Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 5th Jul 2007 09:18 UTC
Morphos Genesi has posted a whole batch of screenshots of the upcoming MorphOS 2.0 release on their weblog. "MorphOS 2.0 brings not only a new OS release, but a host of applications developed by a motivated group of Developers all over the world. These applications have been tested and work with the EFIKA."
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by bnolsen on Thu 5th Jul 2007 15:39 UTC
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2006-01-06

I thought the efika was pretty uber cool when i first saw it. But it seems the mass production projects resulting in the OLPC creating a new market is squeezing stuff like this. The first that comes to mind is that little $200 asus machine.

The biggest current failings of the efika:
- requires ATX power supply
- doesn't include video
- needs a proper case.

Sadly the above two result in an efika based machine costing quite a bit more than the above total asus box.

Not to mention morphos being a closed development project.

But regardless I applaud their efforts, the efika itself isn't really mass produced and there's always more room for good software, and definitely room for non-x86 solutions out there (i really wish x86 would go away).

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