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Synonyms for desktop

the top of a desk

(computer science) the area of the screen in graphical user interfaces against which icons and windows appear

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ActiveAccess(TM) is SpectraRep's solution for delivering emergency alerting to the computer desktop.
An exceptional advantage of the ISL LIGHT lies in the possibility of accessing and controlling any computer desktop remotely and this can be done from any computer," explains Mr.
If you are looking for an imaginative, inspiring way to begin your day, download GE's Genius Calendar to your computer desktop today.
Using the Slide Player, anyone can watch Apple iPhoto photocasts in a streaming slide show that runs along the side of any computer desktop.
London Business School has partnered with Genesys Conferencing (Euronext Eurolist: FR0004270270) (NASDAQ:GNSY) to provide the school's students with Genesys Meeting Center, a service that allows the executive students to hold interactive course work study meetings with fellow students anywhere at any time, directly from their computer desktops.
Alienware manufactures high-performance computer desktop and notebook systems and leading-edge professional systems.
Shrunken Head: Receive hints and sayings from the Shrunken Head that appears on the user's computer desktop.
GoToMyPC's PocketView feature provides fast, easy and secure access to a computer desktop -- including all files, applications, network resources, and even non-Web content -- from a PDA running Microsoft Windows Mobile or Microsoft Windows CE 4x.
Contract awarded for Computer Desktops, Printer and Digicam for Infra Dep~~t Use
WASHINGTON - AOL Time Warner sued Microsoft in federal court Tuesday seeking damages for harm done to AOL's Netscape Internet browser, which had ruled computer desktops until Microsoft began giving its competing browser away.
You can also download a free ``Light Magic'' screen saver and wallpaper for computer desktops and listen to some of the music from the show.
The Electronic Products Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) is an easy-to-use tool to rank computer desktops, laptops and monitors based on their environmental attributes.
Existing podcast services only allow users to manage subscriptions on their computer desktops, tethering subscribers to one computer, and prohibiting the user from updating subscriptions when traveling, at work or via secondary personal computers.
Active today in four states, and currently coming online in a dozen more, the Amber Alert Portal service expands current kidnapping alert systems to allow real-time input from local law enforcement that is instantly delivered via to cell phones, pagers, fax machines, email and computer desktops, among others.
RADVISION also provides businesses and service providers with integrated solutions that deliver converged IP-based video telephony and multimedia streaming applications to employee computer desktops, residential broadband homes, and 3G subscribers worldwide.