Local company in the news, but what is it they are making?

Jason Wright jasonwright365 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 17 16:20:44 MST 2011


On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 4:07 PM, Mike Lovell <mike at dev-zero.net> wrote:

> On 11/17/2011 03:16 PM, Dan Telschow wrote:
> > http://xi3.org<http://xi3.org/>
> >
> > On 11/17/2011 3:13 PM, S. Dale Morrey wrote:
> >> Hi Everyone,
> >>
> >> Was reading the Trib today and saw that some local company is making
> >> what looks like a little cube computer.
> >> Actually to me it looks like what happens when a little computer get's
> >> a little too hot :)
> >>
> >> Sltrib is being really fuzzy on the details, is this a server, a
> >> desktop, or some sort of hand-held portable device?
> >> Anyone work with these guys before?
> >> Does it run linux?
> >> Is it any good?
> >>
> >>
> http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/52931756-79/computer-major-corp-deal.html.csp
> >>
> >> Anyways, thoughts are appreciated.
>
> $850 for a 3-4 year old dual core athlon, 2GB ram, 16GB flash, etc.?!?
> that sounds pretty pricey. the idea seems really cool. but i think
> they'll need to get the cost of the hardware way down. why would i get
> this when there are things like the mac mini that costs less, has
> current generation hardware, and better specs?
>
> just my $.02
>
> mike
>
>

I think that the "about us" page is a fun(ny) read. It is very
buzzword-laden. (I love what "I" stands for)
http://xi3.org/about_xi3.php


I think that their target market segment is investors.

-Jason


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