The year 2010 looks busy for the Acer Group in Taiwan. Already firmly on the area of smartphones, it should present various electronic gadgets and a portal for downloading applications.
We mentioned as early as March 2009 but is finally somewhere in 2010 that Taiwan’s Acer Group is expected to launch its owndownload portal applications, which will offer “hundreds of software, otherwise it is not the penalty call download portal, “said Jim Wong, president of the group’s IT products division, whose remarks were echoed by Bloomberg, throwing a spear competitors eager to start their own even without solid content.
The portal should be accessible to various products from Acer (smartphones and netbooks) and launched in mid-year. It will provide applications compatible with Android, Chrome, Windows and Windows Mobile, as free or paid, so that interested developers and attract buyers who can customize their hardware Acer.
Readers e-paper made the show at CES in Las Vegas in early January 2010. Acer will also own, has a monochrome display e-paper 6 “Ave a first launch planned in five countries of the European market, easier to access than the U.S. which are firmly implanted Amazon, Sony and Barnes & Noble.
Distribution agreements with publishers are under negotiation to provide content. Acer wants to profit from the forecast growth for this type of device while the market is currently structured.
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Acer beTouch E110, Simple But Powerful
Mobile phones are becoming smarter. Hence their new name smartphone. But more intelligent means more complete and usually more complex. With beTouch E110, Acer just wants to return to basics, as they say in sports. Mean by that that the new mobile Acer will be a “smartphone affordable.”
Simple in the extreme
This point sounds like a leitmotif for the leaders of the mark. “Designed for ease of use”, “extremely comfortable in use” and to “surf the Internet easily,” the beTouch E110 looks like being a tool used by everyone, even those put off by technology!
Simple and beautiful, this phone is, without doubt. With its home screen to 5 customizable pages or the ability to choose between 3 different keyboard – the compact full Qwerty – one must recognize that Acer has put the dishes in large to make its beTouch E110 easy access.
Not a monster Technology
Conversely, the high-tech savvy does not necessarily leave the allure of this smartphone. With a touch screen only 2.8 inches, a 3 megapixel camera or an operating system kernel Acer Android 1.5 – at a time when manufacturers normally go to the Flash version 2.1 – the E110 beTouch n ‘ is not really a racing beast. But Acer has chosen to focus on simplicity . which is far from being a bad idea.