The Consumer Electronics Show has barely kicked off and the outlook is decidedly cloudy.
First Acer outlined its cloud plan, which revolves around basically copying other services. Sync your documents and pictures across devices—as long as they’re Acer. Sound familiar? You bet. Acer cribbed everything that Apple, Amazon, Google, and others do.
Right after Acer’s move, Lenovo launched its “personal cloud” vision. Lenovo’s pitch: Bridge four screens including TVs, smartphones, tablets, and PCs. Of course, your mileage will vary. For instance, Lenovo’s smartphone footprint is limited to China.