Lenovo shows off Skylight
Jan 05, 2010, 21:32 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Patrick Goss)
No-Size-Fits-All! An Application-Down Approach for Your Cloud Transformation REGISTER >
"Lenovo has announced the Skylight sub-notebook which uses
Qualcomm's Snapdragon chip, runs Linux rather than Windows and will
sell for around $499 (£308) when it goes on sale in
"Using the ARM chip architecture, Lenovo's Linux device
represents a significant move away form the common Intel/Microsoft
Windows model for computers.
"Lenovo in the US is using the increasingly common term
'smartbook' to describe the device – which is smaller than a
netbook but bigger than a smartphone – although in Europe
there remains a copyright dispute over the use of that name."