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2013-08-29 23:02:16

Breakthrough software from Laplink allows an image from an old PC to be automatically restored to a new PC with a different operating system. Bellevue, Wash. (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Every year more than 2 million laptops are stolen and 30% of computer users experience data loss of some sort. The “smart” users have a complete backup – an image of their PC so nothing is lost. But restoring that data and the related user profiles, settings, and applications to a new PC can be nearly...

2013-08-26 23:23:57

BuildingOS quickly aggregates energy data from multiple vendors’ technologies, giving building managers easy access to energy information and analytics at an unprecedented price point. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 Today, Lucid announced the availability of BuildingOS®, the world’s first online operating system for energy management. The revolutionary software enables managers of facilities, energy, and sustainability in commercial buildings to quickly aggregate building...

2013-08-26 23:19:22

SDG Systems announced today the expansion of their professional service offerings, including broad Android and Linux software development services. The services include operating system porting and the development and porting of mobile apps. Harmony, PA (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 SDG Systems announced today the expansion of their professional service offerings, including broad Android and Linux software development services. The services now offered for Android and Linux include operating...

2013-08-26 23:18:05

With the launch of BuildingOS®, Lucid positions itself to deliver unprecedented value to the commercial buildings industry Oakland, California (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 Following the announcement this week of the launch of BuildingOS®, the world’s first online operating system for energy management, Lucid has named new appointments to its management team and Board of Directors. Vladi Shunturov has been promoted to CEO from his previous position as CTO. He co-developed Building...

2013-08-19 23:22:46

Computers need regular cleaning—both of physical components and of software—in order to keep running properly. Now Microsoft Gold partner Boost Software is teaching users how to clean up PCs and speed up PC performance—all with a simple infographic. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 Many computer users who want to speed up PC performance don't realize how truly easy it is. In its latest company blog post, the owners of the PC Health Boost software show how to prevent screen...

2013-08-12 23:21:40

Telx Computers, a company offering the most comprehensive support amongst Miami IT services, announces new service contracts that will offer businesses assistance with upgrading software after Windows XP support expires. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 Microsoft has recently made the announcement that their operating system Windows XP will be discontinued as of April 2014. As a result of this, on April 8th 2014, Microsoft will no longer send out any security alerts and upgrades, and...

2013-08-06 23:21:52

Extreme Reality Opens Call for Submissions for the Extreme iPad Challenge 2013 Herzelia, Israel (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Extreme Reality (XTR3D), the only company to bring full-body 3D motion control experiences to any computing device and operating system via a device’s native or peripheral camera, today announced the call for submissions for the Extreme iPad Challenge 2013. The contest, open to iPad game developers, features prizes of up to $10,000 and a meeting with EA Founder Trip...

Smartwatch Plans Revealed In Samsung Patent Filing
2013-08-06 18:45:35

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A recently released patent application has revealed Samsung's plan to ship a smartwatch called the "Galaxy Gear." Samsung's description of the Galaxy Gear details a device with much the same similarity of other rumored devices, including syncing between smartphones and tablets and the ability to control these devices from a person's wrist. Though the patent application gives a clearer picture of how the wearable device could operate,...

New App Will Find Your Android Phone
2013-08-05 04:03:41

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The long-awaited, much-anticipated Android device answer to Apple's "Find My iPhone" feature is finally on the way, officials with the Linux-based mobile operating system announced on Friday. Due out later this month, the new Android Device Manager will allow users to have their smartphones ring at maximum volume to make it easier to find if it is misplaced, Android Product Manager Benjamin Poiesz said. In addition, in cases where...


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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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