Latest Personal computer Stories

2012-08-03 23:00:42

Digital Signage Partnership Makes Content Creation Simple for All Users. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) August 03, 2012 Flypaper Studio, Inc. and Shuttle® Computer announce the launch of a new partnership to make digital signage content creation and distribution easy for even the most novice user. Shuttle Computer will now offer PCs and media players that are pre-loaded with Flypaper Express to create high quality, HD motion graphics and interactive digital signage. This partnership provides a...

2012-07-24 23:03:14

To satisfy the increasing demand for tablet PCs from technology savvy customers, Cheap Laptops Centre increases range of tablets available for customer purchase. (PRWEB) July 25, 2012 Returning customers have demonstrated that they have an insatiable appetite for tablet PCs, wanting the latest release of a tablet in the range. This demand is also fuelled by the manufacturers releasing newer more powerful tablets with increased memory, screen size and functionality. Cheap Laptops Centre has...

2012-07-20 23:02:55

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Advanced Solid-State Memory Systems. The global market for Advanced Solid-State Memory Systems is projected to surpass US$3.1 billion by 2018, owing to the rapid increase in storage requirements across the globe. In a knowledge-driven era where information is the engine that drives enterprises worldwide, management of information is gaining utmost importance. Other factors driving data growth and the ensuing storage needs include...

2012-07-20 23:01:02

CTL announces six new EPEAT Silver registered products, including four desktop PCs and two business class notebooks. Portland, OR (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 CTL has announced six new EPEAT Silver Registered products. Four of the newly certified products are from their desktop line: the Meridian GM15, Meridian GC15, Meridian GW14, Meridian GW15, and the other two are the CTL W350 and W130 business class notebooks. All of these models also meet the EPA´s Energy Star criteria; yet, their...

2012-07-15 23:01:12

CareConnect, America's #1 senior living communications provider, and Venture 3 Systems, LLC, manufacturer of Telikin computers, today announced a partnership for CareConnect to offer award-winning Telikin touch screen computers to senior living communities across America. West Chester, OH (PRWEB) July 15, 2012 CareConnect by ESCO Technologies, LLC, a leading communications provider to the senior living industry, and Venture 3 Systems, LLC, manufacturer of Telikin computers, today announced...

PC And Mac Sales Down Both Domestically And Globally
2012-07-15 08:36:33

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The global computer market continued its downward trend during the second quarter of 2012, marking the seventh consecutive quarter that the industry had experienced either a loss or modest growth. According to Ian Sherr of the Wall Street Journal, research firms Gartner and International Data Corporation (IDC) reported a 0.1% decline in shipments of personal computers. In terms of actual units, those figures represent hundreds of...

2012-07-04 23:01:17

Belmont Technology welcomes progress with high expectations for the newest version of Windows, which are to be released in the coming months. Elk Grove Village, IL (PRWEB) July 04, 2012 Many people in the tech world have been buzzing for some time about Windows 8, the next version of Microsoft Windows. Last month in a Computex keynote, Microsoft Corporate Vice President Steven Guggenheimer spoke about Microsoft´s high expectations with this software upgrade. Guggenheimer oversees...

Are Tablets Taking Over The PC Market?
2012-07-04 08:54:57

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online If you´ve had your eye on one of those new MacBook Pros with a Retina Display or some other PC laptop, you may want to go ahead and pull the trigger. According to a new forecast report from NPD DisplaySearch, laptops may be well on their way to extinction in just 4 years, being rapidly replaced by none other than the sleek and svelte tablet. According to DisplaySearch, laptop shipments will reach 393 million units by...

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...

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...

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...

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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Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
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