Sunday, November 28, 2010

6 Secret Monopolies You Didn’t Know Ruled the World

6 Secret Monopolies You Didn’t Know Ruled the World: "

Cracked has a cool way of introducing a line of thought for the internet fanboys … here’s a recent article from Christina H. on

QuantaWhether You’re a Mac or a PC, You’re Probably a Quanta

Start any Mac vs. PC debate and sooner or later someone will bring up how Macs’ “highest quality components” make the choice equivalent to “Porsche vs. Camry.” Of course, Apple likes to play up this perception, invoking the picture of PCs made sloppily in sweatshops while Macs are put together in sparkling white labs by Apple store employees.

Not only are the laptops you’re arguing about both put together in Taiwan, but very likely even by the same company. Taiwan’s Quanta Computer makes 33 percent of all laptops in the world, including Dells, HPs, Sonys, Toshibas and yes, Macs.



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