Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 8th Dec 2009 23:57 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems On a number of occasions, Apple has stated that it cannot design a laptop at around 400-500 USD that isn't total crap. This seems like a reasonable point to make - but why, then, is Dell - of all companies - seemingly able to do so? Dell just launched the Dell Vostro V13 (official press release), and it looks pretty good.
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RE: Comment by big_gie
by sanctus on Wed 9th Dec 2009 00:48 UTC in reply to "Comment by big_gie"
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On a marketing point of view you are perfectly right.

This is really a bad marketing strategy, for Ubuntu/Linux at least. For technology enthusiast like us, it doesn't mean that much, but for the general public, it tells a clear message : "Crappy computers runs Linux the rest rocks with Windows" or "Poor customer uses Linux!", ...

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