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The USB Lego, bluetooth coffee cups and connected cats of Computex 2015

Taiwan's technology industry likes to position the annual Computex expo as the week in which it shows off its ingenuity to the world. This year's show might just have shown that Taiwan - and the rest of us - are in a bit of a rut. Last year, I couldn't move at Computex without stumbling over a booth offering a zillion …
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Intel adopts 40Gb per SECOND USB-C plug for Thunderbolt 3.0

Computex 2015 Intel's sort of given up on the Thunderbolt interface - but it's also found a way to help increase its relevance by making it a superset of USB 3.1. Thunderbolt has always been fast, and has the nifty trick of connecting peripherals, carrying data and bringing video to monitors over a single cable — but it never took off. …
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ASUS reveals 'Zensational' style-over-substance kit

Computex 2015 Computex day zero kicked off in Taipei today, and after some pleasantries got down to business with an ASUS keynote that pitched style over substance as a good thing. Taipei is ASUS' home town and the company is arguably Taiwan's most famous export, so chairman Jonney Shih likes to put on a show before the rest of the vendors …

The Strippers, Unicorn Computers and Martian Watches of Computex

Computex I've been to plenty of technology shows around the world but never one as diverse as Computex, where you'll find single-board industrial computers side-by-side with strippers. Wire strippers at Computex What a tool All stripper jokes aside, to understand Computex you need to know that there are lots of scantily-clad young …
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Please be seated at your FOUR-LEGGED PC

Computex The show floor at Computex bears a zillion gadgets all trying to catch your eye, but one that really stands out by offering a new way to sit down is the computer case/desk from Taiwan's Lian Li. The desk itself is unremarkable: it has four legs and a glass top. The desk's drawer is where things get interesting, because it …
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Intel gives biz typoslabs their very own 14nm Core-M silicon

Computex Intel President Renee James has used her Computex keynote to declare that Intel “can see our way clear to 10-nanometre” chips and to introduce a new Core-M CPU family aimed at two-in-one typoslabs and high-end fondleslabs. The Core M will be built using the Broadwell 14nm process and is said to be the most power-efficient core …
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ASUS launches 5-in-1 Android Windows Phone laptop tablet (breathe)

Computex ASUS has launched something entirely new – and odd – at Computex. The Transformer Book V is a Windows laptop that, should you choose to detach the keyboard, becomes a Windows tablet. There's something odd at the back of the tablet: a broad groove that houses a five inch Android phone. When the phone is in the slot the tablet …
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LIVE BLOG: El Reg at the Computex 2014 opener

The Register's Simon Sharwood is in Taiwan to cover Computex 2014. Today is Day Zero of the conference, but the organisers still throw the press a bone in the form of a press conference at which local manufacturers reveal a few new products. Simon live-blogged the event, bringing news of a win for Brit speaker company GP …
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Taipei's tech malls are less than sum of their parts

Computex Preview Taiwan has a thoroughly deserved reputation as one of the world's technology dragons, as shown by the fact its annual Computex show is probably behind only Las Vegas' CES in terms of significance to consumer technology. Computex is why I've come to town. Trying to get a feeling for host city Taipei is why I arrived two days …
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AMD targets tablets and cloudbooks in Intel showdown

Computex Devices that combine the power of a notebook with features of a tablet were one of the themes of last week's gadget-fest, Computex 2011 in Taiwan. Intel is pushing its new "ultrabook" concept, and the stage is set for the mobile PC market to split into three emerging form factors: touchscreen tablets; a new wave of more …
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Android set for score of handsets, but risks fragmentation

This week's Computex show in Taiwan has thrown the spotlight on new device formats such as netbooks, and the role that Linux hopes to take in those, which suggests Android could ride that wave soon. And on the other side of the world - at Google's annual developer conference in California - the message was rammed home, though …
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Pocket DV cam packs pico projector

Computex Tiny pico projectors provided some of the biggest buzz at this week's Computex mega-show in Taiwan, according to a report from that country's tech-news source, DigiTimes. In addition to powering pocketable projectors, pico-projection mechanisms and their optics are tiny enough to be incorporated into devices such as cell …
Rik Myslewski, 6 Jun 2009

Computex Taipei 2008

Complete Coverage All the stories... Small, Cheap Computers • Asus quietly demos Eee Box • Small, Cheap Computer sales to soar as Intel boosts Atom supply • Gigabyte intros tablet-style Eee rival • MSI unveils tiny eco-friendly desktop PC • Windows XP given additional resuscitation • MSI takes aim at Asus' Eee • Acer punts £199 Linux …

VIA takes tiny mobo spec to second generation

Computex VIA has launched the second generation of its Mini-ITX micro motherboard form-factor. Mini-ITX 2.0 retains the 17 x 17cm size of its predecessor, but now mandates a chipset capable of hosting a PCI Express x16 slot for a graphics card. The chipset should have sufficient integrated graphical horsepower to handle DirectX 9 …
Tony Smith, 5 Jun 2008

Small, Cheap Computer sales to soar as Intel boosts Atom supply

Computex Asus' President, Jerry Shen, has forecast sales of Small, Cheap Computers™ will top 10m units this year, presumably having been encouraged by Intel bigwig Sean Maloney's promise of "very, very high volumes" of Atom CPUs by September. What a week for this emerging market segment it's been. On Monday, Shen was reported to have …
Tony Smith, 5 Jun 2008
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MSI unveils tiny eco-friendly desktop PC

Computex If MSI hasn’t blown you over with its Wind miniature notebook then the manufacturer’s got another offering up its sleeve: a dinky desktop PC claimed to be both quiet and energy efficient. MSI_Wind_PC_02 MSI's Wind PC: Atom powered Images courtesy TweakTown MSI unveiled the Wind PC at Computex in Taipei this morning, amid …
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MSI takes aim at Asus' Eee

Computex MSI has officially launched its Wind notebook, the latest attempt to steal a slice of the Small, Cheap Computer™ craze ignited by Asus’ Eee PC series. MSI_Wind_NB_02 MSI's 10in Wind: breath of fresh air? The Wind's screen measures 10in and has a 1024 x 600 resolution. MSI unveiled the machine at the Computex show, which is …

AMD's neo naming scheme - details emerge

Computex AMD has begun detailing how it plans to replace its current processor numbering scheme, this time with an Intel-esque system based on chip class, power consumption and relative performance. The new AMD numbering scheme categorises processors first by type: L for single-core chips and some low-end dual-cores. Dual-core X2 …
Tony Smith, 6 Jun 2007

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