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Online Video Preferred Through Connected TVs
2012-09-28 05:36:33

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online More Americans prefer to view online video content on their televisions than on their computers, according to the recently released “Digital Video Outlook” report from market research firm NPD Group. According to the report, the number of Americans that used TVs as their primary screen for viewing paid and free video streamed from the Web rose from 33 percent to 45 percent during the past year. Meanwhile, consumers who...

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2012-09-17 04:54:35

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online For the first time in more than three decades, personal computers accounted for less than half of all dynamic random access memory (DRAM) sales in the second quarter of 2012, according to the latest IHS iSuppli report. The company's IHS iSuppli DRAM Dynamics report discovered that PCs accounted for just 49.0% of all DRAM bit shipments, a decrease of 50.2% from the first quarter of the year, Trent Nouveau of TG Daily reported on...

2012-09-03 23:02:59

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Aftermarket for PC Accessories. The global Aftermarket for PC Accessories is projected to reach US$13.59 billion by 2018, primarily driven by growing desire among consumers to boost their computer capabilities and add aesthetic appeal to their traditional computer models. Technology developments and product innovations such as solar powered and Bluetooth wireless keyboards, and multi-touch mice are also expected to drive...

2012-08-30 23:03:25

Intel and Microsoft Supporting Touch Adoption; Tablet PCs Remain Fastest-Growing Application Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2012 Notebook and all-in-one PCs will help drive total touch screen module revenue to nearly $16 billion in 2012, and almost double to $31.9 billion by 2018, according to the NPD DisplaySearch 2012 Touch Panel Market Analysis. Touch screens used in small/medium devices, such as smart phones and tablet PCs, will continue to grow as well. Tablet PCs are the fastest...

2012-08-14 23:03:30

FarStone DriveClone System Recovery allows system builders and PC manufacturers to configure their PCs with the ability to restore PC back to its original settings, fixes viruses and crashes in a click. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2012 FarStone Technology, known for their refined Total Backup and Recovery software, has released Drive Clone System Recovery Software 8 for Windows 8. “Drive Clone System Recovery (DCSR) is the leading solution product that allows system builders and PC...

2012-08-07 23:02:28

PC Pledge 100 encourages businesses to donate used computers to help Americans narrow the digital divide through Connect2Compete Columbus, OH (PRWEB) August 07, 2012 Redemtech, a world leader in IT Asset Disposition, today joined with Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski and Connect2Compete (C2C) to launch PC Pledge 100, a nationwide campaign to close the digital divide through corporate donations of used computers. Redemtech kicked off the drive by pledging...

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...


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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