The Latest Good E-Reader News has Acer and first tier industry partners Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics and Wistron reported to be working on a ton of new devices, crossing a wide spectrum of platforms.
Acer has plans to debut towards the end of this month at Computex new Smartphones, E-readers, Netbooks, and Smart Monitors, cementing its 2010 line of new consumer electronic products.
The new Acer Slate is thought to be running on the Google Android operating system or Google Chrome. Also, they see to be running the ARM line of processors. The Choice of ARM is a viable alternative to many Slates to come out in the near future to the Tegra 2 Processor. The Tegra 2 processor implemented in forth coming devices such as the Notion Ink Adam, Asus Slate and others. The problem with the Tegra 2 processor speculated in the industry is that problems with Flash and the processor hampering battery life.
Acer today as quashed rumours that it will be showcasing a Google Chrome smartphone to be showcased at Computex. Acer responded today with a statement that called Chrome OS “an exciting product announcement” but said it has “no short-term plans for such a product,”
As though Acer has said that they will not be showing Google Chrome products, they did not mention Google Android products, which seem to be the hot platform on new Smartphones such as the HTC EVO and the recent Google Nexus One. Android is also not just relegated to smartphones, but also the next generation of Slate PCS such as the Dell Slate, Notion Ink Adam, JOO JOO, Google Slate and other near future devices.
For more information on the Acer Slate, we will be doing extensive coverage of the Computex TradeShow.
Michael Kozlowski is the Editor in Chief of Good e-Reader. He has been writing about audiobooks and e-readers for the past ten years. His articles have been picked up by major and local news sources and websites such as the CBC, CNET, Engadget, Huffington Post and the New York Times.