We all know that Windows is expensive. Many have switched to Linux (issues about supported hardware/software, bugs, etc. notwithstanding) because it’s cheap or, even better, free.
In their attempt at convincing people in the low-end market to switch back to Windows, Microsoft has announced the launch of a low-priced Filipino version of Windows XP.
Apart from lowering the cost, the localized version “œbuilds on the Filipino glossary of computing terms put together earlier this year by a third-party software developer and national artist and poet Virgilio Almario, dean of the College of Arts and Letters at the University of the Philippines in Diliman.”
To read the whole article, head on to Manila Standard’s “˜Microsoft readies Pinoy Windows’.
I wonder what they will call it… Bintana XP?