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2011-09-13 14:00:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BUILD -- Editorial Summary: AMI announces full Aptio® UEFI BIOS firmware support for Windows 8 at BUILD The Samsung Windows Developer Preview prototype PC presented at BUILD is powered by Aptio 4.6.5.1 Aptio's support for Windows 8 is made possible due to full compliance with the UEFI 2.3.1 specification AMI adoption of the UEFI 2.3.1 specification adds pre-boot, security, speed and touch-enabled enhancements AMI...

2011-09-13 11:05:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at its developer-focused BUILD conference, Microsoft Corp. showcased a detailed preview of the next major release of Windows, code-named "Windows 8." The company also detailed new tools for developers to help write applications for more than 1 billion people around the world who use Windows every day. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO) "We reimagined Windows," said Steven Sinofsky, president of the Windows and...

2011-09-13 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif. Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VIZIO, America's #1 LCD HDTV Company*, announced today that the VIZIO 8" Tablet with Wi-Fi now supports ooVoo, the premier video communication service that enables up to six callers to chat together for a unique social video chat experience on mobile devices. Support for this innovative social app on the VIZIO Tablet now allows users to connect with friends, family and other social circles through free video or voice calls on the larger, more...

2011-09-07 07:00:00

Market leader PC Drivers Headquarters, Inc. teams up with Symantec to distribute Norton PC Checkup. This hybrid solution offers superior support to consumers and technicians with common PC issues ranging from security concerns to missing or faulty device drivers. (PRWEB) September 07, 2011 PC Drivers Headquarters, Inc. (DHQ), global authority in the PC driver market, proudly announces that they will be distributing Norton PC Checkup. DHQ, already delivering device drivers (including Acer,...

2011-08-31 12:43:00

FREMONT, Calif., Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ArcSoft, Inc., an industry leading software provider of multimedia technologies and applications across desktop, mobile and embedded platforms, announced today that several of ArcSoft's Android tablet applications for entertainment, reading, and managing personal digital media, as well as its cloud-enabled ArcSync for Lenovo, are pre-installed on Lenovo's newly announced ThinkPad Tablet. ArcSoft's suite of pre-installed applications lets...

2011-08-18 09:00:00

SUNRISE, Fla., Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Itronix introduces the GD400 rugged handheld computer, designed for mobile professionals whose jobs range from ensuring the public's safety and working inside warehouses to maintaining utilities. Weighing less than eight ounces, the sleek GD400 handheld is equipped with ultra-sensitive GPS, a barcode scanner/imager, a high-resolution camera with flash and a daylight-viewable, water resistant touch-screen screen display. "Using...

2011-08-17 00:00:30

Panel Makers Targeting 7% Q/Q Growth for Q3, But a Flat Q4 Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) August 16, 2011 Shipments of large-area TFT LCD panels increased to 180.8 million units in Q2, growing by 11% Q/Q and 6% Y/Y. Revenues reached $19.3 billion, also 11% growth Q/Q, but 16% decline Y/Y. According to the DisplaySearch Quarterly Large-Area TFT LCD Shipment Report, panel makers are targeting a modest 7% growth in shipments for Q3 as downstream manufacturers and brands are expected to prepare for...

2011-08-08 07:00:00

TORONTO, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - ViXS Systems Inc., a leading provider of smart network multimedia processors, announces today the availability of its Blu-Ray PVR Reference Design for consumer electronic OEMs, ODMs and Set-top Box manufacturers.  This unique reference design offers our customers a powerful Blu-ray PVR solution with the ability to add other features such as Multiple HD Transcoding , 3D Graphical user interfaces, live video streaming to iPAD and Tablets together...

2011-07-28 00:00:59

Turn an iPad into an Extra Monitor for Increased Productivity San Jose, CA (PRWEB) July 27, 2011 Splashtop Inc., the worldwide leader in cross-device computing, today announced Splashtop XDisplay, an app that turns an iPad into a wireless second display for Windows 7 PCs to enhance productivity. Using the iPad as a screen extender can serve many purposes. For instance:     Reduce desktop clutter by filling your iPad screen with widgets, folder shortcuts, IM buddy...

2011-07-27 00:01:19

Patented architecture provides centralized single image management via unique layering technology while enabling local PC execution. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) July 26, 2011 Wanova Inc, a turnkey desktop cloud provider, today announced the issuance of its first of several pending patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The patent secures the architecture of centralized, single image management of a primary copy of each PC image within an organization's network, via Wanova's...


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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