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Intel Pushes Moblin against Windows on Netbooks

May 20th, 2009

The competition for Netbooks market has gotten intensive with semi-conductor giant Intel entering the fray with Moblin OS dumping its long time friend Microsoft. Moblin is an Open source initiative on the Linux platform which has gained traction in the recent 12 months especially in consumer devices with backing from Google and other siliocn valley enterprises.

The WSJ quoted,

Moblin v2.0, designed for use with an Intel chip called Atom, comes with a distinctive interface called M-zone that’s designed to help users play digital media, use the Internet and engage in social networking.

You are already aware that Google’s Android Mobile Platform is being ported to Netbooks. This only means Microsoft has no choice but to release Windows 7 Netwbook version at a relatively lower cost.

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