Acer to launch $99 tablet in New Year 2013

Acer, the fourth largest PC maker in the world, is reported to be developing two new tablets to launch in the early part of next year. The first of these will likely be a seven-inch tab with a 1,024 x 600 resolution and 1.2GHz dual core processor. A source speaking to the Wall Street Journal indicated this tablet is likely to be titled the Iconia B1 and will go up against the likes of Amazon's Kindle Fire HD and Barnes & Noble's Nook HD.