[clug-talk] Linux game console ready to ship
john_e_jardine at spamcop.net
Fri Apr 3 13:07:48 PDT 2009
I want one just so I can use my 1920X1080 TV as a monitor. That'll piss
off the kids - no cartoons 'cause daddy's "working":)
On Fri, 2009-04-03 at 13:38 -0600, Dafydd Crosby wrote:
> I honestly don't think it will succeed - the ship price is too high, the
> software library is too small, and it looks like they're using stock
> hardware (less profit margins). You can pick up a PS2 new for $120 and
> have access to 500+ games (a fair number of which are playable and decent).
> Unless they have an exclusive killer app, this will probably never be
> accepted beyond a few hobbyists.
> Sorry if that sounds too negative :-P
> Mark Carlson wrote:
> > Don't worry, even if you had flash... you'd still have to read about
> > it elsewhere (did the site seem that uninformative to anyone else?)
> > -Mark C.
> > On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 7:22 AM, John Jardine <john_e_jardine at spamcop.net> wrote:
> >> Looks cool - but when you go to their site it's flash only ... sadness.
> >> I guess I'll just have to read about it elsewhere.
> >> On Thu, 2009-04-02 at 21:59 -0600, Shawn wrote:
> >>> http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS5134160105.html
> >>> Sounds interesting... Hope it does well enough to make Sony, MS, and
> >>> Nintendo take notice..
> >>> Shawn
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