Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 7th Aug 2012 11:15 UTC
Microsoft "'We have said think it over. Think twice', Wang is quoted as saying, 'It will create a huge negative impact for the ecosystem and other brands may take a negative reaction. It is not something you are good at so please think twice.' Wang went on to suggest that if Microsoft moves ahead with its tablet plans, the Taiwan-based Acer might replace the software giant as a partner. 'If Microsoft is going to do hardware business, what should we do? Should we still rely on Microsoft, or should we find other alternatives?', he is quoted as saying." Or, you could just build stuff that doesn't suck. Just a suggestion, Acer.
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Lol, Acer? Really?
by darknexus on Tue 7th Aug 2012 19:57 UTC
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Acer, the company who can't even put their own laptops together properly. Bad airflow, improperly applied thermal paste, disconnected fans, 1.8-inch year-old hard drives, internals taped together, motherboards die in six months, bloatware up the ass and out the mouth for good measure? That Acer? They have the sheer balls to tell another company (at this point it doesn't matter which company) that they don't know what they're doing. Lol. Just, lol. Pot, meet kettle. And yes, for the record, all of the issues listed above I have personally seen and had to repair. I agree with another poster that "Think Twice" is dead on as a marketing slogan for Acer. There was a time when they made decent quality machines, but that was ten years ago. Everything they produce now is put together from bottom-of-the-barrell rejects and held together with spit and tape.

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