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2010-06-10 07:30:00

BERLIN, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- LinuxTag -- Sugar Labs(R), nonprofit provider of the Sugar Learning Platform to over one and a half million children worldwide, has released Mirabelle, the third version of Sugar on a Stick, a collaborative learning environment that can be loaded onto any ordinary USB thumbdrive and used with a PC, netbook or Mac without touching the hard disk. It is available free for download at http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Sugar_on_a_Stick. Sugar runs natively on major...

2010-06-09 07:25:00

POWAY, Calif., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Apricorn (http://www.apricorn.com), the leader in personal storage, today released Aegis NetDock ($189), an ultra-compact 3-in-1 USB Docking Station designed for netbooks, ultra-portable notebooks and tablet-style PCs. NetDock is the first of its kind to incorporate 500GB of storage, a dual layer DVD burner and 4-port USB Hub in a footprint barely the size of a stapler. Ideal for mobile professionals, students and those looking for a simple way to...

2010-06-08 03:58:00

KIEV, Ukraine, June 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- FreshTel has become Ukraine's first international Mobile WiMAX operator to present laptops equipped with Intel's WiMAX adapters. FreshTel, the Ukrainian 4G operator, and Intel, the leading producer of microelectronic hardware, have presented four portable computers, fully equipped and integrated to be used in WiMAX networks. 4G, the mobile broadband internet access technology, is gaining ground as a standard feature for laptop producers....

2010-06-04 05:30:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Roxio®, a division of Sonic Solutions® (Nasdaq: SNIC), today announced that ASUSTeK Computer has selected Roxio CinePlayer® for worldwide shipment with its next-generation 3D-enabled G-series notebook computers. Roxio CinePlayer allows users to enjoy Blu-ray 3D, 3D DVDs, as well as other stereoscopic 3D content in a broad range of formats. The comprehensive media player for...

2010-06-01 13:26:00

SAN DIEGO, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- As the use of smartphones enters a period of explosive growth, it's never been more important for Web stores to use new technology and targeted strategies to accommodate mobile devices. According to Canalys, which analyzes market data for tech companies worldwide, smartphone shipments in North America will exceed 65 million units in 2010, a jump of 37 percent from the 47 million sold in 2009. Nielsen projects that smartphones will be used by 150 million...

2010-06-01 07:30:00

TAIPEI, Taiwan, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- (COMPUTEX TAIPEI) - Novell today announced it will release SUSE® MeeGo as a fully supported operating system for netbooks. Novell expects SUSE MeeGo to be pre-installed on a variety of devices from Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) in the next twelve months. SUSE MeeGo is built on the codestream from the MeeGo Project, the new Linux-based operating system established by Intel and Nokia and designed for...

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2010-05-31 06:30:00

iPad rivals will be showcased this week at the Computex conference in Taiwan, the first major trade show since the release of the iPad in April. The tablets, which are expected to cost $100, are part of a trend in the PC industry as component costs fall, with laptops and notebooks attracting low-cost competitors from relatively tiny companies throughout Asia. Manufacturers such as Eken, G-Link, Bluesky and Kinstone will all be unveiling their version of an iPad-like tablet. Also, the One...

2010-05-27 07:00:00

SANTA ANA, Calif., May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SRS Labs (Nasdaq: SRSL), the industry leader in surround sound, audio, and voice technologies, announced today that Hannspree Inc is incorporating the SRS Premium Sound(TM) audio suite within its upcoming feature-rich line of SN series netbook PCs in order to provide a remarkable PC multimedia experience for music, movies and games. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070322/LATH036LOGO) "Today's consumers are looking for...

2010-05-26 07:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- THE ISSUE: While consumers are fueling the skyrocketing adoption of sophisticated technology in the form of smart phones, home networks, netbooks, tablets, cloud-based services and various smart computing devices, they still need to follow recommended computer maintenance best practices such as PC tune-up, enabling Wi-Fi protection settings and...

2010-05-20 05:38:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- brite-View's HDelight (BV-1222), a 1080p wireless PC-to-TV transmission kit, will help users finally achieve the dream of enjoying all digital content from the Internet, a computer hard drive, game machine or home network on HDTV. brite-View will display the HDelight at the WHDI(TM) (Wireless Home Digital Interface(TM)) booth (#303) at San Francisco's Netbook Summit on May 24-25, 2010. The HDelight will officially launch in July 2010, and the price...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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