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2014-08-26 00:21:30

TAIPEI, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When the iPad was launched in 2010, it was an instant hit and spurred a tablet PC craze. Such was the popularity of tablets that notebook PC sales stagnated and eventually began to fall as consumers increasingly switched to tablets. "Tablets have been revolutionary in the sense that they have created demand for a new product category - one that competes fiercely with netbooks and regular notebook PCs. Yet in 2014, their novelty seems to have...

2014-08-21 23:06:59

According to preliminary results from the NPD DisplaySearch Quarterly Mobile PC Shipment and Forecast Report, notebook PC shipments reached 45.1 million units, which is an increase of 1 percent over the previous year. Santa Clara, Calif. (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 After seven consecutive quarters of shipment declines, the global notebook PC market improved in the second quarter (Q2) of 2014. According to preliminary results from the NPD DisplaySearch Quarterly Mobile PC Shipment and Forecast...

2014-08-14 23:03:58

As the tablet PC market matures and growth slows, the dominance of market leaders Apple and Samsung is weakening. Santa Clara, Calif. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 As the tablet PC market matures and growth slows, the dominance of market leaders Apple and Samsung is also weakening. According to the latest NPD DisplaySearch Monthly Tablet PC Panel Shipment & Value Chain Report, total tablet PC display shipments declined 10 percent between the first half (1H) of 2013 and 2014, while combined...

2014-08-13 12:26:03

LONDON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Industrial PC Market 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2126345/Global-Industrial-PC-Market-2014-2018.htmlAbout Industrial PC Industrial PCs are high-performance computing solutions and offer flexible I/O interface and display options that helps in supporting multiple networks, peripherals, sensors, actuators, and displays. There are various types of industrial PCs including...

2014-07-31 08:29:02

DALLAS, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DeepResearchReports.com offers 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Mobile Phone Charger Industry, a 265 pages market intelligence premium study published in July 2014. This research offers 35 company profiles along with 226 data tables and figures to support the business intelligence provided for global and Chinese markets of mobile phone chargers. It provides data and information on 2009-2019 capacity production, price, cost,...

2014-07-29 23:09:06

Ace Computers just announced that it achieved record sales that included desktops, HPCs and workstations in the first half of 2014. CHICAGO (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Ace Computers, one of the leading custom computer builders and resellers in the U.S., just announced that it achieved record sales that included desktops, HPCs and workstations in the first half of 2014. Most remarkable is the fact that the bulk of this business has been stationary devices in an era when the desktop was declared...

2014-07-23 23:07:28

The new CTL® 2go® PC NL5 Rugged 2-in-1 is based on an Intel reference design that combines power, durability and ease of use. Portland, OR (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 CTL® announced their new CTL® 2go® PC NL5 Rugged 2-in-1 Windows Tablet, the latest in their line of rugged 2go® PC laptops and tablet PCs. CTL® has been a long-time partner with Intel and Microsoft Corp, delivering 2go® PC mobile computing solutions for education, military, law enforcement,...

2014-07-09 23:05:44

Demand for 8 to 11-inch tablet PCs will overtake smaller sizes by 2018. Santa Clara, Calif. (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 According to the NPD DisplaySearch Quarterly Mobile PC Shipment and Forecast Report, shipments of notebook PCs in the first quarter (Q1) of 2014 were better than expected, due to the commercial PC refresh cycle and Windows XP migration; however, shipments of tablet PCs, at 56 million units, declined year-over-year for the first time. Many brands reported weak tablet PC...

2014-07-07 23:05:12

The firm has recently issued two reports that address data center applications and personal computing, consumer electronics and digital signage. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 CIR has announced that the firm will host a webinar on Wednesday, July 16th at 1:30 PM EDT to present findings from the company’s ongoing coverage of the active optical cabling (AOCs) market. The firm has recently issued two reports that address data center applications and personal computing, consumer...

Analysts Do Not See A Shrinking PC Market As Had Been Projected
2014-07-07 12:20:16

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The rumors of the death of the PC have been – in the words of Mark Twain – "greatly exaggerated." In fact, according to a new report published on Monday by Gartner, the worldwide PC market could actually see a relative revival in 2014 while the tablets – the devices that were allegedly "killing the PC" – could see a slow down this year. While worldwide shipments for PCs did fall 9.5 percent in 2013 there could be a turnaround...


Latest Personal computer Reference Libraries

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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2010-09-13 13:36:36

A motherboard is the central printed circuit board in most modern computers and holds many of the vital components of the system as well as provides connectors for other peripherals. Before the microprocessor was introduced, computers were usually made in a card-cage case or mainframe with the gears connected by a backplane that consisted of a set of slots connected with wires. In much older designs the wires were discrete connections between card connector pins, but printed circuit boards...

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2010-09-13 11:21:26

In relation to computing, a mouse is a pointing device that operates by detecting two-dimensional motion that is relative to the surface that supports it. Typically a mouse is an object held under the user's hand. It may have one or more buttons or wheels which allow the user to perform operations or other features that provide more control or dimensional input. The mouse's motion generally translates into the motion of a cursor on a display. The first mouse prototype was invented in 1963...

2010-09-09 17:44:12

Computer hardware describes the physical components that make up a personal computer. Operating systems and many software applications can be installed on hardware in order to perform the operator's desired functions. Most personal computers consist of a chassis in a tower shape, a desktop, all of which contain hardware components. The main component inside the case of the computer is the motherboard. It is a large rectangular board with incorporated circuits that connect things to the...

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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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