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Holiday PC Sales Slip Despite Windows 8
2013-01-12 08:16:44

redOrbit staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Hewlett-Packard remained on top of the fourth-quarter PC sales charts, while Microsoft´s highly-touted Windows 8 did little to spur sales of traditional computers over the holiday season, according to statistics released on Thursday. During the final three months of 2012, worldwide PC shipments totaled 89.8 million units, a 6.4-percent decrease versus the same period in 2011 and worse than the projected 4.4-percent...

Analysts Forecast Apple iPad To Hold 50 Percent Of Market Through 2016
2012-12-05 12:58:11

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Ever since the very first iPad went on sale, analysts and technology watchers have been wondering how long Apple will dominate the tablet market, a space they completely re-invented with their tablet PC. The iPad went largely uncontested for it´s first 2 years on the market, with only feeble competition from Amazon, Android, and RIM. These competitors have upped their game in the latter half of 2012, offering tablets...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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