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2013-10-22 23:31:00

Performance results: IOZone comparison on Linux shows 48% to 59% improvement on sequential writes; Androbench on Android shows 4x the SQLite transactions per second. Bothell, WA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Today Datalight announced availability of an upgraded version of its Reliance Nitro flash-friendly file system that improves performance of Linux- and Android-based embedded devices, exceeding the write speeds of ext4 by over 50% while remaining immune against data corruption commonly...

iPads, Macs Officially Released Today By Tech Giant Apple
2013-10-22 14:43:29

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Following the trail it blazed last year, Apple has this year released new iPads one month after releasing its new iPhones. This year’s announcement saw a newly redesigned and renamed fifth-generation iPad as well as new iPad minis with a Retina Display, finally settling a long held debate. The Mac line also got some attention today as Apple announced its newest operating system, Mavericks, will finally be available today from the...

Chrome OS Products To Be Offered By LG
2013-10-22 04:18:19

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Chrome OS leverages the capability of cloud computing to the point where the only 'native' programs in the system are a web browser, a media player and a file manager and according to various reports, device maker LG has filed three trademarks that could signal their intent to wholeheartedly embrace the minimalist operating system. On October 15, LG filed for three trademarks – each one with the word “Chrome” in it: ChromeOne,...

2013-10-15 23:30:20

With Robot Cloud’s new maintenance and alerting feature, workstations automatically release memory resources back into the Mac’s operating system. This proactively reduces the need to use virtual memory while improving the user experience. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 On any given Mac workstation there are quantities of both available memory and inactive memory. Unfortunately, not all applications do a good job of releasing inactive memory. A lack of real and available memory...

Apple Sends Out Invites for October 22 Press Event
2013-10-15 17:08:09

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Apple looks ready to show off new iPads, a new operating system and possibly new Mac hardware next Tuesday, October 22. The Cupertino company sent out press invites this afternoon following a report last week that correctly predicted the day of their latest unveiling. Apple’s top brass will take the stage at the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco at 10 am PT and are expected to show off iPads with a slightly refigured design....

Apple Looks Ready To Show Off New iPads On October 22
2013-10-09 19:25:24

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Apple may be ready to hold their next iPad event on October 22, 42 days after the launch of the iPhone 5C and 5S. All Things D’s John Paczkowski broke the news on Tuesday and, as these things often go, The Loop’s Jim Dalrymple confirmed the news with his now signature “yep.” According to Paczkowski’s report, Apple’s next invite-only event will be focused on iPads, the new Mac Pro (which was first unveiled during WWDC in...

Glitch Found In iMessage App For iOs Acknowledged By Apple
2013-10-02 08:34:06

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Apple yesterday acknowledged a glitch in iMessage that affects some iPhone and iPad owners who recently updated to iOS 7. The glitch, which Apple claims only affects a small percentage of users, can interrupt messages sent through iMessage or fail to send them entirely. This error has been confirmed by redOrbit; outgoing messages will become stuck in the “sending” phase before returning to the sender as 'Not Delivered.' For now,...


Latest Operating System Reference Libraries

LePad
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The LePad is a line of tablet computers sold by Lenovo in China. It was released in China in 2011. The LePad uses the Android 2.2 operating system, with either a Wi-Fi or 3G connection. The display features a 10.1-inch screen with a front facing camera for video calling, and has a battery life of eight hours. Outside china, in 2012, Lenovo released other versions of the LePad, under the name IdeaTab, A1, Yoga, and ThinkPad. The ThinkPad’s operating system was upgraded to the Android...

IdeaPad
2014-01-05 00:00:00

The IdeaPad is a line of laptop computers from Lenovo, first released in 2008 with three models the Y710, Y510 and U110. Since the original release, six other models have been developed -- the G series, S series, V series, Y series, U series, and Z series. IdeaPad also produced a tablet and depending on the model, either the Android or Windows 7 operating system is used. The K1 and A1 use Android, and the P1 uses Windows 7. The S series was released in China in September 2008 and in the US...

2010-09-29 15:16:42

Computer software is the collection of computer programs and related data that give the instructions to a computer. Different from hardware, software is intangible, which means that it cannot be touched. Some examples of computer software include: word processors, video games, operating systems, and device drivers. Historically, the software industry is much like that of other technological industries in that it has grown from a few prototypes from different engineers to one application that...

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2010-09-17 11:32:27

A personal computer, or PC, refers to any general-purpose computer whose size, capabilities, and selling price make it useful for individuals, and is intended to be managed directly by a user with no superseding operator. Examples of personal computers include desktop computers, laptops, tablet PCs, and handheld PCs. Most commonly, PCs are used in a home or office setting. Historically, the first computer demo was developed in 1968 by Douglas Englebart. It gave society a preview of what...

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2010-09-09 17:33:23

Mainframe computers are powerful devices that are mainly used by big companies for critical applications and bulk data processing. The name comes from their substantial size and certain power requirements. It originally referred to the sizeable cabinets where the central processing unit and main memory were located; today, however, it is used to distinguish high-end commercial machines from less powerful ones. In the 1960s, most significant computer system designs were set and established...

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Word of the Day
lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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