Monday, January 21, 2008

Linux in 2008: The New Linux Powered Devices

The Linux Bandwagon is Going to Need a Few More Seats

In 2007 the Linux operating system proved more popular than ever. 2008 is set to be a banner year with even more PCs and devices running Linux behind the scenes. Here are just a few of the new Linux powered devices scheduled for 2008

Desktop PCs
Microsoft has had a stranglehold on the desktop for the last 20 years. With upstart Apple making inroads and the less than stellar performance of it's new Vista operating system, Microsoft is waging an all out PR war. The Redmond company has pledged to spend $500 million dollars in advertising on it's new OS. The time might just be right for the open source Linux operating system to take a bigger slice of the desktop pie. Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) seem to think so, especially in the low end, low cost sector.

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