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2013-01-13 17:01:35

The Retail Market for Laptop Computers experienced strong growth since 2007, mainly due to advancements in technology and decreasing average prices. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the The Retail Market for Laptop Computers industry to its growing industry report collection. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 13, 2013 The Retail Market for Laptop Computers has experienced aggressive growth over the last five years, encouraged by a number of factors....

2011-07-13 15:00:00

SAN DIEGO, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony's new flagship VAIO® Z Series ultra-portable laptop packs high performance features, wireless hotspot functionality and quick boot with dual solid state drives - all into a sleek 0.66-inch, 2.5-pound aluminum and carbon fiber chassis. "This new Z laptop builds on the attitude that an ultra-portable can also pack high performance into a slim profile," said Mike Lucas, senior vice president of Networked Technology and Services...

2011-06-02 05:18:00

HAMM, GERMANY, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Many hardware vendors have recently shown new Windows 7-based tablet computers (Slates) at Computex in Taipei. However Windows is suffering from not being very well optimized for touch screen interaction. mirabyte has recently released FrontFace for Netbooks & Tablets, an innovative application that helps to make existing Windows 7 touch screen devices easier to use and that is fully capable of even running powerhouse programs like...

2011-05-31 10:15:00

Computer chip giant Intel is showing off a sleek, hybrid laptop, only 0.8 inches thick, with ultra-sharp visual images that it hopes will create a market bridging traditional PCs and new ultra-portable devices, reports the Associated Press (AP). Intel explained that this laptop shows off its latest generation of processors that the chip maker will be able to deliver by 2012, when they power the next generation of ultra portables. "Computing is taking many forms," Intel executive vice...

2011-01-19 08:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Synaptics Incorporated (Nasdaq: SYNA), a leading developer of human interface solutions for mobile computing, communications, and entertainment devices, today announced that its TouchPad(TM) and ClickPad(TM) technologies are featured in four award-winning PC notebooks. The industry accolades were awarded at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. "Synaptics is delighted that several OEMs are winning awards...

2011-01-07 00:00:40

Amzer, a global leader in the manufacturing of smartphone accessories, now extends their reach with a new line of tablet accessories including cases, screen protectors, cables, and stands to protect or enhance the latest tablet models being announced at CES 2011 Sugar Land, TX (PRWEB) January 6, 2011 The rapid evolution of tablet devices has pushed top companies to the front-lines of innovation when coming up with new models and features. To keep up with the growing demand for tablet-based...

2009-09-15 12:40:00

Hewlett-Packard Co recently unveiled several new products including thin and light laptop PCs and an eye-catching new netbook for its fall season line, Reuters reported. HP, which is currently the world's No. 1 PC maker, has managed to grow its global market share to 20 percent even as consumers and businesses cut back on spending during the current recession. Many analysts expect PC sales to begin a slow recovery from lows seen earlier this year with the forthcoming launch of Microsoft...

2009-07-07 10:00:00

SAN DIEGO, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony today took the wraps off its chic new line of mini notebooks-- the VAIO(R) W Series. Featuring an ultra-portable design, the W Series is perfect for using as a secondary PC, in any room of the house, for surfing the web, checking e-mail, and social networking. The W model comes in three vibrant colors-- berry pink, sugar white and cocoa brown. A more subtle shade of the exterior hue finishes the inside of the PC while the touchpad is lined with a...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.