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2011-05-31 12:07:00

TAIPEI, Taiwan, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- COMPUTEX -- Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNA), the leading developer of human interface solutions for mobile computing, communications and entertainment devices, is unveiling InterTouch at Computex. InterTouch is an open high speed interface standard that expands the capabilities of Image Sensing technology inside TouchPad(TM) and ClickPad(TM) equipped notebook PCs by enabling more sophisticated multi-touch gestures and highly accurate,...

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2011-05-31 10:15:00

Computer chip giant Intel is showing off a sleek, hybrid laptop, only 0.8 inches thick, with ultra-sharp visual images that it hopes will create a market bridging traditional PCs and new ultra-portable devices, reports the Associated Press (AP). Intel explained that this laptop shows off its latest generation of processors that the chip maker will be able to deliver by 2012, when they power the next generation of ultra portables. "Computing is taking many forms," Intel executive vice...

2011-05-30 20:00:00

TAIPEI, Taiwan, May 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- News Highlights: First 40nm combo chip for PCs, notebooks and netbooks - Reduces chip size, module cost and power consumption InConcert® technology - Improves Bluetooth-Wi-Fi coexistence for multiple platforms, including Android- and Windows-based systems Proximity pairing and Wi-Fi Direct® connectivity - Automates set-up and enables connectivity without using access point Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq:...

2011-05-30 08:00:00

Colossus, a PCI Express board, offers high quality recording and storage of digital content from cable and satellite TV receivers TORONTO, May 30 /PRNewswire/ - ViXS Systems Inc., a leading provider of smart network multimedia processors that enable a rich video entertainment experience, announced today that Hauppauge Digital Inc., (NASDAQ: HAUP) has selected the ViXS XCode(R) 3111 for Colossus - a high definition TV video recorder for PCs. Colossus is a full height internal PCI Express card...

2011-05-25 00:00:00

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Demonstrates Classroom In A Box Solution Powered With Windows Multipoint Server 2011- BOOTH # 2B - Explains How Ghana Ministry of Education Doubled Student Access to ICT at 75% Lower Cost At eLearning Africa, May 25-27 2011, NComputing ( http://www.ncomputing.com/), the global leader in end-to-end desktop virtualization, will demonstrate how Classroom In A Box, powered with Windows MultiPoint Server 2011, can...

2011-05-22 00:02:23

Added Support for Dropbox & Evernote Provides Full Web Desktop in the Cloud Experience "¢ Single sign-on to ZeroPC gives direct access to users' external cloud content in Dropbox, Evernote, Box.net, Google Docs and SugarSync plus Facebook, Twitter & Flickr "¢ Local PC storage integration lets users migrate content to the cloud at their own pace "¢ Users control time-sensitive sharing of their content with anyone, anywhere for any duration San Francisco, CA (PRWEB)...

2011-05-19 12:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ClearCube Technology, the leader in zero clients for cloud computing, rack mounted secure workstations and blade PCs, today announced 50 percent revenue growth in Q1 2011, versus the same quarter of 2010. ClearCube has also achieved 13 consecutive quarters of profitability and continues to see increasingly strong demand for its virtual and centralized computing solutions. "I am extremely pleased to announce that we have experienced significant...

2011-05-16 11:30:00

MCLEAN, Va., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY, a multi-platform news and information company, announced today that the USA TODAY App for Windows Phone is now available. The USA TODAY App for Windows Phone features a custom look and design specifically for the Windows Phone with the signature content readers have come to trust from USA TODAY providing them with eye catching photos and graphics while delivering the latest award-winning USA TODAY news in a convenient interactive...

2011-05-16 08:04:00

LOS ANGELES, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Hanvon, a leading global eReader and touch technology manufacturer, today unveiled the Hanvon ERT Touch Technology, a revolutionary new method of enabling touch-based interfaces, at the Society for Information Display (SID)'s 49th International Symposium, Seminar and Exhibition (Display Week 2011). The Hanvon Dual-Touch ERT Technology is a flexible, highly accurate, lower-cost touch technology that outperforms comparable capacitive, resistive...

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2011-05-12 07:23:14

Google has unveiled two computers, made by Samsung and Acer, that will run on its operating system, Chrome OS, scheduled to launch in seven countries including the US and the UK. The computers will go on sale in June, as the world's leading search engine challenges Microsoft and Apple in the computer and OS markets. The June 15 release date announced on Wednesday means the laptops will hit the market almost two years after Google began working on its operating system based on the Chrome Web...


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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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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