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2014-03-21 08:28:26

Fourth Annual Temkin Experience Ratings Evaluates 268 Companies Across 19 Industries WABAN, Mass., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apple and Hewlett-Packard deliver the best customer experience in the computer making industry, according to the 2014 Temkin Experience Ratings, an annual ranking of companies based on a study of 10,000 U.S. consumers. Apple took the top spot with a rating of 67%, placing it 119(th) overall out of 268 companies across 19 industries, while Hewlett-Packard came in a...

Acer Sales Favoring Chrome Over Windows 8
2013-01-28 18:35:20

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Acer isn't done with Microsoft Windows, but it is seeing a surge in the sale of its Chromebooks. The manufacturer said Chrome-based models accounted for five to ten percent of Acer's U.S. shipments since the platform's release in November, Acer President Jim Wong said in an interview with Bloomberg at the company's Taipei-based headquarters. Sales of the Chromebooks, while a relatively small portion of Acer's US sales, show...

2011-05-04 00:00:28

ZeroPC Pages on Facebook and Twitter Engage and Educate Visitors About Creating, Connecting & Sharing Their Lifetime Digital Content Online With 'Transferable Desktop in the Cloud' San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 02, 2011 ZeroDesktopâ“ž¢, Inc., provider of next-generation Web Desktop solutions, today announced that it has launched Facebook and Twitter pages for its new ZeroPCâ“ž¢ transferable desktop cloud content management...

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2009-06-18 14:16:47

New flatscreen monitors to be released this month by LG Electronics are able to double as virtual computers, allowing multiple users to run programs off a single standard PC, Reuters reported. The SmartVine N-series liquid crystal display monitors come with embedded "virtualization" technology from U.S.-based NComputing Inc. that allows users to connect a keyboard and mouse directly to the monitor. NComputing said for a total cost of roughly $3,000, the LG monitor would allow as many as 11...

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2008-12-24 07:20:00

Analysts say more notebook PCs were sold globally than desktop PCs for the third quarter of 2008, according to iSuppli.Notebook PC sales spiked 40 percent to 38.6 million computers sold, compared to the third-quarter of 2007. For the desktop PC market, sales shrank 1.3 percent to 38.5 million units sold, compared to the same time frame last year.Matthew Wilkins, principal analyst for computer platforms at iSuppli, said momentum has been building in the notebook market for some time.  "So...

2008-12-09 08:08:00

EarthLink's Internet Connection Software Now Pre-loaded on New Acer, Gateway and eMachines Computers ATLANTA, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --EarthLink (Nasdaq: ELNK), a leading national consumer Internet Service Provider, today announced that its TotalAccess Internet Software is now being pre-loaded on new Acer, Gateway and eMachines computers in the United States. By having Internet access software pre-loaded, consumers can sign-up and begin surfing the Internet within minutes. "Just...

2008-10-30 12:00:33

The eMachines(R) eMD620-5777 notebook PC debuts today, giving consumers all the essentials of mobile computing at the incredibly affordable price of only $429.99. The new notebook PC combines the latest in popular and useful features with trusted technology, making it ideal for challenging coursework, multimedia school projects, home productivity, research and staying in touch. "The new eMachines notebook is a great way for customers to get everything they need in a notebook at a...

2008-08-31 18:00:17

By IAN FLETCHER IF you want a laptop that lasts you can't beat Sony and Toshiba, a consumer report revealed yesterday. The two brands scored highest in a poll to find which home computers are the most reliable. The survey also found that on the whole laptops broke down less than desktop PCs. Sony and Toshiba laptops got 93 per cent reliability in the Which? Computing annual survey. They were the only laptop brands to receive an above average rating. Overall, laptops scored 87...

2008-07-25 09:00:48

Gateway, a wholly owned subsidiary of Acer Inc., today announced a shift in its distribution model to focus exclusively on retailers, e-tailers and channel partners. This change will dramatically simplify Gateway's business model and deliver significant cost savings, ultimately resulting in an improved value proposition for consumers. "We believe that our retail and e-tail partners offer consumers the best, easiest and most effective way to purchase Gateway products," said Mark Hill, Acer...

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2008-07-17 12:15:00

Stephen Dukker believes he has what the world is looking for: The People's PC. But it's not really a PC. The chairman and chief executive of NComputing in Redwood City is pursuing a computer revolution with a small box that turns low-cost desktop computers into servers that feed dozens of work stations. In tech parlance, it's called "thin client" technology -- devices that have no processing power and store information on servers. NComputing's "virtualization" software taps into unused...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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