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Description: Although Silicon Valley’s focus may be mobile-driven. Start-up “Endless” is taking a different approach with hopes to appeal to the underdeveloped countries of the world.

Source: BBC News

Date: April 16, 2015


San Francisco start-up Endless is on course to reach its $100,000 crowdfunding target for its budget desktop PC. The $169 “Endless PC” uses mains power, plugs into a regular TV or monitor, and requires a keyboard and mouse to run. The system uses its own operating system together with Linux-based apps, all highly optimised for its mobile 1.7Ghz Intel processor. Read More

Questions for discussion:

1. Do you think the intended users of this PC will latch on to this idea or do you think something more mobile-friendly will prevail?

2. How do you think Endless will market their product to their desired audience?

One Response to “Budget PC Targets Developing World With Own OS”


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    The cost of the two systems also amplifies the differences
    between the two; while gaming PCs can be extended over a
    wide range from low, mid and high range segments, enthusiast PCs are always high-end in definition and are quite expensive.
    com to redress customer issues.

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