Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.
Search Linux Today
Linux News Sections:  Developer -  High Performance -  Infrastructure -  IT Management -  Security -  Storage -
Linux Today Navigation
LT Home
Contribute
Contribute
Link to Us
Linux Jobs


Top White Papers

More on LinuxToday


From Windows Capable to the Linux Laptop

Nov 18, 2008, 17:05 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dana Blankenhorn)

"In line with that, HP's efforts deserve special attention. When you put a famous designer's name on it, you're targeting consumers, not those geeks at ZDNet. And, to keep prices low, these will be all-Linux models.

"(I can't wait for the ad where a model falls on the runway, Chris Berman screams "Down Goes Frazier," but her Linux laptop still works.)

"Just as important as HP's efforts to make a true mass market Linux laptop is its effort to make a profit at it, even using the old mobile phone business model of bundling wireless service with the device. This has already worked in Europe."

Complete Story

Related Stories: