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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...

2010-01-05 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today added the new, feature-rich OVM7692 VGA CameraCube(TM) solution to its portfolio of ultra-compact reflowable camera modules. The OVM7692 is a complete VGA camera solution including DVP parallel and MIPI serial output interface support, automatic luminance detection and an integrated EMI solution. It is designed to meet the...

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2009-12-25 11:15:00

DRAMeXchange says while companies try to replace older PCs, there could be a shortage of memory chips by the second half of next year. DRAMeXchange published their forecast on Thursday stating shipments of PCs would rise 13 percent next year, driven by notebooks, with 22.5 percent growth to 160 million units, and pared-down netbooks, set to rise 22 percent to 35 million units. DRAMeXchange told Reuters, "DRAM will likely face a serious shortage in 2H10 triggered by the hot PC sales. The DRAM...

2009-12-21 10:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced that its Crystal HD technology will be available to OEMs wanting to deliver best-in-class video playback on the new Intel® Atom(TM) processor platform for netbooks. The Broadcom® BCM70015 Crystal HD solution will be offered as an option for OEMs designing netbooks using the Intel...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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