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Pay As You Go PC's

Posted by: , 14:27 AEST, Mon May 22, 2006

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People would be able to get a PC for their home with a mechanism that charges them depending on how much computing they use
Consumers would pay for about half of the PC upfront and then, say, 50 cents or 75 cents per hour of use. After several hundred hours of paid use, they would then own the PC outright.

"The real goal of FlexGo is to make that dream of owning a full-featured PC a reality," said Mike Wickstrand, director of product management in the market expansion group at Microsoft. More...

Credit: ZD Net


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