Acer shows off a hat to take that perfect selfie

Acer shows off a hat to take that perfect selfie
Selfies, oh selfies how you are simultaneously a boon and bane of our existence. We extend the phone with our arms, or use some extension rod to capture the whole gang while out on the town, making duck faces for good measure.

For those that are extra vane however, Acer created a one-of-a-kind couture hat that looks like a sparkly sombrero, specifically equipped to hold a tablet in the perfect position to take selfies from every angle, any time you want.

Designed by Christian Cowan-Sanluis for Acer UK, this somewhat hideous fashion accessory is actually available for sale, and it includes an Acer Iconia A-1 840 tablet. The wide bill of the hat rotates 360-degrees so you can survey every possible angle for the best lighting to take the perfect selfie every time.

Pricing was not shared, but the package includes a mini sombrero case of sorts. “Users can access any apps such as Facebook or Instagram whilst wearing the hat – being on social media never looked so glamorous,” according to Acer.

To check out the selfie hat, an appointment is required as it is a limited edition. You can get it in any color you want, as long as that color is pink.

via: Pocket-lint



1. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013


9. Aploine

Posts: 445; Member since: Oct 24, 2013

It's a cultural crime. And where's fashion police when we need them?

12. spin9

Posts: 310; Member since: May 31, 2014

What on earth (just landed)?

2. hafini_27

Posts: 951; Member since: Oct 31, 2013

OK, totally unexpected.

16. cezarepc

Posts: 718; Member since: Nov 23, 2012

Yeah, checked the date and it's not April 1.

3. AlikMalix unregistered

Um... maybe just take a page from Samsung and others, and just bash apple... I heard all you have to mention in your ad is "Apple", "iPhone", or "Siri", and it will gain some interest. Good Luck...

4. promise7

Posts: 894; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

PA writers must have a daily quota they have to meet to churn out this kind of gibberish.

5. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

Selfies are the most stupid and useless thing that man ever created...

7. swiekekodok

Posts: 58; Member since: Jul 19, 2014

Just totally agree with u,ma men.......

8. MichiGo

Posts: 173; Member since: Sep 09, 2014

Man didn't create selfies. it was the female.

15. Darkerm

Posts: 322; Member since: Jan 31, 2012

umm... u mean #Women r8?

6. swiekekodok

Posts: 58; Member since: Jul 19, 2014

What the,....that's the most stupid idea.... #damn


Posts: 436; Member since: Jun 27, 2013

omg what on earth...if Joan Rivers was still here, she would (hilariously) tear this apart omg

11. Onlinector720

Posts: 25; Member since: Sep 03, 2014

Okay that's where we draw a line

13. DawsonLee

Posts: 26; Member since: Apr 03, 2012

Damn, Acer must have seen the calendar wrongly, it ain't April Fools yet.... -.-

14. spin9

Posts: 310; Member since: May 31, 2014

Yes but halloween it's close

17. gigaraga

Posts: 1454; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

Nice. Period.

18. f1r3z0r

Posts: 92; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

I might buy if does come with the blonde girl

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