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posted in October 2009
USB 3.0, also known as SuperSpeed USB, supports throughput up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0.
Xerox is expanding its enterprise print services to support home and remote locations and help enterprise customers cut costs and improve efficiency.
Sony and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission warn the devices could deliver an electrical shock to users.
A shift in mobile computing from laptops to smaller devices is forcing PC makers to adjust, research firm says.
The high-end device will fill out Amazon's upcoming product line, to compete with Amazon's Kindle.
The new system is designed for use in harsh environments, such as military, police, field-service and factory floors.
Porting servers and data centers to multi-core TILE-Gx chips may be a challenge as the x86 architecture used by Intel and AMD remains the industry standard.
The systems include custom software to speed start-up and shutdown.
Changes to the Kindle e-reader line come as rivals Barnes & Noble, Sony, Plastic Logic, and Asus take aim at the electronic book reader market.
Hewlett-Packard has partnered with the University of Michigan to make half a million hard-to-find books from the school's library available for sale over the Web.
The laptop users software and polarized glasses to display a 3D image.
The software lets people read e-books on their PCs and synch them with Kindle hardware.
Acer, Gateway, Hewlett-Packard, Lenovo, and Sony are scrambling to build PCs that capitalize on the tactile interface.
The Cortex-A5 is intended for devices including Internet-enabled mobile phones and embedded systems.
Freescale will develop a system-on-a-chip for E Ink's electronic paper displays, used in e-book readers.
The server delivers photo-quality 3D images to any broadband-connected PC running a web browser.
The Nook is now the e-reader to beat, but analysts say Amazon won't relinquish the Kindle's market share easily.
The Android-based electronic book reader is priced the same as the Amazon Kindle, but has a dual display with one color touchscreen.
But spending won't return to 2008 levels before 2012.
A day after announcing record sales, Apple introduced a 27-inch iMac, Mac Minis running Snow Leopard Server, a new mouse that supports multitouch gestures, and more.
Computer makers expected to build systems around the dual cores, quad cores, and triple cores include Acer, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, and Lenovo.
The new models, including a netbook, ultra-portable notebook, and convertible tablets, will be available Thursday when Windows 7 launches.
Apple's sold record numbers of Macs and iPhones in the fourth quarter. But iPhone sales will face tough competition from new Verizon smartphones.
The QUE electronic book reader will include PowerPoint and Excel document support, 3G, Wi-Fi, and a 10-inch screen.
The company wants to grab a share of the growing e-book reader market, now dominated by the Amazon Kindle and Sony Reader.
The software enables companies to develop and deploy Web-based reporting applications.
New features include broader support for software license management, along with discovery of services for the z/OS platform.
Dell says it already helped several companies migrate to Window 7, which ships Thursday.
The improved earnings follow a multi-year focus shift to software and global services.
While year-over-year results were down, the beleaguered chip vendor said demand is strong and revenue is getting better.
The Aspire One AOD250's dual-boot feature switches from Windows XP to Android for fast access to the Internet.
Also, Acer overtook Dell to become the second-largest PC maker in the world.
The Aspire 5738PG's is Acer's first touchscreen notebook.
The popularity of its Atom processor in netbooks and signs of stability in the PC market helped the chip maker beat earnings forecasts.
The computer maker released teaser photos of its upcoming ultra-portable laptop, showing off its 0.4-inch thick design.
Gartner says growth is resuming, but the effects of the recession on the electronics industry will linger for several years.
The new version will include free Web access to Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Notepad.
Dell will provide system-integration services for small and medium-sized businesses using Salesforce.
The HP Envy 15 Beats is the result of a partnership between HP and an entertainment company.
The storage vendor is offering what it considers optimized use of tiered storage in virtual Oracle environments.
While netbooks are driving increased laptop unit sales, overall revenue is down because netbooks are so inexpensive, according to a market research report from DisplaySearch.
Nvidia will suspend development of chipsets for Intel processors, as a casualty of a licensing dispute between the two companies.
The computer maker also announced a half-inch, 1.6 pound notebook with an 11-inch display.
Chinese sales are fueled by a subsidy that gave discounts up to 13% to PC buyers outside large cities. But those programs are winding down.
The new PCs, priced starting at $720, leverage technology built into Windows 7.
Users of Skype and other VoIP apps will be able to make calls on AT&T's 3G network, reversing a previous decision by the company.
The new version, due Oct. 27, supports the full Windows 7 experience, including the Aero interface.
The semiconductor industry has done a better job managing inventory than in the 2001 economic crisis, said Gartner.
LucidEra's Clearview interactive reporting tool will become the front-end interface of Pentaho's business intelligence product line.