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HP TouchPad
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The HP TouchPad is a tablet computer released in the US on July 1, 2011, by Hewlett-Packard. It was later released in Canada, UK, France, and Germany, on July 15, 2011, and on August 15, 2011, in Australia. On August 18, 2011, Hewlett-Packard announced it was discontinuing all devices using the current hardware, webOS, because of low sales. The remaining devices quickly sold out after a...

BlackBerry PlayBook
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The BlackBerry PlayBook is a tablet computer released on April 19, 2011 by BlackBerry. It is the first device to use the BlackBerry Tablet operating system (OS) and runs Adobe AIR applications. A merger with the existing BlackBerry OS created a new operating system: the BlackBerry 10. On February 21, 2012, the PlayBook was updated to be compatible with Android OS applications that could be...

HP Compaq TC1100
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Hp Compaq TC1100 is a tablet PC manufactured by Hewlett-Packard (HP) and the successor to the TC1000. This unit was discontinued at the end of 2005, and replaced by the TX1100US and TX1200US. The display of the TC1100 is a 10.4-inch LCD touchscreen. It has a detachable keyboard which can also be used like a lap top or it can be folded over and rested against the back of the tablet. It...

Compaq TC1000
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Compaq TC1000 is tablet computer produced by Compaq late 2002, early 2003, before the company was bought by Hewlett Packard (HP). The TC1000 does not have a CD-RW drive or a docking station. Most of the ports are hidden behind flaps including three audio mini-jacks, PC card slot, Compact Flash slot, two USB ports, modem, Ethernet, and VGA outputs. It has shortcut keys located on the...

Graphics Tablet
2013-03-23 07:43:01

The graphics tablet or digitizer is a device that lets the user input hand drawn images, graphics, text, or hand written signatures into a computer. This device may also be used to trace an image by securing it to the face of the device and tracing it onto the tablet. The device has a flat surface where the user draws or traces an image by using a pen-like drawing tool called a stylus. The...

Microsoft Surface
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Microsoft Surface is a tablet line designed and marketed by the Microsoft Corp. and announced on June 28 2012, by CEO Steve Ballmer at Milk Studios in Los Angeles, California. It comes in two versions: One uses Windows RT and the other uses Windows 8 Pro. Both models can install programs from the Windows Store, but only the Windows 8 Pro can install third party desktop programs. The...

Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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