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

Nick Smith nick at nicksmith.us
Tue Nov 5 18:05:12 UTC 2013


That would depend on if they "just work" and "if there is an app for
that".....


On Tue, Nov 5, 2013 at 12:50 PM, John Aldrich <jmaldrich at yahoo.com> wrote:

> 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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