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2014-02-03 12:32:15

Hypervisor and Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) for big.LITTLE, Cortex-A53, and Cortex-A57 SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Sierraware, the embedded virtualization company, today announced the release of SierraVisor and SierraTEE for 64-bit ARM silicon. The SierraVisor Hypervisor for 64-bit ARM architectures allows multiple operating systems, such as Linux, BSD, or Android, to run concurrently on big.LITTLE, Cortex-A53, and Cortex-A57-powered platforms. Furthermore,...

2014-01-30 23:33:30

Release Brings in Updated Open Source Desktops, Drivers, and Utilities San Jose, CA (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 iXsystems, Inc. is delighted to announce the release of PC-BSD 10: Joule Edition! This major new version of the PC-BSD desktop operating system brings in a wide variety of improvements to both its own tools and software from the wider open source community. Most users will notice the replacement of GNOME 2 with MATE, as well as the revamped Life Preserver backup utility that makes...

2014-01-23 23:01:46

Raima, which offers state-of-the-art embedded database and in-memory database technology, has released RDM Embedded 12.0 offering support for the latest versions of Wind River’s VxWorks, QNX Neutrino and Green Hills INTEGRITY, as well as Windows CE and Linux ARM. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 With this latest release, RDM Embedded 12 now supports VxWorks 6.9, QNX Neutrino 6.5 and Greenhills INTEGRITY 11.0 real-time operating systems. With support for the latest versions of these...

2014-01-23 08:34:55

LONDON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Worldwide and U.S. Tablet 2013-2017 Forecast Update: January 2014 This IDC Forecast Update forecasts and analyzes the worldwide tablet market by region. It updates and supersedes Worldwide and U.S. Tablet 2013-2017 Forecast Update: September 2013 (IDC #243086, September 2013). It includes shipment, revenue, and ASP data for the 2013-2017 forecast period, as well as segmentation by...

2014-01-22 23:03:20

LeadFerret, the free B2B data site, announced today the release of their latest fully searchable directory, a Directory of Linux Professionals. Calabasas, CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 LeadFerret users already enjoy free access to over 15+ million business contacts with complete information, including email addresses, social media links, and a robust set of search tools. Today LeadFerret announced the release of a specialized directory of linux professionals, which allows users to search...

2014-01-14 23:25:39

DogTown Media, LLC is offering free iOS 7 app development consultations to companies and developers seeking assistance in their efforts to conform to Apple's new developer guidelines. iPhone and iPad apps submitted to the iTunes App Store for review on or after February 1, 2014 must comply with the new guidelines, or they will be automatically rejected and denied distribution through Apple’s App Store marketplace. New York City, NY (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Apple, Inc. recently...

2014-01-14 08:34:27

Breakthrough partitioning technology helps simplify Unix-Linux workload migration and boost SAP application performance for process-industry IT solutions provider BLUE BELL, Pa., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced that Aspasiel s.r.l., a provider of IT solutions and infrastructure services to the process industry based in Terni, Italy, has completed beta-testing the new Forward!(TM) by Unisys enterprise computing platform. Aspasiel concluded...

Microsoft Could Release Details On Windows 9 At BUILD Conference
2014-01-13 10:31:12

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Windows 8 hasn’t exactly been a smash hit for Microsoft since it arrived in the fall of 2012, and it was only last October that the company released an update to address many of the computer operating system’s bigger issues. This saw the return of some standard – even expected – features, such as a start button. While Windows 8.1 was meant to resolve problems that came with Windows 8, Microsoft is apparently already looking...

2014-01-09 12:29:36

LONDON, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Worldwide Business Use Smartphone 2013-2017 Forecast Update This IDC study presents the five-year forecast for business use smartphone shipments worldwide by operating system and user type (consumer, employee liable, and corporate liable). As the worldwide smartphone market continues its aggressive growth in the years ahead, so does the trend toward greater business use for...

2014-01-02 23:04:50

The future of Android technology was released today by First Class Posting (PRWEB) January 02, 2014 The past few years have revealed the genius of Google and their most significant asset, the Android operating system. Since the OS was first released on Motorola’s “Droid,” the operating system has grown by leaps and bounds, and now stands on top of the mobile computing world as the most advanced and most widely used operating system in the world. Android now enjoys about 80% of the...


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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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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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