Latest Personal computer Stories

As Tablets Look To Outsell PCs, Cheaper Devices Could Also Oust Apple's Dominance
2013-09-12 08:24:59

[ Watch the Video: Tablets Sales Are Set To Eclipse PC Sales ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In March, NPD’s Display Search claimed tablets could outsell PCs by the end of this year, becoming six times more popular than desktops by 2017. Now IDC is providing some specifics, saying tablet sales will best those of PCs in the fourth quarter of 2013. While PCs -- including desktops and laptops -- will ship more units than tablets for the full year, IDC predicts...

2013-09-01 23:03:04

PCH7793 integrated 17-inch 1280 x 1024 550-nit high brightness projective capacitive type touch screen monitor, Atom N455 1.66 GHz fanless industrial embedded computer, fully IP69K rated rugged stainless steel enclosure and full flat front bezel for industrial HMI computer applications. (PRWEB) September 01, 2013 Acnodes Corporation introduces the PCH7793, one of the most rugged Panel PC Acnodes has carried by far. PCH7793 features a durable, stainless steel, IP69K rated enclosure and...

2013-08-19 23:22:46

Computers need regular cleaning—both of physical components and of software—in order to keep running properly. Now Microsoft Gold partner Boost Software is teaching users how to clean up PCs and speed up PC performance—all with a simple infographic. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 Many computer users who want to speed up PC performance don't realize how truly easy it is. In its latest company blog post, the owners of the PC Health Boost software show how to prevent screen...

2013-07-18 23:00:12

Now, computer users need not to worry about their computer repairs, as iRepair.net promising them of providing 21st Century Computer Care that not only resolves their technical issues but also helps them in keeping their computer systems upgraded and performance-optimized according to the latest technology. (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 People now don’t need to wait for several days to get their computer systems repaired by a technician. There is absolutely no need to hamper one’s work till...

2013-06-30 23:18:27

Buying refurbished computers from smaller companies is a great alternative to purchasing new from the manufacturer or larger retailers. Refurbishers provide the same great warranties, service, and extremely competitive pricing. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 The sale of computers and equipment online has been on a rapid incline over the past decade. As sales continue to rise, so does market competition. Large computer manufacturers such as Dell, Hewlett Packard and Lenovo are...

2013-06-25 23:19:29

Upgrade Also Includes OS Migration, High Availability & Mass Deployment Enhancements Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Druva today announced the addition of new data governance and IT-managed file sharing features to its inSync endpoint data protection platform to improve enterprise control over data residing on laptops, tablets and smartphones. The upgrades are part of more than 70 enhancements to inSync – an integrated suite of data backup, file sharing, data loss prevention and...

Tablet Sales Expected To Outperform PC Market: Gartner
2013-06-25 04:22:25

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Tablets and smartphones are driving up technology shipments – expected to hit 2.3 billion units in 2013, a 5.9 percent increase over the previous year, according to leading information technology research and advisory company Gartner. Also in 2013, electronics makers are expected to see a 10 million-sale increase of “ultramobiles,” defined as light notebook computers, laptop-tablet hybrids, or similar devices. "Consumers want...

2013-06-13 23:25:04

Professional System Health Solution Now Available to the End User Reno, NV (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 PC-Doctor, Inc. today announced general availability of PC-Doctor Toolbox for Windows. PC users will now have access to the same world class PC troubleshooting software used by PC manufacturers, service organizations, independent PC repair professions and others. “End users of PC-Doctor Toolbox for Windows can take advantage of the same up-to-date professional diagnostics that many of the...

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...

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...

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...

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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