September 1, 2009

Sharp Offers Japan-Only Linux Mini-Note

Article Source InformationWeek's Open Source Weblog
September 1, 2009, 8:51 am

Linux is always looking for new markets, and now it might have one via the ultra-small notebook space: Japan.

Sharp's announced the PC-Z1--brand name: "NetWalker"--a product that could double as a slightly oversized mobile phone or a just-right mini-notebook. It runs an Ubuntu derivative (from the look of it, Netbook Remix or some variant thereof) and will have a street price of about $479 or ¥45,000...