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Publication Date: 05/1/2008
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No Moving Parts

What goes around comes around. How many times have we heard that old saw? Last month in this space, I was bemoaning the demise of truly small, ultralight ultra simple computers like the old Omnibook 300, and was appalled at the high cost for two new hard-disk-driveless computers from Lenovo and Apple.  Just about the time that the March issue of U.S. Tech went to press, I walked into a warehouse club in Florida and discovered the new light of my life: the ASUS EEE PC...
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China Trade Shows: Busier than Ever

China has become such a crucial part of the global electronics industry that trade shows held there have become fully as important as trade shows in the U.S. and Europe. Since U.S. Tech now has an ongoing program, we felt it was important to be there for Nepcon Shanghai, and we were not disappointed.  High on the list of products was SMT production equipment followed closely by a wide array of test hardware. Many exhibitors were U.S. companies, and while the booths were mostly staffed by local Chinese representatives...
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