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Information appliances, also called Internet or PC appliances, are a new market that appeal to those customers who want to reduce their desktop hardware

wind nettop cs120  move away from a Windows-centric computing model and loosen Microsoft's control of the desktop. Presently, the primary target buyer for these products is the business/corporate user looking to control cost at the desktop. The secondary target is the consumer market segment where budgets may be limited. The market is immature and pricing is still largely undefined, but estimates run from $299 for a low-end model from Netpliance, up to more than $1600 for a fully loaded Dell WebPC with monitor. The sales

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