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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...

2011-05-11 23:01:00

Global survey finds too many people don't understand they are stealing WASHINGTON, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Theft of software for personal computers leapt 14 percent globally in 2010 to a record commercial value of $59 billion, the Business Software Alliance (BSA) reported today in the 2010 BSA Global Software Piracy Study. That amount has nearly doubled in real terms since 2003. Emerging economies are the driving forces behind the trend, the report finds, because that is...

2011-05-11 07:00:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro Incorporated (TSE: 4704), a global leader in Internet content security, announced today Trend Micro(TM) SafeSync for Business(TM) to help even the smallest companies securely save, manage and access their digital files from anywhere at any time, while increasing productivity by enabling file sharing between co-workers and clients. Using secure cloud-based technology, SafeSync for Business is designed to let users easily access...

2011-05-03 09:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Storage software development leader Paragon Software Group announced the launch of Hard Disk Manager (HDM) 11 Server to ease data backup and disaster recovery tasks for IT departments. The software suite incorporates the latest partitioning, disk imaging and system migration technologies for advanced format hard disk drives (HDDs) larger than 2.2TBs with 4K sectors as well as solid state drives (SSDs). The software is applicable for both physical...

2011-05-01 00:09:08

Cybernet's new all-in-one medical computer, the CyberMed, generated a lot of buzz at the HIMSS show in February. Considered a breakthrough in all-in-one technology, the CyberMed integrates many new features needed in medical facilities, such as scanners for barcodes, RFID, and fingerprints, and readers for smart cards and magnetic stripe cards. This all in one medical computer also supports Skype VOIP and a webcam that can enable telemedicine. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) April 28, 2011 Cybernet, the...

2011-04-20 12:35:01

Beijing, Apr 20, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - Isp.org.cn analyzes that China will surpass the United States to become the world's largest PC market. The rapid development of China's PC market will impact American companies, especially Microsoft. At present, 95% of PCs run Windows systems in theChinese market, and more than 80% of enterprise PCs run Microsoft office software.The data shows that the United States in global PC market share achieved only 20.4%, PC shipments were 71 million units....

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2011-04-20 06:15:00

The tablet computer market, although still in its infancy, is expected to grow to a $49-billion worldwide business by 2015, according to research firm Strategy Analytics. The tablet market will become the third largest consumer electronics sector, the firm said, forecasting as many as 149 million units sold in 2015, eight times the numbers sold in 2010. The top sectors now are televisions and personal computers. "Tablets are a high-value casual-computing segment that is creating huge growth...

2011-04-15 00:00:30

iYogi lets readers know about such issues as laptop security, taking care of the battery, and what to do when faced with e-mail error alerts. The firm also provides tips about security arrangements for your laptop and provides expert assistance via its remote tech support services for issues beyond the scope of users. New York (Vocus/PRWEB) April 14, 2011 iYogi, the provider of on-demand remote tech support services, has announced a new 'iYogi Reviews' revealing the top five laptop issues...


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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