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____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Saturday 30 Jan 2010 14:41 : \____
> Roy Schestowitz pulled this Usenet boner:
>> Haleron Launches $149 'Swordfish'
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>| Do you want your computer to be adorable? If
>>| so, you might want to look into one of
>>| Haleron's new machines. These tinier-than-
>>| netbook 'Swordfish' (via Netbooked) have a 7"
>>| screen, VIA ARM 300 MHz processor, 128 MB of
>>| RAM (up to 256 MB) and 1 GB flash storage (up
>>| to 4).
>>| 3G support is optional, and you can also
>>| choose to run Windows XP or Linux if you wish.
> Glad you included that last paragraph!
> Hmmm, the haleron.com website claims my browser doesn't accept cookies.
> Anyway, that base price is for -- get this -- Windows CE!
> Linux costs $15 extra!
> Windows XP costs $85 extra and requires an x86 processor upgrade.
> Otherwise, the unit is comparable to the OLPC XO, with a better keyboard and
> looks, but worse screen.
Windows CE has too little software for it... less so than any Linux (Debian for example).
~~ Best of wishes
Roy S. Schestowitz The Holy Bible: http://www.gtk.org/documentation.html
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