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2013-05-02 23:17:59

Lucintel Forecasts Higher Growth in Global Portable Computer Industry. Irving, Texas (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 The global portable computer industry comprises notebooks and netbooks that are small and can be easily transported. These devices are lightweight, economical, energy-efficient, and especially suited for Internet access. The market size is represented by the revenue generated through sales of notebooks and netbooks. The industry is expected to reach an estimated $176.2 billion by 2017...

2013 International CES Coming Your Way
2013-01-05 04:24:36

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Next week, redOrbit will be bringing on-site coverage of the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), giving you the latest information about the hottest gadgets coming out this year. This year, television makers are going to be shifting from promoting the heck out of their latest 3D technology, to seeing who has the best resolution to offer. Expect "Ultra-D" televisions to be the talk of this year's CES event in Las...

The New Year Isn't Looking Good For The Netbook
2013-01-01 11:22:02

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The year is just beginning, and yet the consumer electronics sector has already seen its first fatality. Asus announced yesterday that it would discontinue production of its netbook line of portable computers. Asus was the first manufacturer to bring the netbook to market on a large scale with its Asus Eee PC line. The netbook category was launched in 2007, with the Intel Atom processor, a chip the size of a grain of rice. The...

Google Chromebooks May Coming Soon
2012-11-26 21:31:22

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Adoption of Google's Chrome browser has gained traction. Yet the search giant also has a Chrome OS version, capable of running on lower powered notebooks, such as netbooks and other devices. Sources suggest Google has versions of the Chromebook in production at factories in Taiwan. Compal, a Taiwan-based manufacturer, is reported to be handling the production, according to reports from China Times. The report states a small order...

Tablet Sales Will Surge This Black Friday And Continue Throughout The Holiday Season
2012-11-22 13:46:14

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online According to expert opinions, tablets will see a surge in sales this Black Friday in the U.S., and will enjoy the boast throughout 2013. NPD's DisplaySearch said that tablets will be outselling notebooks in the U.S. in the fourth quarter in 2012, beginning a trend that will accelerate through 2013 as the new form factor starts to take on traditional computers. The company projects 21.5 million tablets will be sold in the...

2012-09-03 23:02:59

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Aftermarket for PC Accessories. The global Aftermarket for PC Accessories is projected to reach US$13.59 billion by 2018, primarily driven by growing desire among consumers to boost their computer capabilities and add aesthetic appeal to their traditional computer models. Technology developments and product innovations such as solar powered and Bluetooth wireless keyboards, and multi-touch mice are also expected to drive...

2012-08-10 23:03:04

This new company features refurbished budget-friendly laptops. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 10, 2012 99 Dollar Laptop, a company that offers its customers laptops that cost $99 or less, has just opened for business. The website features refurbished laptops that are in good condition and can satisfy any financial situation. The makers of 99 Dollar Laptop realize that not everyone can afford a new laptop that costs $600 or more. They also understand that just about everybody–from young...

2012-08-02 23:00:45

Laptop Jacks, Inc., A provider of computer parts and services, announced the debut of their new patented, breakaway power connector, ProtectivePlug. The connector is an Add-on part that connects to a power port on electronic devices. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 02, 2012 Apple Computers was the first computer manufacturer to offer the MagSafe, a patented magnetic power connector, it became an integral part of their portable computers. The ProtectivePlug is the only equivalent solution for...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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