The iPad's Linux Competition
Apr 02, 2010, 20:04 (2 Talkback[s])
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"I get all the excitement about Apple's iPad. Even if
it is just an iPad Touch writ large, that would be enough to make
me want one as well. But, the $499 price-tag give me pause, and I'm
not crazy about Apple's locked-door policy towards developers and
their iPad applications. That's why I've been looking forward to
the other cheaper, more open, and Linux-based tablets.
"Now that the iPad is being shipped, it's becoming clearer who's
going to be shipping Linux-powered iPad competitors first. You can
expect to see a flood of Google Android devices coming to the world
from many of the Taiwanese computer vendors. These will include
tablets from Acer, Asustek, BenQ, and MSI."
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