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2014-05-21 23:10:12

Boston-based software developer started selling their DriverBoost program years ago to help computer owners manage their hardware. The program was recently updated to be compatible with all Windows 8 systems. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Boost® Software is proud to announce that their cutting-edge DriverBoost® software, which ensures that any Windows® operating system gets maximum performance from and compatibility with all system hardware at all times, has now been...

2014-05-21 08:34:38

New products and enhancements to Unisys-integrated software stack simplify application modernization, enhance security and expand mobility options BLUE BELL, Pa., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced Release 16.0 of the flagship ClearPath MCP operating environment for the company's ClearPath Libra and other MCP servers. The release includes new products and enhanced features that enable clients to modernize strategic applications, enhance security and...

2014-05-19 12:27:58

LONDON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Consumer Electronics in Russia, Euromonitor Internationalhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/consumer_goods_retail/consumer_electronics/consumer_electronics_russia_1.html The development of consumer electronics during 2011-2013 in Russia can be divided into two stages. The first is the industry fully recovering after the economic crisis in 2011. During this period, consumer electronics recovered and...

2014-05-15 23:03:27

SDG Systems announced today that Linux is now available for the Trimble Yuma 2 rugged tablet. The Linux tablet, based on the Ubuntu Linux distribution, provides a flexible, secure, and full-featured alternative to other operating systems. Harmony, PA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 SDG Systems, LLC announced today the availability of the Trimble Yuma 2 rugged tablet computer running the GNU/Linux (“Linux”) operating system. The introduction of Linux to the Yuma 2 tablet enables the mobile use of...

2014-05-13 08:38:53

New driver enables Magicard users to use a wider variety of software applications for creating identification credentials WEYMOUTH, England, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ultra Electronics ID announces the release of a new printer driver that enables the use of Magicard ID card printers with Apple computers running the Mac OS X operating system. The new driver gives Magicard users the ability to work with a wider variety of operating systems and software applications to issue...

2014-05-05 08:35:55

HOPE HULL, Ala., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- VT Miltope, a company of Vision Technologies Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), today announced they will be offering a new family of modular mobile computing solutions called the MACH-1, Mobile Adaptive Configurable Hardware. "We are excited to introduce a new product family to the 'My Miltope' lineup of computers and peripherals," said Julie Briggs, President and CEO of VT Miltope. "The MACH-1 is the first enterprise class computing...

2014-05-05 08:35:00

Delivers greater visibility of critical jobs and processes via mobile devices RALEIGH, N.C., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Halcyon Software, a global leader in systems management software, today announced a series of major enhancements to Advanced Job Scheduler for the IBM i platform. The latest version increases the resilience of IT infrastructures and provides enhanced protection against business disruption as well as enabling organizations to schedule and track complex job...

2014-04-30 23:08:33

A new zero-day vulnerability for Internet Explorer has been announced, which Microsoft states will not be fixed for Windows XP. With up to 25% of the world's PC installations still running this aging OS, NovaStor backup software provided fast system recovery and a powerful tool for migration. Agoura Hills, California (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 With Microsoft no longer offering telephone support or security updates for its popular XP operating system, a large number of users have been left...

2014-04-25 23:06:50

Boston-based developer and Microsoft Gold Development partner Boost Software recently released what its developers are calling “The Cure for the Common PC.” Their new PC optimization software PC SpeedBoost not only speeds up computer running time, but fixes errors and helps prevent computer crash as well. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Boston-based Boost Software is pleased to announce the unveiling of its latest PC optimization software, PC SpeedBoost™. The consumer software,...

2014-04-24 08:29:46

Tactads acquisition is part of MediaMath's larger strategy to enable marketers to engage with consumers across all devices NEW YORK, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MediaMath, the creator of the TerminalOne Marketing Operating System(TM) for digital marketers, today announced its acquisition of Tactads, provider of cookieless and cross-device targeting technologies. Integrated into TerminalOne, these technologies will provide advertisers the ability to communicate with consumers and...


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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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