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Confusing Surrounds Upcoming Windows 8
2012-10-21 10:29:19

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Windows 8, which boasts the biggest overhaul to Microsoft's venerable operating system in nearly two decades, is set to be released in less than a week. Early reports suggest it may not be the panacea the ailing technology giant had been banking on. Users who have had access to early preview versions of the program have called Windows 8 "difficult to get used to," "weird," and like "a tablet operating system that Microsoft...

2012-10-05 23:02:23

Premier Literacy is pleased to announce the newest release of their Macintosh products, the Literacy Productivity Mac Pack, now available for multiple versions of the Mac OSX Versions 10.7 and 10.8, including the latest release of Mountain Lion. This newest version of Premier Literacy´s tools for Mac includes two new Premier tools, Worksheet Wizard and Write Now. This comprehensive suite of Premier tools now provides seemless crossover functionality between Windows and Mac platforms....

2012-09-25 23:01:39

Business Pros Using Macs Now Provided Same Level of Secure, Remote Access as U.S. and Canadian Governments Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) September 25, 2012 Route1 Inc. (TSXV: ROI), a digital security and identity management company whose customers include the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Department of Energy (DoE), the Department of the Interior (DoI), and the Canadian Government, today introduced the MobiKEY Classic 2 (MC2), a revolutionary...

2012-08-25 23:00:12

Gadget review site Rapid Tech Review is now incorporating animated videos with their gadget reviews and tech news to further promote their website. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 25, 2012 Gadget review site Rapid Tech Review has started to integrate animated videos with their gadget reviews and tech news reports. They started last week with a video report on the Apple´s new dock connector for the iPhone 5. Now they´ve released a video review of the Acer Aspire V3 along with their...

2012-08-22 15:20:22

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Texas-based PC maker Dell, once the world´s top PC maker is seeing its sales numbers falter as customers hold off on PC purchases ahead of the launch of Microsoft´s Windows 8 software. The once mighty Dell is also struggling to defend its market share against Asian rivals such as Acer and Lenovo, and the increasing adoption of mobile devices over traditional PC products. Dell cut its fiscal year outlook given “the...

Woz Dishes The Dirt On The Cloud
2012-08-07 10:54:41

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Though Apple normally likes to keep a tight lid on what their employees say to the press, the company's co-founder gets an obvious free pass to say what he will. As such, Steve Wozniak (affectionately known as Woz among the geek set) is prone to giving his opinion about all things tech, even if they aren´t at all favorable for Apple. In the most recent example, Woz has expressed his concern and frustration over...

Latest Personal computers Reference Libraries

2010-09-17 11:32:27

A personal computer, or PC, refers to any general-purpose computer whose size, capabilities, and selling price make it useful for individuals, and is intended to be managed directly by a user with no superseding operator. Examples of personal computers include desktop computers, laptops, tablet PCs, and handheld PCs. Most commonly, PCs are used in a home or office setting. Historically, the first computer demo was developed in 1968 by Douglas Englebart. It gave society a preview of what...

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