Acer's Iconia W3 has easily been one of the most poorly received tech products released this year, with critics hammering it for its "infuriatingly poor screen," for hardware that "sucks," and for ... more 
Acer's Iconia W3 has easily been one of the most poorly received tech products released this year, with critics hammering it for its "infuriatingly poor screen," for hardware that "sucks," and for being "a device that shouldn't exist." That isn't stopping Microsoft from touting the Iconia W3 in its latest iPad-bashing ad by comparing the Windows 8 tablet with the iPad mini, the 7.9-inch Apple tablet that's been a hit with consumers so far Microsoft has kicked off a new program designed to attract Windows 8 and Windows Phone app developers. Dubbed App Builder Rewards, the new program rewards people with points for accomplishing certain tasks, such as creating apps, attending events, and publishing apps to the Windows Store and Windows Phone Store. less 
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