Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 26th Jan 2017 23:24 UTC
KDE

We were not content with the quality of laptops available on the market. The majority shipped with proprietary and locked-in software solutions, filled with not-uninstallable bloat where the user was left at the mercy of whatever the company selling them a laptop saw fit for them to work with. As creators and makers we knew what it meant to be locked into a set of solutions defined by others. Many alternatives took whatever hardware they could find when they wanted to provide more free options and the end result was often lackluster and as such, lowering the enjoyment in using the computer, our main tool in creating, and shipping with underwhelming specs.

We saw a problem, and we solved it: The KDE Slimbook.

Basically a MacBook Air-like laptop, preconfigured with KDE Neon, at a relatively reasonable price. This is a very attractive laptop, and I would love to own one. Very nice work.

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RE: Don't be naive!
by segedunum on Fri 27th Jan 2017 14:42 UTC in reply to "Don't be naive!"
segedunum
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Some people use Macs because it's the only viable desktop (up until now) for developing on a Unix-like system. Given the direction the Mac is going in this is probably a smart move............

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