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Apple
Worldwide shipments of PCs fall by more than 15% in Q2 2022
July 2022
The IDC says global shipments of traditional PCs dropped by 15.3% year over year, to only 71.3 million units in the second quarter of 2022.
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Financial results
Margins & revenues up at New Zealand arm of Acer Computer
July 2022
We look at the local financial statements of Taiwanese manufacturer Acer Computer Inc.
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Sustainable IT
Reducing e-waste and promoting sustainability in the PC industry
May 2022
Australians are lovers of technology - we purchase more than 4 million computers and 3 million TVs every year. As technology advances, the lives of our devices keep getting shorter.
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Remote Working
Acer unveils a trio of Chromebooks for families, students, and hybrid workers
January 2022
Acer has unveiled three new Chromebooks designed for users needing an affordable device for productivity, entertainment and communication. 
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Review
Hands-on review: Acer ConceptD 3 Ezel CC315-72G
August 2021
The ConceptD 3 Ezel has features that will set your creative juices flowing.
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Apple
Canalys: Chromebooks on top of 2020 PC market
November 2020
Chromebooks were the best performing client PC product in Q3, as shipments grew 122% to a total of 9.4 million – tablets are making a comeback.
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PC Hardware
Hands-on review: Acer Predator X38 37-inch gaming monitor
November 2020
A good screen can make a huge difference in the gaming experience.
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Tablets & laptops
Acer announces 5G convertible with 24hr battery
September 2020
The company states that the convertible notebook is designed for professionals who frequently travel.
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Cloud
Acer NZ reports decreased revenue but boosted profits for FY19
July 2020
The dip in yearly revenue was offset by an 89% increase in operating profit, increasing from $232,344 in FY18 to $440,741 the following year. 
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Apple
Canalys: Apple hardest hit by PC pandemic shock
April 2020
Of the top five PC vendors, Apple was hit hardest in Q1 as its shipments fell by over 20% to 3.2 million units.
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Apple
IDC: The worst is yet to come for traditional PC market
April 2020
"This bump in demand may be short lived as many fear the worst is yet to come and this could lead to both consumers and businesses tightening spending in the coming months."
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Apple
Gartner: APAC misses out on global PC market growth
January 2020
Despite a surprise year of worldwide growth for the PC market, Asia Pacific saw its fifth straight quarter of decline in 4Q19.
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Apple
2019 PC market growth benefits big three vendors
January 2020
With the first year of full-year growth since 2011, Lenovo, HP and Dell took the lion’s share with 65% of the global PC market.
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Tablets & laptops
Acer brings creator-focused ConceptD range to Aus
November 2019
The ConceptD range comprises of high-performance devices that are optimised for the creative industries.
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Partner Programmes
Leading Edge Computer Group welcomed into Acer's Diamond Partner Program
November 2019
Acer has welcomed Leading Edge Computer Group to its Diamond Partner Program, a program that spans 105 independent resellers looking to extend their reach across Australia.
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Lenovo
AMD launches Radeon 5500 series GPUs for desktops & notebooks
October 2019
MSI, HP, Lenovo and Acer all expected to launch systems with the cards over the next few months.
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Apple
Traditional PC market continues growth despite issues in the supply chain
October 2019
Nearly one of every four PCs shipped during the quarter were from Lenovo or one of its subsidiaries as the company once again managed to hold the top position in the market.
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AI
Intel launches first 10th Gen Intel Core processors
August 2019
The processors bring high-performance artificial intelligence (AI) to the PC at scale, feature new Intel Iris Plus graphics for entertainment.
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Gaming
Acer's $5k gaming monitor promises speed and brightness
July 2019
Acer has given the world a sneak preview of its new Predator X35 gaming monitor, due to be released from August 1.
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Apple
IDC: Global personal computing market sees growth bump
July 2019
Year-over-year growth during the quarter reached 4.7%, which was notably higher than expected.
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Apple
PC market back on the downslide, says IDC
June 2019
New Zealand PC market declines on the back of high channel inventory, IDC New Zealand reports.
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Apple
HP takes top spot from Lenovo in PC market
April 2019
In the worldwide PC market, global shipments were above expectations, reaching 58.5 million during the last quarter.
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Tablets & laptops
Acer’s new laptops for business and education
March 2019
The TravelMate X514 is designed for business and commercial use, while the Chromebook Spin 13 aims for the growing classroom device market.
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Partner Programmes
Acer’s new programme and portal for partners
February 2019
A simple and manageable programme designed to incentivise, recognise and reward commercial partner achievements.