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New Zealand Herald: Linux-based PC bypasses Microsoft

Mar 17, 2000, 08:14 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chris Barton)

"Intel has revealed a "completely Microsoft-free" PC running the Linux operating system, which will go on sale in June...."

"But by far the most revolutionary aspect of the appliance is that there is no Microsoft Windows involved. Mr Leglise showed a user interface designed by Intel software engineers using free "open source" Linux operating system and a Netscape Mosaic web browser."

"As well as web access and e-mail, applications included a calendar, diary, voicemail, messaging notes, scrolling ticker messages, a software-based MP3 player for downloadable music and the ability to configure the interface for multiple family users."

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