Teenage Clicks: TEENpup 2008, The Kids’ Linux OS with Adult Undertones

“Computer hardware manufacturers obviously feel there’s a large
untapped market among the world’s young: Witness, the Eee, the
Cloudbook, the One.

“These mini-laptops–and there’s a new one announced every
week–have three major things in common: They’re cheap, they’re
aimed at schoolkids and students, and they run Linux operating

“I suspect the inclusion of Linux OSes is more to do with
keeping down production costs than a deliberate shift away from
Microsoft and Apple…”

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