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Re: Linux Tablets Beat Apple Tablets in technical Specs

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____/ Homer on Saturday 03 Sep 2011 07:18 : \____

> Verily I say unto thee that RonB spake thusly:
>> On Fri, 02 Sep 2011 10:46:10 -0700, Sneaky Weasel wrote:
>>> Foxcon knows the process and can sell it to others.Do you think this
>>> never happens? Apple does not make any of its own stuff.
>> Foxcon is basically an "assembling plant," isn't it? I think all the
>> parts come from other manufacturers. (But I could be wrong.)
> Foxconn (China) makes boards and most lo-tech components. They also do
> assembly, although there are a tonne of other assemblers throughout the
> far east. Assembly plants are to China what Call Centres are to India.
> Most of the chips and displays come from Taiwan, although the technology
> they're based on is British (ARM, PowerVR) and American (SnapDragon,
> OMAP, Tegra), with the exception of Realtek (Taiwan) and Samsung (South
> Korea).

I doubt Apple ever deals with technology except than from a very top-level
and abstract POV. Apple is an integrator. It has nothing to do with
NAND gates, magnetic tapes, etc.

Apples' brand is said to be worth half the worth of the whole company
(market cap).

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