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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...

2013-08-03 23:01:08

The Secure Boot technology of Microsoft makes Windows 8 a unique operating system, which prevents the OS from booting on an unauthorized device. This is the reason why handling this OS requires special expertise and now iRepair.net claims to offer their Windows 8 support services to the worldwide computer users who have this latest OS on their machines. (PRWEB) August 03, 2013 For all Windows 8 PC users, iRepair.net brings big news. The company now announces to offer their Windows 8...

2013-08-03 23:00:52

MAC OS users can now benefit from the same resources provided by the 7 Speed Reading software that were initially designed for Window users, stated the eReflect team in an announcement recently. New York City, NY (PRWEB) August 04, 2013 A recent market share report by CNET reveals a combined market share of Windows operating systems at 91.51% with MAC operating systems following at a 7.2% market share. These figures were highlighted in the latest briefing by the eReflect team. The team...

2013-08-02 23:19:42

New Major version features new volume manager and easy to use plugin management system. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 The FreeNAS development team is delighted to announce the general release of FreeNAS 9.1.0. This release offers massive improvements to the usability, extensibility, stability, and performance of FreeNAS. Everything from the web user interface, plugin management system, base operating system, ZFS file system, and even the source control used to manage the project...


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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