devices devices  /dɪ ˈvaɪ səz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an inclination or desire; used in the plural in the phrase `left to your own devices'

Usage(s):

  1. Dashboard GPS devices are thieves' hot new target.
  2. A new generation of devices is moving computing power off the desktop and into everyday items--TVs, phones and even park benches--making access quick, easy and less costly.
  3. Unlike most devices from the smartphone maker based in Waterloo, Canada, the Storm won't have a physical keyboard, allowing for a larger, 3.

News

  1. Advanced Micro Devices may bounce back with new servers: Barron's

    (Reuters) - Prospects are looking better for Advanced Micro Devices Inc, the No. 2 maker of microprocessors for personal computers whose revenue fell sharply last year, as computer servers acquired last year in its purchase of tiny startup company SeaMicro bolster results, Barron's said. "SeaMicro offers AMD a chance to take share in the mainstream server-computer market, in which Intel sells ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Foot & Ankle Devices Market Revenue is Forecasted to Reach $4.5 Billion in 2017 From $3.2 Billion in 2011, at an ...

    Foot & Ankle Devices Market report analyzes and studies the major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World. (PRWeb June 16, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/foot-and-ankle/devices-market/prweb10834745.htm
    on June 16, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Devices you may have missed at the Electronic Entertainment Expo

    In the nearly three full days at E3, you had a chance to run across the smaller peripheral devices often times literally overlooked on the floor -- things like the Bladepad, the Stinky Gaming Footboard, and the Scosche SmartRoll. For this edition of Tech Beat, YNN's Adam Balkin takes us to the Electronic Entertainment Expo.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: YNN Rochester

Quotes

  1. "Flash is a successful business for Adobe, and we can understand why they want to push it beyond PCs. But the mobile era is about low power devices, touch interfaces and open web standards - all areas where Flash falls short," Jobs wrote....
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Steve Jobs Source: Huffington Post (blog)

  2. "Cigarettes are finely tuned drug delivery devices, designed to perpetuate a tobacco pandemic," said Howard Koh, an associate dean for public health practice who worked on the analysis. "Yet precise information about these products remains...
    on Aug 29, 2006 By: Howard Koh Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  3. "The world is going wireless, and we must not fall behind. This new era in global technology leadership will only happen if there is adequate spectrum available to support the forthcoming myriad of wireless devices, networks, and applications that...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: AFP

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