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Month: February 2007 (Page 2 of 3)

Made in China.

Doing some research into the global PC industry, I discovered that 82.6% of notebooks are made by Taiwanese companies. By 2010, it will be 92.5%, according to a mid-2006 press release from iSuppli. These Taiwanese companies, known as original design manufacturers, don’t just build notebooks–they design them.… Read the rest

Firefox 2.0.

Firefox 2.0, which I finally upgraded to this week, offers two standout advantages relative to 1.5.

  • It’s faster. Pages load noticeably quicker — in some cases, as little as 50% of the time they took under 1.5, judging by the performance I’ve seen on Bloglines, Gmail, and an assortment of websites.
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