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US Households Have More Devices Than Humans
2013-03-19 10:09:25

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It´s finally happened. The machines have taken over. The number crunchers at the NPD Group now say the typical American household has more Internet-connected devices residing inside than people. While PCs remain a mainstay in American homes, NPD says this insurgence is led by tablet sales. All told, there are an estimated half billion of these connected devices in US houses. The Connected Home Report, which was...

2013-02-25 23:00:13

SargesList's yearly Ultimate PCS Guide is designed to help military and their families experience smoother military moves. Grass Valley, CA (PRWEB) February 25, 2013 SargesList is again helping military and their families navigate Permanent Change of Station (PCS) moves with the second edition of their free Ultimate PCS Guide . Last year's 2012 edition rendered 10,000 downloads in five months after it was released in July. This year, SargesList has improved, updated and expanded that guide...

2013-02-11 23:03:02

New MobileDemand partner Valley Agricultural Software to showcase entire rugged tablet PC solution at the World Ag Expo on February 12-14, 2013 in Tulare, California. Hiawatha, Iowa (PRWEB) February 11, 2013 MobileDemand, a global provider of rugged tablet PC systems, and Valley Agricultural Software (VAS), the world´s largest provider of dairy management software, today announced the companies are working together to help dairy farms increase their operational efficiency....

2013-02-07 23:00:26

Oxygen Software releases a rugged version of its all-in-one Forensic Kit, combining all necessary hardware and software required to perform mobile forensics in the field. Oxygen Forensic Rugged Kit offers forensic field workers a powerful and affordable all-in-one solution for acquiring and analyzing data from most types of mobile devices. Moscow, Russia (PRWEB) February 07, 2013 Oxygen´s previously available Forensic Kit was a tremendous success among forensic customers working in 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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