Quantcast

Latest Netbook Stories

2009-12-16 13:10:00

CAMPBELL, Calif., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Wisair, a leading vendor of Wireless USB single chip based solutions, announced today that over 10 consumer-electronics vendors are now offering "Wireless Laptop to HDTV" products using its WSR601 CMOS single chip. Enabling users to wirelessly watch any laptop content and any Internet web site on their HDTV, these products capitalize on the hottest Internet usage trends (viewing online video and TV), hottest PC trends (smaller form factor laptops...

2009-12-15 07:08:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Telegent Systems, the company that makes television mobile, today announced that it has passed Additional Qualifications for Windows Media Center in Windows 7 for its PC TV receiver, the TLG2300. The TLG2300 is the industry's first single-chip DVB-T and NTSC/PAL/SECAM PC TV solution enabling the reception of free-to-air television on PCs, laptops and netbooks and other portable devices using existing broadcast and cable infrastructure....

2009-12-08 06:35:00

PARIS, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Netbook World Summit -- Sugar Labs(R), the volunteer-driven nonprofit provider of the Sugar Learning Platform for over one-million children around the world, announces the release of Sugar on a Stick v2 Blueberry. Available for download at http://www.sugarlabs.org, Sugar on a Stick can be loaded onto any ordinary 1Gb or greater flash drive to reboot any PC, netbook or recent Mac directly into the child-friendly Sugar environment without touching the existing...

2009-12-07 07:30:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Good Technology(TM) today announced that Good for Enterprise(TM) is now available for multiple Android(TM) devices, including DROID by Motorola, DROID ERIS by HTC, HTC Hero, HTC My Touch 3G, Samsung Moment and others. This latest release allows users to connect and collaborate on the Android devices of their choice, while providing IT departments with the enterprise management and control they need, without compromising any security policies....

2009-12-07 07:15:00

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- While Asus captured the number one ranking in both the first and second quarters this year, RESCUECOM's third quarter Computer Reliability Report has Asus dropping into third position. The two manufacturers out-ranking Asus and all other manufacturers in the latest Computer Reliability are Apple and IBM/Lenovo, with Apple capturing the top spot. In previous Reports, Apple and IBM/Lenovo have consistently remained among the top three; with Asus falling...

2009-12-02 23:01:00

BURLINGAME, Calif., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- ZumoDrive, the personal content mover that brings consumers' content to all their devices, today launched a new version of its innovative service that makes it easier than ever to have music playlists, photo albums and document folders accessible at any time on any device. The enhanced service is a perfect addition to users' second and third devices, as it instantly populates them with all one's personal content while eliminating the need for...

2009-12-01 07:00:00

SANTA ANA, Calif., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SRS Labs (Nasdaq: SRSL), the industry leader in surround sound, audio, and voice technologies, announced today that ASUS® has expanded its use of SRS Premium Sound(TM) within various new models throughout the ASUS UL, EeeTop and Versatile Performance PC series, to deliver a remarkable audio experience for music, video and gaming across any speaker configuration. (Logo:...

2009-11-24 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Just in time for the official kickoff of the holiday shopping season, AT&T* today announced it will unveil a spacious new two-story high tech wireless store in the heart of Times Square on Black Friday, November 27. The recently renovated location will be five times bigger, has an innovative design including AT&T's first ever "Customer Education Center, which offers multiple support services for consumers and businesses. "We pulled...

b4bad0f97b85fd645f0cd3500da3ba9b1
2009-11-24 05:50:00

Personal computer sales will show a slight increase this year, despite previous forecasts that it would drop, according to a statement by Gartner research group on Monday. Gartner said that worldwide PC shipments are expected to total 298.9 million units in 2009, which is up 2.8 percent from 2008, and grow by 12.6 percent next year to 336.6 million units, reported AFP. In September, The Stamford, Connecticut-based Gartner had predicted that PC sales would decline by two percent this year...

7fc5d56ee8cf17fe980129e58a35e83f1
2009-11-20 14:55:00

Google said on Thursday that new software for its Chrome operating system will start up a computer as fast as a television can be turned on, Reuters reported. Google's venture into operating systems will pit its Chrome OS directly against Microsoft Corp and Apple Inc. The Chrome OS resembles a Web browser more than it does a traditional computer operating system like Microsoft Windows. The look is expected to generate more revenue by driving users to the web, where they can see Google ads....


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
Related