[Chugalug] Raspberry Pi on track to sell more units than Apple II computers

John Aldrich jmaldrich at yahoo.com
Tue Nov 5 17:50:50 UTC 2013


Quoting Benjamin Stewart <stewartbenjamin at gmail.com>:

> Another factor to consider is the novelty of the Pi. Not that it's the very
> first or only tiny, inexpensive, hackable PC of its kind, but it does
> represent a different paradigm from what people are used to.
>
> Kind of like the iPhone/iPad "revolution." They're selling like hotcakes
> because "I don't have one of THOSE yet!"
>
>
On a slightly related note, how many phone upgrades are done just to  
get "the latest and greatest smartphone"? How many "Linux phones" do  
you think will get sold if and when a true Linux phone is ever put on  
the market?


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