Acer Targets Smartphones, MIDs

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Channel favorite Acer is making bigger moves beyond the personal computer market this eyar with plans for four smartphones and a series of mobile Internet devices. PC makers are eyeing the smartphone and mobility market more these days, most recently as HP announced plans to acquire Palm.

Completing a lineup of connected devices, Acer additionally plans to launch a series of MIDS (mobile Internet devices). The additions will complete the user experience Acer offers, from occasionally connected devices, such as notebooks and netbooks, and moving to highly connected devices such as the MIDs and smartphones.