"I've been playing with one of many new systems that are hitting
the market which allow the user to quickly boot the machine and go
directly to a small version of Linux rather than wait to load
"Until now, the average computer user has been ignoring this
trend. But the economic conditions and the emergence of powerful
inexpensive computing has to make people rethink the Microsoft
"If Intel can provide users with powerful little systems for $99
and has been pushing prices lower and lower over the years, why
can't Microsoft? Intel makes elaborate hardware in billion-dollar
factories. Microsoft stamps out a disk.
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