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Comdex West, once known as the Pacific Rim Trade Show, or PacRim to the locals, is running for three days in Vancouver, Canada. Its focus this year is education, specifically to give IT people the knowledge they need to make good decisions.
Today ended the Computer and Technology Showcase at the Convention Centre here in Vancouver, Canada. Aimed squarely at the business-to-business sector, the show was a resounding success amid tough economic times in tech.
Among other new developments announced at MacWorld 2001, Mac OS X gets more than a makeover. It appears that speed has been most people's concerns, and Apple addressed it. CEO Steve Jobs demonstrated OS X's new-found agility by selecting a folder-full of applications, and started the lot. Everything was up...
Sometimes you have to step out of yourself to see where you are. Sometimes you need to step into the thick of someone else's world to find out.
Comdex has come and gone for another year. Originally the Pacific Rim Exhibition, it morphed into Comdex/PacRim a few years ago, and finally to just Comdex. Every yearís show presents the Latest and Greatest of anything to do with computers. Yet each year also carries a unique theme.