Computerworld NZ: OS-Free Laptop Draws Interest

[ Thanks to Jason
for this link. ]

“Dick Smith Electronics’ test marketing of a laptop sold without
an operating system generated enough interest that the company has
started placing the computers in its bigger stores.

“Electronics buyer Chris Day won’t give sales figures but says
interest ‘exceeded our expectations.’ The laptop, featuring a
low-heat Transmeta Crusoe processor, 256MB of RAM, DVD-ROM/CD-RW,
30GB hard drive and a 14.1in screen was offered to customers of
Dick Smith’s website for $1499 [US$1021/€824] including

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