's gaming. Think about the games you were playing on Android a year ago, then watch this video. You'll find that not only is the game Riptide GP, a game we've looked at several times before still an awesome game, we've got it updated to the newest version available and, what do you know, it's got the ability to work with 3rd party controllers. We got a nice package from NVIDIA containing the Logitech Wireless Gamepad F710 for some USB-connected action and we were on our way! Not before getting those controls calibrated to our precise wave-riding calibrations right first though, you know we love our calibrations.

AT&T 4G Acer Iconia Tab A501 gets priced & dated

AT&T's 4G-enabled version of the 10.1-inch Acer Iconia Tab, the A501, will go on sale September 18 the carrier has confirmed, though don't expect crazy fast data speeds. In fact, the 4G only refers to HSPA+, not the LTE on the roadmap for later this year. Priced at $330 with a new, two-year data agreement, or $480 without, the 16GB Iconia Tab A501 is, 4G connectivity aside, identical to the A500 we reviewed previously On the back there's a 5-megapixel camera, while a 2-megapixel camera is up front for video calls. As well as the HSPA+ there's WiFi b/g/n and Bluetooth, along with USB 2.0, HDMI and a microSDHC memory card slot. NVIDIA's Tegra 2 processor keeps things running. Acer says it will also be offering a 32GB version of the A501, though so far AT&T is yet to confirm it will be ranging the slate. OS is Android Honeycomb, and there's access to the Tegra Zone of games and other downloads. [device id="266"]

Acer Iconia Tab A510/A500 gets Android 3.2 update

Back in April, we got our mitts on the Acer Iconia Tab A500 tablet for review. This tablet was cool because it was the first tablet to hit the market that ran Android 3.0 Honeycomb. If you purchased one of the tablets or the A501, you will be glad to hear that a new Android update is reportedly available for the tablet right now. The update should be available OTA and will take the tablet from 3.0 to 3.2.

Acer Iconia Tab A100 Review

Acer has recently released their newest device in the Android tablet game and that is the Acer Iconia A100. Acer was one of the first to market with a Honeycomb tablet in the A500 (see our review) and this time around they are first again. This is not only the first 7" Honeycomb tablet, but the A100 is also the first device to ship with Android 3.2 Honeycomb on board stock. We've been enjoying this little portable tablet for the past week or so and today we have a few more details and pictures for you all to enjoy.