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Dell releases ‘Latitude ON’ alternative Linux OS for laptops

Sep 29, 2009, 16:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Flynn)

"Designed as a stand-alone OS built around a Linux kernel and powered by its own ARM chip, Latitude ON stretches the life of a notebook's battery from hours to days by sidestepping Windows entirely.

"Codenamed 'Blacktop', because it aimed to give laptops the same fast functionality as a BlackBerry when it comes to tasks such as email ('Blacktop' is of course a portmanteau of 'BlackBerry' and 'laptop'), today sees the full version of Latitude ON makes its debut.

"It's loaded onto the new Latitude Z and available as an optional $249 upgrade to the Latitude E4200and E4300 notebooks."

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