WindowsTabletTV have unboxed the Acer Iconia W700 which seems to be a pretty rewarding experience, seeing the huge amount of accessories that come bundled with the Windows 8 tablet. The Core i5 powered device with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB storage will currently set you back around around $788 on Amazon.com which includes a case, a stand and a Bluetooth keyboard, which is not a bad bundle. The tablet promises 9 hours battery life, but given it is a Core i5 device this seems rather unlikely.  We will look forward to the follow-up review for its real performance. Thanks Sam for the tip. ...

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While Acer has been the most vocal in their opposition to the Microsoft Surface, they also seem to be the one who will be doing the most to make Windows 8 tablets affordable to the masses. We are already fans of the Acer Iconia W510, which provides a 720p Atom tablet with keyboard dock for only 499 Euro. Now on Acer’s German site the Acer Iconia W700 has popped up, for sale with out a dock, for only 599 Euro. The device offers a Full HD 1080p 11.6 inch screen with a 178 degree viewing angle IPS display and 10 point multi-touch.  The device is powered by a respectable Intel Core (i3-2365M, 1.40 GHz, 3 MB) Ivy bridge processor,  4 GB DDR3, has 8 hours battery life and weighs 950g. The device sports a single USB 3 port which allows rapid file transfers and expansion. It also interestingly has a ...

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Windows 8 launch day is rapidly approaching, and it seems a good time to get acquainted with the variety of mobility choices we will soon have. Ukranian  Microsoft evangelist Igor "Walker" Shastitko posted a pretty detailed walk-through of two devices, the Samsung ATIV SmartPC Pro and the Acer Iconia Tab (W510) on Youtube, unfortunately not in English, which gives us a good idea of the look, feel and performance of each device. What is striking about the Samsung ATIV SmartPC Pro especially is how laptop-like it was when docked, which will hopefully also secure PC-like sales of tends of millions of devices over the next year, firmly establishing the ecosystem. Via WPC ...

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Acer has announced that their 11.6 inch Windows 8 will be hitting the market on the 26th of October with a pretty reasonable price. The device, with a full HD 1080p screen and 1.8 ghz Core i3 Ivybridge  processor will cost $799, and will come bundled with a desktop dock and Bluetooth wireless keyboard. Acer will also be offering the device with a Core i5 processor and 8 GB of RAM for $999. The 64 GB device also has 4 GB RAM, a one megapixel front and 5 megapixel rear camera, a USB 3.0 port which is tripled when docked and a microHDMI port, and only weights 2.3 pounds. The dock and keyboard is designed to remain at your home base for serious desktop use, allowing the unencumbered tablet to be taken away easily for on the road use. The price for the bundle is very competitive with the iPad, ...

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