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2010-01-26 12:59:00

DALLAS, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T*, which offers the nation's most advanced mobile broadband experience, announced today that through 2009, it has certified more than 370 wireless specialty consumer and machine-to-machine devices - such as eReaders, netbooks, digital photo frames, personal navigation devices, and home security monitoring and smart grid devices - for use on its mobile broadband network. Consumers and business customers rely on AT&T's wireless network...

2010-01-18 06:00:00

BRISTOL, England, January 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Icera Inc., the Mobile Broadband semiconductor company, today announced strong year-on-year growth for 2009, with fourth quarter 2009 revenues approximately 4x that of the same quarter in 2008, representing the company's sixth successive quarter of growth. Icera is continuing to extend global market share for its chipsets, which are used in high performance, high speed Mobile Broadband devices such as USB modem sticks, embedded modules for...

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2010-01-14 13:50:00

Industry tracker IDC showed that nearly 20.7 million computers were shipped in the United States in the final three months of 2009, setting a new record and heralding an economic revival, AFP reported. IDC reported that abundant deals on low-priced netbooks and demand that built up during the economic crisis boosted shipments of computers 24 percent in the final quarter of 2009 as compared to the same period a year earlier. IDC Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker research analyst Jay Chou said the...

2010-01-12 15:40:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN) announced today that Cynthia Norlin of Glendale, Arizona, is the grand prize winner of a brand new 2010 Mini Cooper in the Aaron's Mini Cooper Sweepstakes. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100112/CL36633 ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090423/CL03821LOGO ) The sweepstakes, a co-promotion with Hewlett Packard (HP) that ran from October 1 to November 30, was held at Aaron's locations across...

2010-01-07 07:30:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- 2010 CES (LVCC Meeting Room #N108) - Targus® Inc., maker of the world's top-selling laptop computer cases and accessories, announced today the lightest, most compact chargers for laptops, netbooks and other mobile devices such as smartphones, cell phones, iPods, MP3 players, and portable game players. Ideal for travel, the new chargers can charge multiple devices simultaneously at home, in the office, on the road, in an airplane, boat...

2010-01-07 08:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Case Logic, a leading supplier of organization solutions for consumer electronics, today introduced a variety of new mobile lifestyle products at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), at the Las Vegas Convention Center in booth #8635 in the Central Hall. This year, Case Logic continues its legacy of delivering innovative solutions with a renewed focus on helping consumers manage and organize their busy lifestyles. "Case Logic's heritage is one of...

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2010-01-06 15:30:00

After experiencing a rare drop in sales last year, consumer electronics makers are hoping smartphones, e-readers, small laptop computers and other devices will help turn things around in 2010. The industry saw its revenue decline by two percent in 2009 to $681 billion, after posting a 14 percent growth in 2008. However, a 2010 forecast released by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) ahead of this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas gave little reason for optimism that...

2010-01-06 07:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumer Electronics Show - Building upon the massive success of its initial product launch, Powermat - the worldwide leader in wireless charging - will unveil a wide range of new and innovative charging solutions at CES 2010, further establishing its dominance in the category. Although a late entry into the wireless charging category, Powermat quickly established its leadership by not only being first to gain national distribution with leading retailers...

2010-01-06 07:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 2010 International CES - Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced a new wireless mouse design from Foxlink that is based on its Bluetooth® HID (human interface device) technology, and will significantly reduce the cost of wireless mice (and many Bluetooth peripherals) in the future. The new Foxlink mouse design is based on the...

2010-01-05 23:01:00

BURLINGAME, Calif., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- ZumoDrive, the personal content mover that easily gets consumers' content onto all their mobile devices, today announced a partnership with Hewlett-Packard to power HP's newly announced CloudDrive on all HP Mini netbooks beginning in January 2010. The solution, HP CloudDrive powered by ZumoDrive, allows netbook consumers to quickly and easily get all their music, documents and other content onto their new Minis even if their media libraries are...