Is the Acer Iconia W3 the first 8-inch Windows 8 tablet?


Following an announcement that hardware companies would start making their Windows 8 tablets smaller, information on an 8-inch Acer tablet leaked to the web today. Could this be the first 8-inch Windows 8 tablet we've been hoping for?

Acer still can't make up its mind, now claims Windows 8 hasn't been successful


Acer seems to be going back and forth on its stance when it comes to Microsoft and it's Windows 8 operating system. In the past, Acer declared Microsoft a competitor rather than a partner, only to defend Windows 8's sales, then to claim that the Surface RT is confusing to consumers. Now, Acer claims that Windows 8 has not been successful.

Acer hopes to overtake Apple in tablets in 2-3 years

Acer CEO Gianfranco Lanci in a question and answer session after his tablet unveilings this week said that he hoped to beat Apple in the tablet market within two to three years. He expected Acer to get 10 to 20 percent of the field shortly after launch and to take the lead from the iPad later on. Apple's problem was its US-centric focus, which could hurt it where Acer and others were more world oriented...