"The branded Intel box running Linux, first revealed by The
Register last year, has become generally available for system
providers to resell. The machine, manufactured by an unnamed
third party, already has design wins, said Marta Hasler, an Intel
executive at the Home Group division of the company."
"The appliance, only available so far in a "beautiful Intel
metallic blue" is being re-packaged in the US by Sageport, and
aimed at senior citizens over the age of 55, and in France by
e-laser. There is also a win with a Spanish provider, Hasler
"While it supports DSL and phone line technologies, ISDN is not
supported, while the only software offered with it are a Web
browser and email software. Senior citizens browsing the Web will
be able to download files, but it will not be possible to install
executable programs, said Hasler."
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