Computex 2008 -- Gear, gadgets and booth babes

Computex 2008 -- Gear, gadgets and booth babes

Nick Ross is on the show floor in the Thunderdome of component-land - Taipei. Check out the pics.

COMPUTEX 08: Gear, gadgets, boothbabes

Nick Ross is on the show floor in the Thunderdome of component-land - Taipei. Check out the pics.



So we’re back at Computex for another year. So much has changed and so much is the same. The weather is constant grey and rainy (again), the taxis are still crazy, and the show has been cleft in twain with a new exhibition hall, housing most of the big name brands, being built in the arse end of nowhere.

Taipei 101, the world’s tallest building no longer marks the epicentre of Computex
Taipei 101, the world’s tallest building no longer marks the epicentre of Computex


We had hoped to bring you a feature on our journey over, which was on Singapore Air’s A380, but, sadly, that will have to be done on the journey home due to 110Hz electricity not playing happily with its 240Hz cousin.

The new A380. Comfortable cattle class.
The new A380. Comfortable cattle class.


The first thing we noticed on arriving at Hall 1 was that there was hardly anyone there.

that old, familiar scene...
that old, familiar scene...

... but with not many people around
... but with not many people around


Perhaps they would all be at the new site, Nangang? Pronounced ‘Nan Gung’.

It’s an imposing place with two large floors, though something seems to have happened with the 2nd floor?

Counting to five proves a problem for some
Counting to five proves a problem for some


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