March 15, 2008

Analyst Says The CloudBook and Linux Aren’t Ready For Big Box Retailers

his week, Wal-Mart announced that it would cease selling Everexââ¬â¢ Linux-based gPC desktop due to poor sales. Because we wild ââ¬Ën crazy folk at LAPTOP focus on mobile technology, we couldnââ¬â¢t help but to wonder if this is an omen of things to come for the CloudBook. We spoke with Stephen Baker, vice president of industry analysis at NPD Group for his thoughts on the CloudBookââ¬â¢s (and other low-cost, Linux notebooks) chances of survival.

Link: LaptopMag.com

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