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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...

2011-07-26 08:00:00

D'IBERVILLE, Miss., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A PC can be a student's most important ally when it's time to head back to school. Whether you're sending your student to college with a brand new PC, or helping your high schooler get the most out of the "old but reliable" family machine, you need a computer that runs smoothly and efficiently, without downtime or slow-loading pages. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100217/CL56709LOGO) Just in time for back-to-school,...

2011-07-23 00:00:42

Motion Recognized for Delivering Innovative Solutions and Addressing Customer Needs Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 22, 2011 Motion Computing®, a leading global provider of tablet PCs and supporting mobility solutions, today announced that it is the recipient of the Microsoft® United States Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Mobility Partner of the Year Award. The annual award program honors Microsoft partners for delivering innovative solutions during the past year that directly...

2011-07-20 08:00:00

CLOSTER, N.J., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ericom Software, a leading global provider of application access and virtualization solutions today announced the newest version (beta) of its flagship product line, Ericom PowerTerm WebConnect 5.8. PowerTerm WebConnect enables organizations of all sizes to deliver secure and centrally managed, on-demand access to desktops and applications running on Microsoft Remote Desktop Services (RDS) / Terminal Services, VDI platforms and other systems....

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2011-07-13 05:00:00

Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer on Tuesday praised the widespread adoption of his company's desktop operating system, saying it has now sold more than 400 million Windows 7 licenses. However, Ballmer acknowledged Microsoft's struggles in the mobile phone market, where the company's market share has gone from "very small to very small" as its new Windows Phone platform is selling fewer devices than Windows Mobile. Ballmer made the remarks during Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference...

2011-06-30 10:00:00

SUNRISE, Fla., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Itronix introduces the new semi-rugged GD3015 tablet PC. The durable GD3015, weighing less than three pounds, delivers the full functionality of a notebook with the critical components and options needed by mobile professionals working in public safety, utilities, transportation, warehousing and industry field services. The GD3015 comes equipped with Microsoft® Windows® 7 operating system,...

2011-06-28 09:00:00

BILLERICA, Mass., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PlumChoice, a pioneer in the delivery of remote technical services in the next-generation Service 2.0 model, today announced the launch of its new SAFElink(TM) Anti-Theft service that protects the valuable data stored on a laptop or notebook against theft or breach in the event the computer becomes lost or stolen. The software-based system resides on the machine and communicates with the PlumChoice SAFElink server platform. During...


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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Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.