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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...

Nexus 4
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Nexus 4 is the fourth generation of the Nexus line-up released by Google and manufactured by LG Electronics. It was released to the market on November 13, 2012 on the online store, Google Play, and within minutes of most markets stock was sold out. More became available to US markets on January 29, 2013. By February 2013, sales surpassed one million devices. In the US the Nexus 4 uses...

Galaxy Nexus
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Galaxy Nexus is third generation of touchscreen Android smartphones produced in a partnership between Google and Samsung. It has improvements and upgrades from the previous versions, and uses the Super AMOLED display. In May 2011 it was announced that the Nexus series would continue and bring a third generation smartphone to market. After development was completed the Galaxy Nexus was...

Nexus S
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Nexus S is a smartphone produced jointly by Google and Samsung and released in the US on December 16, 2010. In other areas of the world it steadily became available; UK December 22, 2010; Canada April 7, 2011; Serbia April 4, 2011; and Thailand April 1, 2011. The Nexus S is produced in four variations, the GT-I9020, which uses Super AMOLED, the GT-I9023 that uses Super Clear LCD, The...

Nexus One
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Nexus One is the first generation of Nexus phones. It is a Google smartphone manufactured in Taiwan by the HTC Corporation. Tests began on the Nexus One on December 12, 2009, but Google did not confirm the phone to be sold at that time. However, it became available on January 5, 2010, and uses the Android open source mobile operating system featuring voice to text technology. The Nexus...

PlayStation 2
2013-03-16 10:03:14

The PlayStation 2 (PS2) is a video game console released on March 4, 2000 in Japan, October 26, 2000 in North America, and November 24, 2000 in Europe by Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI). Since its release over 150 million consoles and 1.52 billion PS2 titles have been sold. There are 3,857 available games and the PS2 continued to be produced with revisions released in 2006 and 2007. On...

PlayStation
2013-03-16 09:50:04

The PlayStation is a game console developed by Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) first sold on December 3, 1994 in Japan. It has sold over 100 million units worldwide since its release. Ken Kutaragi known as “The Father of the PlayStation” is the creator of the PlayStation game console and a Sony executive. In 1988, Sony and Nintendo formed a partnership to develop a CD-ROM for the...

PlayStation Portable PSP
2013-03-16 09:27:10

The PSP is a handheld game console that is manufactured by Sony and was unveiled on May 11, 2004. It was released on December 12, 2004 in Japan, and March 24, 2005, in North America. In early September 2007 the slimmer and lighter PSP-2000 was released. It was replaced later with the PSP-3000, and then redesigned into the PSP Go, which sold along with the PSP-3000. In 2011 a low priced version...

ColecoVision
2013-03-16 09:15:20

The ColecoVision is a home game console produced by Coleco Industries and released in August 1982. Nintendo’s Donkey Kong was licensed to Coleco to be the official game pack cartridge with all ColecoVision consoles. By the end of 1982, more than 500,000 units were sold. Outside the United States, the console was sold as CBS ColecoVision. By early 1983 over one million total units were...

Sega Dreamcast
2013-03-16 09:06:37

The Dreamcast is a video game console released by Sega in November 1998 in Japan, September 1999 in North America, October 1999 in Europe, and November 1999 in Australia. In the first 24 hours of release 225,132 units were sold and a total of 500,000 in the first two weeks. On January 31, 2001, Sega announced it would discontinue the production of the Dreamcast in March 2001 and concentrate...

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