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Feb 14, 2005, 22:00 (2 Talkback[s])
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"If you can't beat them or join them, then do something weird.

"This appears to be the rallying cry accompanying the launch of Linspire Five-0. The operating system, due out this quarter, will ship with a number of additions you might expect from a version of Linux aimed at average consumers. Things such as improved music, photo and DVD applications, better Wi-Fi support and a fancy instant messaging product are there. What you might not expect--the weird part of the equation--is a new package called MP3beamer that turns any Linspire PC into a music hub for the home..."

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