Sources: Acer, Reuters
quote: We have 2 Lenovo laptops which I bought in 2011. Because Lenovo never bothered to write new video drivers, Windows 7-64 Update did not offer SP1. I had to download SP1 manually. I tried to download the Intel drivers but they would not install. Apparently, the video drivers must be tailored for the laptop.
quote: Taking immediate action, Acer will formulate its product strategy with more caution and implement precise production planning and inventory control. Senior executives have also taken voluntary salary cuts of 30% from January to share responsibility.
quote: Reportedly afraid that hiring American and European engineers for a mobile push would "de-Taiwanese" the company, Acer
quote: Ever since Core2 there hasn't been much of a need to upgrade, for regular consumers.