Sunday, December 3, 2006

About Laptop Thing

This blog is created to document my findings about interesting laptop accessories and things related to using a laptop. Check out this statistics taken from Fiberlink:
Public Wireless LAN Trends
  • More than 16 million laptops with embedded Wi-Fi were purchased by businesses in 2003. By next year, Wi-Fi will be standard in virtually every laptop sold.
Source: Business Communications Review, August 1, 2004
  • According to In-Stat/MDR, more than 75 million Wi-Fi devices have been deployed worldwide, and another 4 million new WLAN devices are being shipped per month
Source: Computerworld, October 4, 2004
  • Researchers project that the number of embedded Wi-Fi clients-including mobile PCs, PDAs and phones-that are shipped will grow at a 66.2 percent compound annual growth rate to 226 million units by 2008.
Source: eWeek, August 26, 2004
Although the statistics is kind of outdated, it shows strong growth of mobile computing. It also shows a lot of potential for laptop accessories makers to supply their products.

Hope you'll enjoy your stay here at Laptop Thing!

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