Mini Linux PC breaks $100 barrier

Mini Linux PC breaks $100 barrier: "aiwanese integrator E-Way Technology Systems is shipping a tiny, 200MHz x86-compatible mini PC for $99, in single quantities. The TU-40 is passively cooled, comes with 128MB of RAM, and can run lightweight versions of Linux, such as Puppy, the company says.

I/O includes:

  • 15-pin D-type female VGA connector
  • 10/100 Ethernet
  • 44-pin EIDE interface header
  • CompactFlash Type I/II slot
  • 1 x front and 2 x rear USB ports
  • PS/2 keyboard and 6-pin mini-DIN mouse port
  • AMI BIOS
  • Battery-backed RTC (real-time clock)
  • AC-97 V2.1 compliant CODEC
  • MIC-in & line-out phone jacks
  • 0 to 108 deg F (0 to 60 deg C) operating range