eMachines unveils latest array of PCs.
eMachines Inc., the second-leading vendor of desktop PCs sold through U.S. retailers, recently announced its line-up of affordable, high performance PCs for the beginning of 2003 at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas Las Vegas (läs vā`gəs), city (1990 pop. 258,295), seat of Clark co., S Nev.; inc. 1911. It is the largest city in Nevada and the center of one of the fastest-growing urban areas in the United States. .
Starting at $399, with no rebates required, eMachines' new quartet of PCs offers consumers an affordable way to do everything from everyday computing to multimedia entertainment, as well as add multiple systems for the home or office.
For the benefit of multimedia enthusiasts, eMachines includes separate CD-RW (CD-ReWritable) The only rewritable CD technology. CD-RW disks look like other CD media, but with close inspection, they have a more polished surface with a very dark blue-gray cast. and DVD drives DVD drives come in a variety of speeds and options. The original drive (1x) transferred data at 1.35MB per second. By doubling the spindle speed (RPMs) for 2x drives, the transfer rate increased to 2.7MB/sec and has been increasing ever since. within all of its models starting at $499.
The company has also upgraded its $599 and $649 systems with an Office Multimedia Keyboard that provides short-cut buttons for commonly used computer functions, such as copy, cut and paste To move an object from one location to another. When the operation is complete, there is nothing left in the original location. It may refer to relocating files from one folder to another or to relocating selected text or images from one document to another. , speaker volume, CD and DVD DVD: see digital versatile disc.
in full digital video disc or digital versatile disc
Type of optical disc. The DVD represents the second generation of compact-disc (CD) technology. controls, e-mail retrieval and Internet browser commands.
Its $399 and $499 systems now include a multimedia keyboard with short-cut buttons for speaker volume control, Internet browser launch and e-mail retrieval.
"With this line-up, eMachines continues to provide consumers the highest value PCs in the industry backed by a Customer Care program on par with any PC vendor," said Wayne Inouye, president and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of Irvine, Calif.-based eMachines. "We continue to see a tremendous response from our customers to the removal of our manufacturer's rebate program.
"They appreciate the fact they can walk out the door of a retail store with a fully configured PC at a remarkable price."
eMachines supports its line-up of PCs through a comprehensive Customer Care program comprised of one-year parts, labor and technical support in addition to several other service options, including an End-User Replaceable Parts Program, five-day Depot Repair, and nationwide authorized service centers.
Other facets of its customer service program include e-mail and live Internet chat with its technical support team, the proactive BigFix monitoring program, and Spanish-speaking support capabilities.
Every eMachine features Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Microsoft Works, Microsoft Money, Encarta Online, a 90-day trial of McAfee Anti-Virus and 90-day AOL (A division of Time Warner, Inc., New York, NY, www.aol.com) The world's largest online information service with access to the Internet, e-mail, chat rooms and a variety of databases and services. 8.0 membership all pre-installed.