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CTL News From CES: CTL Announces Plan to Add Intel AppUp to Netbooks


CTL™ has partnered with Intel® to bring you Intel AppUp℠ – your source for FREE and paid apps designed specifically for a great experience on Intel® Atom™ powered netbooks.

Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas, NV (January 6, 2011) –

Today at CES, Portland, Oregon’s CTL™ Corporation announced that they will be preloading the Intel AppUp™ center on all their netbooks. They will also have a link to download AppUp on their website at http://www.ctl.net/go/appup.

The Intel AppUp™ center is an app store dedicated to bringing software designed specifically for the small screens and low power processors of netbooks directly to users. The Intel AppUp™ center is designed to be a simple one stop shop for netbook apps. It allows consumers to quickly find, download and install the applications they’re looking for.

“With this announcement, CTL™ affirms our commitment to innovation. We are excited about launching the Intel AppUp™ center on our devices. The AppUp™ store will bring more flexibility, productivity, and usefulness to all of our 2goPC products.” said John Tucker, 2go™ Product Manager at CTL™.

Currently the Intel AppUp™ center has nearly 2,000 apps available, and plans to make many more available in the near future. Apps are now available for immediate free download or purchase. Many apps are free and all apps feature a try before you buy trial period, These apps cover over 21 different categories including education, entertainment, games, health and social networking. Over time, Intel and its partners expect to expand the stores to include applications for the large categories of handheld CE devices, smartphones, consumer electronic appliances, TVs and other devices based on future Intel processor families.

“We’re excited to be working with CTL on including Intel AppUp center on all of their netbooks,” said Steven J. Dallman, Vice President, Sales and Marketing Group General Manager, Worldwide Reseller Channel Organization. “Intel AppUp center enables channel partners like CTL to provide more value for their customers by making it easy to find and install applications that are optimized to run on their products, starting first with netbooks.”

CTL™ plans to begin pre-installing the Intel AppUp™ center on all of their netbooks. Customers can also download Intel AppUp™ onto their netbooks at http://www.ctl.net/go/appup.

About CTL
Founded in 1989, CTL™ designs and manufactures computer products including desktop and mobile workstations, LED Monitors, and high performance servers. CTL™ also manufacturers specialty devices including ruggedized tablets, and  slates. CTL’s brands include CTL and the popular 2go PC™.

Headquartered in Portland, Oregon with offices in Asia, CTL™ and their partners supply North American consumers, government agencies, and many of the most recognized corporate brands. For more information about CTL™, please visit http://www.ctl.info

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