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2012-01-08 16:00:00

What began as a difficult year in the consumer electronics business ended the same way, according to leading market research company The NPD Group´s Weekly Tracking Service*. Total consumer technology sales (excluding cell phones, tablets, e-readers, and video games) fell 5.9 percent to around $9.5 billion for the 5 weeks ending December 24**, a slight improvement over the 6.2 percent decline in 2010. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) January 08, 2012 What began as a difficult year in...

Vizio Unveiling New Line Of Computers At CES
2012-01-08 06:05:13

California-based consumer electronics manufacturer Vizio, best known for their low-cost flat-panel televisions, will be throwing its hat into the computer business by unveiling a line of laptops and desktops at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show (CES). According to Jefferson Graham of USA Today, the "unexpected" move will see the California-based company showcase a total of five computers -- two desktops, one with a 24-inch monitor and one with a 27-inch monitor; two laptops with...

2012-01-07 08:00:00

Pike Research studies show rising proportions of end-of-life electronics are causing huge problems in terms of disposal. Buying refurbished electronics from Belmont Technology Remarketing is a cost-effective and healthy way to combat the issue. Elk Grove Village, IL (PRWEB) January 07, 2012 As the old year is finished and a new year is upon us, many eyes are set upon shiny new phones, cutting edge notebooks and ultra-fast laptops. Out with the old and in with the new! It is undeniable that...

2012-01-04 13:00:00

2011 Tablet PC Shipments Estimated at Nearly 73 Million Units, More Than 25% of All Mobile PCs Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) January 04, 2012 The tablet PC category expanded its role in the mobile PC market, with shipments of 72.7 million units, accounting for 25.5% of mobile PC shipments in 2011, according to the latest NPD DisplaySearch Quarterly Mobile PC Shipment and Forecast Report. The Y/Y shipment growth rate for tablets in 2011 is expected to reach 256%, as strong tablet shipments in...

2011-12-14 13:00:00

Driven by consumer's desire to be connected anywhere and anytime and the ever increasing access to any and every type of content, the electronics industry continues to change rapidly. Scottsdale, Ariz. (PRWEB) December 14, 2011 Driven by consumer's desire to be connected anywhere and anytime and the ever increasing access to any and every type of content, the electronics industry continues to change rapidly. A key dynamic of this change is the continued push for a rich visual experience on...

2011-11-10 08:00:00

Leading South African short-term insurer improves manageability of PC estate and stands to save 146,000 kWh of electricity per year â“ the equivalent annual electricity use of 20 homes Cape Town (PRWEB) November 10, 2011 1E (http://www.1e.com), the global leader in Efficient IT solutions, today announced that it has been selected by OUTsurance (http://www.outsurance.co.za), to improve patch management and save energy across its estate of 2,000 desktop PCs. The deployment...


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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