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Googlegear Ranked Number One in Loyalty Among Top Computer Hardware Sites

    NEWARK, Calif., July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Googlegear
( ), the Internet-based computer and electronics
store who gave away tens of thousands of scanners in a promotion earlier this
year, has the highest customer loyalty rating of all top hardware web sites,
according to June statistics from PC Data Online
( ).  None of the fifty sites listed on the "Top
Hardware Web Sites" report outranks Googlegear in the "Top Monthly Site
Loyalty" report.  Close contenders for the number one position include,, and, in order of Loyalty Ranking.
    Googlegear users visited the site 1.06 days out of every 10 that they used
the Internet; 40.7% of Googlegear's May visitors returned to the site in June.
Furthermore, Googlegear had the 11th highest number of unique users in June
among hardware sites, with 648,000.
    "Since we came onto the market just half a year ago, we've been very
consistent in providing great products at great prices," commented Googlegear 
marketing executive Phil Yeh.  "PC Data (Online) confirms that our selection and
great promotions are effectively bringing our customers back time and time

    About Googlegear
    Googlegear was founded in May of 1999 in Newark, California, under the
name  Its mission is to provide computer components to the
consumer at outstanding prices and with paramount customer service.  Because
of overwhelming requests to expand its selection of products while maintaining
its stringent standards, the company has since expanded its line.  To cater to
this broader offering, it relaunched as Googlegear in January 2000.  The term
"google" is a slang for the term representing 10 to the hundredth power
(a number that never seems to end).  The new name reflects the company's
commitment to present a never-ending line of products to its customers.  For
more information, visit the company's website at .

    About PC Data
    PC Data was established in 1991 and is a leading source of computer
hardware, software and gaming intelligence and data.  PC Data Online opened in
March, 1999 and is a leading provider of web traffic measurement and analysis.
Through its 120,000 home Internet panel, PC Data Online also fields custom,
state-of-the-art Internet based surveys from topics ranging from online
taxation preferences to behavioral differences between men and women online to
online buying preferences and trends.

    CONTACT:  Mindy Kemman, Marketing Communications Manager of Googlegear,
510-739-1890, ext. 156, fax, 510-739-0500, or

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