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Re: CORRECTION: A Million PSPs Sold in Small Nation

Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
> ____/ cc on Wednesday 28 November 2007 11:16 : \____
>> On Nov 27, 12:53 am, Roy Schestowitz <newsgro...@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> wrote:
>>> Oops. That was PSPs, not PS3s. Sorry about that.
>> Either way, Linux capable does not mean Linux is being put on them.
>> There are billions of Linux capable PCs out there that are running
>> Windows. Fussing over PS3s is a lost cause. Get people to use Linux on
>> their desktop instead.
> People own these boxes and use them for a period of something like 5 years
> (judging by the PS2). Linux is always there, it's free, and it keeps improving
> rapidly (the various PS3 builds are not static). When PS3 owners get bored
> with the games they have bought, it's likely that some of them will try
> that 'free thingie' that turns their console into a PC which allows them to
> write documents and browser the Web on a large plasma screen with surround
> sound (as time goes by, TVs will improve also).

PS3s are turning up all over the place running linux for all kinds of
uses.  The popularity of the PS3 also serves to show that the death of
the desktop gets ever nearer.

Worrying about the desktop is fighting yesterday's battle.

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