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Computex Pre-Show Impressions, Monday June 5

Tom's Hardware's Patrick Schmid interviewing David Chiang, General Manager, Channel Business at Gigabyte. The video interview will be available for download shortly.

Tom’s Hardware’s Patrick Schmid interviewing David Chiang, General Manager, Channel Business at Gigabyte. The video interview will be available for download shortly.

The Mona Lisa in Motherboard form, we’re told, at Asus’s HQ.

The Mona Lisa in Motherboard form, we’re told, at Asus’s HQ.

Patrick and Jerry Shen of Asus take a look at the new wireless Skype phone the company is aiming to bring to market later in the summer.

Patrick and Jerry Shen of Asus take a look at the new wireless Skype phone the company is aiming to bring to market later in the summer.

Foxconn’s booth in Hall 2 looks fairly complete. The amusing thing is that once they get everything set up and ready, they usually take most of the displayed equipment down and store it until the next morning.

Foxconn’s booth in Hall 2 looks fairly complete. The amusing thing is that once they get everything set up and ready, they usually take most of the displayed equipment down and store it until the next morning.

The Digital Home of Tomorrow, Today. Well, early tomorrow morning we hope.

The Digital Home of Tomorrow, Today. Well, early tomorrow morning we hope.

The chaos in Hall 2 was a lot more organized than that in Hall 1. We didn’t have the heart to check out Hall’s 3 and 4 (partially due to the fact that the walk between the halls is more like taking a swim in the humidity.)

The chaos in Hall 2 was a lot more organized than that in Hall 1. We didn’t have the heart to check out Hall’s 3 and 4 (partially due to the fact that the walk between the halls is more like taking a swim in the humidity.)

What the heck? We don’t know either, but advertisements ranging from these giant, building spanning boards to floating, barrage-balloon type ones, surround the Computex show area. There isn’t a seat or building that’s not plastered with advertisements.

What the heck ? We don’t know either, but advertisements ranging from these giant, building spanning boards to floating, barrage-balloon type ones, surround the Computex show area. There isn’t a seat or building that’s not plastered with advertisements.

Just in case we forgot why we were here, they gave us a building-sized reminder.

Just in case we forgot why we were here, they gave us a building-sized reminder.

Subliminal messaging, or everyone just scrambling to get a scrap of building to advertise from? Who knows...

Subliminal messaging, or everyone just scrambling to get a scrap of building to advertise from ? Who knows...

The man and his machine: Humphrey Cheung, TG Daily editor and responsible for video taping and editing.

The man and his machine : Humphrey Cheung, TG Daily editor and responsible for video taping and editing.

Yes, everyone in the known universe is taking pictures of it at Computex. It’s big, it’s a landmark, it’s our only way of finding the show...

Yes, everyone in the known universe is taking pictures of it at Computex. It’s big, it’s a landmark, it’s our only way of finding the show...