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2011-06-28 10:14:00

AUSTIN, Texas, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ClearCube Technology, the leader in virtual desktop products for cloud computing, rack mounted secure workstations and blade PCs, today announced that Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) will continue to invest in ClearCube's high-density blade PC and zero client solutions. DFW is adding 225 of ClearCube's blade PCs in the secure areas of the airport to power new capabilities including digital signage, such as display advertising....

2011-06-21 12:00:00

SUNRISE, Fla., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Itronix introduces the new, fully rugged, pocket-sized GD2000. About the size of two stacked paperback books, the GD2000 provides the ultra-mobility of a handheld computer with the powerful performance of a full-sized notebook. The ideal combination of size, weight and power, the GD2000 weighs just over two pounds and comes equipped with the Intel® Ultra Low Voltage Core(TM) Solo processor, highly sensitive GPS...

2011-06-14 08:00:00

D'IBERVILLE, Miss., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SlimDrivers, the free software that automatically updates PC drivers with real-time scanning and cloud technology, reached a milestone on June 13 when it reached more than 500,000 downloads on Download.com, only six months after launching in December 2010. Free for download at www.driverupdate.net, SlimDrivers saves time by automatically updating a consumer's PC drivers, which can be a labor-intensive and difficult process if done...

2011-06-13 07:30:00

PRINCETON, N.J., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MimoMonitors.com, the leader in USB touchscreen displays, today announced the launch of the MimoPlug, a tiny linux-based, cube-shaped "plug computer" that is specially configured to work with the MimoMonitors family of mini USB touchscreen monitors. Together, the super-small MimoPlug (4.33" L x 2.74" W x 1.9" H) combined with a Mimo mini-monitor create arguably the smallest, most portable, and most energy efficient Linux computer system...

2011-06-09 01:00:00

HONG KONG, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China suppliers of tablet PCs are adding value with more functions and dropping prices to beat competition, as they ride on the coattails of the iPad's popularity. This is according to Global Sources' (NASDAQ: GSOL) China Sourcing Report: Tablet PCs (http://www.chinasourcingreports.com/tabletpcs). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030303/LNM011LOGO-b ) The Report covers the major types of tablet PCs produced in China, namely the 7-,...

2011-06-07 12:30:00

AUSTIN, Texas, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ClearCube Technology, the leader in virtual desktop products for cloud computing, rack mounted secure workstations and blade PCs, today announced the launch of the Cloud Desktop 7422 DB9 Digital Fiber PCoIP® Zero Client and the ClearCube Zero Client Customization Service. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110603/DA13937LOGO) The ClearCube CD7422 DB9 Zero Client was developed at the request of a large government...

2011-06-07 09:00:00

SUNRISE, Fla., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Itronix introduces the new, fully-rugged GD8200 notebook computer. The GD8200 delivers powerful computing, razor-sharp images in full sun and highly sensitive global positioning in a compact, fully-rugged case. Equipped with the new high-speed Intel® Core(TM) i7 processor, the GD8200 easily handles hefty imagery, video and data files enabling increased worker productivity. For mobile users in law enforcement,...

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2011-06-07 05:25:00

Research firm International Data Corp. (IDC) said on Monday that it expects personal computer sales to grow 4.2 percent this year. The new projection comes after IDC's tally showed PC sales dropped by 1.1 percent in the first quarter compared to last year. "The PC market has definitely hit a slow patch," Loren Loverde, vice president, Worldwide Consumer Device Trackers, said in a statement. "Nevertheless, the long-term growth drivers "“ first among which are growth in emerging...

2011-06-06 07:25:00

SYRACUSE, N.Y., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "There have been some interesting changes over the last 3 months. We are in a time of rapid technical change and consumers more than ever need to have up-to-date unbiased guidance," stated David Milman CEO of RESCUECOM. The Computer Reliability Report gives an unbiased summary of the most reliable personal computer manufacturers. The top five brands with the best overall reliability in Q1 2011 are: 1. IBM/Lenovo (254) 2. Asus (242) 3....

2011-06-01 08:35:01

Beijing, June 1, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - According to the recent research of Xpshou.com, tablet PCs equipped with Intel's Android will be listed at the middle of this year and next year you will see the new combination of Windows and the ARM. It is easy to see that the terminal equipment market will start to change from next year. The market share of Wintel's platform will decrease from nearly 50 percent of last year to 30 percent or less in 2014.Xpshou.com reports that the combination of...


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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