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VNU Net: Linux tempts back Sinclair

Apr 28, 1999, 09:32 (13 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by VNU Net)

Thanks to "Paul" for this link.

"Inventor and entrepreneur Sir Clive Sinclair is planning a return to the IT market with a low-price portable machine based on Linux and non-Intel chips, writes Robert Juman Blincoe."

"Sinclair believes the product will receive support from the corporate and academic markets because Linux has already secured great loyalty in these sectors."

"He claims his proposed machine, which will take two years to come to market, will be built around a cheaper processor than Intel's."

Clive Sinclair is one of the most famous computing figures in the UK, inventing the Sinclair ZX80/81/Spectrum amongs other things. -lt ed

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