Is the Success of Linux and Open Software a Hardware Issue?
Oct 02, 2007, 03:45 (0 Talkback[s])
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"This year there has been focus on possible opportunities for
low-cost basic computers. There is the one-laptop-per-child (OLPC)
project, the Chinese Longmeng (Dream Dragon), Intel's Classmate PC,
the Nanobook, and now there is the ASUS EEE laptop with a supposed
release date early November.
"The concept is essentially the same--a simple, barebones system
which almost anyone can afford. For example the ASUS EEE seems to
be marketed towards people who just need a small light trashable
WiFi capable laptop to take notes, email, use Facebook, look at
photos, play some MP3s, skype with mates or browse the net..."