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2009-09-22 07:15:00

MILPITAS, Calif., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: PTEC), the leader in PC 3.0(TM) products, services and embedded technologies, today announced that its groundbreaking instant-on computing environment, HyperSpace, is now aligned with Moblin(TM) v2 technology. Moblin is an optimized open source Linux operating system project that delivers visually rich Internet and media experiences on Intel(R) Atom(TM) Processor-based devices such as netbooks, nettops...

2009-09-17 14:09:00

BALTIMORE, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- This October, press release distribution service eReleases(R) (http://www.ereleases.com) turns 11 years old, but the celebration is already underway. For a full 11 weeks, eReleases is giving away one Netbook PC each week and a press release distribution every day (http://www.ereleases.com/prfuel/free-asus-eee-pc-1005ha-77-free-press-releases/). The prizes -- in total, 11 Netbooks and 77 press release distributions -- are valued at a whopping $34,000, and...

2009-09-17 10:27:00

DALLAS, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The recession continues to limit CE shopping, as nearly 50% of U.S. broadband households did not buy a CE product in the first half of 2009, according to Parks Associates' Consumer Decision Process. This ongoing service, which surveys consumers on their past purchases and future intentions for over 35 CE products, found consumers are still hesitant to buy, with fewer households overall buying CE than in 2007 and 2008. "In general, U.S. consumers who are...

2009-09-14 12:45:00

AMSTERDAM, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- IBC 2009 -- Telegent Systems, the company that makes television mobile, today announced that it has been named best in class for 'Best terrestrial wireless contribution/distribution/transmission solution' in the CSI Product Awards 2009. Presented on Friday 11th September at IBC, the awards recognise companies making a difference to cable, satellite, terrestrial, broadcast and IPTV services. Telegent won the award for its TLG2300 PC TV solution, which is...

2009-09-14 07:00:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Targus(R) Inc., maker of the world's top-selling laptop computer cases and accessories, announced today its latest line of laptop cases, which feature a variety of designs constructed of premium materials that allow users to uniquely express themselves whether at work, travel or play. The three new lines include: Hughes(TM) and Commuter(TM) Business Collections, the A7(TM) Collection for active lifestyles, and the stylized Crave(TM) and Phobos...

2009-09-14 07:00:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Targus(R) Inc., maker of the world's top-selling laptop computer cases and accessories, revealed today its new brand ID as part of its global launch of 28 new laptop cases and accessories. The new Targus brand ID symbolizes the company's heightened focus on delivering relevant consumer-centric solutions to support the growing mobile lifestyle. "The company's consumer-focused design approach has been incorporated into our new logo, brand ID,...

2009-09-10 09:46:00

BALTIMORE, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- This October, press release distribution service eReleases(R) (http://www.ereleases.com) turns 11 years old, but the celebration is already underway. For a full 11 weeks, eReleases is giving away one Netbook PC each week and a press release distribution every day (http://www.ereleases.com/prfuel/free-asus-eee-pc-1005ha-77-free-press-releases/). The prizes -- in total, 11 Netbooks and 77 press release distributions -- are valued at a whopping $34,000, and...

2009-09-03 15:11:00

BALTIMORE, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- This October, press release distribution service eReleases(R) (http://www.ereleases.com) turns 11 years old, but the celebration is already underway. For a full 11 weeks, eReleases is giving away one Netbook PC each week and a press release distribution every day (http://www.ereleases.com/prfuel/free-asus-eee-pc-1005ha-77-free-press-releases/). The prizes -- in total, 11 Netbooks and 77 press release distributions -- are valued at a whopping $34,000, and...

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2009-08-28 12:52:53

Dell's poor second quarter proved the PC industry is still slowed by the recession, but analysts say it is slowly gaining momentum due to bargain prices and little "netbook" laptops for surfing the Internet, The Associated Press reported. Dell reported on Thursday that profit fell 23 percent and sales fell 22 percent in the May-July period, but they were slightly better than what some analysts projected. The recent quarter's results suggest that consumers are coming back to the stores to buy...

2009-08-28 11:01:00

COPENHAGEN, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Nokia is among the world's leading suppliers of mobile phones to a market that's bursting at the seams. A world dominated by subsidiaries, deals, deals and more deals, and with a base of customers getting more and more used to the buy and throw away attitude so often seen in smaller (cheaper) consumer goods markets. How long have you had your current cellphone? I can tell you how long I normally have mine, and that's around a year. At the moment, I...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'