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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...

2012-10-01 23:00:40

Computers can run remarkably faster after using Wisefixer, a program that is designed to clean the computer´s registry. It is safe for computers and very effective at improving the performance of the PC says Charles Webber in his latest WiseFixer review. (PRWEB) October 01, 2012 The latest WiseFixer review raves about how well the program worked to help computers run faster. The program will fix errors on the computer so that the owner does not need to worry about the computer crashing...

Online Video Preferred Through Connected TVs
2012-09-28 05:36:33

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online More Americans prefer to view online video content on their televisions than on their computers, according to the recently released “Digital Video Outlook” report from market research firm NPD Group. According to the report, the number of Americans that used TVs as their primary screen for viewing paid and free video streamed from the Web rose from 33 percent to 45 percent during the past year. Meanwhile, consumers who...

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2012-09-17 04:54:35

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online For the first time in more than three decades, personal computers accounted for less than half of all dynamic random access memory (DRAM) sales in the second quarter of 2012, according to the latest IHS iSuppli report. The company's IHS iSuppli DRAM Dynamics report discovered that PCs accounted for just 49.0% of all DRAM bit shipments, a decrease of 50.2% from the first quarter of the year, Trent Nouveau of TG Daily reported on...

2012-09-03 23:02:59

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Aftermarket for PC Accessories. The global Aftermarket for PC Accessories is projected to reach US$13.59 billion by 2018, primarily driven by growing desire among consumers to boost their computer capabilities and add aesthetic appeal to their traditional computer models. Technology developments and product innovations such as solar powered and Bluetooth wireless keyboards, and multi-touch mice are also expected to drive...

2012-08-30 23:03:25

Intel and Microsoft Supporting Touch Adoption; Tablet PCs Remain Fastest-Growing Application Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2012 Notebook and all-in-one PCs will help drive total touch screen module revenue to nearly $16 billion in 2012, and almost double to $31.9 billion by 2018, according to the NPD DisplaySearch 2012 Touch Panel Market Analysis. Touch screens used in small/medium devices, such as smart phones and tablet PCs, will continue to grow as well. Tablet PCs are the fastest...

2012-08-14 23:03:30

FarStone DriveClone System Recovery allows system builders and PC manufacturers to configure their PCs with the ability to restore PC back to its original settings, fixes viruses and crashes in a click. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2012 FarStone Technology, known for their refined Total Backup and Recovery software, has released Drive Clone System Recovery Software 8 for Windows 8. “Drive Clone System Recovery (DCSR) is the leading solution product that allows system builders and PC...


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
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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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