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Apple Vs Samsung - Multi-touch Madness
2012-08-14 13:03:31

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Apple v Samsung trial in San Jose can´t be all kitchen table revelations and legal temper tantrums. No, at some point the two must begin discussing matters such as actual patents, who had the patents at what time, and the validity of said patents. Though everything was shaping up to be a very boring day on Monday, we did get a very revealing piece of information from Apple and a brand new argument from Samsung which...

Barnes & Noble Cuts Nook Prices
2012-08-14 10:12:20

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Barnes & Noble´s 7-inch Nook Color and Nook Tablet devices are feeling the pressure from an increased number of tablets and e-readers and are now available with price cuts. This comes after rivals such as the Amazon Kindle Fire and Google´s Nexus 7 have proven popular at the Nook´s expense. Barnes & Noble´s flagship 16-GB Nook Tablet, a 7-inch, full-color touch tablet has been marked down from $249 to $199,...


Latest User interface Reference Libraries

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2010-10-01 18:20:53

A computer terminal is an electromechanical hardware device that is used for entering data into a computer and displaying it. Although the first terminals were cost efficient, they were very slow compared to punched cards for input. As the technology enhanced and video displays were introduced, timesharing systems were developed and evolved to make up for any other problems. A terminal functions to display data and assist with data input. Historically, the first terminals were...

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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...

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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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bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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