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A CHINE PC vendor has got a $150 PC into the market.

The strangely titled YellowSheepRiver says it managed to keep the costs down by sourcing components in China and using its own version of Linux called "Thinix 3.0"
http://theinquirer.net/?article=31197

China again . they make everything
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Having spent much time in China and in their manufacturing facilities...

While laudable, the quality is probably quite low. And it uses un-licensed technology? Just what China needs after trying to clean up its IP mess.

And you figure a socket 478 Celeron could probably be built for $150 (and then toss *ux on it) or a Sempron Socket A...

I don't really get the news factor here...?
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