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Synonyms for personal computer

a small digital computer based on a microprocessor and designed to be used by one person at a time

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For, while the connection between the introduction of personal computers and the sudden appearance of the "skills gap" seems fortuitously close, this connection falls apart upon closer examination.
Microsoft is trying to protect its Windows operating system, which currently runs more than 80 percent of personal computers in the United States.
Some aspect of each of these tasks mentioned above will benefit from automation on a personal computer with a fast microprocessor.
Many of his stories have already been told--and told better--in earlier accounts of the personal computer industry.
One of the more ambitious schemes to shoehorn a large natural-language system into a personal computer is the Natural Access System, developed by Bozena H.
The GigaBank 750GB can be connected to a desktop or notebook personal computer (PC) or a MAC via a high-speed USB 2.
Scott McNealy, the chairman of Sun Microsystems, contrasts the efficient purity of the work setting with the world of the personal computer, which he characterizes as a chaotic, costly haven for time wasters.
In his hew responsibilities Elfrink will manage Digital's personal computer business in Western Europe, Eastern Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.
Lenovo Best-Engineered Personal Computers to Enhance NBA Games
I think without Apple we wouldn't have a personal computer industry as we know it today,'' he said.
The GigaBank 500GB easily connects to desktops or notebook personal computers (PCs) or a MAC, with a high-speed USB 2.
The initiative, to be known as the Simply Interactive Personal Computer, or SIPC, will have the support of a number of consumer electronics and personal computer makers, including Toshiba Corp.
The SPA is the principal trade association of the personal computer software industry, and has been leading industry efforts to create a ratings system.
The increases in this quarter's American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) results indicate a stronger focus on improving customer service by both the auto and personal computer sectors," said Jack West, spokesperson for the ASQ and the author of the Quarterly Quality Report.
The year-end tallies, reported Monday by Dataquest, a computer market-research firm in San Jose, showed that worldwide, personal computer sales grew nearly 25 percent, to 59.
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