On Fri, 01 May 2009 09:35:42 -0400, Chris Ahlstrom wrote:
> With Windows 7, Microsoft has chosen to leave the coming sub-$200 market
> to Linux.
I'm no uSoft-lover, but I sure wouldn't blame them for that. Where's the
profit to be made in selling an OS for a $200 computer? It's kinda like
Apple declining to enter the low-end hardware market, because the profit
per machine is too low.
Not everyone can make money on Walmartian razor-thin margins. I'm
surprised Microsoft can still make money selling an OS for a $500 computer