Latest Personal computer Stories

2012-03-22 23:02:35

Mobile Computing Integrator Selects Getac Rugged Notebooks to Build Security System Carlsbad, (PRWEB) March 21, 2012 The Charleston, S.C. County Government has selected Nova Mobile Systems to implement a federally funded grant to provide rugged mobile computing systems to 10 emergency response agencies within the County. Structured under the U.S. Department of Homeland Security´s Port Security Grant Program (PSGP) and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the Grant provides...

Apple To Surpass Intel As World’s Top Chipmaker
2012-03-22 07:18:27

Apple is on pace to surpass Intel as the world's top mobile processor company if sales of smartphone and tablet devices continue to grow, InfoWorld reported on Tuesday, citing a forthcoming study by technology research firm In-Stat. The move will likely take place before 2013, according to the study. Apple shipped roughly 176 million mobile processors by the end of 2011, accounting for 13.5 percent of the market.  These figures trail Intel by just 5 million units, representing a...

2012-03-19 23:03:34

Tablet Deployment Replaces Trolley-based Solution. Austin, TX (PRWEB) March 19, 2012 Europe´s biggest single price discount retailer, Poundland, has gone live with a deployment of Motion® F5 Tablet PCs in two warehouse hubs in the Midlands. The specialized tablets replace cumbersome legacy data collection equipment and significantly improve the productivity of Poundland Quality Assurance (QA) teams in both locations and ensure Poundland's supply chain keeps pace with demand. Tweet...

2012-03-12 13:55:00

Tablet PC manufacturer MobileDemand and Seiko Instruments form strategic partnership to offer turnkey solution across numerous industries. Both product lines are built for use in environments where downtime is not an option. (PRWEB) March 12, 2012 MobileDemand, a leading provider of rugged tablet PCs has formed a strategic partnership with California-based Seiko Instruments USA Inc., a globally recognized leader in thermal printer technology. All MobileDemand products -- the xTablet T7000,...

Will Your Next Computer Be The Size Of A Pack Of Gum?
2012-02-28 09:23:25

Despite its lightweight name, Cotton Candy, your next computer may be the size of a USB thumb drive and pack a hefty punch, reports Vincent Chang for CNET. FXI Technologies, a Norway-based hardware and software startup, is preparing to launch the tiny computer that can run either Ubuntu or Android 4.0,  and features a dual-core 1.2GHz ARM Cortex-A9 CPU, 1GB of RAM, and a Mali 400MP GPU that allows it to decode high-definition video. “The world is anxiously awaiting Cotton...

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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