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For starters, it features a large, wide-screen 14-inch WXGA display and weighs a reasonable 4.8 pounds. Powering the Medison Celebrity is a 1.5GHz Intel Celeron M 370 processor and 256MB of memory. You may scoff at such a meager memory allotment considering all the reviews out there that complain whenever a PC serves up less than 1GB these days, but the Medison Celebrity doesn't have to power Vista or any other flavor of Windows. Instead, it uses Fedora Linux, which requires less muscle to run than a Windows OS and no Microsoft licensing fee
I might just get one

http://www.medisoncelebrity.com/product.html Purchase



http://www.2checkout.com/community/s...page&replies=4

Since I posted this I will take responsibility for it, so I posted a piece of 2checkout's forum(link directly above) and there are quite a few people who have done some research into this, quite a bit of contradictory information but 2checkout still stands behind this medison company.
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Thats pretty nifty. I think I may have to get one.
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this is intel fighting the laptop for every child program for the market i think they should just stay out of it, someone tries to do something nice for little kids who can't afford a laptop and they have to try and outsell them.
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Originally Posted by joemaniaci View Post
Cool, I may actually buy one for college

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Those aren't new or under warranty -_-

edit: damn 4-6 weeks shipping time...I guess I'll take one as a backup PC
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Cool, I may actually buy one for college



Those aren't new or under warranty -_-
but there cheaper
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ZOMG i was actually looking for a nice cheap laptop just to have around for random stuff... I may actually buy one of these.
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That is actually really cool!!! Very tempted@ £77
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this is intel fighting the laptop for every child program for the market i think they should just stay out of it, someone tries to do something nice for little kids who can't afford a laptop and they have to try and outsell them.
how is this fighting the laptop for every child program?
first it isn't an intel notebook but made by somenoe else correct? and even so if anything what they are doing pushing closer to the 100 mark that is the goal. if anything I would almost think this would help
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how is this fighting the laptop for every child program?
first it isn't an intel notebook but made by somenoe else correct? and even so if anything what they are doing pushing closer to the 100 mark that is the goal. if anything I would almost think this would help
Because if they all just worked together instead of competing against eachother for the OLPC, they would probably hit the $100 mark much faster.
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