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IBM PC Line Redrawn
IBM has decided to combine its entire desktop PC line under one name. The NetVista brand, until last week the name for IBM’s thin clients and appliance desktops

pc pitsop  PC Line Redrawn IBM PC Line Redrawn R. Krause - September 27, 2000 Event Summary 9/14/2000 [Source: IBM] IBM has added new models to its NetVista PC family, completing the desktop PC model transition begun earlier this year. The activity continues IBM's Edge of Network initiative, with devices designed from the ground up for fast, high-bandwidth Internet access, easy set-up and simplified use. Additions include: New Netvista desktop systems New data recovery/data transfer software IBM Direct Build

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Dell Takes Over the #1 Spot in the U.S. PC Market


Dell Computer takes #1 position in US PC market share, passing Compaq.

pc pitsop  Spot in the U.S. PC Market Event Summary Latest figures show that Dell Computer Corporation has now passed Compaq Computer Corporation, and taken the top spot for U.S. PC market share. This is the first time Dell has reached this position for the overall PC market, and symbolizes the leadership fight between Compaq and Dell. The numbers for the market, both US and worldwide, are shown in Tables 1 and 2, below. In addition to gaining the top US spot, Dell has increased its share of the worldwide PC Read More

PC Market Figures Show Compaq, Dell, and HP Lead


The desktop PC market is turning from a five-way fight into a three-way horse race, led by Dell, Compaq, and HP.

pc pitsop  Dell, and HP Lead PC Market Figures Show Compaq, Dell, and HP Lead R. Krause - August 23, 2000 Event Summary Recent figures compiled by IDC show that Compaq Computer Corporation maintains a slim lead over Dell Computer Corporation in worldwide (WW) PC shipments, while Dell extends its lead in the US PC market. Jumping into third place in both US and WW market shares is Hewlett-Packard, whose year-over-year growth rates led all of the major PC manufacturers by a significant margin. Although Gateway's Read More

Everything You Wanted to Know About Cleaning Registry on Your PC But Were Afraid to Ask


Registry cleanup is inarguably an integral component of PC maintenance. However, many PC users may be wasting time and effort cleaning their registries more often than necessary, depending on the age of their computers, as well as how often software and other utilities are installed. In order to save time and get the most out of your PC, there are a number of myths about registry cleanup you ought to dispel.

pc pitsop  Cleaning Registry on Your PC But Were Afraid to Ask Registry cleanup is inarguably an integral component of PC maintenance. However, many PC users may be wasting time and effort cleaning their registries more often than necessary, depending on the age of their computers, as well as how often software and other utilities are installed. In order to save time and get the most out of your PC, there are a number of myths about registry cleanup you ought to dispel. Read More

PC Encryption: Eyes Wide Open


While the virtues of encrypting PC data are extolled by vendors and the press alike, some painful truths go largely unmentioned. Whether necessary for compliance or state breach disclosure law, or for doing business in a state requiring it, encryption is necessary but difficult. Learn where existing encryption solutions are failing, and find out how emerging tools and trends can make encryption better, and easier.

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Turmoil in CPU-Land


Intel announces a recall of the barely-shipping 1.13 GHz Pentium III, and AMD announces the head of its PC processor unit is 'leaving to pursue other interests'.

pc pitsop  but no other US PC manufacturers have. Dell Computer was alerted to the problem before any of their systems were shipped to customers. August 30, 2000 [Source: AMD press release]-- AMD announced today that Larry Hollatz, group vice president of the company's Computation Products Group, has resigned to pursue other interests. Effective immediately, Hector de J. Ruiz, AMD president and chief operating officer, will serve as acting group vice president for the business unit which produces PC processors. Read More

Dell Tops in Customer Satisfaction


Compaq rises, IBM falls, but Dell remains master of the desktop domain.

pc pitsop  in the U.S. desktop PC market. This is good news for Compaq - it continues to build market share, growing at only 19% annually. [For a broader overview of the desktop market, please see TEC's article Desktop PC's: Meet the New Boss .] Gateway [NYSE:GTW] & Hewlett Packard [NYSE:HWP] continue to trail U.S. market leaders Compaq & Dell. HP has been red-hot in the desktop market lately, pulling away from Gateway in unit sales. HP's lead over Gateway in customer satisfication, while not as significant, is Read More

HP e-Vectra Product Follow-up


Hewlett Packard announced that the e-Vectra sealed case would include an “easy swap” hard drive.

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Perfect Software


Located in Arcadia, California (US), Perfect Software has been supplying personal computer (PC) and Application System 400 (AS/400) custom accounting software to small to medium size businesses for over 20 years. Perfect Software is an IBM Partner in Development.

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eMachines Considering Internet Appliance


eMachines, Inc., is considering a foray into the "appliance" market. This adds to the number of vendors offering products in this new and growing market segment.

pc pitsop  different market from the PC space. (It is) for the other 40 percent that don't want a PC, he said. It's a way to get connected (to the Internet) for people who really don't perceive needing a PC. In tandem with another announcement it made -- that it will move into the market for more expensive PCs -- Dukker's proclamation suggests that the two-year-old company is making an effort to grow up. What's more, it raises an intriguing prospect: Will eMachines do the same thing for appliances it did for PCs Read More

Growth Solutions for Data Storage: Meeting Needs Now and in the Future for Small Business


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MicronPC.com, or, “Where Are They Now?”


Micron Electronics, Inc. has been trumpeting its retail partnership with Best Buy as it watches its PC sales ebb away. Too little, too late?

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Here Come the "Information Appliances"


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pc pitsop  called Internet appliances or PC appliances) will be tremendous over the next three years; we expect annual growth rates will be greater than 100%. This market will prey on the traditional PC/desktop market, eating directly into PC volumes. This is a result of users trying to find a lower-cost alternative to the standard PC. In addition to lower pricing, information appliances are being marketed as lower cost of maintenance, especially with respect to network/system administration. As with any new Read More

Tape Drive Backup Warning


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uLearn & uSim


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