Asia's biggest and the most awaited Information and Communications Technology ( ICT ) trade show is all set to start from June 2, 2014. And expectations, natuarally, are massive related to the kind of new releases we might get to see at the event.
The upcoming Computex 2014, only the world's second largest trade show, is set to introduce us to state-of-the-art gadgets and gears, some of which could actually turn out to ne trendsetters. And that too with big names such as NVIDIA, Asus and Acer looking to make the most out of the pedestal.
First thing's first, those of you are not really aware of the event or have no idea as to what goes down at the Computex, it's basically an event where manufacturers all aroud the planet meet up to showcase their new or upcoming gadgets. The current Computex 2014 is scheduled to happen at Taipei, the capital of the Republic of China.
Another treat for whosoever is looking to be a part of the event, all the International visitors who are above the age of 18 will get free entry and admission throughout the 5 day event.
But while all that sounds massively impressive, what exactly can you expect to see at the event? Here we take a look at the top 5 things to expect at this year's Computex event.
Computex 2014: Age of the Hybrids
While Microsoft has already boasted that its new 12-inch Surface Pro 3 tab can replace a regular laptop, expect a number of PC vendors to debut similar hybrid systems that have been designed to serve as both notebooks and tablets.
However, we are expecting others to take the tech a notch up and release something in this hybrid domain that will even dwarf the Surface Pro 3.
Computex 2014: New Google Glass Rivals
Google may have gained enough traction over the past few months with its Google Glass offering, but the upcoming Computex event could actually see a surge in the showcasing of such glass devices.
For example, ChipSip's SiMEye Smart Glass product, which was showcased at last year's event, is expected to be showcased again this year with a more finalized product.
Computex 2014: Mini Android PCs
Expect to see a lot of surge in the mini PC market with new Android-based devices of such caliber expected to arrive at this year's event. We have already seen a number of Asian companies that have been offering Android mini PCs in the size and shape of USB sticks. So expect more to develop in that sector.
Computex 2014: Intel-made Mobile Chips
We are expecting to see a brand new line of quad-core Moorefield series of chips for mobile devices from Intel at this year's Computex.
And to keep you updated on the numbers, the quad-core processor can run at up to 2.3-GHz with the same power-efficient 22nm manufacturing process similar to Intel's desktop Haswell line. It is also capable of supporting up to 4GB of RAM and even a 10 MP plus camera.
Computex 2014: Next Level of Gaming
Gaming vendors in the PC sector might have a lot to look forward to at this year's Computex. New devices in that sector are expected to arrive from ASUS, Gigabyte and MSI. However, finer details are yet to be made public.