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2013-01-04 05:04:34

Lucintel´s Analysis of the Global Personal Computer Industry: Market Expected to Approach $253 Billion in 2017 Irving, Texas (PRWEB) January 03, 2013 The global personal computer industry experienced good growth over the last five years and is expected to continue its growth momentum to reach approximately US $252.7 billion in 2017 with a CAGR of 3.3% over the next five years. Increasing technological innovations such as the introduction of new ultraportable thin laptops and all-in-one...

2012-12-18 05:02:53

NEXCOM's KPPC series of all-in-one kiosk Panel PC offers exceptional durability and functionality, making it ideal for self-service interactive kiosk within industries such as hospitality, retail, gaming, transportation, medical and many other markets. Fremont, CA (PRWEB) December 17, 2012 NEXCOM's KPPC series of all-in-one kiosk Panel PC offers exceptional durability and functionality, making it ideal for self-service interactive kiosk within industries such as hospitality, retail, gaming,...

2012-12-09 05:03:18

One device with multiple functions puts privacy, protection, and portability in the palm of one's hand. Today the computer became significantly smaller, safer and completely secure with the launch of Pocket Desktop, the first USB drive that turns any computer into one´s personal computer, complete with unprecedented capabilities and security functions. New York City, NY (PRWEB) December 07, 2012 Designed by a retired Naval Intelligence Officer, the Pocket Desktop packs all of the...

2012-12-06 05:00:53

Consumers continue to view internal operations of computers as complicated, although this has not translated to booming demand for the Computer Maintenance Services industry in Australia. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Computer Maintenance Services industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) December 06, 2012 Few people in Australia are comfortable repairing their own computer. Consumers continue to view internal operations of...

Tablet Sales Will Surge This Black Friday And Continue Throughout The Holiday Season
2012-11-22 13:46:14

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online According to expert opinions, tablets will see a surge in sales this Black Friday in the U.S., and will enjoy the boast throughout 2013. NPD's DisplaySearch said that tablets will be outselling notebooks in the U.S. in the fourth quarter in 2012, beginning a trend that will accelerate through 2013 as the new form factor starts to take on traditional computers. The company projects 21.5 million tablets will be sold in the...

2012-10-16 04:02:58

Tablet PC Provider's New Taipei office will expand supply chain capability and develop Asian partner relationships. Headquarter office expansion will be used to create an Innovations Center and accommodate new hires in engineering, sales and marketing Hiawatha, IA (PRWEB) October 15, 2012 MobileDemand, the nation´s leading provider of Rugged Tablet PC systems in the Transportation industry, announces the opening of a new office in the capital city of Taipei, Taiwan and expansion of its...

Lenovo Knocks HP Off The PC Mountain And Becomes New King
2012-10-11 20:39:50

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It appears the backlash against goods manufactured in China does not apply to computers. Chinese-owned Lenovo Group surpassed sales of Hewlett-Packard, the top computer manufacturer for the past six years, according to a report from Gartner Group, the world's leading tech research and advisory firm. While Lenovo now accounts for the most shipments in the PC industry, the overall PC market declined 8 percent in third quarter 2012....

PC Shipments See First Decline In 11 Years
2012-10-11 06:26:45

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Global shipments of personal computers are set to fall for the first time in 11 years, according to a new forecast released Wednesday by research firm IHS iSuppli. According to the projections, the total PC market is set to fall from 352.8 million units in 2011 to 348.7 million units this year -- a 1.2 percent contraction. That would be the first drop since the 2001 tech bust, IHS said. "There was great hope through 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...

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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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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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