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2009-07-14 10:35:00

BALTIMORE, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- This October, press release distribution service eReleases(R) (http://www.ereleases.com) turns 11 years old, but the celebration is already underway. For a full 11 weeks, eReleases is giving away one Netbook PC each week and a press release distribution every day (http://www.ereleases.com/prfuel/free-asus-eee-pc-1005ha-77-free-press-releases/). The prizes -- in total, 11 Netbooks and 77 press release distributions -- are valued at a whopping $34,000, and...

2009-07-13 06:45:00

BALTIMORE, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- This October, press release distribution service eReleases(R) (http://www.ereleases.com) turns 11 years old, but the company is celebrating this milestone early: For the next 11 weeks, eReleases will give away one Netbook PC each week and a press release distribution every day (http://www.ereleases.com/prfuel/free-asus-eee-pc-1005ha-77-free-press-releases/). The prizes -- in total, 11 Netbooks and 77 press release distributions -- are valued at a whopping...

2009-07-07 12:55:55

On Tuesday, Sony Corp announced plans to launch a new Vaio laptop that will sell for around $629 in Japan in August, making its first steps into the fast-growing netbook market. Netbook PCs are smaller and cheaper than your typical laptop computer, and they are generally optimized for smaller computer tasks like Web browsing and email. Taiwan's Asustek pioneered the idea in 2007.  Other global brands like Acer Inc., Hewlett-Packard Co and Dell Inc. joined in later with their own lines....

2009-06-24 08:06:00

FREEMONT, Calif., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- As the exclusive official breaking news service of the National Education Computing Conference (NECC) 2009, June 28 - July 1, PR Newswire is featuring profiles of the exhibiting organizations. As the official communications partner for NECC 2009 PR Newswire will be disseminating exhibitor profiles surrounding this show. The following is a profile from a NECC exhibitor: Company: ASUS COMPUTER INTERNATIONAL Booth Number: 3818 Web URL:...

2009-06-12 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, June 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Absolute(R) Software Corporation ("Absolute" or the "Company") (TSX: ABT), the leading provider of firmware-based, patented, computer theft recovery, data protection and IT asset management solutions announces that it has won an international customer for up to 250,000 units of its Computrace(R) data protection and tracking services for a multi-year term. Absolute's solution will be included with the customer's netbook purchases from a PC OEM...

2009-06-10 12:36:39

On Wednesday, TPV Technology, which is the number one PC monitor maker, said it is developing a low-cost, all-in-one desktop PC geared for Internet use. This is an important move for TPV as it looks for new revenue streams to maintain growth in its core desktop monitor business, which is slowing with a broader consumer market moving towards portable notebook PCs. The new models, which have been dubbed "nettops," will combine a computer with a monitor in a single unit, much like Apple's iMac....

2009-06-02 16:25:00

Google's Android operating system for mobile phones will soon begin running on computers, entering a market long dominated by Microsoft Corp. and accelerating the growing rivalry between the two tech giants. Taipei-based Acer Inc., the No. 2 laptop-maker, announced today that it would release a low-cost notebook with Android during the third quarter of this year.  Meanwhile, Asustek Computer Inc., which pioneered the sub $500 netbook, has also developed a model that runs on Android,...

2009-06-02 10:30:00

The largest chipmaker in the world, Intel Corp., launched on Monday a lighter, power-saving microprocessor intended for use in ultra-thin laptops. The new processor comes during a time when investors fear that cheaper processors like the Atom, designed for use in ultra-cheap netbooks, are taking over the market share for more expensive chips. Asustek and Acer said that they will build laptops that have the chip, and Microsoft has ensured its software supports it. By the fourth quarter of...

2009-05-26 10:40:00

Asustek is hoping that the surge in popularity of low-cost netbooks during the global recession will drive it to become the No. 3 laptop maker in the world. Asustek is credited with the launch of the first netbook. Since it first unveiled the slimmed down device in 2007, other companies have followed suit, which has watered down its market share. Asustek Chief Executive Jerry Shen told Reuters on Tuesday that the company would be releasing five new laptop models that will run on Intel's...

2009-05-21 16:00:00

Number of U.S. companies on the list rises to 43 from 33 last year NEW YORK, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- For the third consecutive year, Amazon.com tops BusinessWeek's annual InfoTech100 ranking of tech's top performing companies. In 2007, Amazon.com vaulted from No.23 to No.1, and the company retains the top spot for another year, beating out Oracle (No.2), Research in Motion (No.14), and Samsung (No.15). Apple fell from No.2 in 2008 to No.19 and Google dropped from No.11 to No.37. To...

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Asus Eee Pad Transformer
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Asus Eee Pad Transformer is a tablet computer powered by Android released on March 30, 2011, with an optional docking keyboard. The device has a 10.1 inch multi-touch screen, a Wi-Fi module, but lacks 3G connectivity. The docking key board was available simultaneously with the tablet. It has QWERTY keys, a trackpad, an SD card reader, two USB ports, and an extra battery for up to 16 hours of continuous use. The keyboards marketed in Canada have two additional keys, so the Enter and...

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