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Photos: Gadget frenzy hits Taipei

Sleek and colorful gizmos for the style-conscious bring Computex computer fair in Taiwan to life.

Gadget frenzy hits Taipei

Computex, the world's second-largest computer show, opened in Taipei, Taiwan, on March 31. The show, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary, will feature 1,288 exhibitors and 2,853 booths and is expected to draw up to 140,000 visitors. This Batman-themed desktop casing, seen at the House Your Style booth, is a definite attention-grabber.

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Batman-theme desktop casing

Gadget frenzy hits Taipei

This funky-looking monitor-and-speaker contraption on display at Computex is a PC system offered by Puro.

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Puro system

Gadget frenzy hits Taipei

Cylume sticks, you think? These bluish glowing devices from LanReady Technologies are a combination of wireless adapter and antenna.

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Gadget frenzy hits Taipei

Asustek's new Vento 3600 case for powerful game computers looks more like a sports car or spaceship than a computer.

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Asustek Vento 3600

Gadget frenzy hits Taipei

Nvidia's striking lime-green booth at the Taipei show is kind of hard to miss.

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Nvidia booth

Gadget frenzy hits Taipei

Taiwan-based Asustek's dominance in notebooks is reflected in the sheer number of new models it displays at the fair. Among those on show are the W2, A3, A4 and A6 laptops.

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Asustek display

Gadget frenzy hits Taipei

BenQ's PW200 allows users to back up data from flash cards or hard drives directly into this tiny disc.

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BenQ's PW200

Gadget frenzy hits Taipei

In Hall 2 of the Computex computer fair, visitors will find computer systems, motherboards and add-on cards.

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Hall 2

Gadget frenzy hits Taipei

Among many MP3 players on display at Computex are these two models offered by Mio Technology.

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Mio MP3 players

Gadget frenzy hits Taipei

Acer is promoting its latest Ferrari 4000 notebook, a machine coated in a sleek black-and-red carbon fiber casing with the coveted "prancing horse" emblem to target image-conscious users. The machine runs on a Turion 64 processor.

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Ferrari 4000