Acer President Jim Wong will replace the current chief executive after he steps down at the end of the year, according to reports.
Proving again that it can't make a move before Monster does it first, Fanny Wang has announced that its Duo 1000, 2000, and 3000 headphone lines all boast a rainbow of color options to suit your palette. And now that its litigation with Monster Cable is over, there's no stopping Fanny Wang from moving ahead with its offerings.
The company's founder takes over as chairman and interim president as J.T. Wang and Jim Wong give up their positions, effective immediately.
The Taiwan-based company believes that 80 percent of its devices will be touch enabled within just two years, according to Reuters.
Acer Chairman J.T. Wang says his company wants "to be realistic" about the operating system -- and has not yet decided to launch a device running the software.
Acer has been a vocal critic of Microsoft and Windows 8, but now has some reason to be optimistic.
Chairman J.T. Wang wastes no time in talking up AcerCloud, a service the company helped create through its acquisition of iGware.
The company's outspoken chairman doesn't expect Windows 8 devices to trigger much enthusiasm among consumers or huge initial growth for the industry.
Acer's chairman says ultrabooks will stimulate a languishing Windows platform. When pricing hits $699, ultrabooks will become mainstream, he says.
Here's one more potential item for your holiday wish list: a smartwatch that HTC promises will be fashionable. Another project for HTC: Tablets.