Windows CE Shell for Netbooks

Netbooks such as the Acer Aspire One and Lenovo Ideapad S9 usually ship with SSD storage and the Linux operating system in low-end configurations, or else with hard drives and Windows XP Home at the higher end of the market. Therefore, customers who want a “Windows experience” have no choice but to shell out for […]

Netbooks such as the Acer Aspire One and Lenovo Ideapad S9 usually ship with SSD storage and the Linux operating system in low-end configurations, or else with hard drives and Windows XP Home at the higher end of the market. Therefore, customers who want a “Windows experience” have no choice but to shell out for extra RAM and disk storage, potentially impacting battery life. Perhaps not for long. Quarta Mobile says its open-source (yes, open source) “MID-Shell for Windows Embedded CE 6.0” provides a Microsoft-based alternative to Linux for low-end devices with SSDs (solid state disks).

Source:→ Slashdot