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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...

2012-02-20 15:00:00

In Addition to Helping Improve Care, Solution Has the Potential to Eliminate up to Millions of Pieces of Paper a Year Austin, TX and Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) February 20, 2012 HIMSS 2012 Motion Booth #4230 Today's anesthesiologists are mobile — they rarely, if ever, practice in just one location. This amount of mobility requires that their electronic medical records (EMRs) are as mobile and portable as their practice. As such, Graphium Health, a healthcare software company dedicated to...

2012-02-17 08:00:00

TouchTab 10 Android 4.0 firmware is now available on idolian.com download page for all customers to register and download. http://www.idolian.com/downloads.aspx Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) February 17, 2012 Idolian.com is pleased to announce TouchTab 10 upgrades to Android 4.0. Idolian is a tablet PC manufacturer and distributor with its offices in Newport Beach, CA, Arkansas and South Korea. Idolian´s vision is to produce reliable Tablet PC, priced between $100-$299 that any individual...


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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