Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 2nd Aug 2007 23:01 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems Acer is planning to sell Linux-based PCs to the UK market, the company told On Thursday Acer contacted with the following statement: "At this moment in time Acer UK does not have a PC available with Linux pre-loaded, but we are looking at introducing one in the future." This appears to represent a reversal of Acer's previous statements on the matter, which suggested that the manufacturer had no plans to sell PCs here with a pre-installed open-source operating system.
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RE[2]: Let's see...
by ThawkTH on Fri 3rd Aug 2007 01:21 UTC in reply to "RE: Let's see..."
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Apple and Microsoft are far friendlier than you seem to realize...

Microsoft benefits by not crushing apple. After all, they can claim competition that way...And say they support multiple platforms with office (though they have gradually cut the number of products supported...)

Yeah, there's OSX vs Vista, Zune vs Ipod (if you can even call that competition), and even on some level iPhone vs Windows Mobile...

Most of the products, you'll find, aren't even in direct competition...

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