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Report: Acer releasing updated Iconia W3 8-inch tablet, improving the terrible display

Report: Acer releasing updated Iconia W3 8-inch tablet, improving the terrible display

Like most people who picked up an Iconia W3 8-inch tablet, running full Windows 8 on an Intel Atom processor, we loved the concept but recoiled at some of the execution.  We’ve joked in the past that Acer has two design teams: A and B with the former being responsible for the S7 and R7 (gorgeous devices) and the B team overseeing the less-than-pretty W510 and W3. Forgetting the looks of...

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Acer races ahead of the pack, confirms 8-inch Iconia W3 Windows 8 tablet

Acer races ahead of the pack, confirms 8-inch Iconia W3 Windows 8 tablet

A while back we had seen the multinational e-commerce site, Amazon.com, leak a product page touting the Acer Iconia W3 Windows 8 tablet; today, those rumors are confirmed. The Taiwanese hardware manufacturer confirmed that the world’s first mini tablet running Windows 8.1 is real and will be headed to markets later this year. In addition, Acer confirmed the leaked specs on Amazon.com to...

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