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Laptop launched to aid computer novices

Feb 24, 2010, 00:03 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Robert Zakrocki for this link. ]

"People confused and frustrated by computers can now turn to a laptop called Alex built just for them. Based on Linux, the laptop comes with simplified e-mail, web browsing, image editing and office software.

"Those who sign up for Alex pay £39.95 a month for telephone support, software updates and broadband access. Its creators hope the laptop and its simple suite of software proves to be a popular alternative to the Windows and Mac operating systems."

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